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Hersch, Matthew H. - Inventing the American Astronaut, ebook

Inventing the American Astronaut

Hersch, Matthew H.


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Matthew H. Hersch
2. “Project Astronaut”
Matthew H. Hersch
3. “Deke’s Boys”
Matthew H. Hersch
4. Scientists in Space
Matthew H. Hersch
5. The Man in the Gray Flannel Spacesuit
Matthew H. Hersch
6. Public Space
Matthew H. Hersch

Pipe, Jim - Ireland, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Ireland, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim


From kings and queens, pirates and politicians, actors and directors to sportsmen, explorers, scientists and inventors, 'Great Britons: A Very Peculiar History' celebrates the men and women who have shaped Great Britain and made it what it is today.

Rotter, Andrew J. - Hiroshima : The World's Bomb, ebook

Hiroshima : The World's Bomb

Rotter, Andrew J.


Moreover, the bomb dropped on Hiroshima was conceived and built by an international community of scientists, not just by the Americans. Other nations (including Japan and Germany) were also developing atomic bombs in the first half of the 1940s, albeit hapharzardly.

Kaufman, Frederick - Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, ebook

Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food

Kaufman, Frederick


In Bet the Farm, food writer Kaufman sets out to discover the connection between the global food system and why the food on our tables is getting less healthy and less delicious even as the the world's biggest food companies and food scientists say things are better

Betts, Paul - Science, Religion and Communism in Cold War Europe, ebook

Science, Religion and Communism in Cold War Europe

Betts, Paul


The Shepherds’ Calling, the Engineers’ Project, and the Scientists’ Problem: Scientific Knowledge and the Care of Souls in Communist Eastern Europe
Patrick Hyder Patterson
4. Romanian Spirituality in Ceauşescu’s ‘Golden Epoch’: Social Scientists