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ORIGINS (DARWIN COLLEGE LECTURES)

By: A.C. FABIAN

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In this volume, a distinguished team of international authorities reports on the latest research on the origins of the most fundamental features of our world. Martin Rees begins the book with a bang, the Big Bang that was the probable start of our universe. The contributors then focus on the origins of the solar system, material complexity and the human species. The volume ends with essays by John Maynard Smith on social behavior, Ernest Gellner on society and John Lyons... View more info

EUREKAAARGH!

By: ADAM HART-DAVIS

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Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS:

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ANTS, INDIANS, AND LITTLE DINOSAURS

By: ALAN TERNES

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

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ANTS, INDIANS, AND LITTLE DINOSAURS

By: ALAN TERNES

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

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ANTS INDIANS AND LITTLE DINOSAURS

By: ALAN TERNES

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Publisher: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS:

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ANTS, INDIANS, AND LITTLE DINOSAURS

By: ALAN TERNES

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

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GALILEO'S MIDDLE FINGER

By: ALICE DREGER

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Publisher: PENGUIN:

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KINDRED SPIRITS : HOW THE REMARKABLE BON

By: ALLEN M. SCHOEN

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Treating animals just as any healer would treat human beings, Allen Schoen has become one of America's most celebrated veterinarians. "Kindred Spirits" shares the transformative power of his remarkable methods, explores how alternative healing is revolutionizing his profession, and, in the tradition of James Herriot, shares heartwarming stories of animals and their caretakers who have deeply enriched each other's lives. Through moving scenes-such as an ailing German shep... View more info

1984 : SPRING A CHOICE OF FUTURES

By: ARTHUR C. CLARKE

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EMPIRE OF THE STARS

By: ARTHUR I. MILLER

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In August 1930, on a voyage by boat from Bombay to England, the young Indian scientist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar--Chandra, as he was called--looked up at the stars and contemplated their fate. He calculated that certain stars would suffer a violent death, collapsing almost to nothing. This extraordinary claim, the first mathematical description of black holes, rankled one of the foremost astrophysicists of the day, Sir Arthur Eddington. When Chandra expounded his theory... View more info

ORGANIZING SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

By: AUGUST EPPLE

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In spite of new, technologically advanced means of communication, the demand for face-to-face interaction among scientists is as great as ever. In this concise, yet thorough work, the author offers invaluable guidance for organizers of all sizes of scientific meetings. With good humor and attention to detail, the author covers all critical issues that a meeting organizer must address, including program development, site and participant selection, and budget management. T... View more info

SCIENCE AND SURVIVAL

By: BARRY COMMONER

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FUZZY THINKING

By: BART KOSKO

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Publisher: HYPERION:

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A washing machine that gauges each load to determine how much soap to use An air conditioner that constantly adjusts cooling strength based on room temperature These "smart" products are possible with the advent of "fuzzy logic, " the principle that's revolutionizing science. Now, its chief proponent presents a brilliant, popular account of the field called the "new chaos.." View more info

MODERN RESEARCHER

By: BARZUN / GRAFF

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PROGRESS OR CATASTROPHE

By: BENTLEY GLASS

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Publisher: PRAEGER PUBLISHING:

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FOURTH DISCONTINUITY : THE CO-EVOLUTION

By: BRUCE MAZLISH

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Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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BILLIONS & BILLIONS : THOUGHTS ON LIFE A

By: CARL SAGAN

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Professor, a President, and a Meteor: The Birth

By: CATHRYN J. PRINCE

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Publisher: PROMETHEUS BOOKS PUBLISHERS:

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When a fiery meteor crash in 1807 lit up the dark early-morning sky in Weston, Connecticut, it did more than startle the few farmers in the sleepy village. More importantly, it sparked the curiosity of Benjamin Silliman, a young chemistry professor at nearby Yale College. His rigorous investigation of the incident started a chain of events that eventually brought the once-low standing of American science to sudden international prominence. And, by coincidence, the event ... View more info

BROWSER'S BOOK OF BEGINNINGS : ORIGINS O

By: CHARLES PANATI

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Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

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JUNK SCIENCE : HOW POLITICIANS CORPORAT

By: DAN AGIN

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Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

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"An overdue indictment of government, industry, and faith groups that twist science for their own gain." During the next thirty years, the American public will suffer from a rampage against reason by special interests in government, commerce, and the faith industry, and the rampage has already begun. In "Junk Science, " Dan Agin offers a response--a stinging condemnation of the egregious and constant warping of science for ideological gain. In this provocative, w... View more info