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The Mathematics of Love: Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation (A TED Original)
Hannah Fry.
Publisher: TED Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476784885.  Daedalus Item Code: 53060
 
The roller coaster of romance is notoriously hard to quantify; defining how lovers might feel from a set of simple equations is, of course, impossible. And yet, mathematics can be a surprisingly ... (Read More)
 
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Medicine: Perspectives in History and Art
Robert E. Greenspan.
Publisher: Ponteverde Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780972448604.  Daedalus Item Code: 42780
 
This magisterial history of medicine, dentistry, and even quackery is conveyed by physicians and their patients through anecdotes, letters, and art. The discipline's discoveries and controversies, as ... (Read More)
 
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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
Dava Sobel.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802778949.  Daedalus Item Code: 41906
 
Early in the 16th century, Polish cleric Nicolaus Copernicus formulated a radical theory that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the cosmos, and that all of the planets, including our own, ... (Read More)
 
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The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Brian Christian.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533065.  Daedalus Item Code: 33389
 
From his experiences preparing for the 2009 Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against humans in a competition to determine whether or not a computer can "think," Brian ... (Read More)
 
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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs
Brian Switek.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374135065.  Daedalus Item Code: 51599
 
Dinosaurs have become a fundamental part of our collective imagination, looming over museum halls, thundering through movies, and occupying a sacred place in many a childhood. National Geographic ... (Read More)
 
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A Natural History of Ourselves
Hannah Holmes.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848870406.  Daedalus Item Code: 32574
 
In this book—the UK edition of The Well-Dressed Ape—the author of Suburban Safari gives us a field guide to that most common yet elusive species, Homo sapiens. This unusual ... (Read More)
 
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The New Astronomy Guide: Stargazing in the Digital Age
Patrick Moore & Pete Lawrence. Brian May, foreword.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781780970646.  Daedalus Item Code: 51743
 
While stargazing was once a pastime for gentlemen scholars, affordable telescopes, cameras, and software now make it possible for anyone to explore the heavens. Packed with color photographs and ... (Read More)
 
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Numberland: The World in Numbers
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430605.  Daedalus Item Code: 52437
 
Compulsively readable and a veritable bottomless well of trivial facts and conversation starters, this book by Mitchell Symons—one of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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Numbers: The Universal Language
Denis Guedj. Lory Frankel, trans.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300800.  Daedalus Item Code: 50237
 
Even for those whose palms sweat when confronted with mathematics, numbers themselves—and what they imply and signify—remain fascinating. Who first invented them? How old are they, and how did they ... (Read More)
 
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The Numerati
Stephen Baker.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547247939.  Daedalus Item Code: 34240
 
Every day we produce loads of data about ourselves when we click web pages, flip channels, drive through automatic tollbooths, shop with credit cards, and make cell phone calls. Marketers and ... (Read More)
 
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A People's History of Science: Miners, Midwives, and "Low Mechanicks"
Clifford D. Conner.
Publisher: Nation.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781560257486.  Daedalus Item Code: 51791
 
Although we commonly assume that a handful of elite intellectuals—including Galileo, Newton, and Einstein—has been responsible for much of mankind's scientific progress, Clifford Conner postulates ... (Read More)
 
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
 
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
 
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