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    Rosalind Franklin and DNA

    Anne Sayre


    Rosalind Franklin's research was central to the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA. She never received the credit she was due during her lifetime.

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    Tuva or Bust!: Richard Feynman's Last Journey

    Ralph Leighton


    As a stamp-collecting boy always fascinated by remote places, Nobel Prize–winning physicist Richard Feynman was particularly taken by the diamond-shaped stamps from a place called Tannu Tuva deep within Outer Mongolia. He hoped, someday, to travel there.

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    Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics

    John Archibald Wheeler, Kenneth Ford


    The autobiography of one of the preeminent figures in twentieth-century physics.

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    Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See

    Donald David Hoffman


    "Don Hoffman . . . combines a deep understanding of the logic of perception, a gift for explaining it with simple displays that anyone can-quite literally-see, and a refreshing sense of wonder at the miracle of it all."--Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works

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    Feynman's Lost Lecture

    David Goodstein, Judith R. Goodstein


    "Glorious."—Wall Street Journal