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Calculus Made Easy

Silvanus P. Thompson, Martin Gardner - Mathematics - 1998 - 330 pages
A new version of this classic math primer explains the timeless theories of calculus in a contemporary and comprehensible way, with updated method and terminology, and twenty ...
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Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation

Alan Gurney - History - 2004 - 320 pages
A history of the compass describes its pivotal role in early shipping, relating how its development over the course of hundreds of years was marked by thousands of shipwrecks ...
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A History of Mathematics: An Introduction

Victor J. Katz - Mathematics - 2009 - 976 pages
Key Message: A History of Mathematics, Third Edition, provides a solid background in the history of mathematics, helping readers gain a deeper understanding of mathematical ...
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Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 908 pages
This richly detailed 1981 biography captures both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, presenting a fully rounded picture of Newton the man, the ...
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Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699-1839

Alan Gurney - History - 2007 - 315 pages
This wonderfully written book tells of the first Herculean expeditions to Antarctica, from astronomer Edmond Halley's 1699 voyage in the Paramore to the sealer John Balleny's ...
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Great Experiments in Physics: Firsthand Accounts from Galileo to Einstein

Morris H. Shamos - Science - 1987 - 370 pages
Starting with Galileo's experiments with motion, this study of 25 crucial discoveries includes Newton's laws of motion, Chadwick's study of the neutron, Hertz on ...
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The Life of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs

Silvanus Phillips Thompson - History - 2011 - 746 pages
A comprehensive biography, first published in 1910, of the influential mathematician and physicist William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824-1907).
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