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Henri Poincare: A Scientific Biography
Henri Poincaré (1854–1912) was not just one of the most inventive, versatile, and productive mathema...
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The Mirror and the Mind: A History of Self-Recognition in the Human Sciences
Since the late eighteenth century, scientists have placed subjects—humans, infants, animals, and rob...
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Alan Turing: The Enigma
The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumber...
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Invention and Innovation: A Brief History of Hype and Failure
From the New York Times-bestselling author, a new volume on the history of human ingenuity—and its a...
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Axiomatics: Mathematical Thought and High Modernism
The first history of postwar mathematics, offering a new interpretation of the rise of abstraction a...
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The Story of Proof: Logic and the History of Mathematics
The Story of Proof investigates the evolution of the concept of proof—one of the most significant an...
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"You Are Not Expected to Understand This": How 26 Lines of Code Changed the World
Few of us give much thought to computer code or how it comes to be. The very word “code” makes it so...
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Stealth: The Secret Contest to Invent Invisible Aircraft
On a moonless night in January 1991, a dozen U.S. aircraft appeared in the skies over Baghdad. To th...
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A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel to the Car to What Comes Next
'Speckled with anecdotes, insights and surprises. It is great fun - and utterly timely' Sunday Times...
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The Book of Phobias and Manias: A History of the World in 99 Obsessions
A captivating A-Z compendium of our fears and obsessions by the bestselling author of The Suspicions...
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Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems
'The truth which we arrive at by means of mathematical proofs is the same truth that is known to div...
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Soviets in Space: Russia’s Cosmonauts and the Space Frontier
A superbly illustrated chronology of the Soviet Union’s extraordinary achievements in space explor...
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Force: What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop
An eminent engineer and historian tackles one of the most elemental aspects of life: how we experien...
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Pentagons and Pentagrams: An Illustrated History
The pentagon and its close cousin, the pentagram, have inspired individuals for the last two and hal...
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Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus
From the author of the prescient Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human PandemicBreathless ...
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