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The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record

The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden...

Author: Jonathan Scott
ISBN: 9781472956125
Format: Paperback
$29.99

Have you ever made someone you love a mix-tape? Forty years ago, a group of scientists, artists and writers...  Read More >>

Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution...

Author: Tim Smedley
ISBN: 9781472953322
Format: Paperback
$29.99

'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger Air pollution has become...  Read More >>

Cosmic Discovery: The Search, Scope, and Heritage of Astronomy

Cosmic Discovery: The Search, Scope, and Heritage of...

Author: Martin Harwit (Cornell University, New York)
ISBN: 9781108722049
Format: Paperback
$90.54

Cosmic Discovery is rereleased after more than thirty-five years, with a new preface. Martin Harwit chronicles the...  Read More >>

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine: Science and the State: From the Scientific Revolution to World War II

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine:...

Author: John Gascoigne (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
ISBN: 9781316609385
Format: Paperback
$59.49

This is the first accessible historical overview of the partnership between science and the state from the Scientific...  Read More >>

Peer to Peer: The Commons Manifesto

Peer to Peer: The Commons Manifesto

Author: Michel Bauwens ,  Vasilis Kostakis
ISBN: 9781911534778
Format: Paperback
$36.20

Peer to peer is a type of social relations in human networks, as well as a technological infrastructure that makes...  Read More >>

Science in History: German Science in the Age of Empire: Enterprise, Opportunity and the Schlagintweit Brothers

Science in History: German Science in the Age of Empire:...

Author: Moritz von Brescius (Universitat Bern, Switzerland)
ISBN: 9781108427326
Format: Hardback
$232.88

A study of German scientists who travelled to other nations' empires to observe, record, and collect rich materials...  Read More >>

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine: Science and the State: From the Scientific Revolution to World War II

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine:...

Author: John Gascoigne (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
ISBN: 9781107155671
Format: Hardback
$181.10

This is the first accessible historical overview of the partnership between science and the state from the Scientific...  Read More >>

A Billion Little Pieces: RFID and Infrastructures of Identification

A Billion Little Pieces: RFID and Infrastructures of...

Author: Jordan Frith (Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, University of North Texas) ,  Geoffrey C. Bowker (Professor and Director, VID Laboratory, University of California, Irvine)
ISBN: 9780262039758
Format: Hardback
$51.09

How RFID, a ubiquitous but often invisible mobile technology, identifies tens of billions of objects as they move...  Read More >>

Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common...

Author: Lise A. Johnson (Rocky Vista University) ,  Eric Chudler (University of Washington)
ISBN: 9780393712896
Format: Hardback
$40.95

How scientific reasoning explains our most common daily fears-from germs to natural disasters and everything in...  Read More >>

Management for Scientists

Management for Scientists

Author: Robert B. Mellor
ISBN: 9781787692046
Format: Hardback
$155.25

Management for Scientists explores the core theories and practices in management studies today in a context applicable...  Read More >>

Philosophy of Physics: Quantum Theory

Philosophy of Physics: Quantum Theory

Author: Tim Maudlin
ISBN: 9780691183527
Format: Hardback
$51.75

A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world (TM)s leading...  Read More >>

Innovation Crisis: Successes, Pitfalls, and Solutions in Japan

Innovation Crisis: Successes, Pitfalls, and Solutions...

Author: Eiichi Yamaguchi
ISBN: 9789814774970
Format: Hardback
$131.00

What has gone wrong in Japan that has led to innovation crisis? Prof. Eiichi Yamaguchi has been committed to answer...  Read More >>

Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum

Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of...

Author: James Delbourgo
ISBN: 9780674237483
Format: Paperback
$27.66

In 1759 the British Museum opened its doors to the public-the first free national museum in the world. James Delbourgo...  Read More >>

Telecom Sector Regulation in India: An Institutional Perspective

Telecom Sector Regulation in India: An Institutional...

Author: Maruthi P. Tangirala (Deputy Director General, Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, New Delhi, India)
ISBN: 9781138572911
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book traces important legal and regulatory developments in the first two decades since the Telecom Regulatory...  Read More >>

The Moon Hoax?: Conspiracy Theories on Trial

The Moon Hoax?: Conspiracy Theories on Trial

Author: Thomas Eversberg
ISBN: 9783030054595
Format: Paperback
$51.72

This book is about the American moon-landings - and about the doubts expressed ever since concerning the reality...  Read More >>

Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives

Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of...

Author: Matt Richtel
ISBN: 9780062698537
Format: Hardback
$59.99

A groundbreaking narrative exploration of the human immune system--the key to human health and longevity--from the...  Read More >>

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac...

Author: Sarah Dry (former research fellow, London School of Economics and the Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex)
ISBN: 9780190931582
Format: Paperback
$30.95

The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed...  Read More >>

Science as a Questioning Process:

Science as a Questioning Process:

Author: Nigel Sanitt
ISBN: 9781138504493
Format: Paperback
$58.99

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Voyage of Apollo 11

Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Voyage of...

Author: James Donovan
ISBN: 9781445691756
Format: Hardback
$64.69

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Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius

Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius...

Author: Don S. Lemons (Professor)
ISBN: 9780262039390
Format: Hardback
$36.42

An account of the concepts and intellectual structure of classical thermodynamics that reveals the subject's simplicity...  Read More >>

The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

The Routledge Handbook of Emergence

Author: Sophie Gibb ,  Robin Hendry
ISBN: 9781138925083
Format: Hardback
$368.00

Emergence is often described as the idea that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts: interactions among...  Read More >>

Computational Methods for Solids and Fluids: Multiscale Analysis, Probability Aspects and Model Reduction

Computational Methods for Solids and Fluids: Multiscale...

Author: Adnan Ibrahimbegovic
ISBN: 9783319802541
Format: Paperback
$336.35

This volume contains the best papers presented at the 2nd ECCOMAS International Conference on Multiscale Computations...  Read More >>

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