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Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets
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Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets

By Herbert, Don with Willie Watson and Betsy Taylor (and A Foreword by Wilbur Beauchamp)

New York: Parents' Magazine Press. Very Good. 1952. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good only condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. "Watch Mr. Wizard is an American television program (1951–1965) for children that demonstrates the science behind ordinary things. The show's creator and on-air host was Don Herbert. Marcel LaFollette says of the program, "It enjoyed consistent praise, awards, and high ratings throughout its history. At its peak, Watch Mr. Wizard drew audiences in the millions, but its impact was far wider. By 1956, it had prompted the establishment of more than five thousand Mr. Wizard science clubs, with an estimated membership greater than one hundred thousand." It was briefly revived in 1971, and then in the 1980s was a program on the Nickelodeon children's television network as Mr. Wizard's World. " (from Wikipedia); Signed by Author .

$35.00

The Scientific Papers Of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor Volume Four: Mechanics  of Fluids; Miscellaneous Papers
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The Scientific Papers Of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor Volume Four: Mechanics of Fluids; Miscellaneous Papers

By Batchelor, G. K. (editor) Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor

Cambridge, England: Cambridge At the University Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1971. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This copy has been signed by the editor G. K. Batchelor. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book is in mostly clean condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears and some spots of ground-in dirt. All corners of the dust jacket have been clipped. "Taylor is best known to students of physics for his very first paper, published while he was still an undergraduate, in which he showed that interference of visible light produced fringes even with extremely weak light sources. The interference effects were produced with light from a gas light, attenuated through a series of dark glass plates, diffracting around a sewing needle. Three months were required to produce a sufficient exposure of the photographic plate. The paper does not mention quanta of light (photons) and does not reference Einstein's 1905 paper on the photoelectric effect, but today the result can be interpreted by saying that less than one photon on average was present at a time. Once it became widely accepted ca. 1927 that the electromagnetic field was quantized, Taylor's experiment began to be presented in pedagogical treatments as evidence that interference effects with light cannot be interpreted in terms of one photon interfering with another photon—that, in fact, a single photon must travel through both slits of a double-slit apparatus." (from Wikipedia); Signed by Editor .

$150.00

The Scientific Papers Of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor Volume One: Mechanics  of Solids
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The Scientific Papers Of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor Volume One: Mechanics of Solids

By Batchelor, G. K. (editor) Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor

Cambridge, England: Cambridge At the University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1958. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book is in mostly clean condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears and some spots of ground-in dirt. All corners of the dust jacket have been clipped. "Taylor is best known to students of physics for his very first paper, published while he was still an undergraduate, in which he showed that interference of visible light produced fringes even with extremely weak light sources. The interference effects were produced with light from a gas light, attenuated through a series of dark glass plates, diffracting around a sewing needle. Three months were required to produce a sufficient exposure of the photographic plate. The paper does not mention quanta of light (photons) and does not reference Einstein's 1905 paper on the photoelectric effect, but today the result can be interpreted by saying that less than one photon on average was present at a time. Once it became widely accepted ca. 1927 that the electromagnetic field was quantized, Taylor's experiment began to be presented in pedagogical treatments as evidence that interference effects with light cannot be interpreted in terms of one photon interfering with another photon—that, in fact, a single photon must travel through both slits of a double-slit apparatus." (from Wikipedia) .

$125.00

Conversion Tables For Thermocouples
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Conversion Tables For Thermocouples

By Leeds & Northrup Company

Philadelphia, PA: Leeds & Northrup Company. Very Good. 1963. Booklet. This is a small booklet with cardstock covers and a glued spine. There are two punch holes so the booklet can be put in binder. The covers of the booklet have some spots of ground in dirt. There is a previous owner's penciled notation on the front cover, and a company mimeographed statement the previous owner stapled on the inside rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. .

$10.00

What's New Christmas 1953
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What's New Christmas 1953

By Abbott Laboratories

North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories. Very Good. 1953. Paperback. Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers that have die-cut cut-outs on the front cover. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has noticeable rubbing, bumping and edge nicks and tears. The text pages are clean and bright. This issue includes a moveable illustration on page 9 which features illustrations from rare medical books. Other articles include: Christmas Under the Gaslights, The Life Span of Human Leukocytes, The History of Medicine Division of the Armed Forces Medical Library, Beneficial Effect of Isoniazid in Lupus Vulgaris, VIral Hepatitis as an Occupational Hazard, Plastic Sponge Implants in Surgery, and more. "Abbott's first international affiliate was in London in 1907, and the company later added an affiliate in Montreal, Canada . Abbott started operations in Pakistan as a marketing affiliate in 1948; the company has steadily expanded to comprise a work force of over 1500 employees. Currently two manufacturing facilities located at Landhi and Korangi in Karachi continue to produce pharmaceutical products. Expansion continued in 1962 when Abbott entered into a joint venture with Dainippon Pharmaceutical Co. , Ltd. , of Osaka, Japan, to manufacture radio-pharmaceuticals. In 1964, it merged with Ross Laboratories, making Ross a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott, and Richard Ross gained a seat on Abbott's board of directors until his retirement in 1983. In 1965, Abbott's expansion in Europe continued with offices in Italy and France. Abbott Laboratories has been present in India for over 100 years through its subsidiary Abbott India Limited and it is currently India's largest healthcare products company. " (from Wikipedia) .

$25.00

Now The Physics of Time
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Now The Physics of Time

By Muller, Richard A.

New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2016. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. 0393285235 . B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "However, since the advent of relativity in the early 20th Century, relativistic time has become the norm within physics. This takes into account phenomena such as time dilation for fast-moving objects, gravitational time dilation for objects caught in extreme gravitational fields, and the important idea that time is really just one element of four-dimensional space-time. Relativity also allows for, at least in theory, the prospect of time travel, and there are several scenarios which allow for the theoretical basis of travel in time. There are even theoretical faster-than-light time-travelling particles like tachyons and neutrinos. However, the concept of time travel also brings with it a number of paradoxes, and its likelihood and physical practicality is questioned by many physicists." (from What is This Exactly... Website) .

$15.00

The Greatest Show on Earth The Evidence for Evolution
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The Greatest Show on Earth The Evidence for Evolution

By Dawkins, Richard

New York: Free Press / Simon & Schuster. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Color Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Dawkins first came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularised the gene-centred view of evolution and introduced the term meme. With his book The Extended Phenotype (1982) , he introduced into evolutionary biology the influential concept that the phenotypic effects of a gene are not necessarily limited to an organism's body, but can stretch far into the environment. In 2006, he founded the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science." (from Wikipedia) .

$25.00

Long-time Prediction In Dynamics
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Long-time Prediction In Dynamics

By Horton, Jr. , C. W. , L. E. Reichl, V. G. Szebehely

New York: John Wiley & Sons. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1983. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Graphs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and some bumping and rubbing. There is a square patch of color loss to the rear panel where a price sticker was removed. "Dynamics is the branch of applied mathematics (specifically classical mechanics) concerned with the study of forces and torques and their effect on motion, as opposed to kinematics, which studies the motion of objects without reference to these forces. Isaac Newton defined the fundamental physical laws which govern dynamics in physics, especially his second law of motion." .

$25.00

Discovery Or the Spirit and Service of Science
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Discovery Or the Spirit and Service of Science

By Gregory, Sir Richard

New York: MacMillan Company. Very Good-. 1928. Later Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book ihas some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The lettering and decoration on the spine has noticeable fading / rubbing. There are a couple of small spots on both the front and rear covers of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate (Geary Simpson) on the front pastedown page. "Sir Richard Arman Gregory, 1st Baronet FRS, FRAS (29 January 1864 – 15 September 1952) , was a British astronomer and promoter of science. Gregory was professor of astronomy at Queen's College, London, and wrote textbooks on astronomy, chemistry, hygiene, physics and other scientific subjects. He was also a member of the Council of British Association for the advancement of science and Chairman of the Committee on Science Teaching in Secondary Schools. He was knighted in 1919, for "remarkable public work in organising the British Scientific Products Exhibition". He subsequently served as editor of Nature between 1919 and 1939, and was credited with helping to establish Nature in the international scientific community." .

$20.00

At Home In The Universe The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and  Complexity
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At Home In The Universe The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

By Kaufman, Stuart

New York: Oxford University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. 1st Edition; 1st Edition. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Stuart Alan Kauffman (born September 28, 1939) is an American medical doctor, theoretical biologist, and complex systems researcher who studies the origin of life on Earth. He was a professor at the University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Calgary. He is currently emeritus professor of biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and affiliate faculty at the Institute for Systems Biology. He has a number of awards including a MacArthur Fellowship and a Wiener Medal." .

$20.00

Engineering Metallurgy A Textbook for Users of Metals
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Engineering Metallurgy A Textbook for Users of Metals

By Stoughton, Bradley and Allison Butts

New York: Mcgraw-Hill Book Company. Very Good-. 1938. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Graphs; This book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, however there are sections where the previous owner underlined or added occasional notations. He also used the endpapers to solve math problems and make occasional notes. The previous owner inked his name on the front pastedown page. Chapters include: Divisions of Metallurgy, Metals and Other Materials of Construction, Metallurgic Inspection and Testing, Ores and Ore Treatment, The Divisions of Chemical Metallurgy, Sizing and Shaping Metallic Bodies, Welding and Joining Metallic Bodies, The Theory of Alloys, Heat-treatment and the Effect of Heat on Metallic bodies, Properties and Uses of the Ferrous Metals: Iron and Steel, Processes and Producing and Refining Iron and Steel; Their Effects on Properties, Properties and Uses of Common non-Ferrous Metals, Producing and RefiningNon-Ferrous Metals, Corrosion and its Prevention, Application of Metals in Engineering Service, Fuels and Combustion, Pyrometry: the measurement of Temperature in Industrial Operations. .

$20.00

Asimov's New Guide To Science
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Asimov's New Guide To Science

By Asimov, Isaac

New York: Basic Books, Inc. Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1984. New Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, and has several small edge nicks and bumping. .

$25.00

Popular Science Magazine February 1943
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Popular Science Magazine February 1943

By Popular Science Publishing Co.

New York: Popular Science Publishing Co.. Good+. 1943. Magazine. B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized magazine with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The spine ends have some edge wear, rubbing and chipping. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Popular Science Monthly, as the publication was originally called, was founded in May 1872 by Edward L. Youmans to disseminate scientific knowledge to the educated layman. Youmans had previously worked as an editor for the weekly Appleton's Journal and persuaded them to publish his new journal. Early issues were mostly reprints of English periodicals. The journal became an outlet for writings and ideas of Charles Darwin, Thomas Henry Huxley, Louis Pasteur, Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, Thomas Edison, John Dewey and James McKeen Cattell. William Jay Youmans, Edward's brother, helped found Popular Science Monthly in 1872 and was an editor as well. He became editor-in-chief on Edward's death in 1887. The publisher, D. Appleton & Company, was forced for economic reasons to sell the journal in 1900." Included are articles on both the air war and naval war including the "Avenger" fighter plane. .

$15.00

Popular Mechanics Magazine February 1943
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Popular Mechanics Magazine February 1943

By Popular Mechanics Company

New York: Popular Mechanics Company. Fair. 1943. Magazine. B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized magazine with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The front spine joint is mostly detached, with chips missing and several edge tears, and creases. The text pages are generally clean and bright. "Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology. Popular Mechanics was first published by Henry Haven Windsor, January 11, 1902. It has been owned since 1958 by Hearst Communications. There are nine international editions, including a now-defunct Latin American version that had been published for decades, and a newer South African edition. The Russian edition of Popular Mechanics has been issued since 2002. In 2013, the US edition changed from twelve to ten issues per year." .

$15.00

Bell Laboratories Record March 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 7)
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Bell Laboratories Record March 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 7)

By Bell Laboratories

New York: Bell Laboratories Record. Very Good+. 1939. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized magazine with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good+ condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and sticker on the top front cover. Articles include: Spectrochemical Analysis, Suppressing Noise and Crosstalk on the Type-K Carrier System, Molded Telephone Apparatus Design, Crossbar Trunking, A New Telegraph Transmission Measuring Set. .

$20.00

Change!  71 Glimpses of the Future
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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future

By Asimov, Isaac

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a small semi-closed edge tear and some spots of rubbing , mostly to the front panel. "Asimov also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as much nonfiction. Most of his popular science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage. He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms. Examples include Guide to Science, the three-volume set Understanding Physics, and Asimov's Chronology of Science and Discovery, as well as works on astronomy, mathematics, history, William Shakespeare's writing, and chemistry. Asimov was a long-time member and vice president of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as "brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs." " .

$25.00

Bell Laboratories Record July 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 11)
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Bell Laboratories Record July 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 11)

By Bell Laboratories

New York: Bell Laboratories Record. Very Good. 1939. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized magazine with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of several short notations in pencil. There is a previous owner's ink- stamped name on the front cover of the magazine. Articles include: A Cardioid Directional Microphone, Optical Properties of the Alkali Metals, The Anti-Sidetone Station Circuit, A Precise High-Frequency Inductometer, Increasing the Range of Tripping Relays, Number Decoding by Terminating Markers, A Ringing Machine for Small Offices. .

$20.00

Bell Laboratories Record January 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 5)
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Bell Laboratories Record January 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 5)

By Bell Laboratories

New York: Bell Laboratories Record. Very Good+. 1939. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized magazine with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good+ condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Articles include: Generation of Reference Frequencies, Measuring Permeablility Under Stress, A Lighted Display Board for Crossbar Calls, Repeaters for the Type-K Carrier System, Template for Graphing Audio-Amplifier Performance, Identifying Cable Wires, A Portable Telephone for Railroads, Regulation for Type-K Carrier. .

$20.00

Bell Laboratories Record June 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 10)
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Bell Laboratories Record June 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 10)

By Bell Laboratories

New York: Bell Laboratories Record. Very Good+. 1939. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized magazine with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good+ condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's sticker on the front cover of the magazine. Articles include: Noise at Telephone Locations, Measuring Transmission Speed of the Coaxial Cable, An Automatic Power Plant for Toll Systems, A Vacuum-Tube Testing Set for Carrier Systems, A General-Purpose Electromagnet, The Bell System at the New York World's Fair 1939, Sender-Link and Controller Circuits, Originating Markers. .

$20.00

Bell Laboratories Record May 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 9)
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Bell Laboratories Record May 1939 (Volume XVII, No. 9)

By Bell Laboratories

New York: Bell Laboratories Record. Very Good+. 1939. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a Trade sized magazine with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good+ condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and sticker on the top front cover. Articles include: The Crossbar Line-Link Frame, A Precision Clock for Telephone Time, Extruded Lead Casings for Condensers, Holding-Magnet Selector for Teletypewriters, The Story of the 2B Regulator, The 17 B Oscillator, A Longitudinal-Noise Filter for the Type-K Carrier System, The Multi-Contact Relay. .

$20.00

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