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Science and Human Values

By: N/A

Price: $6.87

Publisher: New York, Harper Torchbooks/ The Science Library: 1959

Seller ID: 14865

Condition: Fair


Local faint green underlining within text. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Science and Human Values was originally a lecture by Jacob Bronowski at MIT in 1953. Published five years later, it opens unforgettably with Bronowski's description of Nagasaki in 1945: 'a bare waste of ashes', making him acutely aware of science's power both for good and for ev... View more info

Image for Great Books of the Western World 45 Lavoisier Fourier Faraday Elements of Chemistry Analytical Theory of Heat Experimental Researches in Electricity

Great Books of the Western World 45 Lavoisier Fourier Faraday Elements of Chemistry Analytical Theory of Heat Experimental Researches in Electricity

By: Adler, Mortimer J

Price: $10.47

Publisher: Chicago, ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITTANICA PRESS: 1952

Seller ID: 14956

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Published without Dust Jacket. ; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1.30 inches; 898 pages View more info

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Physics of the Solar Corona

By: Aschwanden, Markus

Price: $321.62

Publisher: Chichester, UK, Springer: 2004

Seller ID: 17237

ISBN: 3540223215

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except initals inside front cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. Solar science has evolved rapidly over the past ten years as the results of a new generation of solar space missions have become available. This book provides a thorough introduction to the subject of solar physics, based on those spacecraft... View more info

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The Collapsing Universe The Story of the Black Holes

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $6.22

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition (?); Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 29325

ISBN: 0802704867

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked, except previous owner's signature on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages View more info

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The Collapsing Universe The Story of the Black Holes

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co: 1977

Seller ID: 30023

ISBN: 0802704867

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. In a time of spectacular developments in the new astronomy, the concept of black holes captures top honors. As scientific evidence for them mounts, black holes loom as an ominous development in the life, measured in billion... View more info

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A Strategic Analysis of Science and Technology Policy

By: Averch, Professor Harvey Allen

Price: $11.22

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1984

Seller ID: 30356

ISBN: 0801824672

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages View more info

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Interpretation of Aerial Photographs, Second Edition, 1968, Textbook, 324 Pages with Illustrations.

By: Avery, T. E.

Price: $25.06

Publisher: Minneapolis, Burgess Publishing Company: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 31039

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Book Published without Dust Jacket.The scope of this second edition has been broadened to encompass a wider span of photographic interpretation applications. All the material s included in the 13 chapters of the first edition are covered in only nine chapters of this volume. O f the last last seven chapt... View more info

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The Art of Scientific Investigation

By: Beveridge, W. I. B.

Price: $31.47

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29686

ISBN: 0393062872

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Unmarked, mild wear on dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages; B01F9GHDH2 View more info

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The Creators A History of Heroes of the Imagination

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

Price: $7.77

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Seller ID: 14861

ISBN: 0394543955

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Historian Daniel J. Boorstin brings his customary depth and range to this compelling book on Western art, taking on everything from European megaliths (Stonehenge, for example) to Benjamin Franklin's autobiography ("the first Americ... View more info

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Dictionary of Theories

By: Bothamley, Jennifer

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Detroit, Gale Research Co: 2002

Seller ID: 27374

ISBN: 1578590450

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast, Compiled for the inquiring reader who wants to know more about the increasing number of theories referred to daily in newspapers, magazines and on TV and radio programs, the "Dictionary of Theories" is the first multi-disciplinary reference book to bring together theories, laws, hypotheses, princip... View more info

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Science on the Run Information Management and Industrial Geophysics at Schlumberger, 1920-1940

By: Bowker, Geoffrey C.

Price: $6.55

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1994

Seller ID: 14867

ISBN: 0262023679

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous owner's name on inside cover. ; Book Description; Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. This is the story of how one company created and codified a new science "on the run," away from the confines of the laboratory. By construing its service as scientific, Schlumberger was able to get the edge on the compet... View more info

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What We Believe but Cannot Prove Today's Leading Thinkers on Science in the Age of Certainty

By: Brockman, John

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2006

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 22829

ISBN: 0060841818

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. More than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers write about things they believe in, despite the absence of concrete proofScientific theory, more often than not, is born of bold assumption, disparate bits of unconnected evidence, and educated leaps of faith. Some of the most potent beliefs among brill... View more info

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The Common Sense of Science

By: Bronowski, Jacob

Price: $4.41

Publisher: New York, Modern Library Paperbacks: 1965

Seller ID: 14866

Condition: Good+


Unmarked. Except for previous owner's name on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 152 pages View more info

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $28.72

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada Limited: 2003

Seller ID: 17862

ISBN: 0385660030

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; 9 X 6.20 X 1.70 inches; 560 pages View more info

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Connections

By: Burke, James

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co (P): 1995

Seller ID: 14870

ISBN: 0316116726

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Very mild wear on some corners. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. You can make all the plans you will, plot to make a fortune in the commodities market, speculate on developing trends: all will likely come to naught, for "however carefully you plan for the future, someone else's actions will inevitably modify the way your plans turn out.... View more info

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The Day the Universe Changed How Galileo's Telescope Changed The Truth and Other Events in History That Dramatically Altered Our Understanding of the World

By: Burke, James

Price: $14.22

Publisher: Boston, Back Bay Books: 1995

Seller ID: 14871

ISBN: 0316117048

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. In The Day the Universe Changed, James Burke examines eight periods in history when our view of the world shifted dramatically: in the eleventh century, when extraordinary discoveries were made by Spanish crusaders; in fourteenth-century Florence, where perspective in painting emerged; in the fifteenth century,... View more info

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The Scientific Endeavor Centennial Celebration of the National Academy of Sciences. [History of the Universe; Nature of Matter; The Determinants and Evolution of Life; A Century of Scientific Conquest]

By: Calvin, Melvin; John F. Kennedy, Robert Oppenheimer, Geoffrey Chew, Theodosius Dobzhansky, J. B. Fisk, William Fowler, Jesse Greenstein, H. H. Hess, G. Evelyn Hutchinson, John F. Kennedy, Linus Paulin

Price: $15.50

Publisher: [s.l.] : The Rockefeller University Press, 1965.: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14969

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. Mild wear on corners and some edges. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; B&W Photographs; 8.70 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 330 pages View more info

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Winston Churchill's Afternoon Nap A wide-awake inquiry into the human nature of time

By: Campbell, Jeremy

Price: $11.32

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Seller ID: 14869

ISBN: 0671475479

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Mild sun fading of spine area. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. This book is about the human nature of time. The author points out that the experience of time is starting to crystallize, to come together. As a result, inner time, like outer space is less mysterioius than it used to be. ; Trade PB; 9.10 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 432 pages View more info

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Truth and Beauty Aesthetics and Motivations in Science

By: Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan

Price: $8.19

Publisher: Chicago, Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx): 1987

Seller ID: 24080

ISBN: 0226100863

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. A collection of lectures given by Chandrasekhar, the astrophysicist. ; Textbook; 9.10 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages View more info

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The inner planets New light on the rocky worlds of Mercury, Venus, Earth, the moon, Mars, and the asteroids

By: Chapman, Clark R

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1977

Seller ID: 14868

ISBN: 0684148986

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous powner's name on inside cover. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; 170 pages View more info