Browse Books: Science / History

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman Cover Image
By Richard P. Feynman, Freeman Dyson (Foreword by)
$17.99
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Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine Cover Image
$29.95
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Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science Cover Image
$30.00
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The Stickler’s Guide to Science in the Age of Misinformation: The Real Science Behind Hacky Headlines, Crappy Clickbait, and Suspect Sources Cover Image
$19.95
Backordered as of this date, call or e-mail for availability.
Half Lives: The Unlikely History of Radium Cover Image
$28.95
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Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray Cover Image
$17.99
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Strata: William Smith’s Geological Maps Cover Image
By Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Editor), Douglas Palmer (Introduction by), Robert Macfarlane (Foreword by)
$65.00
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The Plant Hunters: The Adventures of the World's Greatest Botanical Explorers Cover Image
$25.00
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Ten Women Who Changed Science and the World: Marie Curie, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Chien-Shiung Wu, Virginia Apgar, and More Cover Image
$18.99
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Chaos: Making a New Science Cover Image
$22.00
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Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe Cover Image
By Theodore Gray, Nick Mann (By (photographer))
$29.99
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Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA Cover Image
$26.95
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