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Tycho Brahe and the Measure of the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9781789142341, Reaktion Books, March 2020
288 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 98 illus., 59 in colour
The Danish aristocrat and astronomer Tycho Brahe personified the inventive vitality of Renaissance life in the sixteenth century. Brahe lost his nose in a student duel, wrote Latin poetry and built one of the most astonishing villas of the period, as...
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Radio Making Waves in Sound
ISBN: HB: 9781789140781, Reaktion Books, May 2019
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 80 illus., 50 in colour
Radio is a medium of seemingly endless contradictions. Now in its third century of existence, the technology still seems startling modern; despite frequent predictions of its demise, radio continues to evolve and flourish in the age of the internet a...
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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9781780239064, Reaktion Books, February 2018
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 43 illus., 12 in colour
Isaac Newton is regarded as one of the greatest scientists in history, yet the spectrum of his interests was much broader than that of a contemporary scientist. He was deeply involved in alchemical, religious and biblical studies, and in the later pa...
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Blaise Pascal Miracles and Reason
ISBN: HB: 9781780237213, Reaktion Books, March 2017
200 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 7 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
Blaise Pascal had an extraordinary life and career. Renowned as a child prodigy, he engaged with the intellectual ferment surrounding the mathematician Father Mersenne before turning to his scientific experiments, his work on mathematics and construc...
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Liquid Crystals The Science and Art of a Fluid Form
ISBN: HB: 9781780236452, Reaktion Books, October 2016
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 10 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
?Liquid crystal is a curious phase of matter. It has the ability at once to flow, like water, and to refract, like ice. It was closely observed, if not yet named, by experts in 1888 but they found no practical use for it. Probed and imaged for decade...
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£25,00
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Eye for Detail Images of Plants and Animals in Art and Science, 1500-1630
ISBN: HB: 9781780236407, Reaktion Books, October 2016
288 pp., 25x19 cm, 100 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
?Image-transforming techniques such as close-up, time lapse and layering are often linked to the age of photography, but they were already being used half a millennium ago for the purposes of identification and study. This is why Renaissance drawings...
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£35,00
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Matter Factory A History of the Chemistry Laboratory
ISBN: HB: 9781780234427, Reaktion Books, April 2015
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 120 halftones
From white coats to Bunsen burners the laboratory is a controlled space of experimentation, research and invention. But how have the desired functions of the laboratory influenced the way that the laboratory was constructed, laid out, equipped and op...
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