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In the Light of Science
In the Light of Science
Written by Demetris Nicolaides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781615922253
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In the Light of Science
Our Ancient Quest for Knowledge and the Measure of Modern Physics
Written by Demetris Nicolaides


Format: Trade Paperback, 266 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $19.00

The birth of science in ancient Greece had a historical impact that is still being felt today. Physicist Demetris Nicolaides examines the epochal shift in thinking that led pre-Socratic philosophers of the sixth and fifth centuries BCE to abandon the prevailing mythologies of the age and, for the first time, to... Read more >
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In the Light of Science
Our Ancient Quest for Knowledge and the Measure of Modern Physics
Written by Demetris Nicolaides


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

The birth of science in ancient Greece had a historical impact that is still being felt today. Physicist Demetris Nicolaides examines the epochal shift in thinking that led pre-Socratic philosophers of the sixth and fifth centuries BCE to abandon the prevailing mythologies of the age and, for the first time, to... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952349
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $16.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
The Chemistry of Alchemy
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149154
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $24.95

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742308
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under...

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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149420
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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Written by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists of all time were Michael Faraday (1791-1867) and James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879). This is the story of how... Read more >
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Butterfly People
Butterfly People
Written by William R. Leach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076925
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Butterfly People
An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
Written by William R. Leach


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $18.95

With 32 pages of full-color inserts and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

From one of our most highly regarded historians, here is an original and engrossing chronicle of nineteenth-century America's infatuation with butterflies—“flying flowers”—and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence. A product of William Leach's lifelong love of... Read more >
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The Physics of War
The Physics of War
Written by Barry Parker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148034
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The Physics of War
From Arrows to Atoms
Written by Barry Parker


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection between the discovery of basic physical principles and the development of weaponry over the ages.
 

     Physics has played a critical role in warfare since the earliest times. Barry Parker highlights famous battles of the... Read more >
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The Physics of War
From Arrows to Atoms
Written by Barry Parker


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection between the discovery of basic physical principles and the development of weaponry over the ages.
 

     Physics has played a critical role in warfare since the earliest times. Barry Parker highlights famous battles of the... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379665
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908704
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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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Beyond the God Particle

Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $12.99

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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Radiation
Radiation
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950208
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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

The universe was born in a nuclear explosion. We live on a radioactive planet. Without radiation there would be not life. And yet radiation remains deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Dr. Robert Peter Gale—one of the world’s leading experts on the subject—and Eric Lax set the record straight about...

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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307952332
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $28.00

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952356
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives...

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Einstein
Einstein
Written by Philipp Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831361
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Einstein

Written by Philipp Frank


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $16.99

Much has been written about Albert Einstein, technical and biographical, but very little remains as valuable as this unique hybrid of a book written by Einstein’s colleague and contemporary. Both rich in personal insights and grounded in a deep knowledge of twentieth-century science, Phillip Frank's biography anchors the reader with a... Read more >
The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148528
Our Price: $20.00

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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $20.00

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595140
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $27.95

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349710
Our Price: $11.99
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
FROM EROS TO GAIA
FROM EROS TO GAIA
Written by Freeman Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831026
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FROM EROS TO GAIA

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $22.99

Readers of Freeman Dyson’s previous books, Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, and Infinite in All Directions, have discovered for themselves what Dyson reveals here: that he was a writer long before he became a distinguished scientist.
 
The aim of this new book, as Dyson says, is to open windows, to let... Read more >
Rocket Girl
Rocket Girl
Written by George D. Morgan, Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147396
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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $18.00

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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Rocket Girl
The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Written by George D. Morgan
Foreword by Ashley Stroupe, PHD


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD.

     This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried...

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