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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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ISBN: 9780385678544
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

**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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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 >
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.

Inside the Book... Read more >
Super Brain
Super Brain
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. 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, Ph.D. 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
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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
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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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Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
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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
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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
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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: $11.99

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
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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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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman, Read by Sean Runnette
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307990068
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Read by Sean Runnette


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman, Read by Sean Runnette
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ISBN: 9780307990075
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Read by Sean Runnette


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On Sale: October 1, 2013
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In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $11.99

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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