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Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780300188226
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

A vivid account of the generations-long dispute over one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of applied mathematics and...

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Good Vibrations: The Physics of Music

by Barry Parker Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/2009
ISBN:
9780801892646
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Why does a harpsichord sound different from a piano? For that matter, why does middle C on a piano differ from middle C on a tuning...

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Mescaline: A Global History of the First Psychedelic

by Mike Jay Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9780300231076
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Mescaline became a popular sensation in the mid-twentieth century through Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception, after which...

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Ingenium: Five Machines that Changed the World

by Mark Denny Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/2007
ISBN:
9780801885860
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

Ingenium is medieval English vernacular for “an ingenious contrivance.” In this fascinating book, physicist Mark Denny considers...

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Einstein: His Space and Times

by Steven Gimbel Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2019
ISBN:
9780300244373
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

The commonly accepted caricature of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything....

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Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

by David Bercovici Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780300230505
Format:
Pb+ 152 pages

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang...

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Global History of Gold Rushes

by Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780520294554
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in 1848 and the rush to Alaska fifty...

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Intelligence in the Flesh – Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than It Thinks

by Guy Claxton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223477
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you'd better...

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Black Swan Lake: Life of a Wetland

by Rod Giblett Intellect Books
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9781841507040
Format:
Pbk 195 pages

Rod Giblett came to live by Forrestdale Lake in southwestern Australia in 1986. Based in part on a nature journal he kept for...

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Micro-Hydro Power: a Guide for Development Workers

by P. Fraenkel Intermediate Technology Publications
Pub Date:
11/1991
ISBN:
9781853390296
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

M|cro-hydro Power is a comprehensive & practical guide to this valuable renewable energy resource, bringing together the authors'...

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Beekeeper's Handbook 4ed

by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780801476945
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

From the foreword — “Beginners will find The Beekeeper’s Handbook a joy, and more seasoned beekeepers will find rereading of benefit...

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Secrets of Bees: An Insider's Guide to the Life of Honeybees 2ed

by Michael Weiler Floris Books
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9781782505808
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Bees make honey; we all know that. But what happens between the bee buzzing around our backyard, and the sticky knife in the jar,...

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Eagle Watchers: Observing and Conserving Raptors around the World

by Ruth E Tingay and Todd E Katzner Comstock Publishing As
Pub Date:
04/2010
ISBN:
9780801448737
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

Eagles have fascinated humans for millennia. For some, the glimpse of a distant eagle instantly becomes a treasured lifelong memory....

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Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

by Donald Goldsmith Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780674976900
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

“How do alien, faraway worlds reveal their existence to Earthlings? Let Donald Goldsmith count the ways. As an experienced astronomer...

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Catch Up Chemistry: For the Life and Medical Sciences 2ed

by Mitch Fry and Elizabeth Page Scion Publishing
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9781904842897
Format:
Pbk 212 pages

If you are about to study for a degree in the life or medical sciences, you will need to understand some core facts and concepts...

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