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Billions & Billions
Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801029
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Billions & Billions
Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the... Read more >
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
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ISBN: 9780679603610
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.99

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot straight up, beginning an almost uninterrupted march of progress.
   
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644378
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Science Matters
Science Matters
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307456649
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Science Matters
Achieving Scientific Literacy
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil


Format: eBook
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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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 >
Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390629
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Why God Won't Go Away
Why God Won't Go Away
Written by Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Eugene G. D'Aquili
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493156
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Why God Won't Go Away
Brain Science and the Biology of Belief
Written by Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Eugene G. D'Aquili


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Why have we humans always longed to connect with something larger than ourselves? Why does consciousness inevitably involve us in a spiritual quest? Why, in short, won't God go away? Theologians, philosophers, and psychologists have debated this question through the ages, arriving at a range of contradictory and ultimately unprovable answers... Read more >
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Apocalyptic Planet
Apocalyptic Planet
Written by Craig Childs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907813
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Apocalyptic Planet
Field Guide to the Everending Earth
Written by Craig Childs


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $12.99

The earth has died many times, and it always comes back looking different. In an exhilarating, surprising exploration of our planet, Craig Childs takes readers on a firsthand journey through apocalypse, touching the truth behind the speculation. Apocalyptic Planet is a combination of science and adventure that reveals the ways in...

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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
Written by John M. Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743897
Our Price: $12.99
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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly
Written by John M. Collins


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $12.99

A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.

 Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?

Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952356
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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