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The Grand Design
Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553384666.  Daedalus Item Code: 42310
 
In this remarkable introduction to the concept of the multiverse—co-existing universes, of which ours is only one of many—Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow manage to make clear a model of ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe: Third Edition Updated, Revised and Expanded
Robin Kerrod & Carole Stott.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781554079728.  Daedalus Item Code: 44041
 
Orbiting the earth high above the distortions of our atmosphere, the Hubble Space Telescope has recorded hundreds of thousands of astronomical images of unprecedented clarity and detail, including ... (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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The Innovator's Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What Is Next
Steven Johnson, ed.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485589.  Daedalus Item Code: 23388
 
The author of Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, and Everything Bad Is Good For You, Internet pioneer Steven Johnson provides this essential book for anyone ... (Read More)
 
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Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind
Emily Anthes & Scientific American. Steve Mirsky, foreword.
Publisher: St. Martins/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312386382.  Daedalus Item Code: 12972
 
Science journalist Emily Anthes takes a fantastic voyage through the whorls and curves of the human brain, surveying everything from how quickly you can possibly think (and that left-handed people ... (Read More)
 
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Irrefutable Evidence: Adventures in the History of Forensic Science
Michael Kurland.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566638036.  Daedalus Item Code: 33690
 
The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals—and, just as important, freeing the innocent—has transformed society's assault on crime, argues two-time Edgar Award ... (Read More)
 
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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
Lydia V. Pyne & Stephen J. Pyne.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670023639.  Daedalus Item Code: 43874
 
Concluding a mere 10,000 years ago, the Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own; it was the era of ice ages, global migrations, and mass extinctions—of woolly rhinos, mammoths, ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820083.  Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
"With my Leonardo library that would require a truck scale to weigh, how did I miss Ludovico Sforza using a remote mill in Mora Bassa for trysts with the Lady with Ermine? The answer: ... (Read More)
 
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Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality
Jonathan Weiner.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060765361.  Daedalus Item Code: 13799
 
Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Jonathan Weiner offers this fast-paced and astonishing scientific adventure story: has the long-sought secret of eternal youth at last been found? In the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 43551
 
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
 
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