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The Hunt for Vulcan: …And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe
Thomas Levenson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812998986.  Daedalus Item Code: 71428
 
For more than 50 years, the world's top scientists searched for the planet Vulcan, whose existence was predicted by Isaac Newton's theories of gravity. Some of the era's most skilled astronomers even ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us
Alice Roberts.
Publisher: Heron Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784295295.  Daedalus Item Code: 64330
 
(Nominated for the 2015 Wellcome Book Prize) How does DNA produce a human being? Bringing together the latest scientific discoveries and drawing on interviews with scientists from around the ... (Read More)
 
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Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes
Sharon Moalem, with Matthew D. Laplante.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455549443.  Daedalus Item Code: 71019
 
Our genetic destiny is not fixed at conception, as physician and research scientist Sharon Moalem reveals here; the human genome is actually far more fluid than we knew, and far more reactive to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Innovator's Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What Is Next
Steven Johnson, ed.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485589.  Daedalus Item Code: 23388
 
The author of Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, and Everything Bad Is Good For You, Internet pioneer Steven Johnson provides this essential book for anyone ... (Read More)
 
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Is There Life On Mars?: The 20 Big Universe Questions
Stuart Clark.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069478.  Daedalus Item Code: 71221
 
Originally published in 2010 as The Big Questions: Universe, this book from astronomer, science journalist, broadcaster, and writer Stuart Clark explores 20 of the most perplexing and ... (Read More)
 
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Kepler and the Universe: How One Man Revolutionized Astronomy
David K. Love.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781633881068.  Daedalus Item Code: 72492
 
A contemporary of Galileo and a forerunner of Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler (1571–1630) was a pivotal figure in the history of astronomy, having established that the sun's gravity controls the motion ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements
David Berlinski.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014811.  Daedalus Item Code: 60494
 
"'As dazzling as first love,' is how Bertrand Russell described his initial encounter with Euclid. As a mathematician who understands what Russell felt, [David] Berlinski guides his readers through ... (Read More)
 
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Kore: On Sickness, the Sick and the Search for the Soul of Medicine
Andrzej Szczeklik. Adam Zagajewski, intro. John Martin, afterword. Antonia Lloyd-Jones, trans.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619020191.  Daedalus Item Code: 72330
 
"Eloquently elaborating on the symbiosis of medicine and the humanities, Polish physician [Andrzej] Szczeklik mulls over the many connections between the worlds of science and medicine and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science
Armand Marie Leroi.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026746.  Daedalus Item Code: 71433
 
Although Aristotle's philosophical classics loom large over the history of Western thought, the subject that he loved most was biology; he wrote vast treatises on animals, dissecting and classifying ... (Read More)
 
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Light Years: The Extraordinary Story of Mankind's Fascination with Light
Brian Clegg.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848318144.  Daedalus Item Code: 71453
 
From the first scientific grapplings with light by Chinese sage Mo-Tzu, Greek philosopher Empedocles, and Arab genius Alhazen, through the works of artists like Brunelleschi, Da Vinci, and Dürer, ... (Read More)
 
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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional—and What That Means for Life in the Universe
David Waltham.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848316560.  Daedalus Item Code: 71890
 
Humankind has long fantasized about life elsewhere in the universe, and as we discover more and more exoplanets orbiting other stars, we are ever more hopeful that we may find signs of ... (Read More)
 
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