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Cycles of Time
Cycles of Time
Written by Roger Penrose
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307596741
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Cycles of Time
An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Written by Roger Penrose


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? What is its ultimate future?

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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking
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ISBN: 9780307790453
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.
 
In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally transformed the way we think about physics, the universe, reality itself. In these thirteen essays...

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Life
Life
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761187
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Life
A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth
Written by Richard Fortey


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

By one of Britain's most gifted scientists: a magnificently daring and compulsively readable account of life on Earth (from the "big bang" to the advent of man), based entirely on the most original of all sources--the evidence of fossils.
With excitement and driving intelligence, Richard Fortey guides us from the barren globe... Read more >
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War of the Worldviews
War of the Worldviews
Written by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886903
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War of the Worldviews
Where Science and Spirituality Meet -- and Do Not
Written by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Two bestselling authors first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent physicist.  This remarkable book is the product of that serendipitous encounter and the contentious—but respectful—clash of worldviews that grew along with their friendship. 

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The Genome War
The Genome War
Written by James Shreeve
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ISBN: 9780307417060
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The Genome War
How Craig Venter Tried to Capture the Code of Life and Save the World
Written by James Shreeve


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The long-awaited story of the science, the business, the politics, the intrigue behind the scenes of the most ferocious competition in the history of modern science—the race to map the human genome.
On May 10, 1998, biologist Craig Venter, director of the Institute for Genomic Research, announced that he was forming a... Read more >
Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Murmurs of Earth
Murmurs of Earth
Written by Carl Sagan
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ISBN: 9780307802026
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Murmurs of Earth

Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 276 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99

In 1977, two extraodinary spacecraft called Voyager were launched to the stars. Affixed to each Voyager craft was a gold-coated copped phonograph record as a message to possible extra-terrestrial civilizations that might encounter the spacecraft in some distant space and time. Each record contained 118 photographs of our planet; almost 90... Read more >
Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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Why We Get Sick
Why We Get Sick
Written by Randolph M. Nesse and George C. Williams
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ISBN: 9780307816009
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Why We Get Sick
The New Science of Darwinian Medicine
Written by Randolph M. Nesse and George C. Williams


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $13.99

The answers are in this groundbreaking book by two founders of the emerging science of Darwinian medicine, who deftly synthesize the latest research on disorders ranging from allergies to Alzheimer's and from cancer to Huntington's chorea. Why We Get Sick compels readers to reexamine the age-old attitudes toward sickness. Line drawings.


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God and the Folly of Faith
The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

A thorough and hard-hitting critique that is a must read for anyone interested in the interaction between religion and science.

It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict. Some even claim that Christianity was responsible for the... Read more >
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