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The Science of the Oven
Hervé This. Jody Gladding, trans.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231147064.  Daedalus Item Code: 54823
 
Mayonnaise "takes" when its constituent liquids form a semisolid consistency; eggs, which begin as liquid, become solid as they are heated (unlike most solids, which melt); and when meat is roasted, ... (Read More)
 
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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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Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors: The Lives, Loves and Deaths of 30 Pioneers Who Changed the World
Jeremy Coller, with Christine Chamberlain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590202692.  Daedalus Item Code: 40926
 
An influential and innovative figure in the world of private equity, British financier Jeremy Coller understands that it takes more than a great idea to bring about a new invention; failure usually ... (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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Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
Mark Miodownik.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544236042.  Daedalus Item Code: 61127
 
Why is glass transparent? What makes elastic stretchy? Why does a paper clip bend? These are the sorts of questions that materials scientist and BBC presenter Mark Miodownik has spent his life ... (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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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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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Lee Smolin.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544245594.  Daedalus Item Code: 60789
 
What is time? It's the sort of question we rarely ask because it seems so obvious, yet to most physicists, time is a human construct and an illusion; if you could somehow get outside the universe and ... (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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