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Black Hole

- Hardcover

by Marcia Bartusiak - $37.50 - Add to Cart

For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the universe. The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from...

Cool

- Hardcover

by Steven Quartz - $29.99 - Add to Cart

Like it or not, we live in an age of conspicuous consumption. In a world of brand names, many of us judge ourselves and others by the products we own. Teenagers broadcast their brand alle...

Finding Zero

- Hardcover

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...

Headstrong

- Trade paperback

by Rachel Swaby - $19.00 - Add to Cart

Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history's brightest female scientists. In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: "She made a mean beef s...

How to Bake Pi

- Hardcover

by Eugenia Cheng - $34.50 - Add to Cart

What is math? How exactly does it work? And what do three siblings trying to share a cake have to do with it? InHow to Bake Pi, math professor Eugenia Cheng provides an accessible introdu...

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

- Hardcover

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 Mathematics of Love

- Hardcover

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...

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

- Hardcover

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...

Taming the Infinite

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by Ian Stewart - $15.99 - Add to Cart

From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In his famous straightforward style, Professor Stewart explains each...

Tasty

- Hardcover

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...

Tesla

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by W.bernard Carlson - $27.95 - Add to Cart

The Upright Thinkers

- Hardcover

by Leonard Mlodinow - $33.00 - Add to Cart

A few million years ago, our ancestors came down from the trees and began to stand upright, freeing our hands to create tools and our minds to grapple with the world around us.   Leonard ...

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