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The Accidental Universe

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by Alan Lightman - $18.00 - Add to Cart

With passion and curiosity, Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by recent discoveries in science. He looks at the dialogue between science and religion...

Ada's Algorithm

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by James Essinger - $25.95 - Add to Cart

"[Ada Lovelace], like Steve Jobs, stands at the intersection of arts and technology."--Walter Isaacson, author of The InnovatorsOver 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific co...

The End Of Memory

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by Jay Ingram - $32.99 - Add to Cart

It is a wicked disease that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly and ultimately their lives. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have suffe...

Finding Zero

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by Amir D Aczel - $29.99 - Add to Cart

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and...

Humans 3.0

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by Peter Nowak - $19.95 - Add to Cart

Life for early humans wasn't easy. They may have been able to walk on two feet and create tools 4 million years ago, but they couldn't remember or communicate. Fortunately, people got sma...

The Human Universe

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by Professor Brian Cox - $36.99 - Add to Cart

Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness of a vacuum the laws of nature conspired to create a naked ...

The Innovators

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by Walter Isaacson - $40.00 - Add to Cart

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the st...

The Mathematics of Love

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by Hannah Fry - $19.99 - Add to Cart

In this must-have for anyone who wants to better understand their love life, a mathematician pulls back the curtain and reveals the hidden patterns--from dating sites to divorce, sex to m...

The Meaning of Human Existence

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by Edward O. Wilson - $26.95 - Add to Cart

In , his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson grapples with these and other existential questions, examining what makes human beings supremel...

Missing Microbes

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by Martin Blaser - $19.99 - Add to Cart

A critical call to arms about the harmful effects of some of our most revered modern medical practices.Welcome to the wilds of the microbiome, where for hundreds of thousands of years bac...

Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You

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by Dan Riskin - $18.99 - Add to Cart

This "fact-filled and amusing trek through nature's dark side" (Kirkus Reviews) reveals the fascinating, weird, and often perverted ways that Mother Nature fends only for herself.It may b...

Rare

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by Keith Veronese - $26.50 - Add to Cart

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game s...

Rogerson's Book of Numbers

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by Barnaby Rogerson - $18.50 - Add to Cart

Rogerson's Book of Numbers is based on a numerical array of virtues, spiritual attributes, gods, devils, sacred cities, powers, calendars, heroes, saints, icons, and cultural symbols. It...

Tasty

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by John Mcquaid - $32.00 - Add to Cart

A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor--from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the current "foodie" revolut...

Undeniable

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by Bill Nye - $29.99 - Add to Cart

Sparked by the a provocative comment to BigThink.com last fall, and fueled by a highly controversial debate with Creation Museum curator Ken Ham, Bill Nye's campaign to confront the scien...

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