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The Promise of Space

by Clarke, Arthur C

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1968
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New York: Harper & Row, 1968. (1986) Space technology is erasing obstacles so effectively that what seemed impossible to one generation becomes elementary to the next. This book contains many new ideas from the author's inventive mind - the same mind that devised the concept behind the communications satellite. The book is divided into five sections. The first… Read more
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Einstein The Man and His Achievement

by Einstein, Albert Edited By G.J. Whitrow

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9780486229348
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New York: Dover Publications Inc. (c.1967) Photo illustrated card covers. This Dover edition, first published in 1973, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published by the B.B.C. in 1967... Three broadcast programmes make up the content of this book. Foreword by Christopher Sykes. Biographical notes on contributers provided. The content is divided… Read more
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Not From The Apes

by Kurten, Bjorn

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1973
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Newton, Abbot, Devon: Readers Union, 1973. In this lucid history of our early human ancestors, an eminent paleontologist challenges certain scientific dogmas and shows how fossils disprove the standard notion that man is descended from the apes. He surveys mankinds's evolution through the past million years and speculates on the nature of evolution to come. 183pp includes glossary. Illustrated… Read more
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Energy And The Evolution of Life

by Fox, Roland F

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Published
1988
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Second Printing
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9780716718499
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New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1988. Ronald F. Fox, Ph.D... Professor of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology. "Energy and The Evolution of Life" is important and exciting reading for scientists and students interested in biology's most controversial questions - questions of origin. Ronald Fox's views are innovative and far reaching, with implications for the genetic code… Read more
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

by Hawking, Stephen

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Published
1993
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780553095234
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New York: Bamtam Books, 1993. Stephen Hawking sheds new light on the darkest regions of space and time to reveal an extraordinary array of possibilities for our understanding of the universe. The thirteen essays and one remarkable extended interview broadcast over the BBC on Christmas Day, 1992 range from the autobiographical to the purely scientific. With the great… Read more
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Canada In Space

by Dotto, Lydia. Foreword By Marc Garneau

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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9780772515599
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Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1987. Illustrated card covers. "Canada In Space" focuses on the present and future of our involvement, profiles the Canadian astronauts, gives a unique behind-the-scenes account of astronaut training, tells the story of Canadarm's developement and looks at the technology Canada is developing for the space station. Lydia Dotto is a highly respected science writer. This is… Read more
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Elementary Qualitative Analysis

by Reedy, J. H

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Published
1941
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Third Edition, Fourth Impression
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New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1941. International Chemical Series. J.H. Reedy.... Associate Professor of Chemistry in the University of Illinois. Preface to the Third Edition. Preface to the First Edition. The 'Introduction' includes 'Macroanalysis and Microanalysis' and 'Terms and Operations used in Chemical Analysis'. Part I of the book.... Preliminary Laboratory Work..... Part II Detection of… Read more
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Earth's Aura. A Layman's Guide To The Atmosphere

by Young, Louise B

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780713911657
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London: Allen Lane/Penquin Books, 1980. Louise Young presents an outstanding clear account of current knowledge about the atmosphere. She explains such newsworthy phenomena as metal-corroding acid rain, smog and damage to the ozone layer, as well as the ever important and fascinating pattern of the weather; but she also gives progress reports about the amazing promise (and threat) of… Read more
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