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Prodigal Genius : The Life of Nikola Tesla [used book][hard to get]

By: John J. O'Neill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Brotherhood of Life: 1994

Seller ID: 9147323310

ISBN: 9147323310

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condtion with light rubbing to the edges of the cover, slight sun fading on the rear cover and what looks like a liquid spill mark on the to right corner that does not extend into the pages and has not affected the book at all. Even the gods of old, in the wildest imaginings of their worshipers, never undertook such gigantic tasks of world-wide dimension as those which Tesla attempted and accomplished. -from Chapter One First published in 1944 and long a favorite of Tesla fans, this is a definitive biography of the man without whom modern civilization would not exist. Nikola... View more info

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A Curious Life: One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saves thousands of lives

By: Robert Tindle

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 004023

ISBN: 1925236870

Condition: New


One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. From the slums and religious indoctrination of northern England to front-line research institutions worldwide, stem cell pioneer Robert Tindle's relentless curiosity led him to a remarkable career in fields as disparate as evolutionary biology and immunotherapy for cancer. From years of field work on the Galapagos Islands to pioneering breakthroughs in biomedical research in Australia and the United Kingdom, this book, conveys the excitement of scientific discovery and chronicles how his own discoveries were used t... View more info

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The Scholar Explorer: The Life and Times of Baron Nikolai Nicolaevich Miklouho-Maclay

By: Yvonne Webb

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003952

ISBN: 1925236889

Condition: New


The Life and Times of Baron Nikolai Nicolaevich Miklouho-Maclay. From an evocative tale of a feisty science-driven man who lived among the indigenous people of New Guinea, to his suffering from beriberi and malaria, sending him to Australia and a fanfare from the scientific community, Yvonne Webb presents hismultiple passions, achievements and disappointments. A biological research station was built for him in Sydney. A German colleague doublecrossed him. He was instrumental in the British, German and Australian presence in New Guinea. He married aNSW Premier's daughter. Archival material shed... View more info