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Einstein
Einstein
Written by Philipp Frank
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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 >
La Fisica del Futuro
La Fisica del Futuro
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9788499898834
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La Fisica del Futuro

Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $13.00

Cómo la ciencia modelará el futuro de la humanidad y nuestra vida diaria en el siglo XXI.

Con toda probabilidad, en 2100 podremos mover objetos con la mente, la inteligencia artificial estará en todas partes, la medicina molecular permitirá cultivar casi cualquier órgano y los rápidos avances en investigación genética harán posible... Read more >
THE PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
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ISBN: 9780307831484
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THE PHYSICISTS

Written by Daniel J. Kevles


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $14.99

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed in its breadth and literary style, Kevles's account portrays the brilliant scientists who became a powerful force in bringing the world into... Read more >
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
Written by Rhett Allain, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426211720
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
The Physics at Play in the World's Most Popular Game
Written by Rhett Allain
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $13.95

Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world--and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
Written by Rhett Allain, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212871
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
The Physics at Play in the World's Most Popular Game
Written by Rhett Allain
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $22.95

Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world--and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic... Read more >
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God and the Atom
God and the Atom
Written by Victor J. Stenger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147532
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God and the Atom

Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $25.00

This history of atomism, from Democritus to the recent discovery of the Higgs boson, chronicles one of the most successful scientific hypotheses ever devised. Originating separately in both ancient Greece and India, the concept of the atom persisted for centuries, despite often running afoul of conventional thinking. Until the twentieth century, no... Read more >
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God and the Atom

Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $12.99

This history of atomism, from Democritus to the recent discovery of the Higgs boson, chronicles one of the most successful scientific hypotheses ever devised. Originating separately in both ancient Greece and India, the concept of the atom persisted for centuries, despite often running afoul of conventional thinking. Until the twentieth century, no... Read more >
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Infinite Potential
Infinite Potential
Written by Lothar Schafer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307985958
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Infinite Potential
What Quantum Physics Reveals About How We Should Live
Written by Lothar Schafer


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $26.00

A hopeful and controversial view of the universe and ourselves based on the principles of quantum physics, offering a way of making our lives and the world better, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra

     In Infinite Potential, physical chemist Lothar Schäfer presents a stunning view of the universe as interconnected, nonmaterial... Read more >
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Infinite Potential
Infinite Potential
Written by Lothar Schafer
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ISBN: 9780307985965
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Infinite Potential
What Quantum Physics Reveals About How We Should Live
Written by Lothar Schafer


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $13.99

A hopeful and controversial view of the universe and ourselves based on the principles of quantum physics, offering a way of making our lives and the world better, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra

     In Infinite Potential, physical chemist Lothar Schäfer presents a stunning view of the universe as interconnected, nonmaterial... Read more >
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Infinite Potential
Infinite Potential
Written by Lothar Schafer, Read by John H. Mayer and Shishir Kurup
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ISBN: 9780385360371
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Infinite Potential
What Quantum Physics Reveals About How We Should Live
Written by Lothar Schafer
Read by John H. Mayer and Shishir Kurup


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $20.00

A hopeful and controversial view of the universe and ourselves based on the principles of quantum physics, offering a way of making our lives and the world better, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra

     In Infinite Potential, physical chemist Lothar Schäfer presents a stunning view of the universe as interconnected, nonmaterial... Read more >
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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744340
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape and structure...

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Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
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ISBN: 9780307986795
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
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ISBN: 9780307986801
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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Science Set Free
Science Set Free
Written by Rupert Sheldrake
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ISBN: 9780770436711
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Science Set Free
10 Paths to New Discovery
Written by Rupert Sheldrake


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern day science that will radically change the way we view what is possible.

In Science Set Free (originally published to acclaim in the UK as The Science Delusion), Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the... Read more >
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Science Set Free
Science Set Free
Written by Rupert Sheldrake, Read by Rupert Sheldrake
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ISBN: 9780449806548
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Science Set Free
10 Paths to New Discovery
Written by Rupert Sheldrake
Read by Rupert Sheldrake


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $22.50

The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern day science that will radically change the way we view what is possible.

In Science Set Free (originally published to acclaim in the UK as The Science Delusion), Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the... Read more >
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Head Shot
The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
Written by G. Paul Chambers


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $11.99

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the... Read more >
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Head Shot
Head Shot
Written by G. Paul Chambers
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ISBN: 9781616145613
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Head Shot
The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
Written by G. Paul Chambers


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $18.00

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the... Read more >
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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9780307473332
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $16.00

Space elevators. Internet-enabled contact lenses. Cars that fly by floating on magnetic fields. This is the stuff of science fiction—it’s also daily life in the year 2100.

Renowned theoretical physicist Michio Kaku details the developments in computer technology, artificial intelligence, medicine, space travel, and more, that are poised to happen over the...

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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534611
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $27.95

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the Constructal Law, accounts for the evolution of these and all other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape... Read more >
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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534628
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the Constructal Law, accounts for the evolution of these and all other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape... Read more >
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Feynman's Rainbow
Feynman's Rainbow
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
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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 >
Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe

Written by Leon M. Lederman and Christopher T. Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

When scientists peer through a telescope at the distant stars in outer space or use a particle-accelerator to analyze the smallest components of matter, they discover that the same laws of physics govern the whole universe at all times and all places. Physicists call the eternal, ubiquitous constancy of the laws... Read more >
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The Hidden Reality
The Hidden Reality
Written by Brian Greene
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ISBN: 9780307278128
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The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe?

There was a time when "universe" meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories are converging on the possibility that...

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Once Before Time
Once Before Time
Written by Martin Bojowald
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ISBN: 9780307474551
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Once Before Time
A Whole Story of the Universe
Written by Martin Bojowald


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

In his introduction to a revolutionary theory of the cosmos, Martin Bojowald shows how the big bang theory may give way to the big bounce theory, which describes our universe as an eternal series of expansions and contractions, with no beginning and no end.
 
In 2000, Bojowald, then a twenty-seven-year-old postdoctoral student...

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Einstein on the Road

Written by Josef Eisinger


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

At the height of his fame, Albert Einstein traveled throughout the world, from Japan to South America and many places in between. During these voyages, between 1922 and 1933, he was in the habit of keeping travel diaries in which he recorded his impressions of people and events, as well as... Read more >
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