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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
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ISBN: 9780307908599
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
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“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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ISBN: 9780345539632
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
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ISBN: 9780385350495
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780804166515
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $30.00

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
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The Physics of War
The Physics of War
Written by Barry Parker
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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.
 

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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992960
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.00

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat


Format: eBook, 429 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2014
Price: $49.95

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear disturbance: the PERU LNG pipeline. Set in a scientifically unexplored region of the Andes, Monitoring Biodiversity clearly articulates the Smithsonian-led... Read more >
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Uncle Tungsten
Uncle Tungsten
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780804172158
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Uncle Tungsten
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals–also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.G. Wells, and the periodic table. In this endlessly charming and eloquent memoir, the author of The Man... Read more >
Cosmos
Cosmos
Written by Carl Sagan, Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Introduction by Ann Druyan
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ISBN: 9780345539434
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Cosmos

Written by Carl Sagan
Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Introduction by Ann Druyan


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $15.00

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX

Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space... Read more >
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
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ISBN: 9781932234916
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

While innovations including the GC-Piercing Discarding Sabot improve the seed ship Sidonia and her mobile units' odds against the Gauna, for humanity to secure a definitive edge against foes as rapidly adaptive as the space giants, the sciences alone may not suffice. Read more >
Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
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ISBN: 9780307742438
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

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Newton's Football
Newton's Football
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.
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ISBN: 9780345545145
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Newton's Football
The Science Behind America's Game
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the bestselling tradition of Freakonomics and Scorecasting comes a clever and accessible look at the big ideas underlying the science of football. 
 
Did you hear the one about the MacArthur genius physicist and the NFL coach? It’s not a joke. It’s actually an innovative way to understand chaos... Read more >
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Newton's Football
Newton's Football
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.
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Newton's Football
The Science Behind America's Game
Written by Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, PH.D.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

In the bestselling tradition of Freakonomics and Scorecasting comes a clever and accessible look at the big ideas underlying the science of football. 
 
Did you hear the one about the MacArthur genius physicist and the NFL coach? It’s not a joke. It’s actually an innovative way to understand chaos... Read more >
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Monitoring Biodiversity
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623205
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $49.95

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear disturbance: the PERU LNG pipeline. Set in a scientifically unexplored region of the Andes, Monitoring Biodiversity clearly articulates the Smithsonian-led... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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The Germ Code
The Germ Code
Written by Jason Tetro
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ISBN: 9780385678537
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The Germ Code

Written by Jason Tetro


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $18.00

Since the dawn of the human race, germs have been making us sick. Whether the ailment is a cold, the flu, diabetes, obesity or certain cancers, the likely cause is germs. Our ancient enemies have four families - bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa - and many names: Ebola, E. coli, salmonella... Read more >
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The Germ Code
The Germ Code
Written by Jason Tetro
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The Germ Code

Written by Jason Tetro


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $13.99

Since the dawn of the human race, germs have been making us sick. Whether the ailment is a cold, the flu, diabetes, obesity or certain cancers, the likely cause is germs. Our ancient enemies have four families - bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa - and many names: Ebola, E. coli, salmonella... Read more >
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Think
Think
Written by Guy P. Harrison
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ISBN: 9781616148072
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: eBook, 404 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... 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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