Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Science books by browsing the categories below.

Science:

Science:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Rare
Rare
Written by Keith Veronese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149727
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: Hardcover, 270 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.00

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975598
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389978
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Billions & Billions
Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345379184
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877062
Our Price: $22.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $22.50

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889119
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Road to Reality
The Road to Reality
Written by Roger Penrose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679776314
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Road to Reality
A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe
Written by Roger Penrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 1136 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $26.00

Roger Penrose, one of the most accomplished scientists of our time, presents the only comprehensive and comprehensible account of the physics of the universe. From the very first attempts by the Greeks to grapple with the complexities of our known world to the latest application of infinity in physics, The Road... Read more >
Science Matters
Science Matters
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454584
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Science Matters
Achieving Scientific Literacy
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $15.95

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379573
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Information
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.
 
The story of information begins...

Read more >
The Age of Wonder
The Age of Wonder
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031870
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Age of Wonder
The Romantic Generation and the Discovery of the Beauty and Terror of Science
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $18.95

The Age of Wonder is a colorful and utterly absorbing history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. 

When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
View pages: 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18
Page 13 of 100
View past category highlights: