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Product Description: Academics routinely engage with colleagues in the research community as a critical part of their work. But, although many researchers are also dedicated teachers, teaching tends to be seen as a private matter between a teacher and his or her students...read more

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9780984201099 | Prickly Paradigm, June 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Academics routinely engage with colleagues in the research community as a critical part of their work.

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Product Description: In this sequel to The Scientist as Rebel (2006), Freeman Dyson—whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds”—celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and “the spirit of joyful dreaming” in which he believes that science should be pursued...read more

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9781590178546 | New York Review of Books, April 21, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this sequel to The Scientist as Rebel (2006), Freeman Dyson—whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds”—celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and “the spirit of joyful dreaming” in which he believes that science should be pursued.

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9780375752780, titled "Cracking the Regents: Earth Science, 1999-2000 Edition" | Princeton Review, April 1, 1999, cover price $5.95 | also contains Cracking the Regents: Earth Science, 1999-2000 Edition | About this edition: It's no secret: The best way to ace the Regents exams is by practicing on real tests.

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Product Description: This is the definitive edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages.The Ultimate Quotable Einstein features roughly 1,600 quotes in all...read more
By Alice Calaprice (editor) and Freeman Dyson (foreword by)

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9780691138176 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 11, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Here is the definitive new edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages.

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9780691160146 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 23, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This is the definitive edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages.

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Product Description: Renowned physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson is famous for his work in quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons policy and bold visions for the future of humanity. In the 1940s, he was responsible for demonstrating the equivalence of the two formulations of quantum electrodynamics Richard Feynman's diagrammatic path integral formulation and the variational methods developed by Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonoga showing the mathematical consistency of QED...read more
By David Derbes (contributor) and Freeman Dyson

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9789812706225 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, March 12, 2007, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: Renowned physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson is famous for his work in quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons policy and bold visions for the future of humanity.

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9789812706614 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, March 12, 2007, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Renowned physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson is famous for his work in quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons policy and bold visions for the future of humanity.

Among the myriad of constants that appear in mathematics, p, e, and i are the most familiar. Following closely behind is g, or gamma, a constant that arises in many mathematical areas yet maintains a profound sense of mystery. In a tantalizing blend of history and mathematics, Julian Havil takes the reader on a journey through logarithms and the harmonic series, the two defining elements of gamma, toward the first account of gamma's place in mathematics. Introduced by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), who figures prominently in this book, gamma is defined as the limit of the sum of 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + . . . up to 1/n, minus the natural logarithm of n--the numerical value being 0.5772156. . .. But unlike its more celebrated colleagues p and e, the exact nature of gamma remains a mystery--we don't even know if gamma can be expressed as a fraction. Among the numerous topics that arise during this historical odyssey into fundamental mathematical ideas are the Prime Number Theorem and the most important open problem in mathematics today--the Riemann Hypothesis (though no proof of either is offered!). Sure to be popular with not only students and instructors but all math aficionados, Gamma takes us through countries, centuries, lives, and works, unfolding along the way the stories of some remarkable mathematics from some remarkable mathematicians.
By Freeman Dyson (editor)

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9780691099835 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 17, 2003, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Among the myriad of constants that appear in mathematics, p, e, and i are the most familiar.

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9780691141336 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 6, 2009, cover price $21.95

Miscellaneous:

9781400832538 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 10, 2010, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: De sde G alile o hasta los astrónomos aficionados de la actualidad, los científicos siempre han sido rebeldes. Freeman Dyson, uno de los científicos más respetados del mundo, piensa que la mejor manera de entender la ciencia es comprender a quienes la practican, y para ello se remite a los grandes nombres, desde Galileo y ...read more

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9788499081465 | Italian edition edition (Debolsillo, January 1, 2010), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: De sde G alile o hasta los astrónomos aficionados de la actualidad, los científicos siempre han sido rebeldes.

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9788483067673, titled "El científico rebelde / The Scientist as Rebel" | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, November 15, 2008), cover price $48.95

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Product Description: From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In their pursuit of nature’s truths, they are guided as much by imagination as by reason, and their greatest theories have the uniqueness and beauty of great works of art...read more

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9781590172940 | New York Review of Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson.

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Product Description: The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented development in mathematics, as well as in all sciences: more theorems were proved and results found in a hundred years than in all of previous history. In The Mathematical Century, Piergiorgio Odifreddi distills this unwieldy mass of knowledge into a fascinating and authoritative overview of the subject...read more

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9780691092942 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2004, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented development in mathematics, as well as in all sciences: more theorems were proved and results found in a hundred years than in all of previous history.

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9780691128054 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 2, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented development in mathematics, as well as in all sciences: more theorems were proved and results found in a hundred years than in all of previous history.

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A collection of short works by the noted scientist includes his report on the space shuttle Challenger disaster and his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

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9780465023950 | Basic Books, April 5, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of short works by the noted scientist includes his report on the space shuttle Challenger disaster and his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

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A new, updated edition of the ultimate Einstein reference book continues to provide readers with the best window into the life and wisdom of this twentieth-century icon in celebration of the centennial of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, with more than three hundred new quotations, an account of Einstein's final days, a new section 'On Aging,' and more. Simultaneous.

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9780691120744 | 100 cmv an edition (Princeton Univ Pr, February 22, 2005), cover price $52.50 | About this edition: A new, updated edition of the ultimate Einstein reference book continues to provide readers with the best window into the life and wisdom of this twentieth-century icon in celebration of the centennial of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, with more than three hundred new quotations, an account of Einstein's final days, a new section 'On Aging,' and more.

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9780691120751 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 22, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A new, updated edition of the ultimate Einstein reference book continues to provide readers with the best window into the life and wisdom of this twentieth-century icon in celebration of the centennial of Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, with more than three hundred new quotations, an account of Einstein's final days, a new section 'On Aging,' and more.

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The distinguished physicist explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence and nuclear weapons, to ethics, politics, and the exploration of space and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780060728892 | Reprint edition (Perennial, August 1, 2004), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The physicist explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence and nuclear weapons, to ethics, politics, and the exploration of space and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe.

Product Description: This reference book is the first of its kind to offer both biographical and scientific entries on more than 50 women scientists who made significant and original contributions to physics, astronomy, geophysics and mathematical physics in the twentieth century (before 1976)...read more
By N. Byers (editor) and Freeman Dyson (foreword by)

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9780750306188 | Inst of Physics Pub Inc, December 1, 2001, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: This reference book is the first of its kind to offer both biographical and scientific entries on more than 50 women scientists who made significant and original contributions to physics, astronomy, geophysics and mathematical physics in the twentieth century (before 1976).

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Relates his theory that there is a fully functioning biosphere that feeds on hydrocarbons deep within the earth, that the world's oil fields are much larger than expected, and that extraterrestrial life may exist within the earth.
By Freeman Dyson (foreword by) and Thomas Gold

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9780387952536 | Copernicus Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Relates his theory that there is a fully functioning biosphere that feeds on hydrocarbons deep within the earth, that the world's oil fields are much larger than expected, and that extraterrestrial life may exist within the earth.

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Product Description: How did life on Earth originate? Did replication or metabolism come first in the history of life? In the second edition of the acclaimed Origins of Life, distinguished scientist and science writer Freeman Dyson examines these questions and discusses the two main theories that try to explain how naturally occurring chemicals could organize themselves into living creatures...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521309493 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1986, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Discusses leading theories of life's origins, offers profiles of influential scientists, and looks at the transition from chaos to organized metabolic activity

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9780521626682 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: How did life on Earth originate?

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Product Description: Suppose someone claimed that we are not running out of petroleum? Or that life on Earth began below the surface of our planet? Or that oil and gas are not "fossil fuels"? Or that if we find extraterrestrial life it is likely to be within, not on, other planets? You might expect to hear statements like these from an author of science fiction...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Freeman Dyson (foreword by) and Thomas Gold

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9780387985466 | Copernicus Books, December 1, 1998, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Suppose someone claimed that we are not running out of petroleum?

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A thought-provoking, speculative look at the world's cultural future addresses the issue of whether or not human society will progress ethically as it progressed technologically. Reprint. UP.

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9780674539082 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 15, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Looks at the world's cultural future, addressing the issue of whether or not humans will progress ethically as they progress technologically

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9780674539099 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 15, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A thought-provoking, speculative look at the world's cultural future addresses the issue of whether or not human society will progress ethically as it progressed technologically.

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Product Description: This book offers a unique compilation of papers in mathematics and physics from Freeman Dyson's 50 years of activity and research. These are the papers that Dyson considers most worthy of preserving, and many of them are classics...read more

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9780821805619 | Amer Mathematical Society, May 1, 1996, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book offers a unique compilation of papers in mathematics and physics from Freeman Dyson's 50 years of activity and research.

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Product Description: This collection of essays and articles range across the author's many interests including theoretical physics, the origins of life, technological development, the bomb and nuclear politics.

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9780679413073 | Pantheon Books, June 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of essays that include discussions of his early fascination with science and space, his contemporary analyses of the politics of 'smart' weapons, and more

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9780140174236 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, April 1, 1995), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays and articles range across the author's many interests including theoretical physics, the origins of life, technological development, the bomb and nuclear politics.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780939643523 | Audio Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A professor of physics, Dyson combines vast intellectual insight with a warm and engaging writing style in examining the dilemmas facing the modern world.

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9780060391119 | Harpercollins, December 1, 1992, cover price $22.95

Explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence to ethics and politics, and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe

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9780791713181 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1990, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence to ethics and politics, and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe
9780060390815 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1988, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence to ethics and politics, and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe

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9780060915698 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, January 1, 1989), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of subjects, from biological existence to ethics and politics, and how all these things fit in the grand scheme of the universe

Explores ways to live and survive in a nuclear age and examines the key areas of public morality, weapons technology, and international policy

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9780060390310 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1984, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Explores ways to live and survive in a nuclear age and examines the key areas of public morality, weapons technology, and international policy

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9780060390396 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 1985), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Explores ways to live and survive in a nuclear age and examines the key areas of public morality, weapons technology, and international policy

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Product Description: Spanning the years from World War II, when he was a civilian statistician in the operations research section of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command, through his studies with Hans Bethe at Cornell University, his early friendship with Richard Feynman, and his postgraduate work with J...read more

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9780465016778 | Basic Books, April 14, 1981, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Spanning the years from World War II, when he was a civilian statistician in the operations research section of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command, through his studies with Hans Bethe at Cornell University, his early friendship with Richard Feynman, and his postgraduate work with J.

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