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The Hand
The Hand
Written by Frank R. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772770
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The Hand
How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture
Written by Frank R. Wilson


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $12.99

"A startling argument . . . provocative . . . absorbing." --The Boston Globe

"Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species."
--The New York Times Book Review

The human hand is a miracle of... 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. 

In War of... Read more >
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Archives of the Universe
Archives of the Universe
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307513236
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Archives of the Universe
100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $17.99

An unparalleled history of astronomy presented in the words of the scientists who made the discoveries. Here are the writings of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, and Einstein, as well as that of dozens of others who have significantly contributed to our picture of the universe.

From Aristotle's proof that... Read more >
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Murmurs of Earth
Murmurs of Earth
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
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 >
The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees
Written by Jim Robbins
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ISBN: 9781588369994
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The Man Who Planted Trees
A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
Written by Jim Robbins


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference.

“When is the best time to...

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The Philosophical Breakfast Club
The Philosophical Breakfast Club
Written by Laura J. Snyder
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716170
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The Philosophical Breakfast Club
Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World
Written by Laura J. Snyder


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

The Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones.  Recognizing that they shared a love of science (as well as good food and drink) they began to meet on Sunday mornings to... Read more >
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Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
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ISBN: 9780385535441
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Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $13.99

Discover the unexpected ways friends influence our personalities, choices, emotions, and even physical health in this fun and compelling examination of friendship, based on the latest scientific research and ever-relatable anecdotes.

Why is dinner with friends often more laughter filled and less fraught than a meal with family? Although some say it’s... Read more >
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God and the Folly of Faith
The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: eBook0
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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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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ISBN: 9780345539632
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a...
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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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