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The Age of Reason: 1600 to 1750
Christine Noble, series ed. Tony Allan, trans.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780276445163.  Daedalus Item Code: 52386
Following the intellectual revolution of the Renaissance, scientists and philosophers increasingly relied upon mathematics and observation as a means of understanding our world. With color ... (Read More)
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All the Math You Need to Get Rich: Thinking with Numbers for Financial Success
Robert L. Hershey.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812694475.  Daedalus Item Code: 63308
Most independently wealthy people were not born rich, notes Robert Hershey; along with hard work, they made wise decisions in saving and investing. The author of How to Think with Numbers as ... (Read More)
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All the Right Angles: From Gear Ratios to Calculating Odds: Mathematics in the World of Sports
Joel Levy.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770851962.  Daedalus Item Code: 63857
Putting the physics in physical sports, this highly visual book shows why top competitors have a natural gift for math. In fact, numbers—the trajectory of a golf ball, the gear ratios of a Formula 1 ... (Read More)
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Am I a Monkey?: Six Big Questions about Evolution
Francisco J. Ayala.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801897542.  Daedalus Item Code: 44272
Despite the vocal controversy in American media, in which tradition often seems more significant than fact, evolution remains a cornerstone of science. Here evolutionary biologist Francisco ... (Read More)
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Frans de Waal.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393246186.  Daedalus Item Code: 69361
What really separates the human and animal mind? We often assume there is a cognitive ladder, from lower to higher forms, with our own intelligence at the top. But what if the image is more like a ... (Read More)
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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle
Andreas Wagner.
Publisher: Current.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591846468.  Daedalus Item Code: 63102
Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection explains how useful adaptations are preserved over time, but the biggest mystery about evolution eluded him. Natural selection can preserve innovations, ... (Read More)
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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
Lily Koppel.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780755362622.  Daedalus Item Code: 61307
As the Mercury Seven astronauts were each launched into space, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives, transformed overnight from military spouses into American royalty. ... (Read More)
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A Beautiful Mind
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451628425.  Daedalus Item Code: 61855
(Winner of the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography; finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Rhône-Poulenc Prize) Sylvia Nasar's now-classic biography explores the meteoric ... (Read More)
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (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 Brief Guide to the Great Equations: The Hunt for Cosmic Beauty in Numbers
Robert P. Crease.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845292812.  Daedalus Item Code: 54727
In this follow-up to The Prism and the Pendulum: The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science, science writer and columnist Robert Crease relates the stories of the 10 most popular equations ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come From
Luke Heaton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472117113.  Daedalus Item Code: 54728
Our world is steeped in mathematics, and many of its most important concepts are easier to understand than is commonly assumed. Mathematician, artist, architect, and biologist Luke Heaton here offers ... (Read More)
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