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Mathematics and the Real World
The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics
Written by Zvi Artstein


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.

Artstein chronicles the discovery of important mathematical connections between mathematics and the... Read more >
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The Age of Wonder
The Age of Wonder
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378323
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The Age of Wonder
How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $14.99

The Age of Wonder is a colorful and utterly absorbing history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. 

When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise... Read more >
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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366030
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


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On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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The Journey of Man
The Journey of Man
Written by Spencer Wells
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ISBN: 9780307830456
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The Journey of Man
A Genetic Odyssey
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2012
Price: $11.99

Around 60,000 years ago, a man—genetically identical to us—lived in Africa. Every person alive today is descended from him. How did this real-life Adam wind up as the father of us all? What happened to the descendants of other men who lived at the same time? And why, if modern humans... Read more >
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God and the Multiverse
Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos
Written by Victor J. Stenger


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On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $11.99

Cosmologists have reasons to believe that the vast universe in which we live is just one of an endless number of other universes within a multiverse—a mind-boggling array that may extend indefinitely in space and endlessly in both the past and the future. Victor Stenger reviews the key developments in the... Read more >
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The Master Switch
The Master Switch
Written by Tim Wu
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594655
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The Master Switch
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Written by Tim Wu


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this age of an open Internet, it is easy to forget that every American information industry, beginning with the telephone, has eventually been taken captive by some ruthless monopoly or cartel. With all our media now traveling a single network, an unprecedented potential is building for centralized control over what... Read more >
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Empires of Light
Empires of Light
Written by Jill Jonnes
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ISBN: 9781588360007
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Empires of Light
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World
Written by Jill Jonnes


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $13.99

In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire. In Empires of Light, historian Jill Jonnes portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless... Read more >
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The New Digital Age
The New Digital Age
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307961105
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The New Digital Age
Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.

Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great...

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
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ISBN: 9780385535922
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
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The Joy of Living
The Joy of Living
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307381514
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The Joy of Living
Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $13.99

For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. But how does it work? And why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Until now.

In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in... Read more >
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