By Mary Firestone
Astrobiology is the learn of existence within the universe. It contains the fields of astronomy, physics, biology, geology, paleontology, and so forth, akin to microbiology. The interest of scientists who wonder whether lifestyles exists someplace along with Earth has created this new technological know-how. because we won't but shuttle to different planets, astrobiologists needs to commence with the single existence we all know approximately: existence in the world.
By Eugene V. Dennett
Agitprop is the memoir of a Washington nation maritime and metal employee who used to be an established activist within the American Federation of work, the Congress of business agencies, and the Communist get together. Born to a Massachusetts operating classification socialist relations, Dennett is an idealist who sought to unify theoretical precept, coverage, and perform in his way of life. His existence tale embodies broader topics that make this e-book an allegorical depiction of 1 man's trip via twentieth century working-class the USA.
By Charles Tanford
Initially released by means of Duke collage Press in 1989, and provided right here with a brand new preface. Tanford (physiology, Duke U.) exhibits how technology got here to view the phone via quite a few phases, beginning with the actual idea that oil and water do not combine. He describes a number of the those that labored to discover the constructions important for cells to stay cells, and to figure their homes. no longer totally biography and in addition now not totally body structure, this article combines the 2 to explain the clinical existence from the eighteenth century to the Nineteen Seventies.
By Angela Marsh Peterson
Angela Marsh Peterson was once a unprecedented person who encountered approximately each event on hand to a 20th century lady: marriage, motherhood, divorce, loss of life of a kid, working a enterprise, and instructing college. She watched Haley’s comet along with her mom in 1910 and heard concerning the tragedy of the monstrous. She skilled the melancholy and either global Wars. The daughter of a country senator, she may develop to outlive rape, a worried breakdown, and a crippling ailment. In time, she might serve within the army, set up a commute corporation, create one of many first senior citizen facilities within the nation, and located the Angela Peterson Doll and Miniature Museum in excessive element, North Carolina. this can be Angela’s notable lifestyles tale.
By Mark L. Urban
This paintings offers a compelling account of the officer who waged the intelligence conflict opposed to Napoleon's military, a forerunner to the nice code-breakers of the twentieth century. The French military, through the Peninsular battle, used a code of unrivalled complexity - the "Great Paris Cipher". significant George Scovell used a community of Spanish guerillas to catch coded French messages, after which got to work decrypting them.