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651 Results
Science and me —Winter, Ali, author.

"Discover some of the inspirational men and women who have received Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine from 1901 to the present day, among them Marie Curie, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Donna Strickland. A gli...

Timeline : science & technology : a visual history of our world —Goes, Peter, author, illustrator.

A visual introduction to our planet and society told through the history of our greatest inventions and the technology that has changed the world. In his signature playful style, Peter Goes illustrates the most fascinati...

Absolutely everything! : a history of Earth, dinosaurs, rulers, robots and other things too numerous to mention —Lloyd, Christopher, author. 1960-

"How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and ...

Audacious missions of World War II

"During World War II, Combined Operations and the Special Operations Executive (SOE) were briefed with planning and carrying out countless daring raids, acts of sabotage, and strike missions, many of which were kept shro...

Newton's rainbow : the revolutionary discoveries of a young scientist —Lasky, Kathryn, author.

"A picture-book biography of young Isaac Newton, who "discovered" gravity, developed calculus, and uncovered the secrets of light and color"-- Provided by publisher.

Your head shape reveals your personality! : science's biggest mistakes about the human body —Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."-- Provided by publisher.

A magical world : superstition and science from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment —Wilson, D. K. (Derek K.), author.

Spanning some of the most vibrant and fascinating eras in European history, Cambridge historian Derek Wilson reveals a society filled with an ardent desire for knowledge and astounding discoveries and the fantastic disco...

How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity —Stark, Rodney, author.

In this page-turning, myth-busting history, acclaimed author Rodney Stark shows exactly why Western civilization triumphed over other cultures. Taking readers on a thrilling journey from ancient Greece to the present, St...

Death by Shakespeare : snakebites, stabbings and broken hearts —Harkup, Kathryn, author.

An in-depth look at the science behind the creative methods Shakespeare used to kill off his characters.

Birds new to science : fifty years of avian discoveries —Brewer, David (Ornithologist), author.

"Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering several bird species each year that are completely new to science. These aren't all obscure brown birds on tiny islands--witness the bizarre Bare-faced Bul...

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