Books tagged: history of science

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Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,230. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Lee Hood did that rarest of things. He enabled scientists to see and do things they hadn't dreamed of. Scientists can now sequence human genomes in a day, setting in motion a revolution that is personalizing medicine. Award-winning journalist Luke Timmerman tells the story of this forceful personality who transformed our world.
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made The Modern World | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
While inventions are exciting, it is important to remember that the innovations in this book belong to everyday, normal life, not science fiction. Johnson details several groundbreaking yet simple inventions (air-conditioning, a glass of clean drinking water, etc.) that utterly changed our lives, and how these changes further inspired more ingenuity and occurrences.
Poetic Empiricist's Differences in Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
In a solar system of eight planets, there is just one Earth; our home, where we effortlessly exist from the moment of birth. This planet was made perfect through universal laws’ design each of Earth’s systems emerged and stabilized in due time. Everything here has purpose and each purpose a living thing. All life is interconnected by webs of DNA string.
Galileo's Balls: Did He Really Drop Them?
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Galileo, it is commonly believed, dropped different weight balls from the Leaning Tower of Pisa to test Aristotle's claim that heavier one fall faster. But many historians say this is only a legend because the results which Galileo reported from such a test are questionable. This paper reports a modern demonstration showing these improbable results. Thus, the legend may indeed be true.
Q is for Quantum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,390. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
A comprehensive encyclopedia of quantum physics. Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world—the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the last hundred years have been made.
In Search of the Double Helix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Unraveling the mystery of life on earth... The search began with Darwin's historic voyage on the Beagle and it continues today in the laboratories of the genetic engineers. How did life on earth begin? What is the key to evolution that insures only the fittest survive? How do we differ from other species? How might we use this blueprint to eliminate disease, birth defects, and create new life?
The Lost Journals of William Tanner
You set the price! Words: 134,590. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
William Tanner might have been the greatest scientist of the Nineteen Century -- if only he had spent less time dodging jealous husbands and pistol-wielding deceived lovers. Join his romp through the laboratories, bedrooms and bordellos of Victorian England. And on the way meet John Dalton, Albert Einstein, Charles Dickens, Sam Clemens, Charles Babbage and (pistol-packing) Ada Lovelace.
Ice Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
The theory that came in from the cold... John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future hold?
History of Biochemistry
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
It is interesting to live with scientist as their discoveries are just born . it is more interesting when you find out that chance played a role in a scientific discovery .you will live with nearly 50 scientists who have enriched human knowledge in the field of Biochemistry(Life at cellular level).
The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.