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Brilliant!
Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $11.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Future Crimes
Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It
Written by Marc Goodman


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $14.99

One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined. 


Technological advances have benefited our... Read more >
The Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships
Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg
Written by Harold Dick and Douglas Robinson


Format: eBook, 226 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $39.95

Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, from 1934 through 1938, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. Against the background of German secretiveness, especially during the Nazi period... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Places of Invention

Edited by Arthur P. Molella and Anna Karvellas


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 30, 2015
Price: $39.95

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Also available as a hardcover.
Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Scotch

Written by Ted Bruning


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $7.95

Scotland today has more than 100 distilleries ranging from vast factories to artisanal workshops, and more than half of them welcome tourists.Scotch whisky is the world’s favourite spirit, with established European and North American sales being swelled by fast-growing markets in China, India, and Brazil. Once again new distilleries are being... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston


Format: eBook, 274 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
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