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The Scientist as Rebel

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.95

From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In their pursuit of nature’s truths, they are guided as much by imagination as by reason, and their greatest theories have... Read more >
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The Value of Science
The Value of Science
Written by Henri Poincare
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824066
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The Value of Science
Essential Writings of Henri Poincare
Written by Henri Poincare


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $14.99

More than any other writer of the twentieth century, Henri Poincaré brought the elegant, but often complicated, ideas about science and mathematics to the general reader. A genius who throughout his life solved complex mathematical calculations in his head, and a writer gifted with an inimitable style, Poincaré rose to the... Read more >
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Feynman's Rainbow
Feynman's Rainbow
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946492
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Feynman's Rainbow
A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $14.95

Some of the brightest minds in science have passed through the halls of the California Institute of Technology. In the early 1980s, Leonard Mlodinow joined their ranks to begin a postdoctoral fellowship. Afraid he was not smart enough to be there, despite his groundbreaking Ph.D. thesis, he took his insecurities to... Read more >
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307885166
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $12.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the...

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The Voyage of the Beagle
The Voyage of the Beagle
Written by Charles Darwin, Introduction by Steve Jones
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ISBN: 9780307769725
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The Voyage of the Beagle
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World
Written by Charles Darwin
Introduction by Steve Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $11.99

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting... Read more >
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780307885159
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $28.00

This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson’s exciting, informative journey into the world of science.

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, the bestselling author of One Summer, confronts his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we... Read more >
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Science Under Siege
Science Under Siege
Edited by Kendrick Frazier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027157
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Science Under Siege
Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience
Edited by Kendrick Frazier


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $21.99

For more than thirty years, The Skeptical Inquirer has steadfastly championed science and reason and been the leading voice for reliable scientific examination of the paranormal and other questionable claims popularized by the media and mass culture. In this new collection of outstanding recent articles, editor Kendrick Frazier has selected some... Read more >
What's Next?
What's Next?
Written by Max Brockman
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ISBN: 9780307456656
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What's Next?
Dispatches on the Future of Science
Written by Max Brockman


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $13.99

Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim?

How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain?

What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we think?

What does current neurological research tell... Read more >
What's Next
What's Next
Written by Max Brockman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389312
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What's Next
Dispatches on the Future of Science
Written by Max Brockman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $16.95

Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim?

How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain?

What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we think?

What does current neurological research tell... Read more >
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The Origin of Species
The Origin of Species
Written by Charles Darwin
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ISBN: 9780553905731
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The Origin of Species

Written by Charles Darwin


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $5.99

Introduction by Edward J. Larson
 
Perhaps the most readable and accessible of the great works of scientific inquiry, The Origin of Species sold out its first printing on the very day it was published in 1859. Theologians quickly labeled Charles Darwin the most dangerous man in England and, as the... Read more >
The Scientist as Rebel
The Scientist as Rebel
Written by Freeman Dyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172940
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The Scientist as Rebel

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $17.95

From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In their pursuit of nature’s truths, they are guided as much by imagination as by reason, and their greatest theories have...

Read more >
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Jinn from Hyperspace
Jinn from Hyperspace
Written by Martin Gardner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025658
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Jinn from Hyperspace
And Other Scribblings--Both Serious and Whimsical
Written by Martin Gardner


Format: Hardcover, 307 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2007
Price: $25.99

For over fifty years Martin Gardner has been delighting readers with elegant, witty, and highly intelligent writing on an amazing array of topics. Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children's literature... Read more >
The Scientist as Rebel
The Scientist as Rebel
Written by Freeman Dyson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590172162
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The Scientist as Rebel

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $27.95

An illuminating collection of essays by an award-winning scientist whom the London Times calls “one of the world’s most original minds.”

From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In... Read more >
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My Einstein
My Einstein
Edited by John Brockman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375424373
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My Einstein
Essays by the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy
Edited by John Brockman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $11.99

In this fascinating volume, today’s foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson... Read more >
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