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Elon Musk Biography

by Alexander Cooper

Elon Musk Biography, A Fascinating Life Story

When people today talk about modern-day success stories in entrepreneurship, engineering, and technological innovation, Elon Musk's name inevitably garners much of...


My Inventions and Other Writing and Lectures

by Nikola Tesla

This volume presents one of the richest and most comprehensive collections of writings by Nikolai Tesla, a founding figure of the modern electrical power industry and long-time rival of Thomas Edison. Included...


Hogs Are Up

by Wes Jackson & Robert Jensen

Hogs Are Up: Stories of the Land, with Digressions reveals what makes Wes Jackson tick. What kind of lessons does he draw from his unique life experiences, and how do they shape his profoundly revolutionary...


Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science

by Jonathan E. Martin

Despite being perhaps the foremost British meteorologist of the twentieth century, Reginald Sutcliffe has been understudied and underappreciated. His impact continues to this day every time you check the weather...


Reflections of a Glass Maker

by Alan Slavich

Reflections of a Glass Maker is a unique look into the history and transition of the flat glass industry in the United States as told by an insider. Flat glass is a vital part of our lives, as it provides protection...


The Life of George Stephenson

by Samuel Smiles

This vintage book contains Samuel Smiles Jr.'s 1857 biography, ?The Life of George Stephenson?. George Stephenson (1781?1848) was an English engineer who is responsible for building the world's first inter-city...


My Beautiful Psychosis

by Emma Goude

What if psychosis is really a wake up call? Emma Goude is a twenty-something who works at the BBC. She likes to party and take drugs...until she decides to give them up...and that's when the insomnia starts....


Cham Tao Soon: Life At Speed

by Tao Soon Cham

My autobiography is a record of my life and interactions with many interesting people over the course of my work. This involved key industries and organisations like Keppel Corp, Wearnes, Natsteel, SPH, UOB,...


Science and Pseudoscience - A Conversation with Michael Gordin

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Michael Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University. This thought-provoking, extensive...


Alchemy: Ancient and Modern - Being a Brief Account of the Alchemistic Doctrines, and their Relations, to Mysticism on the One Hand, and to Recent Discoveries in Physical Science on the Other Hand

by H. Stanley Redgrove

Alchemy is the medieval predecessor of chemistry which was based on trying to transform matter, especially changing base metals into gold. This vintage book explores the various alchemistic doctrines, as well...


Uncertainty

by Hoover Liddell

This is an autobiographical book about my life in a Nigerian hospital and later a teacher in San Francisco, California. Soon after I arrived in Nigeria in 1967 as a teacher a civil war started. While the war...


The Gamesmaster

by Flint Dille

Flint Dille wrote your childhood. From his work on 80s cartoon classics like Transformers, G.I. Joe, the Garbage Pail Kids, and Inhumanoids to the interactive novels he wrote with Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons...


Evan James Williams

by Rowland Wynne

This book presents the life and work of Professor Evan James Williams, described as one of Wales?s most eminent scientists. Williams played a prominent part in the early twentieth-century revolution in physics...


The Starship and the Canoe

by Kenneth Brower & Neal Stephenson

?The Starship and the Canoe is neither a wilderness survival manual nor a book of blueprints. It is another of those rare books impossible to define: the kind that seeks you in time. And you will know it, live...


Misadventures in Archaeology

by Carolyn D. Dillian & Charles A. Bello

A comprehensive portrait of the controversial self-taught archaeologist C. C. Abbott.

In the late nineteenth century, Charles Conrad Abbott, a medical doctor and self-taught archaeologist, gained notoriety for...


A Chat with Vivien Thomas

by Jessie B. Gladden

? Experiece the interview with Mr Thomas himself as though you were there the history making development of the Blue Baby Operation.


Isaac Newton

by Robin Wilson & Raymond Flood

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), mathematician and physicist, is one of the foremost scientific intellects of all time. This fully illustrated, accessible guide to the life and work of Isaac Newton is the perfect...


Stephen Hawking

by Kitty Ferguson

Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21 and was expected to live for only another two years. He went on to write books and deliver public lectures right up until his death at...


A Sixth Sense

by Michael Oristaglio & Alexander Dorozynski

In March 1940, with Europe at war, French army lieutenant Henri-Georges Doll came to the U.S. embassy in Paris to give a deposition. Doll was an artillery commander, a graduate of France's grandes écoles of...


Wright Brothers, Wrong Story

by William Hazelgrove

This book is the first deconstruction of the Wright brothers myth. They were not -- as we have all come to believe--two halves of the same apple. Each had a distinctive role in creating the first "flying machine."How...