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Herschel at the Cape: Diaries and Correspondence of Sir John Herschel, 1834-1838

by David S. Evans, Terence J. Deeming & Betty Hall Evans

Sir John Herschel, one of the founders of Southern Hemisphere astronomy, was a man of extraordinarily wide interests. He made contributions to botany, geology, and ornithology, as well as to astronomy, chemistry,...


Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics

by Nancy Forbes & Basil Mahon

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two...


No Ordinary Man: George Mercer Dawson 1849-1901

by Lois Winslow-Spragge & Bradley Lockner

George Mercer Dawson, famed geologist, includes the surveying of the Yukon and being head of the Geological Survey of Canada among his incredible legacies.


The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov: The Story of Stalin's Persecution of One of the Great Scientists of the Twentieth Century

by Peter Pringle

In The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov, acclaimed journalist and author Peter Pringle recreates the extraordinary life and tragic end of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century.

In a drama of love, revolution,...


Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut

by Mike Mullane

On February 1, 1978, the first group of space shuttle astronauts, twenty-nine men and six women, were introduced to the world. Among them would be history makers, including the first American woman and the first...


Saddam's Bombmaker: The Terrifiying Inside Story of the Iraqi Nuclear and Biological Weapons

by Khidhir Hamza & Jeff Stein

The Iraqi scientist who designed Baghdad's nuclear bomb tells how he did it in secret with the cynical help of U.S., French, German, and British suppliers and experts, and kept it hidden from U.N. inspectors...


Escape from Leipzig

by Harald Fritzsch & KARIN HEUSCH

With a foreword written by G *#x0027;t Hooft

In the 1960s, Leipzig was the center of resistance in East Germany. Harald Fritzsch, then a physics student, contemplated escape. But before he left, he wanted to...


Voyage Through Time: Walks of Life to the Nobel Prize

by AHMED H ZEWAIL

From a beginning in an Egyptian delta town and the port of Alexandria to the scenic vistas of sunny southern California, Ahmed Zewail takes us on a voyage through time — his own life and the split-second world...


The Nobel Prize: The First 100 Years

by NILS RINGERTZ & AGNETA WALLIN LEVINOVITZ

The Nobel Prize, as founded in Alfred Nobel's will, was the first truly international prize. There is no other award with the same global scope and mission. The Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology...


Beating the Odds: The Life and Times of E A Milne

by MEG WESTON-SMITH

E A Milne was one of the giants of 20th century astrophysics and cosmology. His bold ideas, underpinned by his Christianity, sparked controversy — he believed two time scales operate in the universe.

Struggling...


Food for Africa: The Life and Work of a Scientist in GM Crops

by Jennifer Thomson

Tracing through anecdote and science the development of a hotly contended area of research, this account expounds the dawn of genetic engineering in the United States in 1974, through the early stages of its...


Golden Lads: Sir Francis Bacon, Anthony Bacon, and Their Friends

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Daphne du Maurier has no equal." --Sunday Telegraph

Prior to the publication of Golden Lads, Anthony Bacon was viewed as a footnote in the history of his younger brother, Francis. A fascinating historical figure...


The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Unlike many authors of popular historical biographies, du Maurier resembled Antonia Fraser in being an indefatigable researcher." --Francis King

Many accounts of the life of Francis Bacon have been written...


Copernicus' Secret

by Jack Repcheck

Nicolaus Copernicus gave the world perhaps the most important scientific insight of the modern age, the theory that the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun. He was also the first to proclaim that...


The Explorer Gene: How Three Generations of One Family Went Higher, Deeper, and Further Than Any Before

by Tom Cheshire & James Cameron

On May 27, 1931, Auguste Piccard became the first human to enter the stratosphere, flying an experimental balloon he invented himself. Thirty years later, his son Jacques went to the bottom of the earth, descending...


Dr. Folkman's War: Angiogenesis and the Struggle to Defeat Cancer

by Robert Cooke & C. Everett Koop

In 1961, twenty-eight-year-old Dr. Judah Folkman saw something while doing medical research in a United States navy lab that gave him the first glimmering of a wild, inspired hunch. What if cancerous tumors,...


Benjamin Rush

by Alyn Brodsky

The only full biography of Benjamin Rush, an extraordinary Founding Father and America's leading physician of the Colonial era

While Benjamin Rush appears often and meaningfully in biographies about John Adams,...


A Life Constructed: Reflections on Breaking Barriers and Building Opportunities

by Delon Hampton & Bob Keefe

Growing up on the south side of Chicago in a poor, black, working-class neighborhood, Delon Hampton realized early on that any success he would achieve in life, he had to create on his own. Having earned a place...


Capturing the Light

by Helen Rappaport & Roger Watson

An intimate look at the journeys of two men—a gentleman scientist and a visionary artist—as they struggled to capture the world around them, and in the process invented modern photography

During the 1830s,...


Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything

by Daniel Goldberg, Linus Larsson & Jennifer Hawkins

Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus "Notch" Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted...