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The Elegant Universe
The Elegant Universe
Written by Brian Greene, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739383513
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The Elegant Universe
Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Written by Brian Greene
Read by Erik Davies


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 23, 2008
Price: $25.00

"[Greene] develops one fresh new insight after another...In the great tradition of physicists writing for the masses, The Elegant Universe sets a standard that will be hard to beat." --George Johnson, The New York Times Book Review

In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it... Read more >
National Geographic Science of Everything
National Geographic Science of Everything
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by David Pogue
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211683
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National Geographic Science of Everything
How Things Work in Our World
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by David Pogue


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. How does the voice of a distant radio announcer make it through your alarm clock in the morning? How does your gas stove work?... Read more >
Dictionary of Geological Terms
Dictionary of Geological Terms
Written by American Geological Institute
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385181013
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Dictionary of Geological Terms
Third Edition
Written by American Geological Institute


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 11, 1984
Price: $18.95

From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:

-accurate definitions without technical jargon

-many word origins

-hyphenation and pronunciation guide

-commonly used abbreviations

-a geologic time and life chart

The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to... Read more >
Newton's Football
Newton's Football
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345545145
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Newton's Football
The Science Behind America's Game
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the bestselling tradition of Freakonomics and Scorecasting comes a clever and accessible look at the big ideas underlying the science of football. 
 
Did you hear the one about the MacArthur genius physicist and the NFL coach? It’s not a joke. It’s actually an innovative way to understand chaos... Read more >
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Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367280
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Preston’s bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature... Read more >
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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213724
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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

From one of the most trusted names in field guides comes a new and lavishly illustrated guide to identifying North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, plus fish and other aquatic creatures. Broad in scope and clearly organized, National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife is just like having... Read more >
Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477439
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Zoobiquity
The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

New York Times Bestseller

A Discover Magazine Best Book of 2012

An O, The Oprah Magazine “Summer Reading” Pick
Finalist, 2013 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Do animals overeat? Get breast cancer? Have fainting spells?
 
Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced the same...

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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417848
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for years...

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Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957252
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Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines...

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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473271
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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

In The Universe Within, Neil Shubin reveals the connection between the evolution of the cosmos and the evolution of the human body.
 
Just as the history of the earth is written in the rocks, so too is the universe’s 14-billion-year history written in...

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