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  • The Singular Universe and the Reality of Timeby Roberto Mangabeira Unger; Lee Smolin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin argue for a revolution in our cosmological ideas. Ideal for non-scientists, physicists and cosmologists. more...

  • Conquering the Electronby Derek Cheung; Eric Brach

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 11.99

    Conquering the Electron offers readers a true and engaging history of the world of electronics, beginning with the discoveries of friction and magnetism and ending with the creation of the smartphone and the iPad. This book shows the interconnection of each advance to the next on the long journey to our modern day technologies. Want to understand... more...

  • Ignition!by John Drury Clark; Isaac Asimov

    Rutgers University Press 1972; US$ 39.95

    A classic, accessible, and entertaing history of liquid rocket propellants, with introduction by Isaac Asimov. more...

  • Constant Touchby Jon Agar

    Icon Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    A brilliant global history of the device that is now utterly ubiquitous and yet represents an unprecedented revolution in technology. more...

  • Finding Equilibriumby Till Düppe; E. Roy Weintraub

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    Finding Equilibrium explores the post?World War II transformation of economics by constructing a history of the proof of its central dogma?that a competitive market economy may possess a set of equilibrium prices. The model economy for which the theorem could be proved was mapped out in 1954 by Kenneth Arrow and Gerard Debreu collaboratively, and... more...

  • Gravityby George Gamow

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95

    A distinguished physicist and teacher takes reader-friendly look at three scientists whose work unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, Newton, and Einstein. more...

  • Sigma 7by Colin Burgess

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    Colin Burgess offers a comprehensive yet personal look at the 1962 orbital mission of Wally Schirra aboard the spacecraft Sigma 7, the first book about this popular pioneering astronaut which explores his entire life and accomplishments. This continues the Pioneers in Early Spaceflight series, the volumes of which form an excellent record of Project... more...

  • Selling Scienceby Stephen E. Mawdsley

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    In Selling Science , medical historian Stephen E. Mawdsley recounts the untold story of the first large clinical trial to control polio, using 55,000 healthy children. The value of the proposed experiment was questioned by many prominent health professionals, but as Mawdsley points out, compromise and coercion moved it forward. He shows that at a... more...

  • The Spirit Of Russian Scienceby M Levinshtein

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 42.00

    The Spirit of Russian Science comprises dozens of short and funny true stories about the relations between people working in science, the ways people of science interacted, and their attitudes towards life. On the one hand, these stories are very Russian. On the other hand, the spirit of science displayed is very international. One cannot help feeling... more...

  • Science in the Early Twentieth Centuryby Jacob Darwin Hamblin

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    An A-Z resource on the history of science from 1900 to 1950, examining the dynamic between science and the social, political, and cultural forces of the era. more...