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Possessing Genius: The True Account of the Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain
Possessing Genius
The True Account of the Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain
Paperback      ISBN: 0312303041
A compelling tale of scientific misfortune documents the journey of Einstein's brain in the hands of pathologist Thomas Harvey, who in an attempt to preserve history unleashed controversy as researchers around the globe examined the remains, determined to find the physical source of intelligence and finally answer the nature-versus-nurture debate. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified
Simply Einstein
Relativity Demystified
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393051544
A layperson's introduction to the theory of relativity and its significance discusses such topics as time travel, curved space, black holes, the big bang, gravity, and twenty-first-century physics. 17,000 first printing.
A Brief History of Time: And Other Essays
A Brief History of Time
And Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0553380168
An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space
Tesla: Man Out of Time
Man Out of Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0743215362
Explores the life and career of the eccentric, trailblazing nineteenth-century scientist and inventor, the man who introduced the fundamentals of robotry and computer and missile science and who harnessed the alternating electrical current used today. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Galileo's Daughter
A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0140280553
Presents a biography of the scientist through the surviving letters of his illegitimate daughter Maria Celeste, who wrote him from the Florence convent where she lived from the age of thirteen.
The Physicists
The Physicists
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316802212
Presents the inside story of the creation of the atomic bomb in terms understandable to the layman, and discusses the crisis of conscience following the demonstration of the bomb's destructive effects on Hiroshima
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe
The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
Paperback      ISBN: 0618257357
A leading astrophysicist takes time travel science fiction to science fact, speculating on the real possibility that temporal navigation might be within the grasp of humanity. Reprint.
King Arthur and His Knights
King Arthur and His Knights
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517618850
Recounts the tales of King Arthur and his knights, from the early prophecies of Merlin and Arthur's birth to the destruction of Camelot
The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
The Sky Is Not the Limit
Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
Paperback      ISBN: 159102188x
The director of the Hayden Planetarium looks back at his youth in the Bronx and the mentors who inspired him to study astronomy, and discusses such current topics as science literacy, racial stereotypes, and the existence of God.
Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375422331
A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science.