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Turning Off the Heat
Turning Off the Heat
Written by Thomas R. Casten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781573922692
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Turning Off the Heat
Why America Must Double Energy Efficiency to Save Money and Reduce Global Warming
Written by Thomas R. Casten


Format: Hardcover, 269 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $32.99

Global warming, the result of increasing carbon dioxide emissions from energy producers and users, has become a danger to humans. It threatens radical climate changes, severe storms, and ecological havoc.

Turning Off the Heat targets a main source of overuse of fossil fuels - the energy producers themselves who, through their government-approved... Read more >
Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination
Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination
Written by Museum Of Science, Boston, Introduction by Anthony Daniels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792241836
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Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

Written by Museum Of Science, Boston
Introduction by Anthony Daniels


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $30.00

Just saying the words Star Wars evokes images of whooshing light sabers, Luke Skywalker's landspeeder racing above the sand, and epic battles between the forces of good and evil that take place in the farthest reaches of space. Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination explores how George Lucas's incredible use of... Read more >
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The Big Idea
The Big Idea
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Timothy Ferris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208102
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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 >
Tomorrow Now
Tomorrow Now
Written by Bruce Sterling
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491992
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Tomorrow Now
Envisioning the Next 50 Years
Written by Bruce Sterling


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

“Nobody knows better than Bruce Sterling how thin the membrane between science fiction and real life has become, a state he correctly depicts as both thrilling and terrifying in this frisky, literate, clear-eyed sketch of the next half-century. Like all of the most interesting futurists, Sterling isn’t just talking about machines... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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The Young and the Digital
The Young and the Digital
Written by S. Craig Watkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807006160
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The Young and the Digital
What the Migration to Social Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media M eans for Our Future
Written by S. Craig Watkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $18.00

In The Young and the Digital, S. Craig Watkins skillfully draws from more than 500 surveys and 350 in-depth interviews with young people, parents, and educators to understand how a digital lifestyle is affecting the ways youth learn, play, bond, and communicate. Timely and deeply relevant, the book covers the influence...

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Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773203
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Remaking the World
Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $15.99

This collection of informative and pleasurable essays by Henry Petroski elucidates the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.

In Remaking the World Petroski gravitates this time, perhaps, toward the big: the English Channel tunnel, the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam, the QE2, and the Petronas Twin... Read more >
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Magnificent Failure
Magnificent Failure
Written by Craig Ryan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588341419
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Magnificent Failure
Free Fall from the Edge of Space
Written by Craig Ryan


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2003
Price: $29.95

Locked in a desperate Cold War race against the Soviets to find out if humans could survive in space and live through a free fall from space vehicles, the Pentagon gave civilian adventurer Nick Piantanida’s Project Strato-Jump little notice until May Day, 1966. Operating in the shadows of well-funded, high-visibility Air... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
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ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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Parting the Desert
Parting the Desert
Written by Zachary Karabell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708121
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Parting the Desert
The Creation of the Suez Canal
Written by Zachary Karabell


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $18.00

Award-winning historian Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of the greatest engineering feat of the nineteenth century--the building of the Suez Canal-- and shows how it changed the world.

The dream was a waterway that would unite the East and the West, and the ambitious, energetic French diplomat and entrepreneur Ferdinand de... Read more >
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