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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon

Colin Burgess, Kate Doolan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 272 pages
The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two ...
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Opening Doors: The Life and Work of Joseph Schumpeter

Robert Loring Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 348 pages
The author puts this book in the best possible context by referring to the "magisterial and paradoxical Dr. Schumpeter." A figure in a rare class with John Maynard Keynes ...
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Scientific Elite: Nobel Laureates in the United States

Education - 335 pages
Scientific Elite is about Nobel prize winners and the well-defined stratification system in twentieth-century science. It tracks the careers of all American laureates who won ...
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Genesis of the Big Bang

Ralph A. Alpher Distinguished Professor of Physics Union College, Austin (Emeritus) Robert Herman Professor of Civil Engineering University of Texas - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 224 pages
The authors of this volume have been intimately connected with the conception of the Big Bang model since 1947. Following the late George Gamow's ideas in 1942 and more ...
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Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore's Life in Science

Shane Crotty - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 270 pages
Shane Crotty's biography of David Baltimore details the life and work of one of the most brilliant, powerful, and controversial scientists of our time. Although only in his ...
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Inventing Modern : Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins ...

John H. Lienhard M. D. Anderson Professor of Mechanical Engineering and History University of Houston (Emeritus) - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 304 pages
Modern is a word much used, but hard to pin down. In Inventing Modern, John H. Lienhard uses that word to capture the furious rush of newness in the first half of 20th-century ...
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Nazis, Women and Molecular Biologie: Memoirs of a Lucky Self-hater

Gunther Siegmund Stent - Social Science - 388 pages
What prompts a well-renowned scientist in molecular biology to write memoirs about a part of his life? In the case of Gunther Stent, it was not to reflect on his career as a ...
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Hobbes and Human Nature

Arnold W. Green - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 164 pages
Several excellent modem books about Hobbes either focus upon his life or analyze his ideas in a technical way. Green's unique treatment of the English philosopher explores how ...
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Voyage Through Time: Walks of Life to the Nobel Prize

Ahmed H. Zewail - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 287 pages
From a beginning in an Egyptian delta town and the port of Alexandriato the scenic vistas of sunny southern California, Ahmed Zewail takesus on a voyage through time his own ...
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Evolution's Captain: NF abt Capt. FitzRoy & Chas Darwin

Peter Nichols - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 352 pages
This is the story of the man without whom the name Charles Darwin might be unknown to us today. That man was Captain Robert FitzRoy, who invited the 22-year-old Darwin to be ...
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