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Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe

Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

When scientists peer through a telescope at the distant stars in outer space or use a particle-accelerator to analyze the smallest components of matter, they discover that the same laws of physics govern the whole universe at all times and all places. Physicists call the eternal, ubiquitous constancy of the laws... Read more >
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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... Read more >
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Science Matters
Science Matters
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307456649
Our Price: $11.99
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Science Matters
Achieving Scientific Literacy
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.99

Knowledge of the basic ideas and principles of science is fundamental to cultural literacy. But most books on science are often too obscure or too specialized to do the general reader much good.

Science Matters is a rare exception-a science book for the general reader that is informative enough to be a... Read more >
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Uncle Tungsten
Uncle Tungsten
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804172158
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Uncle Tungsten
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals–also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.G. Wells, and the periodic table. In this endlessly charming and eloquent memoir, the author of The Man... Read more >
You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307593146
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You Are Not a Gadget

Written by Jaron Lanier


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtually every aspect of our lives, he offers this provocative...

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Deep Ancestry
The Landmark DNA Quest to Decipher Our Distant Past
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $12.95

Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using... Read more >
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Written by Mike Brown
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385531092
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of adding one more planet... Read more >
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Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody
Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody
Written by Robert Brockway
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307464354
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Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody
The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead
Written by Robert Brockway


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $9.99

Just when you thought you’d accepted your own mortality . . . Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody is bringing panic back. Twenty illustrated, hilariously fear-inducing 
essays reveal the chilling and very real experiments, dangerous emerging technologies, and terrifying natural disasters that soon couldor very nearly already didbring about the end... Read more >
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This New Ocean
This New Ocean
Written by William E. Burrows
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765482
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This New Ocean
The Story of the First Space Age
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $2.99

It was all part of man's greatest adventure--landing men on the Moon and sending a rover to Mars, finally seeing the edge of the universe and the birth of stars, and launching planetary explorers across the solar system to Neptune and beyond.
        
The ancient dream of breaking gravity's hold and taking to... Read more >
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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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