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Mary Somerville: Science, Illumination, and the Female Mind

Kathryn A. Neeley, Mary Somerville - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 263 pages
A 2001 biography of the leading woman of science in Great Britain during the nineteenth century.
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Worse Than the Disease: Pitfalls of Medical Progress

Diana Barbara Dutton - Medical - 1992 - 548 pages
This book examines four medical innovations that epitomize the pitfalls of progress: DES, a synthetic estrogen prescribed to millions of women to prevent miscarriages, which ...
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Measuring Minds: Henry Herbert Goddard and the Origins of American ...

Leila Zenderland - History - 2001 - 478 pages
Explores intelligence testing in the US through the career of Henry Herbert Goddard.
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Charles Darwin in Australia

F. W. Nicholas, J. M. Nicholas - Science - 2002 - 214 pages
Drawing upon Darwin's diary, this book traces Darwin's travels in Australia in 1836.
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The Newtonian Revolution

I. Bernard Cohen - Science - 1983 - 404 pages
This volume presents Professor Cohen's original interpretation of the revolution that marked the beginnings of modern science and set Newtonian science as the model for the ...
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Antoine Lavoisier: Science, Administration and Revolution

Arthur Donovan - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 351 pages
Comprehensive account illuminating Lavoisier's role in the rise of modern chemistry and the French Revolution.
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On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe and His Assistants, 1570-1601

John Robert Christianson - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 451 pages
This book explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer. Christianson broadens this singular perspective by portraying ...
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The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery

Edward G. Ruestow - Science - 2004 - 348 pages
Ruestow examines the social unease that spurred the discoveries of the pioneers of microscopic research.
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Innovation in Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory: Molecular Vortices ...

Daniel M. Siegel - Science - 2003 - 240 pages
Siegel's close analysis of the original texts - with careful attention to the equations as well as to the words - reveals that mechanical modeling played a crucial role in ...
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.
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