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Cover: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinWhat Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinMoore, DonovanHARDCOVER03/03/2020$29.95
Cover: Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseZwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseJohnson, JohnHARDCOVER09/10/2019$35.00
Cover: August Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionAugust Weismann: Development, Heredity, and EvolutionChurchill, Frederick B.HARDCOVER06/09/2015$54.50
Cover: Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheNuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheSchweber, Silvan S.HARDCOVER06/18/2012$35.00
Cover: Lake Views: This World and the UniverseLake Views: This World and the UniverseWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK11/30/2011$22.50
Cover: Field Notes on Science & NatureField Notes on Science & NatureCanfield, Michael R.HARDCOVER05/30/2011$39.95
Cover: The Annotated <i>Origin</i>: A Facsimile of the First Edition of <i>On the Origin of Species</i>The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of SpeciesDarwin, CharlesPAPERBACK04/15/2011$35.00
Cover: Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoMean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoJackson, KatePAPERBACK05/01/2010$22.00
Cover: Einstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusEinstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusSchweber, Silvan S.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$24.50
Cover: Pierre Simon Laplace, 1749–1827: A Determined ScientistPierre Simon Laplace, 1749–1827: A Determined ScientistHahn, RogerHARDCOVER10/24/2005$42.00
Cover: The Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear WarThe Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear WarGhamari-Tabrizi, SharonHARDCOVER04/22/2005$28.50
Cover: Blackett: Physics, War, and Politics in the Twentieth CenturyBlackett: Physics, War, and Politics in the Twentieth CenturyNye, Mary JoE-DITION10/30/2004$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
Cover: Edward Teller: The Real Dr. StrangeloveEdward Teller: The Real Dr. StrangeloveGoodchild, PeterHARDCOVER10/29/2004$29.95
Cover: The Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril DarlingtonThe Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril DarlingtonHarman, Oren SolomonHARDCOVER06/15/2004$86.50
Cover: Suppressing the Diseases of Animals and Man: Theobald Smith, MicrobiologistSuppressing the Diseases of Animals and Man: Theobald Smith, MicrobiologistDolman, Claude E.
Wolfe, Richard J.
HARDCOVER09/15/2003$45.00
Cover: Making Genes, Making Waves: A Social Activist in ScienceMaking Genes, Making Waves: A Social Activist in ScienceBeckwith, JonHARDCOVER10/15/2002$29.50
Cover: Lives of a Biologist: Adventures in a Century of Extraordinary ScienceLives of a Biologist: Adventures in a Century of Extraordinary ScienceBonner, John TylerHARDCOVER05/24/2002$48.50
Cover: Rabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRigden, John S.PAPERBACK11/15/2000$38.00
Cover: The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordThe Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK09/01/2000$18.50
Cover: Walter B. Cannon, Science and SocietyWalter B. Cannon, Science and SocietyWolfe, Elin L.
Barger, A. Clifford
Benison, Saul
HARDCOVER03/01/2000$30.00Currently unavailable
Cover: Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationJourney to the Ants: A Story of Scientific ExplorationHölldobler, Bert
Wilson, Edward O.
PAPERBACK07/21/1998$33.00
Cover: Klaus Fuchs, Atom SpyKlaus Fuchs, Atom SpyWilliams, Robert ChadwellE-DITION10/30/1987$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
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