all ebooks in category: History of Science & Medicine (12)

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin
English | 2014 | ISBN: 019936141X | 288 pages | PDF | 3 MB

For evolutionary biologists, the concept of chance has always played a significant role in the formation of evolutionary theory. As far back as Greek antiquity, …

Physics: A Short History: From Quintessence to Quarks
English | January 4, 2016 | ISBN: 0198746857 | True PDF | 224 pages | 64.9 MB

How does the physics we know today - a highly professionalised enterprise, inextricably linked to government and industry - link back to its origins as …

The Spirit of Inquiry: How one extraordinary society shaped modern science
2019 | ISBN: 0198833377 | English | 400 pages | PDF | 30 MB

Cambridge is now world-famous as a centre of science, but it wasn't always so. Before the nineteenth century, the sciences were of little importance in …

Andrei Sakharov: Quarks And The Structure Of Matter
English | ISBN: 9814407410 | 2013 | 164 pages | PDF | 2 MB

In 1980, the Cold War was in full bloom. The Soviet father of the hydrogen bomb and Nobel Peace Laureate turned dissident physicist, Andrei Sakharov, …

Edoardo Boncinelli - Prima lezione di biologia (2010)
Italiano | 2010 | 203 pages | ISBN: N/A | PDF | 5 MB

Cos'è un essere vivente e cos'è quell'eccezionale esperimento naturale, quel regno del possibile che noi chiamiamo vita: lo stato delle conoscenze biologiche nelle parole di …

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI
English | ISBN: 0525539557 | 2020 | EPUB | 336 pages | 15 MB

From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air ("Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale"—Douglas Preston) …

Baroque Science
English | ISBN: 0226923983 | 2013 | 352 pages | EPUB | 17 MB

In Baroque Science, Ofer Gal and Raz Chen-Morris present a radically new perspective on the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Instead of celebrating the …

The New York Times Book of Science: More than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage
English | October 6th, 2015 | ISBN: 1402793219 | 550 pages | EPUB | 0.89 MB

For more than 150 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 125 articles from its archives are …

The Pull Of History : Human Understanding Of Magnetism And Gravity Through The Ages
English | 2018 | ISBN: 9813223766 | 979 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

This book seeks to understand what bring to pass the birth of modern physics by focusing upon the formation of the concept of force. This …

Science Writing in Greco-Roman Antiquity
2017 | ISBN: 0521113709, 0521130638 | English | 208 pages | PDF | 0.8 MB

We access Greek and Roman scientific ideas mainly through those texts which happen to survive. By concentrating only on the ideas conveyed, we may limit …