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Eight Years to the Moon

The History of the Apollo Missions

by Nancy Atkinson

<p><strong>A Behind-the-Scenes Look At NASA’s incredible Journey to the Moon</strong></p> <p>Space journalist and insider Nancy Atkinson weaves together the riveting story of NASA’s mission to complete “the greatest adventure on which humankind

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Einstein and the Quantum

The Quest of the Valiant Swabian

by A. Douglas Stone

<p><em>Einstein and the Quantum</em> reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he ...

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Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics

'A Salutary Moral Influence'

by Richard Crockatt

<p>Albert Einstein, world-renowned as a physicist, was also publicly committed to radical political views. Despite the vast literature on Einstein, Einstein and Twentieth- Century Politics is the first comprehensive study of his politics, ...

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Einstein for Anyone: A Quick Read

A concise but up-to-date account of Albert Einstein's life, thought and major achievements.

by David Topper

<p>Here is the compact story of this famous man, from the smiling contrarian in his grade school picture to the nonconformist adult who refused to groom his hair. As such, it fills a gap: the need for a very short book on Einstein that gives a ...

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Einstein in Love

A Scientific Romance

by Dennis Overbye

<p><strong>In Einstein in Love</strong>, Dennis Overbye has written the first profile of the great scientist to focus exclusively on his early adulthood, when his major discoveries were made. It reveals Einstein to be very much a young man of ...

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Einstein's Opponents

The Public Controversy about the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s

by Milena Wazeck

<p>This detailed account of the controversy surrounding the publication of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity explores the ferocious popular and academic opposition which at one time encircled one of the most important scientific ...

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Einstein's Unification

by Jeroen van van Dongen

<p>Why did Einstein tirelessly study unified field theory for more than thirty years? In this book, the author argues that Einstein believed he could find a unified theory of all of nature's forces by repeating the methods he thought he had used

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Einstein's War

How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

by Matthew Stanley

<p><strong>How an unknown German and an Englishman on opposite sides of WWI created a scientific revolution</strong></p> <p>In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named ...

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El Niño in World History

by Richard Grove & George Adamson

<p>This book examines the role of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in society. Throughout human history, large or recurrent El Niños could cause significant disruption to societies and in some cases even contribute to political change. ...

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Electrochemistry in a Divided World

Innovations in Eastern Europe in the 20th Century

by Fritz Scholz

<p>In this collection of interrelated essays, the authors review landmark developments in electrochemistry building on biographic material and personal insight. The book facilitates understanding of the innate pathways of developments in ...

ISBN: 9783319212210

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Electronic Dreams

How 1980s Britain Learned to Love the Computer

by Tom Lean

<p><strong>How did computers invade the homes and cultural life of 1980s Britain?</strong></p> <p>Remember the ZX Spectrum? Ever have a go at programming with its stretchy rubber keys? How about the BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, or Commodore 64? ...

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Elegance in Science

The beauty of simplicity

by Ian Glynn

<p>The idea of elegance in science is not necessarily a familiar one, but it is an important one. The use of the term is perhaps most clear-cut in mathematics - the elegant proof - and this is where Ian Glynn begins his exploration. Scientists ...

ISBN: 9780191507137

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Elegant Solutions

Ten Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry

by Philip Ball

<p>Devising and performing a scientific experiment is an art, and it is common to hear scientists talk about the 'beauty' of an experiment. What does this mean in chemistry, the experimental science par excellence? And what are the most ...

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Elise Boulding: A Pioneer in Peace Research, Peacemaking, Feminism, Future Studies and the Family

From a Quaker Perspective

by J. Russell Boulding

<p>This series of four volumes honors the lifetime achievements of the distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920–2010) on the occasion of her 95th birthday. This first anthology documents the breadth of Elise Boulding’s ...

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Elise Boulding: Autobiographical Writings and Selections from Unpublished Journals and Letters

by J Russell Boulding

<p>This volume honors the lifetime achievement of distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920–2010) on the occasion of her 96th birthday. Known as the “matriarch” of the twentieth century peace research movement, she made significant

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Elise Boulding: Writings on Feminism, the Family and Quakerism

by J. Russell Boulding

<p>This volume honors the lifetime achievements of the distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920–2010) on the occasion of her 95th birthday. Known as the “matriarch” of the twentieth century peace research movement, she made ...

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Elise Boulding: Writings on Peace Research, Peacemaking, and the Future

by J. Russell Boulding

<p>This volume honors the lifetime achievements of the distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920–2010) on the occasion of her 95th birthday. Known as the “matriarch” of the twentieth century peace research movement, she made ...

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

by Dwight E. Neuenschwander

<p>&quot;In the judgment of the most competent living mathematicians, Fräulein Noether was the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began.&quot;—Albert Einstein</p> <p>The year was ...

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Empathy

Epistemic Problems and Cultural-Historical Perspectives of a Cross-Disciplinary Concept

by Vanessa Lux & Sigrid Weigel

<p>This book digs into the complex archaeology of empathy illuminating controversies, epistemic problems and unanswered questions encapsulated within its cross-disciplinary history.</p> <p>The authors ask how a neutral innate capacity to ...

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