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  • What is Life?by Erwin Schrodinger; Roger Penrose

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the twentieth century. more...

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacksby Rebecca Skloot

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.00

    Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping,... more...

  • When the Earth Was Flatby Graeme Donald

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Suitable for those with an interest in our scientific history, this book exposes the scientific theories that were once widely believed to be true but have since been disproved. It shows how the way we view the world, and the way we think the world works, has changed completely throughout history. more...

  • To Explain the Worldby Steven Weinberg

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.01

    A masterful commentary on the history of science from the Greeks to modern times, by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg—a thought-provoking and important book by one of the most distinguished scientists and intellectuals of our time. In this rich, irreverent, and compelling history, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg takes us... more...

  • The Three Culturesby Jerome Kagan

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Jerome Kagan examines the basic goals, vocabulary, and assumptions of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, summarizing their unique contributions to our understanding of human nature. more...

  • Silent Witnessesby Nigel McCrery

    Random House 2013; US$ 12.68

    A crime scene. A murder. A mystery. The most important person on the scene? The forensic scientist. And yet the intricate details of their work remains a mystery to most of us. Silent Witnesses looks at the history of forensic science over the last two centuries, during which time a combination of remarkable intuition, painstaking observation... more...

  • The Secrets of Alchemyby Lawrence M. Principe

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 15.00

    In The Secrets of Alchemy, Lawrence M. Principe, one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject, brings alchemy out of the shadows and restores it to its important place in human history and culture. By surveying what alchemy was and how it began, developed, and overlapped with a range of ideas and pursuits, Principe illuminates the practice.... more...

  • Reflection without Rulesby D. Wade Hands

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 42.00

    This book is a comprehensive and often controversial survey of economic methodology. more...

  • Beyond Uncertaintyby David C. Cassidy

    Bellevue Literary Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Now in paperback: Heisenberg's life reconsidered for the twenty-first century by the world's leading English-language authority. more...

  • The Spirit Of Russian Scienceby M Levinshtein

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 21.00 US$ 19.11

    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...