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Blackett's War
Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962638
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts...

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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Radioactive Boy Scout
Written by Ken Silverstein
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ISBN: 9781588363565
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor
Written by Ken Silverstein


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 2, 2004
Price: $13.99

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments—building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion—were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing... Read more >
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Falling to Earth
Falling to Earth
Written by Al Worden and Francis French, Foreword by Dick Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343338
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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $17.95

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During... Read more >
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Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720955
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $26.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Faster
Faster
Written by James Gleick
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ISBN: 9780679775485
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Faster
The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Written by James Gleick


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2000
Price: $16.95

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.

Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones... Read more >
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The Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307987037
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.00

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
Written by Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823007622
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The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals

Written by Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1991
Price: $85.00

The techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes included in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for... Read more >
Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679734154
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The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 10, 1992
Price: $23.00

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today. Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
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ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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