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by Gautam Sen
<p>Can one car transform a nation? The Ford Model T did do so a century ago when it replaced the horse, brought about a revolution in agriculture, became a stimulus to urbanization that eventually changed the landscape of America. Though the ...eBook
The Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
<div><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">When </span><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">On the Origin of Species</i><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"> came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary ...
A Life in Brain Surgery
by Henry Marsh
<p><strong>THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER</strong></p> <p>Henry Marsh has spent a lifetime operating on the surgical frontline. There have been exhilarating highs and devastating lows, but his love for the practice of neurosurgery has never ...eBook
Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Advanced Materials, Technology and Application (AMTA2016)
by Qingzhou Xu
<p>The 2016 International Conference on Advanced Materials, Technology and Application (AMTA2016) was held in Changsha, China on March 18–20, 2016. The main objective of the joint conference is to provide a platform for researchers, academics ...eBook
by Sara Turing & John Turing
'In a short life he accomplished much, and to the roll of great names in the history of his particular studies added his own.' So is described one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century, yet Alan Turing's name was not widely recognisedeBook
The Struggle to Build the ACE, the World's Fastest Computer
<p>The mathematical genius Alan Turing, now well known for his crucial wartime role in breaking the ENIGMA code, was the first to conceive of the fundamental principle of the modern computer-the idea of controlling a computing machine's ...eBook
The Genius who Changed the Face of Physics
<b>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Albert Einstein in next to no time with this concise guide</b>.<br><br>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Albert Einstein. Einstein’s ...eBook
Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift
by Mott T. Greene
<P>Alfred Wegener aimed to create a revolution in science which would rank with those of Nicolaus Copernicus and Charles Darwin. After completing his doctoral studies in astronomy at the University of Berlin, Wegener found himself drawn not to ...eBook
A Bricklayer’s Guide to the Galaxy
by Gary Fildes
<p><strong>A Bricklayer's Guide to the Galaxy . . .</strong></p> <p>The inspirational memoir of a former brickie who followed his passion for the stars and built his own observatory.</p> <p>Perfect for readers of <strong>Robert Macfarlane, ...eBook
by Linsell Dr Malcolm
After suffering serious burns to his hands that would later require surgery, Malcolm Linsell set his heart on becoming a plastic surgeon at an early age so that he too could make a difference and inspire others.Raised in a Salvation Army family ...
by Fredrik Sjoberg
"<i>Stories just begin. We rarely know where and almost never why. It doesn't matter. Nothing is certain any longer. I just want to shut my eyes, point at random and say, as a sort of experiment, that once, when I was sixteen years old, I spent ...
by Julia Leigh
<p>At the age of 38 acclaimed novelist Julia Leigh made her first visit to the IVF clinic, full of hope. So started a long and costly journey of nightly injections, blood tests, surgeries and rituals.<br/>Writing in the immediate aftermath of ...eBook
by Gerald Durrell
<b><i>"A loving chronicle of jitter-bugging gnus, singing duets with a bear, stealing eggs to feed the Arctic foxes, practising tiger sniffs . . . Highly entertaining and informative" The Times</i></b> Over a year at Whipsnade Zoo we encounter ...
a psychiatrist’s memoir
by Irvin D. Yalom
<p><strong>The must-read new memoir from one of psychiatry’s most important figures.</strong></p> <p>Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye ...eBook
by Peter Doherty
Is it possible to be passionate about politics, football or R&B and still be a creative scientist? In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery science and the ...
the untold story of the notorious Milgram psychology experiments
by Gina Perry
<p><em>The true story of the most controversial psychological research of the modern era.</em></p> <p>In the summer of 1961, a group of men and women volunteered for a memory experiment to be conducted by young, dynamic psychologist Stanley ...eBook
by Ping Fu
<b>'Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times'</b> Ping Fu is one of the few women running a tech company in the US. ...