T-Minus: The Race to the MoonAladdin #ad - Graphic novel fictionalized retelling of the moon landing celebrating the upcoming fiftieth anniversary!In T-Minus the exciting story of two world superpowers racing to land a man on the moon is depicted through compelling comics artwork, taking readers through the history of the race and turning the engineers and astronauts involved into vivid and real characters.
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Dignifying Science: Stories About Women ScientistsG.T. Labs #ad - Dignifying Science: Stories About Women Scientists #ad - The stories offer a human context often missing when we learn about the discoveries attached to these scientists' names. This original graphic novel features famous women scientists including Marie Curie, Emmy Noether, Rosalind Franklin, Barbara McClintock, Lise Meitner, Birute Galdikas, and Hedy Lamarr.
Readers, will discover intriguing characters, drawn in by the compelling anecdotes, while end notes and references will lead them to further information on the scientists they've read about.
Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic BombG.T. Labs #ad - Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic Bomb #ad - So, you've always wanted to learn how to build an atomic bomb? You're in luck: Jim Ottaviani is not only a comics writer. He also has a master's degree in nuclear engineering! But even though it's not a complete do-it-yourself manual assembly required, and plutonium is definitely not included, Fallout will bring you up to speed on the science and politics of the first nuclear gadgets.
Like its companion volumes, the focus of Fallout is on the scientists themselves -- in particular J. Robert oppenheimer and leo szilard, whose lives offer a cautionary tale about the uneasy alliance between the military, the government, and the beginnings of "big science. Used book in Good Condition.
FeynmanFirst Second #ad - Bestselling author. Anyone who ever wanted to know more about Richard P. Safe-cracker. Nobel winner. A new york times bestsellerrichard Feynman: physicist. Written by nonfiction comics mainstay jim ottaviani and brilliantly illustrated by First Second author Leland Myrick, Feynman tells the story of the great man's life from his childhood in Long Island to his work on the Manhattan Project and the Challenger disaster.
. In this substantial graphic novel biography, adventurer, musician, First Second presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist, world-class raconteur, and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. First Second. Ottaviani tackles the bad with the good, leaving the reader delighted by Feynman's exuberant life and staggered at the loss humanity suffered with his death.
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Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté GaldikasSquare Fish #ad - Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas #ad - Square Fish. Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal. Jim ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. Tackling goodall, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, and Galdikas in turn, Primates is an accessible, Fossey, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century.
These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology―and to our own understanding of ourselves. Used book in Good Condition. First Second.
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Guilded Age of PaleontologyG.T. Labs #ad - Barnum, buffalo Bill Cody, Ulysses S. Guest starring chief red cloud and hundreds of his indian braves, colossal and stupefying Dinosauria of the New World, and featuring special appearances by The Cardiff Giant, the gun-totin' and gamblin' Professor John Bell Hatcher, P. T. Square Fish. The railroads led the way, and to build them we blasted through mountains and leveled valleys and exposed rock that hadn't seen the light of day for millions of years.
This is the story of edwin drinker cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, two scientists who found and fought for those bones, and the artist Charles R. Used book in Good Condition. Following the civil war, the Re-United States turned its attention to the unexplored territories between the Mississippi and the Pacific.
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Guilded Age of Paleontology #ad - Corral doesn't hold a candle to the Bone Wars. First Second. Grant, alexander graham bell, science, adventure, and a plentiful supporting cast of Rogues and Gallants from the Eastern Scientific Establishment and The Old West, the colorful supporting cast makes for a rich blend of history, and art. The wild west provided the setting for some famous battles, but the gunfight at O.
K. Knight who almost single-handedly brought dinosaurs back to life for an awestruck public.