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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Radioactive Boy Scout
Written by Ken Silverstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812966602
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor
Written by Ken Silverstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $16.00

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science. While he was working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing caution to the wind, he plunged into a new project: building a model nuclear reactor in his backyard garden... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654827
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.95

Heretofore unwilling to communicate in all but the most zero-sum fashion, humanity's implacable nemesis attempts to interface in what can only be considered a gruesomely familiar shape and form.

Meanwhile, some of the deepest secrets of the Sidonia also come to the fore as revealed by the resident talking bear, err...the... Read more >
Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey, Read by David H. Lawrence XVII
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ISBN: 9780804149198
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Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey
Read by David H. Lawrence XVII


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $22.50

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
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The Chip
The Chip
Written by T.R. Reid
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432032
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... 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: eBook0
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.
   
In The Most Powerful Idea... 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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Blackett's War
Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
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ISBN: 9780307962638
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts...

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Moon Lander
Moon Lander
Written by Thomas J. Kelly
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ISBN: 9781588342737
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2009
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148801
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $50.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


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best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
The Two-Second Advantage
The Two-Second Advantage
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney
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ISBN: 9780307887672
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The Two-Second Advantage
How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future--Just Enough
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $12.99

What made Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player of all time wasn’t his speed on the ice or the uncanny accuracy of his shots, but rather his ability to predict where the puck was going to be an instant before it arrived. In other words, it was Gretzky’s brain that made... Read more >
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