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From Quantum to Cosmos: The Universe Within
Neil Turok.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571299478.  Daedalus Item Code: 54846
 
In this visionary work, TED Prize–winning physicist Neil Turok explores the great discoveries of the past three centuries, from the classical mechanics of Newton and the nature of light to the ... (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 Gene: An Intimate History
Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476733500.  Daedalus Item Code: 71914
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) What becomes of being human when we learn to "read" and "write" our own genetic information? The Pulitzer Prize–winning author 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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Green Universe: A Microscopic Voyage into the Plant Cell
Stephen Blackmore. Peter Crane, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506216.  Daedalus Item Code: 72438
 
From the smallest moss to the tallest giant redwood, and from the swath of bluebells in a spring woodland to the colors of a New England fall, Earth is a green planet and its plants are the basis for ... (Read More)
 
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The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory
Michael S. Malone.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250023230.  Daedalus Item Code: 62897
 
Memory makes us human; no other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity, nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of elaborate ... (Read More)
 
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Guilty Robots, Happy Dogs: The Question of Alien Minds
David McFarland.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199219308.  Daedalus Item Code: 62955
 
When we interact with animals, we intuitively read thoughts and feelings into their expressions and actions; it is easy—often irresistible—to suppose that they have minds like ours. And as technology ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw + Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause
Louise Foxcroft.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847081711.  Daedalus Item Code: 60548
 
(Winner of the Longman-History Today Book Award in 2009) Meticulously researched and always entertaining, British medical historian Louise Foxcroft here traces the history of "the ... (Read More)
 
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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Eugenia Cheng.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465051717.  Daedalus Item Code: 72735
 
A tenured math professor in the rarefied field of category theory, Eugenia Cheng also has a passion for cooking, and in this delightful exploration of numbers she shows how closely the two are ... (Read More)
 
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How to Think Like da Vinci
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782434580.  Daedalus Item Code: 64324
 
The author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit and 100 Things They Don't Want You to Know, as well as How to Think Like Einstein and How to Think Like Sherlock, Daniel ... (Read More)
 
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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us
Diane Ackerman.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780755364985.  Daedalus Item Code: 64479
 
(Winner of the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize and the National Outdoor Book Award) For millennia, man has adapted to his environment; now, however, we force the plants, animals, and ... (Read More)
 
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