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How It Began: A Time-Traveler's Guide to the Universe
Chris Impey.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393080025.  Daedalus Item Code: 61179
 
In this eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe—which features 75 black and white illustrations—Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights ... (Read More)
 
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How It Feels to Be Attacked by a Shark: And Other Amazing Life-or-Death Situations!
Michelle Hamer.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602391918.  Daedalus Item Code: 53996
 
Most of us will never experience what it feels like to be attacked by a great white shark, but 46-year-old Allan Oppert here tells us exactly what it's like: "When I felt his teeth hit bone, I ... (Read More)
 
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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
Ray Kurzweil.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124047.  Daedalus Item Code: 60465
 
Could scientists reverse-engineer the human mind and use that information to build super-intelligent computers to solve the world’s most complex problems? Arguing against the prevailing notion that ... (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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I Used to Know That: Science: Fascinating Truths About How Animals Evolve, Plants Grow, Molecules Bond, and Stars Explode
Marianne Taylor.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781606524671.  Daedalus Item Code: 61227
 
The particulars of science are not only prone to eluding the memory, they are also subject to constant revision, so that even a good student, decades later, may have forgotten many science facts and ... (Read More)
 
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If You Were Raised by a Dinosaur
Isabella Brooklyn. Haude Levesque, illus.
Publisher: Imagine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623540159.  Daedalus Item Code: 53482
 
What would it have been like to be a dinosaur baby, long ago? Would you want Tyrannosaurus rex as a mom? Or a gentler giant who preferred munching leaves? Based on fascinating new information ... (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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Inventors and Inventions
Richard Fisher, introduction.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906155674.  Daedalus Item Code: 53153
 
Taking a refreshing look at the fascinating history of inventors and inventions, this encyclopedic, heavily illustrated book surveys a diverse list of inventions from their earliest manifestations ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements
David Berlinski.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014811.  Daedalus Item Code: 60494
 
"'As dazzling as first love,' is how Bertrand Russell described his initial encounter with Euclid. As a mathematician who understands what Russell felt, [David] Berlinski guides his readers through ... (Read More)
 
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Lab Girl
Hope Jahren.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101874936.  Daedalus Item Code: 69326
 
The recipient of three Fulbright Awards in geobiology and one of four scientists (and the only woman) to have been awarded both of the Young Investigator Medals given in the earth sciences, Hope ... (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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