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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise
Michael Brooks.
Publisher: Overlook
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781468310597
Daedalus Item Code: 73918
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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of ...
James Hannam.
Publisher: Icon
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781848311503
Daedalus Item Code: 73511
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Science and Islam: A History
Ehsan Masood.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785782022.  Daedalus Item Code: 73726
As Europe endured the Dark Ages, much of the Muslim world was experiencing a scientific renaissance. This companion volume to the BBC series chronicles Islam's far-reaching contributions to ... (Read More)
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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Matthew Cobb.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465062676.  Daedalus Item Code: 61944
When Francis Crick and James Watson put forward their double-helix model of DNA structure in 1953, they set off an international race to uncover the secrets of the genetic code, which might reveal ... (Read More)
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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design
Frank Wilczek.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109365.  Daedalus Item Code: 73482
Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists have long pondered this question, and here Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek embarks on an illustrated voyage of related discoveries ... (Read More)
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An Entertainment for Angels: Electricity in the Enlightenment
Patricia Fara.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785782077.  Daedalus Item Code: 73706
During the Age of Enlightenment, electricity was considered both an unprecedented novelty and a potential miracle cure that could treat illnesses and bring the dead back to life. Charting our ... (Read More)
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Eureka!: The Birth of Science
Andrew Gregory.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785781919.  Daedalus Item Code: 73707
That mankind ever managed to develop a scientific approach to the natural world is one of the greatest wonders of human thought, avers Andrew Gregory in this brisk history. Free from intellectual and ... (Read More)
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The Brain: The Story of You
David Eagleman.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101870532.  Daedalus Item Code: 73556
Encased in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. But what is reality, and what is the "you" within it? How do you make ... (Read More)
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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine
Steve Jones.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408705940.  Daedalus Item Code: 73719
At the time of the French Revolution, Paris was the world capital of science, and its considerable numbers of scientists and scholars helped to lay the foundations of today's physics, chemistry, and ... (Read More)
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Thinking In Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math
Daniel Tammet.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316187367.  Daedalus Item Code: 73586
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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Disaster!: A History of Earthquakes, Floods, Plagues, and Other Catastrophes
John Withington.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620871812.  Daedalus Item Code: 73610
With the steady stream of earthquakes, epidemics, hurricanes, wildfires, tsunamis, terrorist attacks, and civil unrest in the news these days, one could be forgiven for imagining that we are in ... (Read More)
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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler
Philip Ball.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847922489.  Daedalus Item Code: 73689
After World War II, most scientists in Germany maintained that they had been apolitical or actively resisted the Nazi regime, but the true story is much more complicated. In this history, the author ... (Read More)
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