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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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This Is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens, And Other WTF Research
Marc Abrahams.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689750.  Daedalus Item Code: 54610
 
Thinking seriously about outlandish problems has yielded significant advances in science—sometimes. Sometimes, not so much. Marc Abrahams, editor and co-founder of the humorous science journal ... (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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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 Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Neil Shubin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378439.  Daedalus Item Code: 51273
 
During the past 13.7 (or so) billion years since the Big Bang, our universe has evolved, stars have formed and died, and our planet congealed from the matter in space; mountains, seas, and entire ... (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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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's Famous Survey Ship
James Taylor.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591149200.  Daedalus Item Code: 61118
 
The HMS Beagle has become synonymous with Charles Darwin and his groundbreaking publication On the Origin of Species. But how did young Darwin come to be aboard this vessel? A former ... (Read More)
 
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What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff
Marcus Chown.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571278398.  Daedalus Item Code: 61464
 
How does the brain work? Does time really exist? Why is there something rather than nothing? Covering topics that range from evolution to capitalism, and from sex to quantum theory, the bestselling ... (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: 44273
 
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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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Lewis Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140243277.  Daedalus Item Code: 52592
 
This is an intriguing and beautifully written medical memoir from the author of the National Book Award winners The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail. Lewis Thomas observes ... (Read More)
 
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