Best Sellers: History of Science, January 10, 2013

February 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
Dyson, George
2012. ISBN 9780375422775. $29.95

2) In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World
Stewart, Ian
Basic Books: Perseus
2012. ISBN 9780465029730. $26.99

3) The Sounding of the Whale: Science & Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century
Burnett, D. Graham
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226081304. $45

4) American Genesis: The Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science
Moran, Jeffrey P.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780195183498. $29.95

5) Stephen Hawking: An Unfettered Mind
Ferguson, Kitty
Palgrave Macmillan
2012. ISBN 9780230340602. $27

6) Darwin’s Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution
Stott, Rebecca
Spiegel & Grau
2012. ISBN 9781400069378. $27

7) In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation
Cook, William J.
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691152707. $27.95

8) What Did the Romans Know? An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking
Lehoux, Daryn
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226471143. $45

9) On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
Souder, William
2012. ISBN 9780307462206. $30

10) A Cultural History of Physics
Simonyi, Károly
AK Peters: CRC Press
2012. ISBN 9781568813295. $59

11) Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It
Timberg, Craig
Penguin Group (USA)
2012. ISBN 9781594203275. $29.95

12) Long Shot: Vaccines for National Defense
Hoyt, Kendall
Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674061583. $29.95

13) Einstein’s Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion
Gimbel, Steven
Johns Hopkins University Press
2012. ISBN 9781421405544. $24.95

14) American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
Bristow, Nancy K.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199811342. $34.95

15) The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics As Told Through Equations
Mackenzie, Dana
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691152820. $27.95

16) The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust
Fraser, Gordon
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199592159. $45

17) AIDS at 30: A History
Harden, Victoria A.
Potomac Books
2012. ISBN 9781597972949. $29.95

18) The New Quantum Age: From Bell’s Theorem to Quantum Computation and Teleportation
Whitaker, Andrew
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199589135. $45

19) Digitized: The Science of Computers and How It Shapes Our World
Bentley, Peter J.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199693795. $29.95

20) Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative
Doxiadis, Apostolos
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691149042. $49.50

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