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Turning Off the Heat
Turning Off the Heat
Written by Thomas R. Casten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781573922692
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Turning Off the Heat
Why America Must Double Energy Efficiency to Save Money and Reduce Global Warming
Written by Thomas R. Casten


Format: Hardcover, 269 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $32.99

Global warming, the result of increasing carbon dioxide emissions from energy producers and users, has become a danger to humans. It threatens radical climate changes, severe storms, and ecological havoc.

Turning Off the Heat targets a main source of overuse of fossil fuels - the energy producers themselves who, through their government-approved... Read more >
The Chip
The Chip
Written by T.R. Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758287
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... Read more >
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Moon Lander
Moon Lander
Written by Thomas J. Kelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342737
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2009
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky
Written by Dwayne Day
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987734
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Eye in the Sky
The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites
Written by Dwayne Day


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $17.95

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence... Read more >
Concrete Planet
Concrete Planet
Written by Robert Courland, Foreword by Dennis Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144814
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Concrete Planet
The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
Written by Robert Courland
Foreword by Dennis Smith


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $26.00

Concrete: We use it for our buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. We walk on it, drive on it, and many of us live and work within its walls. But very few of us know what it is. We take for granted this ubiquitous substance, which both literally and figuratively comprises much... Read more >
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Rethinking Cold War Culture

Written by Peter J. Kuznick and James Gilbert


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

This anthology of essays questions many widespread assumptions about the culture of postwar America. Illuminating the origins and development of the many threads that constituted American culture during the Cold War, the contributors challenge the existence of a monolithic culture during the 1950s and thereafter. They demonstrate instead that there was... Read more >
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The Pursuit of Loneliness
The Pursuit of Loneliness
Written by Philip Slater
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042014
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The Pursuit of Loneliness
America's Discontent and the Search for a New Democratic Ideal
Written by Philip Slater


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 1, 1990
Price: $19.00

In a classic indictment of American individualism and isolationism, Philip Slater analyzes the great ills of modern society-violence, competitiveness, inequality, and the national 'addiction' to technology. Read more >
Rescuing Prometheus
Rescuing Prometheus
Written by Thomas P. Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773265
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Rescuing Prometheus
Four Monumental Projects that Changed Our World
Written by Thomas P. Hughes


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The Economist

Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.  Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations, and new management... Read more >
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Visions of a Flying Machine
Visions of a Flying Machine
Written by Peter Jakab
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987482
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Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter Jakab


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: April 17, 1997
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 >
Flesh and Machines
Flesh and Machines
Written by Rodney Brooks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375421938
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Flesh and Machines
How Robots Will Change Us
Written by Rodney Brooks


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $13.99

Are we really on the brink of having robots to mop our floors, do our dishes, mow our lawns, and clean our windows? And are researchers that close to creating robots that can think, feel, repair themselves, and even reproduce?

Rodney A. Brooks, director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory believes... Read more >
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