Browse by Subject: Science and Technology

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No Student Left Behind: Transforming Education in the Online Classroom

No Student Left Behind traces the earliest correspondence programs to the most cutting-edge practices of online learning at UF, looking at some of the first implementations of an online class and exploring how the brain works in front of a computer screen.

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Building a Better Tomato: The Quest to Perfect "The Scandalous Fruit"

In the search for a superior alternative to bland and mealy grocery-store tomatoes, horticultural scientist Harry Klee and renowned taste researcher Linda Bartoshuk teamed up and embarked on a mission to find a specimen that will have you thinking you just picked it in your own back yard.

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Spies and Shuttles: NASA's Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA

In this real life spy saga, James E. David reveals the extensive and largely hidden interactions between NASA and U.S. defense and intelligence departments.

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Non-Native and Invasive Ticks: Threats to Human and Animal Health in the United States

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Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles

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Sputnik and the Soviet Space Challenge

First published by NASA in 2000 as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mid-1970s. 

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The Soviet Space Race with Apollo

First published by NASA in 2000 as Challenge to Apollo, these two volumes are the first comprehensive history of the Soviet-manned space programs covering a period of thirty years, from the end of World War II, when the Soviets captured German rocket technology, to the collapse of their moon program in the mid-1970s. 

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Florida's Space Coast: The Impact of NASA on the Sunshine State

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"Before This Decade is Out…": Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program