The stories offer a human context often missing when we learn about the discoveries attached to these scientists' names.
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.
The story unfolds through the eyes of the figures working behind the scenes to make this miracle happen, showing every triumph and catastrophe along the way, and culminating in the dramatic event itself.
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté GaldikasSquare Fish #ad - 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. Tackling goodall, entertaining, fossey, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, and Galdikas in turn, Primates is an accessible, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century.
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.
FeynmanFirst Second #ad - . In this substantial graphic novel biography, first Second presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist, musician, world-class raconteur, adventurer, and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. A new york times bestsellerrichard Feynman: physicist.
Anyone who ever wanted to know more about Richard P. First Second. Nobel winner. Feynman, the outrageously obscure nation of tuva, quantum electrodynamics, the fine art of the bongo drums, or the development and popularization of the field of physics in the United States need look no further than this rich and joyful work.
Feynman #ad - One of school library journal's best adult books 4 Teens titles of 2011 One of Horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 Square Fish. Safe-cracker. Bestselling author. 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.
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.
Two-Fisted ScienceG.T. Labs #ad - Square Fish. Some are serious, some are humorous, yet each is a compelling tale of science history. Used book in Good Condition. First Second. The xeric award-winning graphic novel is back in print, in a new edition! From Galileo to Isaac Newton to Richard Feynman, you'll be amazed how the personalities of the scientists who shaped our world shaped their lives and discoveries.
The Imitation Game: Alan Turing DecodedHarry N. Abrams #ad - First Second. Computer science buffs, comics fans, and history aficionados will be captivated by this riveting and tragic story of one of the 20th century’s most unsung heroes. English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing 1912–1954 is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science.
Used book in Good Condition. A new york times bestseller selected as a 2017 ala/yalsa great graphic novel for Teens: Nonfiction Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography of English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing in The Imitation Game.
The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded #ad - While turing’s achievements remain relevant decades after his death, the story of his life in post-war Europe continues to fascinate audiences today. Award-winning duo jim ottaviani the #1 new york times bestselling author of feynman and primates and artist Leland Purvis an Eisner and Ignatz Award nominee and occasional reviewer for the Comics Journal present a factually detailed account of Turing’s life and groundbreaking research—as an unconventional genius who was arrested, convicted, tried, and punished for being openly gay, and whose innovative work still fuels the computing and communication systems that define our modern world.
His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis. The imitation game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing’s life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence.
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. Corral doesn't hold a candle to the Bone Wars. Guest starring chief red cloud and hundreds of his indian braves, the gun-totin' and gamblin' Professor John Bell Hatcher, colossal and stupefying Dinosauria of the New World, and featuring special appearances by The Cardiff Giant, P.
T. First Second. The wild west provided the setting for some famous battles, but the gunfight at O. K. Square Fish. Used book in Good Condition. Knight who almost single-handedly brought dinosaurs back to life for an awestruck public. Grant, adventure, the colorful supporting cast makes for a rich blend of history, science, and a plentiful supporting cast of Rogues and Gallants from the Eastern Scientific Establishment and The Old West, Alexander Graham Bell, and art.
Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards: Edward Drinker Cope, Othniel Charles Marsh, and the Guilded Age of Paleontology #ad - . Abrams. Following the civil war, the Re-United States turned its attention to the unexplored territories between the Mississippi and the Pacific. 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.