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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538611
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A... Read more >
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The Whole Story of Climate
What Science Reveals About the Nature of Endless Change
Written by E. Kirsten Peters


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $14.99

Accessible and engagingly written, this book is essential reading for anyone looking to understand one of our most important contemporary debates. In the publicity surrounding global warming, climate scientists are usually the experts consulted by the media. We rarely hear from geologists, who for almost two hundred years have been studying... 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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Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958389
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Zoobiquity
What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned that wild animals can die of a form of cardiac arrest brought on by extreme emotional stress. It... Read more >
Self Comes to Mind
Self Comes to Mind
Written by Antonio Damasio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379498
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Self Comes to Mind
Constructing the Conscious Brain
Written by Antonio Damasio


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

From one of the most significant neuroscientists at work today, a pathbreaking investigation of a question that has confounded philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists for centuries: how is consciousness created?
 
Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years studying and writing about how the brain operates, and his work has garnered acclaim...

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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907066
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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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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Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533935
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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in Histroy
Written by Ben Mezrich


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea—a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally.
 
Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA—past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with... Read more >
The Age of Empathy
The Age of Empathy
Written by Frans de Waal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307462527
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The Age of Empathy
Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society
Written by Frans de Waal


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

"An important and timely message about the biological roots of human kindness."
—Desmond Morris, author of The Naked Ape

Are we our brothers' keepers? Do we have an instinct for compassion? Or are we, as is often assumed, only on earth to serve our own survival and interests? In this thought-provoking book, the... Read more >
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Carrots and Sticks
Carrots and Sticks
Written by Ian Ayres
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553907827
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Carrots and Sticks
Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done
Written by Ian Ayres


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $12.99

Could you lose weight if you put $20,000 at risk? Would you finally set up your billing software if it meant that your favorite charity would earn a new contribution? If you’ve ever tried to meet a goal and came up short, the problem may not have been that the goal... Read more >
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