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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553802023
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The Universe in a Nutshell

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $35.00

Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years... Read more >
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Science Matters
Science Matters
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454584
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Science Matters
Achieving Scientific Literacy
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $15.95

Knowledge of the basic ideas and principles of science is fundamental to cultural literacy. But most books on science are often too obscure or too specialized to do the general reader much good.

Science Matters is a rare exception-a science book for the general reader that is informative enough to be a... Read more >
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The Invisible Gorilla
The Invisible Gorilla
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307459664
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The Invisible Gorilla
How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.00

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928854
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

In her astonishing new book Susan Casey captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists who seek them out.
 
For legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, hundred foot waves represent the ultimate challenge. As Susan Casey travels...

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Billions & Billions
Billions & Billions
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345379184
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Billions & Billions
Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 12, 1998
Price: $15.95

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742308
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under...

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The Alchemy of Air
The Alchemy of Air
Written by Thomas Hager
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307351791
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The Alchemy of Air
A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler
Written by Thomas Hager


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $15.00

Tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the discovery that changed billions of lives–including your own.

At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’s scientists to find a solution.

This is the story of the... Read more >
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970749
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Animal Wise
The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
Written by Virginia Morell
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $20.00

Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals.
 
   Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or elephant?  Do they experience... Read more >
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Pale Blue Dot
Pale Blue Dot
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801012
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Pale Blue Dot
A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."
--The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around... Read more >
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461452
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Animal Wise
How We Know Animals Think and Feel
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

   Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant?  Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and rats love to... Read more >
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