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A Tale of Seven Elements
Eric Scerri. Oliver Sacks, preface.
 
Publisher: Oxford
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780195391312
Daedalus Item Code: 50876
 
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Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution
Rebecca Stott.
 
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069378
Daedalus Item Code: 51242
 
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The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
Neil Shubin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378439.  Daedalus Item Code: 51273
 
During the past 13.7 (or so) billion years since the Big Bang, our universe has evolved, stars have formed and died, and our planet congealed from the matter in space; mountains, seas, and entire ... (Read More)
 
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The Ballet of the Planets: On the Mathematical Elegance of Planetary Motion
Donald C. Benson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199891009.  Daedalus Item Code: 50811
 
Unraveling the beautiful mysteries of planetary motion, mathematician Donald Benson reveals how our understanding of astronomy evolved from the earth-centered universe of Archimedes and Ptolemy to ... (Read More)
 
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The Elegant Universe
Brian Greene.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099289920.  Daedalus Item Code: 51085
 
The basis for an Emmy Award–winning three-part presentation of PBS television's NOVA, this book uses everything from an amusement park ride to ants on a garden hose to illustrate the beautiful ... (Read More)
 
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Alan Turing's Electronic Brain: The Struggle to Build the ACE, the World's Fastest Computer
B. Jack Copeland, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199609154.  Daedalus Item Code: 50925
 
The director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing in New Zealand, Jack Copeland assembles this remarkable history of Alan Turing's pioneering computer work—much of it firsthand, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Canon: The Beautiful Basics of Science
Natalie Angier.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571239719.  Daedalus Item Code: 51200
 
Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Natalie Angier, author of the National Book Award nominee Woman: An Intimate Geography, here offers a succinct yet brilliant introduction to the panoply ... (Read More)
 
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Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity
Edward O. Wilson, foreword. Eric Chivian & Aaron Bernstein, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195175097.  Daedalus Item Code: 50875
 
(Winner of the Gerald L. Young Book Award in Human Ecology) The Earth's biodiversity—the rich variety of life on our planet—is disappearing at an alarming rate. And while many reports have ... (Read More)
 
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War of the Whales: A True Story
Joshua Horwitz.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645019.  Daedalus Item Code: 50968
 
In a gripping true account that reads like a thriller, attorney Joel Reynolds stumbles onto a secret U.S. Navy program: a submarine sonar system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity ... (Read More)
 
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The Artful Universe Expanded
John D. Barrow.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199601332.  Daedalus Item Code: 50927
 
Our love of art, as mathematician John Barrow argued in The Artful Universe, is the end product of millions of years of evolution; how we react to a beautiful painting or symphony is based on ... (Read More)
 
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James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters
Karen Hunger Parshall.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199671380.  Daedalus Item Code: 50841
 
In the folklore of mathematics, James Joseph Sylvester (1814–97) is the eccentric, hot-tempered British Jew wielding a sword-cane, who—together with Arthur Cayley—developed a theory and language of ... (Read More)
 
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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316182331.  Daedalus Item Code: 51276
 
In The Disappearing Spoon, science writer Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries of the periodic table; here he explores the wonders of the genetic building blocks of life, DNA. There are genes to ... (Read More)
 
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4. The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple
Richard Elwes.
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6. Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Everending Earth
Craig Childs.
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