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  • 1.  

    The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

     By Richard Dawkins [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 494 403 (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
  • 2.  

    Bad Science

     By Ben Goldacre [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 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
  • 3.  

    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
  • 4.  

    Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think

     By Alan Grafen , Mark Ridley [Paperback 2007]
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    My Einstein

     By John Brockman [Paperback 2007]
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    Available. 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
  • 6.  

    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
  • 7.  

    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
  • 8.  

    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
  • 9.  

    The Evolution of Agency and Other Essays

     By Kim Sterelny , Michael Ruse [Paperback 2000]
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  • 10.  

    A Universe of Atoms, an Atom in the Universe

     By Mark P Silverman [Hardcover 2007, 2nd Edition]
    Rs. 6,681 4,811 (28% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days The essays in this book are based on researches the author has undertaken on a wide range of topics, some using equipment no more elaborate than what one can find in an ordinary kitchen, others making elegant use of sophisticated experimental apparatus. Presenting a personal odyssey in physics, Silverman investigates...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2012, 2nd Edition
  • 11.  

    The Hair of the Dog and Other Scientific Surprises

     By Karl Sabbagh [Paperback 2011]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days From the dinosaurs that caused sonic booms to the irrational nature of the number pi, essays on scientific strangeness Science is full of surprises, such as the peculiar peepshow beginnings of baby incubators, the unexpected positive fallout from the H-bomb, or the fifth taste sensation lurking in everyone's taste buds...   more
  • 12.  

    Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience

     By Richard L Knight , Suzanne Riedel , Susanne Riedel [Paperback 2002]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days In Aldo Leopold and an Ecological Conscience ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other professional conservationists explore the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand County Almanac and his contributions to the environmental movement, the philosophy of science, and natural resource management. Twelve personal essays describe the enormous impact he...   more
  • 13.  

    DNA: Changing Science and Society

     By Richard Henderson , Torsten Krude [Hardcover 2003]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Since the revelation of the double helical structure of DNA by Watson and Crick fifty years ago, research into this important molecule has had a dramatic impact on science and society. This volume brings together some of the key workers in the field to explore DNA fingerprinting, the extraction of...   more
  • 14.  

    Memory

     By Patricia Fara , Karalyn Patterson [Hardcover 1998]
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    Other Editions: Paperback 2006
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    Our Universe: The Thrill of Extragalactic Exploration

     By S Alan Stern , Alan Stern [Paperback 2001]
    Rs. 3,922 2,824 (28% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days The universe is unimaginably vast and ancient, with countless star systems, galaxies and extraordinary phenomenon. This collection of essays by the world's foremost astrophysicists offer insights into the latest techniques, findings, and mysteries. Illustrations. The Universe in which we live is unimaginably vast and ancient, with countless star systems, galaxies,...   more
  • 16.  

    Parasites, People, and Places: Essays on Field Parasitology

     By Gerald W Esch [Paperback 2004]
    Rs. 3,212 2,312 (28% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Professor Gerald W. Esch, one of the world's leading ecological parasitologists, presents a series of essays on classic examples of field parasitology. The essays focus on the significance of the work and its contribution to the field but also on the people and, particularly, the sites at which the work...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2004
  • 17.  

    Positioning the History of Science

     By Kostas Gavroglu , Jurgen Renn [Paperback 2010]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days This volume, compiled in honor of Sam Schweber, an outstanding historian of science, physicist and exceptional human being, offers a comprehensive survey of the present state of the history of science. It collects essays written by leading representatives in the field. The essays examine the state of the history of...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2007
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    Christmas at the Royal Institution: An Anthology of Lectures by M Faraday, J Tyndall, R S Ball, S P Thompson, E R Lankester, W H Bragg, W L Bragg, R L

     By Frank A L James [Paperback 2008]
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  • 19.  

    What Makes Biology Unique? : Considerations on the Autonomy of a Scientific Discipline

     By Ernst Mayr [Paperback 2007]
    Rs. 2,248 1,619 (28% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days As Ernst Mayr, the most eminent evolutionary biologist of the 20th century, turns 100 years old, he offers this collection of essays that argue that biology is an autonomous science rather than a branch of the physical sciences. He offers insights on the history of evolutionary thought, critiques the conditions...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2004
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    The Best American Science and Nature Writing

     By Tim Folger , Jr Richard Preston [Paperback 2007]
    Rs. 1,283 975 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Edited by Richard Preston, Jr., the bestselling author of "The Hot Zone" and "The Cobra Event," this new collection is a terrific sampling of science writing at its best" ("Booklist"). "Science is about not knowing and wanting badly to know. Science is Edited by Richard Preston, Jr., the bestselling author...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2007
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