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THE CANON: A WHIRLIGIG TOUR OF THE BEAUTIFUL BASICS OF SCIENCE

By: Angier, Natalie

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000042147

ISBN: 0547053460

Condition: Very Good


From the Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author of Woman, a playful, passionate guide to the science all around us With the singular intelligence and exuberance that made Woman an internatio nal sensation, Natalie Angier takes us on a whirligig tour of the scientifi c canon. She draws on conversations with hundreds of the world's top scient ists and on her own work as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for the New Yor k Times to create a thoroughly entertaining guide to scientific literacy. A ngier's gifts are on full display in The Canon, an ebullient celebration of science that stands t... View more info

TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD (THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD)

By: Anisuzzaman, D.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000027857

ISBN: 0333346556

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF FLIGHT VEHICLES (DOVER BOOKS ON AERONAUTICAL ENGINE ERING)

By: Ashley, Holt

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000027607

ISBN: 0486672131

Condition: Very Good


A read copy but no markings throughout, unblemished spine, NOT an ex-librar y edition: "Written by one of the leading aerospace educators of our time, each senten ce is packed with information. An outstanding book. - Private Pilot "Illuminated throughout by new twists in explaining familiar concepts, help ful examples and intriguing by-the-ways. A fine book." - Canadian Aeronauti cs and Space Journal This classic by a Stanford University educator and a pioneer of aerospace engineering introduces the complex process of designing atmospheric flight vehicles. An exploration of virtual... View more info

WORKBOOK TO ACCOMPANY LOGIC

By: Baum, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000015247

ISBN: 0030133815

Condition: Good


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BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

By: Benyus, Janine M.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Perennial (HarperCollins): 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000042466

ISBN: 0688160999

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Biomimicry is a revolutionary new science that analyzes natures best ideas- -spider silk and eyes, seashells and brain cells, photosynthesis and DNA--a nd adapts them for human use. Janine Benyus takes us into the lab and out i n the field with the maverick researchers who are discovering natures ingen ious solutions to the problem of human survival: studying leaves to learn h ow to make microscopic solar power packs that will clean up toxic spills an... View more info

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CAE: COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING FOR INJECTION MOLDING

By: Bernhardt, Ernest C.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Hanser: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000027613

ISBN: 3446139508

Condition: Very Good


This book presents the state of the art and today's most significant and re volutionary changes in plastics technology: computer aided design, manufact ure and engineering. It is the first attempt to compile the different appro aches developed in industry and universities and to unifytheir presentation in a logical fashion for the plastics engineer. View more info

ELECTRIC UNIVERSE

By: Bodanis, David

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000039849

ISBN: 0349117667

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE SECRET HOUSE: 24 HOURS IN THE STRANGE AND UNEXPECTED WORLD IN WHICH WE SPEND OUR DAYS AND NIGHTS

By: Bodanis, David

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000045625

ISBN: 067160032X

Condition: Good/Good


Vividly describes the invisible physical and biological events in a house t hat are a part of everyday life, such as the eggs quietly breathing in the refrigerator and the electrical force fields curling out of the wall socket s. View more info

DARWIN'S LOST WORLD: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF ANIMAL LIFE

By: Brasier, Martin

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000040763

ISBN: 0199548986

Condition: Very Good


Darwin's Lost World: The Hidden History of Animal Life by Martin Brasier It greatly puzzled Darwin that the most ancient rocks, those dating before the Cambrian period, seemed to be barren of fossils when he would expect th em to be teeming with life. Decades of work by modern paleontologists have indeed brought us amazing fossils from far beyond the Cambrian, from the de pths of the Precambrian. Yet hidden in these depths is a great mystery-some thing happened around the Cambrian to dramatically speed up evolution and p roduce many of the early forms of animals we know today-and scientists d... View more info

THE WEB OF LIFE: A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF LIVING SYSTEMS

By: Capra, Fritjof

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000045490

ISBN: 0385476760

Condition: Very Good


The vitality and accessibility of Fritjof Capra's ideas have made him perha ps the most eloquent spokesperson of the latest findings emerging at the fr ontiers of scientific, social, and philosophical thought. In his internatio nal bestsellers The Tao of Physics and The Turning Point, he juxtaposed phy sics and mysticism to define a new vision of reality. In The Web of Life, C apra takes yet another giant step, setting forth a new scientific language to describe interrelationships and interdependence of psychological, biolog ical, physical, social, and cultural phenomena-the "web of life.&... View more info

SHOTS IN THE DARK: THE WAYWARD SEARCH FOR AN AIDS VACCINE

By: Cohen, Jon

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000040428

ISBN: 0393322254

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. When scientists proved in 1984 that HIV causes AIDS, a vaccine race spun into action. But the sprint to develop an AIDS vaccine now more closely resembles a crawl. Jon Cohen elucidates the forces that have hindered the search: unforeseen scientific obstacles, clashing personalities, the uncertain marketplace, haphazard political organization, and serious ethical dilemmas. Beyond a powerful critique, Cohen also offers specific recommendations for acce... View more info

MIND OVER MATTER: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE COSMOS

By: Cole, K. C.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000045180

ISBN: 0156029561

Condition: Very Good


The universe comes down to earth in K. C. Cole's Mind Over Matter, a fresh and witty exploration of physics, cosmology, mathematics, astronomy, and mo re. Like no other science writer, Cole demystifies scientific concepts and humanizes the people who study them. Beginning with a discussion of how "th e mind creates reality as well as muddles it," she then peeks into the stor ies behind science's great minds and into their playful side, and concludes by illuminating the relationship between science and society. Cole's remar kable work brings science to the reader's doorstep, revealing t... View more info

ABOUT TIME: EINSTEIN'S UNFINISHED REVOLUTION (PENGUIN SCIENCE)

By: Davies, Paul

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000045642

ISBN: 0140174613

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution Paul Davies confronts the p uzzles and paradoxes of time that have bemused the world's greatest thinker s throughout the ages. When Albert Einstein formulated his theory of relativity it brought about a revolution in our understanding of time, yet also presented a new set of m ysteries. Einstein's time can be warped, leading to bizarre possibilities s uch as black holes and time travel, while making a n... View more info

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THE THEORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM: A LOGICAL ANALYSIS

By: Ellis, John M.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000024569

ISBN: 0520025474

Condition: Good/Good


Minimum wear throughout, NOT an ex-library book. View more info

AS THE FUTURE CATCHES YOU: HOW GENOMICS & OTHER FORCES ARE CHANGING YOUR LI FE, WORK, HEALTH & WEALTH

By: Enriquez, Juan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crown Business: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000030706

ISBN: 0609609033

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. You will never look at the world in the same way after reading As the Futur e Catches You. Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprece dented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically dem onstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revo lutions on your life. Genetics will be the dominant language of this century. Those who can "spea k it" will acquire direct and deliberate con... View more info

WHY US?: HOW SCIENCE REDISCOVERED THE MYSTERY OF OURSELVES

By: Fanu, James Le

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000041630

ISBN: 037542198X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The triumph of science in explaining man's unique place in the universe mig ht seem almost complete. But in this lucid and compelling account, James Le Fanu describes how in the recent past science has come face-to-face with t wo seemingly unanswerable questions concerning the nature of genetic inheri tance and the workings of the brain-questions that suggest there is, after all, "more than we can know." "Scientists do not 'do' wonder,... View more info

HOW TO CONDUCT SURVEYS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

By: Fink, Arlene G.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000045533

ISBN: 141291423X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The popular book that has helped readers to organize a rigorous survey and evaluate the credibility of other surveys by giving them practical, step-by-step advice, has been updated and revised with new content, references, and examples. The Third Edition of How to Conduct Surveys: A Step-by-Step Guide focuses on the issues in survey research that have become prominent since the publication of the bestselling Second Edition. Writing in a clear and acce... View more info

FRESH: A PERISHABLE HISTORY

By: Freidberg, Susanne

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043052

ISBN: 0674057228

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. That rosy tomato perched on your plate in December is at the end of a great journeyĆ¢??not just over land and sea, but across a vast and varied cultura l history. This is the territory charted in Fresh. Opening the door of an o rdinary refrigerator, it tells the curious story of the quality stored insi de: freshness. We want fresh foods to keep us healthy, and to connect us to nature and com munity. We also want them convenient, pretty, and cheap. Fr... View more info

COMBUSTION ENGINEERING; A REFERENCE BOOK ON FUEL BURNING AND STEAM GENERATI ON

By: Fryling, Glenn R.

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: 1966: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000019694

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Rubbing to dustjacket, no tears,creases, bookplate inside ffep, o/w clean a nd bright, no markings throughout: First published in 1947 under the editorship of Otto de Lorenzi. Bibliographical footnotes. View more info

THE ANATOMY OF POWER

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000027855

ISBN: 0241111617

Condition: Good/Good


The Anatomy of Power is a 1983 book by Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbr aith. It sought to classify three types of power: compensatory power in whi ch submission is bought, condign power in which submission is won by making the alternative sufficiently painful, and conditioned power in which submi ssion is gained by persuasion. It further divided power by source: power ei ther stems from personality or leadership, property or wealth, or organisat ion. The book goes on to detail a brief history of the use of power, noting the broad arc of history in moving away from condign and towards comp... View more info