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The Science Book
The Science Book
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Marshall Brain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426208089
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The Science Book
Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Marshall Brain


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $25.95

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.
 
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379573
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A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
 
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A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Written by Diane Ackerman
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ISBN: 9780679735663
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A Natural History of the Senses

Written by Diane Ackerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 10, 1991
Price: $16.95

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the... Read more >
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Billions & Billions
Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345379184
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Billions & Billions
Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 12, 1998
Price: $17.00

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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You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
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ISBN: 9780307389978
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You Are Not a Gadget
A Manifesto
Written by Jaron Lanier


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtually every aspect of our lives, he offers this provocative...

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The Tao of Physics
The Tao of Physics
Written by Fritjof Capra
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ISBN: 9781590308356
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The Tao of Physics
An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
Written by Fritjof Capra


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $17.95

Here is the book that brought the mystical implications of subatomic physics to popular consciousness for the very first time—way back in 1975. This special edition celebrates the thirty-fifth anniversary of this early Shambhala best seller that has gone on to become a classic. It includes a new preface by the... Read more >
Physics of the Impossible
Physics of the Impossible
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9780385525442
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Physics of the Impossible
A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $11.99

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what... Read more >
The World Is Blue
The World Is Blue
Written by Sylvia Earle, Foreword by Bill McKibben
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ISBN: 9781426206399
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The World Is Blue
How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One
Written by Sylvia Earle
Foreword by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.95

This book tie-in to National Geographic's ambitious 5-year ocean initiative—focusing on overfishing—is written in National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle's accessible yet hard-hitting voice. Through compelling personal stories she puts the current and future peril of the ocean and the life it supports in perspective for a wide public audience. Read more >
The Grand Design
The Grand Design
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780553907070
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The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book... Read more >
Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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