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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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Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
Adrian Lister & Paul G. Bahn. Jean M. Auel, foreword.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785833284.  Daedalus Item Code: 71389
 
They've been gone for many thousands of years, but mammoths still hold a special sway over the human imagination. Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, paleontologist Adrian Lister and archeologist ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Washington Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476763491.  Daedalus Item Code: 71686
 
(Finalist for the 1991 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize; a New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In 1913, a young unschooled Indian ... (Read More)
 
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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson
Phillip F. Schewe.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250042569.  Daedalus Item Code: 71537
 
Scientist, innovator, rebel—for decades, Freeman Dyson has been regarded as one of the world's most important thinkers. ("In the range of his genius, Freeman Dyson is heir to Einstein—a visionary who ... (Read More)
 
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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom
Michael Shermer.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805096910.  Daedalus Item Code: 64568
 
From Galileo and Isaac Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King Jr., many important thinkers have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the disciplines of politics, ... (Read More)
 
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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos
Dava Sobel.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408818008.  Daedalus Item Code: 71822
 
Early in the 16th century, Polish cleric Nicolaus Copernicus formulated a radical theory that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the cosmos, and that all of the planets, including our own, ... (Read More)
 
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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs
Brian Switek.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374135065.  Daedalus Item Code: 51599
 
Dinosaurs have become a fundamental part of our collective imagination, looming over museum halls, thundering through movies, and occupying a sacred place in many a childhood. National ... (Read More)
 
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Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
Ray Jayawardhana.
Publisher: Scientific American.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374220631.  Daedalus Item Code: 54535
 
(2014 Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of the Season) Trillions of neutrinos pass through our bodies every second, and these incredibly small bits of matter may hold the secret to ... (Read More)
 
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The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death
Michael Blastland & David Spiegelhalter.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465085705.  Daedalus Item Code: 70191
 
Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra sausage really going to kill you? We've often heard statistics for risky activities, but what do they mean ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain
Benjamin Wardhaugh.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199605422.  Daedalus Item Code: 50952
 
Author, astrologer, journalist, satirist, and "well-willer to the mathematics," Poor Robin of Saffron Walden was an invented figure of British popular culture from the Restoration to the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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