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From Quantum to Cosmos: The Universe Within
Neil Turok.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571299478.  Daedalus Item Code: 54846
In this visionary work, TED Prize–winning physicist Neil Turok explores the great discoveries of the past three centuries, from the classical mechanics of Newton and the nature of light to the ... (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 Grand Design
Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553384666.  Daedalus Item Code: 62275
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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The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory
Michael S. Malone.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250023230.  Daedalus Item Code: 62897
Memory makes us human; no other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity, nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of elaborate ... (Read More)
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Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds
David McFarland.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199219308.  Daedalus Item Code: 62955
When we interact with animals, we intuitively read thoughts and feelings into their expressions and actions; it is easy—often irresistible—to suppose that they have minds like ours. And as technology ... (Read More)
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Gulp: Adventures in the Alimentary Canal
Mary Roach.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54635
The irresistible, ever-curious Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we each carry around inside. The questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the ... (Read More)
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Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind
Dan Ch. Christensen.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199669264.  Daedalus Item Code: 51803
Though his name is little known here, Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted (1777–1851) was instrumental to modern physics and technology. He brought Kant's metaphysics to fruition, and his 1820 ... (Read More)
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Haywired: Pointless (Yet Awesome) Projects for the Electronically Inclined
Mike Rigsby.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781556527791.  Daedalus Item Code: 61745
Create a Mona Lisa that smiles even wider when you approach it, or a Van Gogh portrait that follows you with its eyes. Learn how to build and record a talking alarm, or craft a talking ... (Read More)
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Hew, Screw & 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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Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause
Louise Foxcroft.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847081711.  Daedalus Item Code: 60548
(Winner of the Longman-History Today Book Award in 2009) Meticulously researched and always entertaining, British medical historian Louise Foxcroft here traces the history of "the ... (Read More)
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The Hungry Scientist Handbook: Electric Birthday Cakes, Edible Origami, and Other DIY Projects for Techies, Tinkerers, and Foodies
Patrick Buckley & Lily Binns.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061238680.  Daedalus Item Code: 53217
A loose confederation of creative minds dedicated to the pursuit of whimsical and sometimes useful experiments, the Hungry Scientist Society—Patrick Buckley, Lily Binns, and friends—offers here 20 ... (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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