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The Canon: The Beautiful Basics of Science
Natalie Angier.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571239719.  Daedalus Item Code: 51200
 
Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Natalie Angier, author of the National Book Award nominee Woman: An Intimate Geography, here offers a succinct yet brilliant introduction to the panoply ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (Read More)
 
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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America
Eric Simons.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202999.  Daedalus Item Code: 40920
 
One snowy day in Ushuaia, Argentina, which calls itself the "southernmost city in the world," environmental and science writer Eric Simons picked up a copy of Charles Darwin's Voyage of the ... (Read More)
 
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Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution
Rebecca Stott.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069378.  Daedalus Item Code: 51242
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) In 1859, a month after the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin received an unsettling letter accusing him not of heresy, but ... (Read More)
 
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The Darwinian Tourist: Viewing the World Through Evolutionary Eyes
Christopher Wills.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199584383.  Daedalus Item Code: 50933
 
Evolutionary biologist Christopher Wills—author of the The Runaway Brain and the Aventis Prize finalist Children of Prometheus: The Accelerating Pace of Human Evolution—here takes us on ... (Read More)
 
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Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information
Vlatko Vedral.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199695744.  Daedalus Item Code: 50934
 
For a physicist, all the world is information. The universe and its workings are the ebb and flow of information; we are all transient patterns of information, passing on the recipe for our basic ... (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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Doctor Franklin's Medicine
Stanley Finger.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812239133.  Daedalus Item Code: 40296
 
(Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title) Among his many accomplishments, Benjamin Franklin was the cofounder of Pennsylvania Hospital, the first major civilian ... (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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Essential Atlas of Fossils and Minerals
José Tola & Eva Infiesta, text. Eric A. Bye, trans.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764127106.  Daedalus Item Code: 50444
 
This information-packed atlas serves as an overview of fossils and minerals from the differing perspectives of geology, paleontology, and collecting. Each specimen is depicted in a color photograph, ... (Read More)
 
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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for the Mind of God
Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849014090.  Daedalus Item Code: 51171
 
Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Bacon, Kepler, and other pioneers of science owed much of their achievements to the alchemical beliefs of the Hermetic philosophers, posit Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince. ... (Read More)
 
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The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Benoit B. Mandelbrot.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43107
 
The father of fractal geometry, who spent more than 35 years at IBM as a research scientist, Benoit Mandelbrot changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world, transforming our ... (Read More)
 
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