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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211744
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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature
From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Bursting with beautiful images and completely authoritative text, this comprehensive nature field guide will help families, amateur adventurers, and empty nesters enjoy and understand nature--from wilderness camping to their own backyard. This nature guide introduces you to constellations and weather, rocks and minerals, plants and wildflowers, and trees and shrubs. All of... Read more >
National Geographic Science of Everything
National Geographic Science of Everything
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by David Pogue
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211683
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National Geographic Science of Everything
How Things Work in Our World
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by David Pogue


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. How does the voice of a distant radio announcer make it through your alarm clock in the morning? How does your gas stove work?... Read more >
Constellations
Constellations
Written by Giles Sparrow
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623650889
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Constellations
A Field Guide To The Night Sky
Written by Giles Sparrow


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2013
Price: $26.95

Constellations is a guide to the night sky that focuses on these 88 distinctive patterns, revealing their often intriguing stories–their origins, mythology, present-day significance, and the multitude of wondrous objects they contain. Complete with over 300 of the best astronomical images ever captured, a comprehensive introduction to the stars and other celestial...

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Cracking the AP Physics B Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Physics B Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124232
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Cracking the AP Physics B Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP Physics B Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

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Super Brain
Super Brain
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956835
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Super Brain
Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.00

A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one of the... Read more >
The Fairness Instinct
The Fairness Instinct
Written by L. Sun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148478
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: Hardcover, 340 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $24.95

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654995
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 5

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.95

After a forbidden room is unsealed, heroic pilot Saito is no longer the only legendary Sidonian with a deceptive avatar on board.

Meanwhile, an incoming asteroid forces the spaceship’s mobile units to skirmish in a positive-gravity environment. Calling the shots is Assistant Commander Yuhata Midorikawa, still new in her role, unsure but... Read more >
Por Amor a la Fisica
Por Amor a la Fisica
Written by Walter Lewin and Warren Goldstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9788490320594
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Por Amor a la Fisica

Written by Walter Lewin and Warren Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $13.00

Las esperadas memorias de uno de los intelectuales más impredecibles, combativos e influyentes de los últimos treinta años.

«Has cambiado mi vida» es una frase muy común en los emails que Walter Lewin recibe a diario de fans cautivados por sus «videoclases» sobre las maravillas de la física. Durante cuarenta y tres... Read more >
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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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124119
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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP Biology Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

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Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946959
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Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


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

Just as the role of friends is expanding in our culture, Friendfluence explores their powerful and often under-appreciated influence on our personalities, habits, physical health, and even our chances of success in life. In this fascinating book, packed with the latest research findings, Carlin Flora traces friendship from its evolutionary roots...

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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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Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889096
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.00

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 >
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Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889119
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

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 >
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The Universe Within
The Universe Within
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473271
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The Universe Within
The Deep History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

In The Universe Within, Neil Shubin reveals the connection between the evolution of the cosmos and the evolution of the human body.
 
Just as the history of the earth is written in the rocks, so too is the universe’s 14-billion-year history written in...

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50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Written by Mark Henderson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

In recent years knowledge of our genetic code has changed our understanding of life on Earth. New genetic technologies are transforming the way we live and promise treatments for otherwise incurable diseases. But these advances are also generating controversy, particularly surrounding issues such as cloning and designer babies.

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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Written by Joanne Baker


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

In this, the second volume in an important new series presenting core concepts across a range of critical areas of human knowledge, author Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of 20th-century scientific theory for a general readership.

From Hubble’s law to the Pauli exclusion principle, and from Schrödinger’s cat to Heisenberg’s uncertainty... Read more >
The Big Questions: The Universe

Written by Stuart Clark


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

The Big Questions series enables renowned experts to tackle the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally perplexed enquiring minds, providing answers from history’s great thinkers. This ambitious project is a... Read more >
Breverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions

Written by Terry Breverton


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

Invention and innovation are what distinguish the human race from all of the other species on Earth. Throughout history the imagination and pioneering spirit of human kind has compelled us to question why we do things in a certain way and, more importantly, how we can do things better.

Celebrating the... Read more >
Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124195
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Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP Environmental Science Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital use with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

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How to Destroy the Universe

Written by Paul Parsons


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

If you thought physics was all about measuring the temperature of ice in a bucket or trying to fathom what E=mc2 means, think again. How to Destroy the Universe and 34 other really interesting uses of physics demystifies the astonishing world of physics in a series of intriguing, entertaining and often... Read more >
Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs

Written by Paul Parsons


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs presents a series of clear and concise essays that explain the fundamentals of some of the most exciting and important science concepts you really need to know. Paul Parsons profiles the important, ground-breaking, and front-of-mind scientific discoveries that have had a profound influence on our way... Read more >
The Story of Astronomy

Written by Peter Aughton


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

From the ancient origins of astronomy to the Copernican revolution, and from Galileo to Hawking’s research into black holes, The Story of Astronomy charts the discoveries of some of the greatest minds in human history, and their attempts to unveil the secrets of the stars.

Peter Aughton’s trademark narrative style is... Read more >
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