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Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre: The Doctor Who Weighed the Soul, and Other True Tales
Len Fisher.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457421.  Daedalus Item Code: 52150
 
Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and author of How to Dunk a Doughnut, Len Fisher shows how science can take a path through the strange and the ridiculous to discover that nature often ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of Infinity: 150 Answers to an Enigma
Antonio Lamúa, ed.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852198.  Daedalus Item Code: 63862
 
Infinity has been a powerful idea throughout human history, not merely as a mathematical concept or a metaphysical one, but in a multitude of contexts. In this engaging book of short, beautifully ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Writings: On Self-Organization, Philosophy, Bioethics, and Judaism
Henri Atlan. Stefanos Geroulanos & Todd Meyers, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823231829.  Daedalus Item Code: 64052
 
Best known for his pioneering work in theories of self-organization and complexity, Henri Atlan has been a major voice in contemporary European philosophical and bioethical debates for more than 30 ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli. Simon Carnell & Erica Segre, trans.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399184413.  Daedalus Item Code: 69360
 
In this slim book about the joy of discovery, theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli brings a playful and entertaining touch to some mind-bending aspects of modern physics, offering surprisingly ... (Read More)
 
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The Stardust Revolution: The New Story of Our Origin in the Stars
Jacob Berkowitz.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616145491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62330
 
Three great scientific revolutions have shaped our understanding of the cosmos. The first was the Copernican, which demoted Earth from the center of the universe, followed by the Darwinian, which ... (Read More)
 
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The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Stephen Amidon & Thomas Amidon.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609613792.  Daedalus Item Code: 61416
 
"As the body's main power source and traditionally presumed seat of emotions, the human heart has inspired more natural philosophy and literature than any other organ. The brothers and coauthors ... (Read More)
 
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182348.  Daedalus Item Code: 61011
 
The author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb here explores the secret inner workings of the brain, and how our understanding of it has been informed. Early ... (Read More)
 
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Telescopes: Through the Looking Glass
Marvin Bolt.
Publisher: Adler Planetarium.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781891220067.  Daedalus Item Code: 62584
 
Beautifully illustrated with color photos of fine instruments as well as reproductions of art and illustration, this book from Chicago's Adler Planetarium celebrates the 400th anniversary of the ... (Read More)
 
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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind The Theory of Everything
Jane Hawking.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846883668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54352
 
Even as he made unprecedented discoveries in cosmology, Stephen Hawking's body was gradually incapacitated by ALS, a motor neurone disease; his wife Jane put her own career on hold and balanced his ... (Read More)
 
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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality
Dave Goldberg.
Publisher: Dutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525953661.  Daedalus Item Code: 61014
 
Speeding across space and time, physicist Dave Goldberg shows here that every part of our elegant universe, from the Higgs boson particle to the most massive group of galaxies, is shaped by hidden ... (Read More)
 
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What About Darwin?: All Species of Opinion from Scientists, Sages, Friends, and Enemies Who Met, Read, and Discussed the Naturalist Who Changed the World
Thomas F. Glick.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801894626.  Daedalus Item Code: 63333
 
Over the past 160 years, Charles Darwin and his revolutionary ideas have inspired commentary all over the world. In this unique and wide-ranging collection, Darwin scholar Thomas Glick gathers ... (Read More)
 
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Zoom: How Everything Moves, From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees
Bob Berman.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316217408.  Daedalus Item Code: 61380
 
If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents are still wafting around you, blood rushes through your veins, and the ... (Read More)
 
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