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- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99
Some fifty years ago as a cub reporter, Barbree caught space fever the night that Sputnik passed over Albany, Georgia. On a double date where the couples actually did some star gazing, Barbree recognized that exploring space would become one of the most important stories of the century. Convinced that one day astronauts would walk on the moon, Barbree... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 16.00
The text of two series of lectures given by one of the great philosopher-scientists of the twentieth century. more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43
Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is one of the most widely cited books in modern science. Yet tackling this classic can be daunting for students and general readers alike because of Darwin's Victorian prose and the complexity and scope of his ideas. The "Origin" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
Every once in a while, an idea comes along that makes the entire world sit up and take notice. From the earliest understandings of our place in the solar system, via Darwinism, DNA, neutrons and quarks, right up to the theories that are pushing the boundaries of our knowledge today, we are forever propelled forward by our most gifted scientific minds.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 79.95
Das 100-jährige Bestehen des Laboratoriums für Werkzeugmaschinen und Betriebslehre der RWTH Aachen, kurz Werkzeugmaschinenlabor (WZL) genannt, ist der Anlass zu diesem Buch. Die Entwicklungsgeschichte von der kleinen Versuchswerkstatt im Keller zu einem der größten und leistungsfähigsten Hochschulinstitute in Europa wird ausführlich beschrieben. 32... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 68.00
Revealing the career histories of successful 20th century scientists, this exciting resource offers students fascinating reads, a wonderful research tool, and tips to launching a science career. They'll learn about Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the Titanic; Annie Wauneka, who eradicated TB among the Navajo; and Chien-Shiung Wu,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 152.00 US$ 138.32
This invaluable book takes the reader from Planck's discovery of the quantum in 1900 to the most recent interpretations and applications of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics.The introduction of the quantum idea leads off the prehistory of quantum mechanics, featuring Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Compton, and de Broglie's immortal contributions.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 116.29
This book outlines developments in radar and its applications during the past 100 years. It examines the entire historical period up to the present day and includes documentation of all significant events as well as more than 250 photos and drawings. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58
By year 1911 radioactivity had been discovered for over a decade, but its origin remained a mystery. Rutherford's discovery of the nucleus and the subsequent discovery of the neutron by Chadwick started the field of subatomic physics — a quest for understanding the fundamental constituents of matter.This book reviews the important achievements... more...