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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Alexis Madrigal.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820991.  Daedalus Item Code: 60504
 
Our relationship with green technology is hardly a recent development; Americans have been imagining and inventing cheap and renewable energy solutions for more than a century. Here Atlantic ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, foreword.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 71051
 
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives
Brian Clegg.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848316645.  Daedalus Item Code: 71454
 
The Stone Age, the Iron Age, and various industrial ages all saw the reach of humankind transformed by new technology. We are now living in the Quantum Age, notes British science writer, speaker, and ... (Read More)
 
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Rust: The Longest War
Jonathan Waldman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451691603.  Daedalus Item Code: 70067
 
(Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year) Destroying cars, ships, and bridges, rust costs America more than $400 billion per ... (Read More)
 
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Science is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science & Reality
Adam Bly, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061836541.  Daedalus Item Code: 51057
 
Today, science is culture, notes the founding editor of Seed magazine. As global issues like energy and health become increasingly interconnected, and as our curiosity about such knowledge as ... (Read More)
 
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Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre: The Doctor Who Weighed the Soul, and Other True Tales
Len Fisher.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457421.  Daedalus Item Code: 52150
 
Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and author of How to Dunk a Doughnut, Len Fisher shows how science can take a path through the strange and the ridiculous to discover that nature often ... (Read More)
 
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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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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 Stardust Revolution: The New Story of Our Origin in the Stars
Jacob Berkowitz.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616145491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62330
 
Three great scientific revolutions have shaped our understanding of the cosmos. The first was the Copernican, which demoted Earth from the center of the universe, followed by the Darwinian, which ... (Read More)
 
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The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Stephen Amidon & Thomas Amidon.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609613792.  Daedalus Item Code: 61416
 
"As the body's main power source and traditionally presumed seat of emotions, the human heart has inspired more natural philosophy and literature than any other organ. The brothers and coauthors ... (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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