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Genesis and the Big Bang Theory
Genesis and the Big Bang Theory
Written by Gerald Schroeder
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ISBN: 9780307806994
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Genesis and the Big Bang Theory
The Discovery Of Harmony Between Modern Science And The Bible
Written by Gerald Schroeder


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
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In this groundbreaking book, physicist Gerald Schroeder takes on skeptics from both sides of the cosmological debate, arguing that science and the Bible are not at odds concerning the origin of the universe.


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Pandora's Seed
Pandora's Seed
Written by Spencer Wells
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ISBN: 9780812971910
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Pandora's Seed
Why the Hunter-Gatherer Holds the Key to Our Survival
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.00

Ten thousand years ago, our species made a radical shift in its way of life: We became farmers rather than hunter-gatherers. Although this decision propelled us into the modern world, renowned geneticist and anthropologist Spencer Wells demonstrates that such a dramatic change in lifestyle had a downside that we’re only now...

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The Marriage of Sense and Soul
The Marriage of Sense and Soul
Written by Ken Wilber
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ISBN: 9780307799562
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The Marriage of Sense and Soul
Integrating Science and Religion
Written by Ken Wilber


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 3, 2011
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There is arguably no more critical and pressing topic than the relation of science and religion in the modern world. Science has given us the methods for discovering truth, while religion remains the single greatest force for generating meaning. Yet the two are seen as mutually exclusive, with wrenching consequences for... Read more >
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Book of Science Stuff
Wacky experiments, schocking discoveries, odd facts &other outrageous curiosities
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

Rather than paying tribute to the great discoveries and discoverers, the BOOK OF SCIENCE STUFF takes a fun look at the silly, hilarious, horrible underbelly of science. In a series of enjoyable short accounts, it focuses on the failures, reveals the petty squabbles, and introduces the "nerds" who labored in labs... Read more >
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Written by Isaac Asimov
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ISBN: 9780307792273
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Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space

Written by Isaac Asimov


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

A wide-ranging exploration of our universe -- from "what makes the wind blow?" to "how was the moon formed?" -- in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. "A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory." -- LIBRARY JOURNAL


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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
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ISBN: 9781400052189
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and... Read more >
The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375423727
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $35.00

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...

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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
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ISBN: 9780307379573
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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.
 
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307914965
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A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $50.00

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.
 
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307914972
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A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

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...

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The Philosophical Breakfast Club
The Philosophical Breakfast Club
Written by Laura J. Snyder
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ISBN: 9780307716170
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The Philosophical Breakfast Club
Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World
Written by Laura J. Snyder


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

The Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones.  Recognizing that they shared a love of science (as well as good food and drink) they began to meet on Sunday mornings to... Read more >
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Quirk
Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068401
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Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $26.00

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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Quirk
Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes
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Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $14.99

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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Quirk
Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes, Read by Susan Denaker
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ISBN: 9780307879431
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Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $20.00

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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The Code Book
The Code Book
Written by Simon Singh
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ISBN: 9780307787842
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The Code Book
The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
Written by Simon Singh


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who... Read more >
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Rescuing Prometheus
Rescuing Prometheus
Written by Thomas P. Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307773265
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Rescuing Prometheus
Four Monumental Projects that Changed Our World
Written by Thomas P. Hughes


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The Economist

Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.  Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations, and new management... Read more >
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A Professor, A President, and A Meteor
The Birth of American Science
Written by Cathryn J. Prince


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $11.99

When a fiery meteor crash in 1807 lit up the dark early-morning sky in Weston, Connecticut, it did more than startle the few farmers in the sleepy village. More importantly, it sparked the curiosity of Benjamin Silliman, a young chemistry professor at nearby Yale College. His rigorous investigation of the incident... Read more >
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A Professor, A President, and A Meteor
A Professor, A President, and A Meteor
Written by Cathryn J. Prince
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ISBN: 9781616142247
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A Professor, A President, and A Meteor
The Birth of American Science
Written by Cathryn J. Prince


Format: Hardcover, 254 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $26.00

When a fiery meteor crash in 1807 lit up the dark early-morning sky in Weston, Connecticut, it did more than startle the few farmers in the sleepy village. More importantly, it sparked the curiosity of Benjamin Silliman, a young chemistry professor at nearby Yale College. His rigorous investigation of the incident... Read more >
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The Genesis of Science
The Genesis of Science
Written by Stephen Bertman
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ISBN: 9781616142179
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The Genesis of Science
The Story of Greek Imagination
Written by Stephen Bertman


Format: Hardcover, 293 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2010
Price: $27.00

Historians often look to ancient Greece as the wellspring of Western civilization. Perhaps the most ingenious achievement of the Hellenic mind was the early development of the sciences. The names we give to science’s many branches today—from physics and chemistry to mathematics, biology, and psychology—echo the Greek words that were first... Read more >
Pandora's Seed
Pandora's Seed
Written by Spencer Wells
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ISBN: 9780679603740
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Pandora's Seed
The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ten thousand years ago, our species made a radical shift in its way of life: We became farmers rather than hunter-gatherers. Although this decision propelled us into the modern world, renowned geneticist and anthropologist Spencer Wells demonstrates that such a dramatic change in lifestyle had a downside that we’re only now... Read more >
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
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ISBN: 9780679603610
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.99

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot straight up, beginning an almost uninterrupted march of progress.
   
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
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If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot straight up, beginning an almost uninterrupted march of progress.
   
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What Disturbs Our Blood
What Disturbs Our Blood
Written by James FitzGerald
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ISBN: 9780679313151
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What Disturbs Our Blood
A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past
Written by James FitzGerald


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $28.95

A rich, unmined piece of Canadian history, an intense psychological drama, a mystery to be solved… and a hardwon escape from a family curse

Like his friends Banting and Best, Dr. John Fitzgerald was a Canadian hero. He founded Connaught Labs, saved untold lives with his vaccines and transformed the idea of... Read more >
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What Disturbs Our Blood
What Disturbs Our Blood
Written by James FitzGerald
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ISBN: 9780307374325
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What Disturbs Our Blood
A Son's Quest to Redeem the Past
Written by James FitzGerald


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $14.99

A rich, unmined piece of Canadian history, an intense psychological drama, a mystery to be solved… and a hardwon escape from a family curse

Like his friends Banting and Best, Dr. John Fitzgerald was a Canadian hero. He founded Connaught Labs, saved untold lives with his vaccines and transformed the idea of... Read more >
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The Age of Wonder
The Age of Wonder
Written by Richard Holmes
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ISBN: 9781400031870
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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: $17.95

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 >
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