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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
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The Mapmakers
The Mapmakers
Written by John Noble Wilford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708503
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The Mapmakers
Revised Edition
Written by John Noble Wilford


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $18.00

In his classic text, two-time Pulitzer Prize—winner John Noble Wilford recounts the history of cartography from antiquity to the space age. With this revised edition, Wilford brings the story up to the present day, as he shows the impact of new technologies that make it possible for cartographers to go where... Read more >
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Afterword by John R. Dailey, Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206535
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
An Autobiography
Afterword by John R. Dailey
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $40.00

Designed to convey the awe of a visitor first walking into the world's largest showplace of aviation history, this Autobiography headlines the incredible collections, both on view and behind the scenes, of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The official story and insiders' tales of the museum are shared by... Read more >
The Big Idea
The Big Idea
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Timothy Ferris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208102
Our Price: $35.00
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The Big Idea
How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Timothy Ferris


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $35.00

From the Pythagorean theorem to DNA's double helix, from the discovery of microscopic life-forms to the theory of relativity—the big ideas of science and technology shape an era's worldview. Open this book, grasp the newest ideas from thought leaders of today, then spring off from them to move back through the... Read more >
Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307877055
Our Price: $45.00
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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
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $45.00

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307590190
Our Price: $13.99
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679734154
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The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 10, 1992
Price: $23.00

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today. Read more >
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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773050
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The Evolution of Useful Things
How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

   How did the table fork acquire a fourth tine?  What advantage does the Phillips-head screw have over its single-grooved predecessor? Why does the paper clip look the way it does? What makes Scotch tape Scotch?

   In this delightful book Henry, Petroski takes a microscopic look at artifacts that most of us count...

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