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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589385
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and...

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817655
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The Hot Zone
A Terrifying True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $7.99

A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307885166
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $12.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the...

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A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553896923
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A Brief History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350495
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385530835
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


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best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
Cosmos
Cosmos
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800985
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Cosmos

Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $7.99

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX
 
Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean... Read more >
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Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874092
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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The Talent Code
The Talent Code
Written by Daniel Coyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553906493
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
Written by Daniel Coyle


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, businesspeople—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.

Whether you’re coaching soccer or teaching a child to play... Read more >
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