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18 Miles

By Christopher Dewdney

 

“With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide audience who now religiously check their phones for daily forecasts.” — Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“This terrific, accessible, and exciting read helps us to ... Read more

Forecasts for Flying

By Morley Thomas

In Forecasts for Flying the author sketches the history of the Meteorological Service of Canada in the two decades following the Great War.

Great Maritime Achievers in Science and Technology

By George MacBeath

Generations of practical and ingenious Maritimers have given the word great things. Since the mid-nineteenth century, scientists have fanned out into the world from colleges and universities that are among the oldest in North America. Great Maritime Achievers in Science and ... Read more

Great Maritime Inventions, 1833-1950

By Mario Theriault

Great Maritime Inventions 1833-1950 is a delightful look at how innovative Maritime ideas changed the world. Between 1833 and 1950, over 3,300 patents were granted to residents of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI. From the scuba tank to the variable pitch propeller to two-piece ... Read more

Science of Shakespeare

By Dan Falk

William Shakespeare lived at a remarkable time. New ideas were transforming European thought as the medieval gave way to the modern. Astronomers like Copernicus and Galileo, philosophers like Montaigne, and even playwrights such as Shakespeare, who observed human nature just ... Read more