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Encyclopedia of Discovery: Science and History

By: Chain Sales Marketing

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Fog City Press: 2003

Seller ID: 001532


How things work -- Flight -- Great Inventions -- Great buildings -- Sports and games -- Ancient Egypt -- Ancient China -- Ancient Greece -- Ancient Rome -- Native Americans -- Explorers and traders. View more info

The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology

By: Erich Fromm

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000396


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Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship

By: George Dyson

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 001665


In 1957, a small group of scientists, supported by the U.S. government, launched an attempt to build a four-thousand-ton spaceship propelled by nuclear bombs. The initial plan called for missions to Mars by 1965 and Saturn by 1970. After seven years of work, political obstacles brought the effort to a halt. The Orion team, led by the American bomb-designer Theodore B. Taylor, included the physicist Freeman Dyson, whose son George was five years old when the existence... View more info

Journey Into Madness: The True Story of Secret CIA Mind Control and Medical Abuse

By: Gordon Thomas

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1990

Seller ID: 002459


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The Scientific Renaissance: 1450-1630

By: Marie Boas Hall

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 001593


Stimulating, illuminating, and thoughtfully presented, this study explores the early stages of the scientific revolution. A noted historian of science examines the Copernican revolution, the anatomical work of Vesalius, the work of Paracelsus, Harvey's discovery of the circulatory system, the effects of Galileo's telescopic discoveries, and much more. View more info

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Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century

By: Michio Kaku

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1998

Seller ID: 001605


In "Visions, " physicist and author Michio Kaku examines the great scientific revolutions that have dramatically reshaped the twentieth century--the quantum mechanics, biogenetics, and artificial intelligence--and shows how they will change and alter science and the way we live. The next century will witness more far-reaching scientific revolutions, as we make the transition from unraveling the secrets of nature to becoming masters of nature. We will no longer be pas... View more info