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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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Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe

Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill


Format: eBook
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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13 Things That Don't Make Sense
13 Things That Don't Make Sense
Written by Michael Brooks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385526739
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13 Things That Don't Make Sense
The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
Written by Michael Brooks


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

Spanning disciplines from biology to cosmology, chemistry to psychology to physics, Michael Brooks thrillingly captures the excitement of scientific discovery.Science’s best-kept secret is this: even today, thereare experimental results that the most brilliant scientists cannot explain. In the past, similar “anomalies” have revolutionized our world. If history is any precedent, we... Read more >
Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field
Dancing Naked in the Mind Field
Written by Kary Mullis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772787
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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field

Written by Kary Mullis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science. He is also a surfer, a veteran of Berkeley in the sixties, and perhaps the only Nobel... Read more >
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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: $13.99

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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Relics of Eden
The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA
Written by Daniel J. Fairbanks


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2009
Price: $11.99

Since the publication in 1859 of Darwin’s Origin of Species, debate over the theory of evolution has been continuous and often impassioned. In recent years, opponents of "Darwin’s dangerous idea" have mounted history’s most sophisticated and generously funded attack, claiming that evolution is "a theory in crisis." Ironically, these claims are... Read more >
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Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349710
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

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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?

Current understanding... Read more >
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