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In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Written by John Gribbin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307790446
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In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Quantam Physics And Reality
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA... Read more >
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First Light
First Light
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817426
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First Light
The Search for the Edge of the Universe
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Seven years before Richard Preston wrote about horrifying viruses in The Hot Zone, he turned his attention to the cosmos. In First Light, he demonstrates his gift for creating an exciting and absorbing narrative around a complex scientific subject--in this case the efforts by astronomers at the Palomar Observatory in the... Read more >
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying the history of Earth's dramatic and repeated climate revolutions, as revealed in the evidence of rocks and landscapes. This book, written... Read more >
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Out of Character
Out of Character
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307717771
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Out of Character
Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in All of Us
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $9.99

Have you ever wondered why a trumpeter of family values would suddenly turn around and cheat on his wife? Why jealousy would send an otherwise level-headed person into a violent rage? What could drive a person to blow a family fortune at the blackjack tables?
 
Or have you ever pondered what might...

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The Age of Empathy
The Age of Empathy
Written by Frans de Waal
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ISBN: 9780307462527
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The Age of Empathy
Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society
Written by Frans de Waal


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

"An important and timely message about the biological roots of human kindness."
—Desmond Morris, author of The Naked Ape

Are we our brothers' keepers? Do we have an instinct for compassion? Or are we, as is often assumed, only on earth to serve our own survival and interests? In this thought-provoking book, the... Read more >
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Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784087
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Merlin's Tour of the Universe

Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson


Format: eBook, 316 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $12.99

Merlin, a fictional visitor from the Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Omniscia, has been friends with many of the most important scientific figures of the past including Kepler, da Vinci, Magellan, Doppler, Einstein and Hubble. In this delightful tour of the galaxies, Merlin often recounts his conversations with these historical figures in his... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908704
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644378
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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A User's Guide to the Brain
A User's Guide to the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375421792
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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theatres of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $12.99

John Ratey, bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, here lucidly explains the human brain’s workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how... Read more >
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