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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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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli. Simon Carnell & Erica Segre, trans.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399184413.  Daedalus Item Code: 69360
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) In this slim book about the joy of discovery, theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli brings a playful and entertaining touch to some mind-bending ... (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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Thinking In Numbers
Daniel Tammet.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316187374.  Daedalus Item Code: 62918
 
The writer, linguist, and educator who wrote Embracing the Wide Sky and Born on a Blue Day, mathematical savant Daniel Tammet here gives us the book he seemingly was meant to write. ... (Read More)
 
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This is Improbable Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and More WTF Research
Marc Abrahams.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780743615.  Daedalus Item Code: 54611
 
The founder of the infamous Ig Nobel Prize here follows up This Is Improbable with another collection of the odd, the imaginative, and the brilliantly unlikely from around the world. Marc ... (Read More)
 
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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science
Steven Weinberg.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780241196625.  Daedalus Item Code: 62127
 
Ranging across the centuries from Plato's Academy to medieval Baghdad, from the Museum of Alexandria to the cathedral school of Chartres, Nobel Prize–winning physicist Steven Weinberg shows us ... (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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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316182331.  Daedalus Item Code: 61418
 
In The Disappearing Spoon, science writer Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries of the periodic table; here he explores the wonders of the genetic building blocks of life, DNA. There are genes to ... (Read More)
 
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