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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907868
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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific mystery story as big as the world itself: How have astronomical events that took place millions of years ago created the unique qualities of the human species?

In his... Read more >
The Elegant Universe
The Elegant Universe
Written by Brian Greene, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739383513
Our Price: $25.00

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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 >
Your Inner Fish
Your Inner Fish
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424472
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Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $24.00

Why do we look the way we do? What does the human hand have in common with the wing of a fly? Are breasts, sweat glands, and scales connected in some way? To better understand the inner workings of our bodies and to trace the origins of many of today's most... Read more >
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Beyond Einstein
Beyond Einstein
Written by Michio Kaku and Jennifer Trainer Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385477819
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Beyond Einstein
The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe
Written by Michio Kaku and Jennifer Trainer Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1995
Price: $15.95

Beyond Einstein takes readers on an exciting excursion into the discoveries that have led scientists to the brightest new prospect in theoretical physics today -- superstring theory. What is superstring theory and why is it important? This revolutionary breakthrough may well be the
fulfillment of  Albert Einstein's lifelong dream of a Theory of... Read more >
Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806475
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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Pale Blue Dot
Pale Blue Dot
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801012
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Pale Blue Dot
A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."
--The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around... 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 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.
 
Six major sections... Read more >
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Beyond the God Particle
Beyond the God Particle
Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148010
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Beyond the God Particle

Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill


Format: Hardcover, 340 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

Two leading physicists discuss the importance of the Higgs Boson, the future of particle physics, and the mysteries of the universe yet to be unraveled.
 

On July 4, 2012, the long-sought Higgs Boson--aka "the God Particle"--was discovered at the world's largest particle accelerator, the LHC, in Geneva, Switzerland. On March 14, 2013... Read more >
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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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