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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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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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Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
Ray Jayawardhana.
Publisher: Scientific American.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374220631.  Daedalus Item Code: 54535
 
(2014 Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of the Season) Trillions of neutrinos pass through our bodies every second, and these incredibly small bits of matter may hold the secret to ... (Read More)
 
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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
David Hendy.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062283078.  Daedalus Item Code: 53238
 
What if history had a sound track? What would it tell us about ourselves? Based on a BBC Radio series, Noise explores human dramas from the perspective of sound at various times in the last ... (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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One to Nine: The Inner Life of Numbers
Andrew Hodges.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066418.  Daedalus Item Code: 61183
 
"Cartographer for the land of numbers, [Andrew] Hodges here maps out an exhilarating journey, converting the simple trip from one to nine into an excursion through enchanting territory, pausing at ... (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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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain
Benjamin Wardhaugh.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199605422.  Daedalus Item Code: 50952
 
Author, astrologer, journalist, satirist, and "well-willer to the mathematics," Poor Robin of Saffron Walden was an invented figure of British popular culture from the Restoration to the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Alexis Madrigal.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820991.  Daedalus Item Code: 60504
 
Our relationship with green technology is hardly a recent development; Americans have been imagining and inventing cheap and renewable energy solutions for more than a century. Here Atlantic ... (Read More)
 
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Present at the Creation: The Story of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider
Amir D. Aczel.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307591678.  Daedalus Item Code: 23528
 
The Large Hadron Collider is the largest and most powerful machine ever built—a 16.5-mile circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, lined with superconducting magnets and designed to ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, intro.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 60989
 
Over half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD. Subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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