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  • 1.  

    Surely Youre Joking, MR Feynman! : Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton

     By Richard Phillips Feynman [Paperback 1992]
    Rs. 499 374 (25% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days In this phenomenal bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums--and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature....   more
    Other Editions: 2005 Paperback 1997
  • 2.  

    The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

     By Richard Dawkins [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 595 486 (18% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Boasting almost one hundred pieces, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from "the discovery of Lucy" to "the terror and vastness of the universe." Edited by best-selling author and...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008
  • 3.  

    Bad Science

     By Ben Goldacre [Paperback 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 1-2 days Dr Ben Goldacre's wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations. Since 2003 Dr Ben Goldacre has been exposing dodgy medical data in his popular Guardian column. In this eye-opening book he takes on...   more
  • 4.  

    Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think

     By Alan Grafen , Mark Ridley [Paperback 2007]
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  • 5.  

    Whats Next? : Dispatches on the Future of Science

     By Max Brockman [Paperback 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim? How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain? What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we think? What does current neurological research...   more
  • 6.  

    My Einstein

     By John Brockman [Paperback 2007]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days This collection of essays about Albert Einstein reflect views, perspectives, and an estimation of him and the implications of his work. In this fascinating volume, today's foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2006, 1st Edition
  • 7.  

    The Best American Science Writing

     By Jerome Groopman [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Edited by "New York Times" bestselling author Jerome Groopman, "The Best American Science Writing 2010" collects in one volume the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Distinguished by new and impressive voices as well as some of the foremost names in science writing--David Dobbs, Elizabeth Kolbert,...   more
  • 8.  

    Facing Up: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries

     By Steven Weinberg [Paperback 2003]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Each of the essays included here struggles with the necessity of facing up to the discovery that the laws of nature are impersonal, with no preference for any species. In a recent "New York Times" profile, James Glanz remarked, "Steven Weinberg is perhaps the world's most authoritative proponent of the...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2001
  • 9.  

    The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems

     By Henry Petroski [Paperback 2011]
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    Other Editions: Hardbound 2010
  • 10.  

    Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology

     By Elliott Sober [Paperback 2006, 3rd Edition]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2007. These essays by leading scientists and philosophers address conceptual issues that arise in the theory and practice of evolutionary biology. The third edition of this widely used anthology has been substantially revised and updated. Four new sections have been added: on women in the evolutionary...   more
  • 11.  

    Physicists on Wall Street and Other Essays on Science and Society

     By Jeremy Bernstein [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Over the years, Jeremy Bernstein has been in contact with many of the world's most renowned physicists and other scientists, many of whom were involved in politics, literature, and language. In this diverse collection of essays, he reflects on their work, their personal relationships, their motives, and their contributions. Even...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008
  • 12.  

    A Universe of Atoms, an Atom in the Universe

     By Mark P Silverman [Hardcover 2002, 2nd Edition]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Approximately 10 years have passed since the publication of And Yet 1 It Moves: Strange Systems and Subtle Questions in Physics. During this time, the book has done very well, being received favorably by both readers and reviewers. The exhaustion of the last printing has given me the opportunity to...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2012, 2nd Edition
  • 13.  

    Collected Essays V6

     By Thomas Henry Huxley [Hardcover]
    Rs. 5,135
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  • 14.  

    The Devils Delusion, a Discussion Guide

     By John West , Sonja West [Paperback 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days This discussion guide is designed to facilitate the use of David Berlinski's book The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions in small groups, adult Sunday School classes, adult education seminars, and book discussion clubs. The guide con...   more
  • 15.  

    Scientific American Presents: Nobel Prize Winners on Medicine

     By Scientific American Magazine [Paperback 2009]
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    Available. Now available for the fi rst time in one volume, dozens of "Scientific American "articles written by Nobel Prize-winning doctors and scientists combine to make a unique book that will inspire and educate anyone interested in the modern history of medicine...   more
  • 16.  

    Principia

     By Isaac Newton , Stephen Hawking [Paperback 2005]
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    Available. Newton uses mathematical terms to present the principles of time, force, and motion, which have been instrumental in the development of modern physics. In his Introduction, the famed physicist and bestselling author Stephen Hawking shows how his work buil...   more
  • 17.  

    Collected Essays V7

     By Thomas Henry Huxley [Hardcover]
    Rs. 5,617
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  • 18.  

    The Merely Personal: Observations on Science and Scientists

     By Jeremy Bernstein [Hardcover 2001]
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    Available. Jeremy Bernstein's sparkling new collection of essays represents much of his work over the past ten years. Focusing on science as a form of human experience, his essays range from an attempt to explain the use of the quantum theory in Tom Stoppard's play...   more
  • 19.  

    Visualizations: The Nature Book of Art and Science

     By Martin Kemp [Hardcover 2001]
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    Available. Martin Kemp's provocative essays on the interplay between art and science have been entertaining readers of Nature, the world's leading journal for the announcement of scientific discoveries, since 1997. These short, illustrated, highly-regarded essays ge...   more
  • 20.  

    La Investigacion Apasionada

     By Pierre Joliot [Paperback 2006]
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    Available. Pierre Joliot, hijo y nieto de investigadores tan notables como Pierre Curie, Maria Curie, Frederic e Irene Joliot Curie y el tambien un cientifico muy distinguido: profesor del CollC(ge de France, miembro de la Academia de Ciencias y dedicado a la bioene...   more
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