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The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of Genius
Mike Jay.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300168914.  Daedalus Item Code: 32740
The Pneumatic Institution in Bristol, where experiments with various gasses were conducted at the end of the 18th century, was the first example of a modern medical research institution, under the ... (Read More)
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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience
Kathleen Taylor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199603374.  Daedalus Item Code: 50928
Much of our knowledge and technology, from mobile phones to the understanding of gravity, descends from what we call "the natural sciences," notes Kathleen Taylor; we learn to distinguish physics, ... (Read More)
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A Brilliant Darkness: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana, the Troubled Genius of the Nuclear Age
João Magueijo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465009039.  Daedalus Item Code: 32961
On March 26, 1938, Italian nuclear physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a ship in Palermo, cash and passport in hand, and was never seen again. Theoretical physicist João Magueijo—the author of ... (Read More)
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Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam—The First Muslim Nobel Scientist
Gordon Fraser.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199697120.  Daedalus Item Code: 50932
The first Muslim to win a Nobel Prize for Science—for Physics, in 1979—Abdus Salam grew up in a market town in the Punjab and overcame enormous obstacles to emerge as a leader of science and a ... (Read More)
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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025718.  Daedalus Item Code: 52560
The author of Socrates: A Man for Our Times; Jesus: A Biography from a Believer; and Churchill, as well as Modern Times, historian Paul Johnson here looks at one of the ... (Read More)
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The Day the World Discovered the Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus
Mark Anderson.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820380.  Daedalus Item Code: 51775
On June 3, 1769, the planet Venus briefly passed across the face of the sun in a cosmic alignment that occurs only twice in a century. Anticipation of the event sparked a competition among various ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy
Thomas J. Schaeper.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300118421.  Daedalus Item Code: 32738
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011) Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Edward Bancroft moved to England in the 1760s and became a scientist and man of letters, elected to the ... (Read More)
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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity
Patricia Fara.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199582662.  Daedalus Item Code: 50938
The world, wrote Charles Darwin, resembles "one great slaughter-house, one universal scene of rapacity and injustice." Surprisingly, that nutshell image of competitive natural selection originated ... (Read More)
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Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases
Elizabeth Potter.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253214553.  Daedalus Item Code: 31945
Though we tend to think of science as purely objective, based on demonstrable proofs and phenomena, scientists are of course human, and subject to certain assumptions and prejudices. A professor of ... (Read More)
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The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Michael D. Lemonick.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065749.  Daedalus Item Code: 01954
Amateur scientist William Herschel found international fame after discovering the planet Uranus in 1781. Though he is still best known for this finding, his partnership with his sister Caroline ... (Read More)
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
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