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Secrets of Infinity: 150 Answers to an Enigma
Antonio Lamúa, ed.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852198.  Daedalus Item Code: 63862
 
Infinity has been a powerful idea throughout human history, not merely as a mathematical concept or a metaphysical one, but in a multitude of contexts. In this engaging book of short, beautifully ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Writings: On Self-Organization, Philosophy, Bioethics, and Judaism
Henri Atlan. Stefanos Geroulanos & Todd Meyers, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823231829.  Daedalus Item Code: 64052
 
Best known for his pioneering work in theories of self-organization and complexity, Henri Atlan has been a major voice in contemporary European philosophical and bioethical debates for more than 30 ... (Read More)
 
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The Seven Sisters of Sleep: The Celebrated Drug Classic
Mordecai Cooke. Rowan Robinson, foreword.
Publisher: Park Street.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892817481.  Daedalus Item Code: 73353
 
Written in 1860, this groundbreaking book surveys the use of the seven most popular narcotic plants of the Victorian era: tobacco, opium, cannabis, betel nut, coca, datura, and fly agaric. Naturalist ... (Read More)
 
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Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley's Curious Collection
Simon Winchester. Nick Mann, photos.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781579129125.  Daedalus Item Code: 70599
 
The biographer of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the author of The Man Who Loved China, Krakatoa, and The Meaning of Everything, Simon Winchester here considers one of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack: And Other Cautionary Tales from Human Evolution
Ian Tattersall.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137278890.  Daedalus Item Code: 71547
 
Paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall argues that a long tradition of "human exceptionalism" in that field has distorted the picture of human evolution. Drawing partly on his own evolution from ... (Read More)
 
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182348.  Daedalus Item Code: 61011
 
The author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb here explores the secret inner workings of the brain, and how our understanding of it has been informed. Early ... (Read More)
 
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316182355.  Daedalus Item Code: 73109
 
The author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb here explores the secret inner workings of the brain, and how our understanding of it has been informed. Early ... (Read More)
 
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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind The Theory of Everything
Jane Hawking.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846883668.  Daedalus Item Code: 64755
 
Even as he made unprecedented discoveries in cosmology, Stephen Hawking's body was gradually incapacitated by ALS, a motor neurone disease; his wife Jane put her own career on hold and balanced his ... (Read More)
 
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Unbound: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink
Richard L. Currier.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628725223.  Daedalus Item Code: 71851
 
Although we usually think of technology as something modern, our use of tools and weapons stretches back millions of years; indeed, eight key technologies gradually freed us from the limitations of ... (Read More)
 
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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality
Dave Goldberg.
Publisher: Dutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525953661.  Daedalus Item Code: 61014
 
Speeding across space and time, physicist Dave Goldberg shows here that every part of our elegant universe, from the Higgs boson particle to the most massive group of galaxies, is shaped by hidden ... (Read More)
 
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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond
Christophe Galfard.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447284086.  Daedalus Item Code: 72920
 
Imagine if The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy were a real, practical book about the mysteries of the universe. From that idea, using storytelling and humor rather than graphs and equations, ... (Read More)
 
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What About Darwin?: All Species of Opinion from Scientists, Sages, Friends, and Enemies Who Met, Read, and Discussed the Naturalist Who Changed the World
Thomas F. Glick.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801894626.  Daedalus Item Code: 63333
 
Over the past 160 years, Charles Darwin and his revolutionary ideas have inspired commentary all over the world. In this unique and wide-ranging collection, Darwin scholar Thomas Glick gathers ... (Read More)
 
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