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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908599
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
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Dragons of Eden
Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345346292
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Dragons of Eden
Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 12, 1986
Price: $7.99

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.
"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928854
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

In her astonishing new book Susan Casey captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists who seek them out.
 
For legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, hundred foot waves represent the ultimate challenge. As Susan Casey travels...

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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975598
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

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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God and the Multiverse
God and the Multiverse
Written by Victor J. Stenger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149703
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God and the Multiverse
Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos
Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: Hardcover, 447 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

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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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400075997
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of 2012
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012

In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code...

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Hubble
Hubble
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203220
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Hubble
Imaging Space and Time
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $50.00

In the spirit of National Geographic’s top-selling Orbit, this large-format, full-color volume stands alone in revealing more than 200 of the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope during its lifetime, to the very eve of the 2008 final shuttle mission to the telescope. Written by two of the world’s... 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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Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874092
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >
Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307986795
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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