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- Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
During World War I, in 1916, Herbert Dow, founder of The Dow Chemical Company, received news of ?star shells,? weapons that glowed eerily as they descended over the trenches of the enemy, making them easier to attack. The critical component in these flares was magnesium, a metal that was suddenly in great demand. Dow, along with a half-dozen other... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2013; US$ 4.99
Die Porträts der genialsten Wissenschaftler aus 2000 Jahren Forschungsgeschichte, ihr Leben, ihre Arbeit und ihre Entdeckungen. Ein leicht verständlicher Überblick über die Geschichte der Wissenschaft. more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2005; US$ 4.99
From skyscrapers to jet aircraft, from mobile phones to computers, the products of modern science surround us on all sides. Perhaps the most significant product of science, however, is not the microwave, or the space station or the widescreen TV; it is the scientific method itself. Those societies that have actively embraced this method have ... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2003; US$ 6.99
To be alive today is to be confronted by the products of science - from aspirin, refrigeration, electric light and the telephone, to the airplane and the computer - to name just a few. In addition to beneficial medicines and life enhancing discoveries, however, scientific research also has led to many dangerous developments, such as the machine ...... more...
- pustak mahal 2012; US$ 1.99
The book is full of inspirational examples which are taken from the lives of the scientists. These examples bring us a fascinating stories of the scientist?s trials and tribulations; struggles and challenges; dreams and delusions; endeavors and achievements. Their inventions have certainly altered the course of human history. The lives of great scientists... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion, with contributions from leading international scholars. Provides a single-volume overview of current scholarship... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Since the first world?s fair in London in 1851, at the dawn of the era of industrialization, international expositions served as ideal platforms for rival nations to showcase their advancements in design, architecture, science and technology, industry, and politics. Before the outbreak of World War II, countries competing for leadership on the world... more...
Festschrift der Kaiser Wilhelm Gesellschaft ?ur Förderung der Wissenschaften ?u ihrem ?ehnjährigen Jubiläum Dargebracht von ihren InstitutenSpringer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 17.85
Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...