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Eavesdropping: An Intimate History
John L. Locke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199236138.  Daedalus Item Code: 61152
 
Eavesdropping has a bad name; it is a form of human communication in which the information gained is stolen, and where such words as cheating and spying come into play. But eavesdropping may also be ... (Read More)
 
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Einstein: His Life and Universe
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501171383.  Daedalus Item Code: 79488
 
The biographer of Benjamin Franklin, Henry Kissinger, and Steve Jobs here argues that the intellect that distinguished Albert Einstein's science sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. ... (Read More)
 
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The End of Illness: Unabridged
David B. Agus. Holter Graham, reader.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audioworks.   Format: 9 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442351172.  Daedalus Item Code: 72703
 
Can we live robustly until our last breath? Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? David Agus tackles these fundamental ... (Read More)
 
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The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
John Kounios & Mark Beeman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068548.  Daedalus Item Code: 70999
 
Call it a moment of "Eureka!" or "Aha!" Creative insights, as psychological scientists term them, have variously conveyed a discovery in the science of genetics to Nobel laureate Barbara McClintock, ... (Read More)
 
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Extreme: Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
Emma Barrett & Paul Martin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199668588.  Daedalus Item Code: 63877
 
While many of us might like to think that we could become astronauts or would climb Mount Everest if given the chance, the fact remains that such activities are exciting—and possible—for only a very ... (Read More)
 
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Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live For Ever
Ray Kurzweil & Terry Grossman.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781405077606.  Daedalus Item Code: 54737
 
Immortality is within our grasp, argues inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil, who posits that we are in the early stages of several profound revolutions in human ability, spawned by advances in ... (Read More)
 
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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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Final Frontier: The Pioneering Science and Technology of Exploring the Universe
Brian Clegg.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250039439.  Daedalus Item Code: 73076
 
Human beings are natural explorers, argues the author of Light Years and The Quantum Age, but Earth is running out of frontiers and venturing out into the universe is therefore the most ... (Read More)
 
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Forces of Nature
Brian Cox & Andrew Cohen.
Publisher: Nagle/Francis Productions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007488827.  Daedalus Item Code: 71399
 
What is motion? Why is every snowflake different? Why is life symmetrical? Beautifully illustrated with page-filling images of everything from distant galactic clusters to the glassy crystal strands ... (Read More)
 
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From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
Sean Carroll.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851688951.  Daedalus Item Code: 72159
 
Twenty years after Stephen Hawking gave us A Brief History of Time, theoretical physicist Sean Carroll here takes the investigation into the nature of time to the next level. You can't ... (Read More)
 
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Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases
Elizabeth Potter.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253214553.  Daedalus Item Code: 31945
 
Though we tend to think of science as purely objective, based on demonstrable proofs and phenomena, scientists are of course human, and subject to certain assumptions and prejudices. A professor of ... (Read More)
 
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The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Michael D. Lemonick.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065749.  Daedalus Item Code: 01954
 
Amateur scientist William Herschel found international fame after discovering the planet Uranus in 1781. Though he is still best known for this finding, his partnership with his sister Caroline ... (Read More)
 
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