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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo Galileo Galilei 0385092393 9780385092395 Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo

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E=mc2: A Biography of the Worlds Most Famous Equation David Bodanis 0425181642 9780425181645 Generations have grown up knowing that Albert Einsteins equation E=mc[superscript 2] changed the shape of our world, but never understanding what it actually E=mc2: A Biography of the Worlds Most Famous Equation

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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History Stephen Jay Gould 039330700X 9780393307009 Gould has brought to light one of the least known but most spectacular paleontological discoveries of all time.a brilliant tapestry.Martin Gardner Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

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Men of Science, Men of God Henry M. Morris 0890510806 9780890510803 Ghost stories are found all over the state of Minnesota. Read about the spirit of a dead young mother still tending to her infant son on the third floor of the historic Wardens House Men of Science, Men of God

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The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nurture Matt Ridley 006000679X 9780060006792 The bestselling author of Genome chronicles a new revolution in the worldsunderstanding of genes.   The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nurture

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Climate Coup: Global Warmings Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives Michaels, Patrick J. 1935308440 9781935308447 Climate Coup: Global Warmings Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives   Climate Coup: Global Warmings Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives

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The Watchmans Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction Perseus 1593156057 9781593156053 The Watchmans Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction   The Watchmans Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction

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The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life Paul Davies 068486309X 9780684863092 ARE WE ALONE IN THE UNIVERSE?In his latest far-reaching book,The Fifth Miracle,internationally acclaimed physicist and writer Paul Davies confronts The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

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Recovering the Soul: A Scientific and Spiritual Approach Larry Dossey 055334790X 9780553347906 A physician and leading reformer of medicine delves into the compelling medical, scientific, and spiritual evidence for a universal consciousness and prese Recovering the Soul: A Scientific and Spiritual Approach

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The Physics of Superheroes James Kakalios 1592402429 9781592402427 The Physics of Superheroesapplies the reality of physics to the fantasy of comic books. James Kakalios explores the scientific plausibility of the powers and feats of the most famous The Physics of Superheroes

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The Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible - and Other Journeys James Burke 0316116106 9780316116107 The Pinball Effect takes the reader on many different journeys through the web of knowledge. Knowledge, it turns The Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible - and Other Journeys

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Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever Hal Hellman 0471350664 9780471350668 The dramatic stories of ten historic feuds: How they altered the course of discovery-and shaped the modern world Hall Hellman tells the lively stories of Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

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The biological basis of teleological concepts Harry Binswanger 0962533602 9780962533600 The biological basis of teleological concepts   The biological basis of teleological concepts

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Buried Alive Jack Cuozzo 0890512388 9780890512388 In Buried Alive, the author, a New Jersey orthodontist, concludes that the Neanderthals were in reality humans from the time of the biblical patriarchs. Illustrations.   Buried Alive

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Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age Steven Johnson 1594488207 9781594488207 Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age   Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age

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The Planets Dava Sobel 0670034460 9780670034468 With her blockbuster New York Timesbestsellers Longitudeand Galileo? Daughter, Dava Sobel used her rare and luminous gift for weaving difficult scientific concepts into a compelling story to garner rave The Planets

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The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank David Plotz 0812970527 9780812970524 It was the most radical human-breeding experiment in American history, and no one knew how it turned out. The Repository for Germinal Choice- n The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank

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Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It Gina Kolata 0374157065 9780374157067 The fascinating, true story of the worlds deadliest disease. In 1918, the Great Flu Epidemic felled the young and Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It

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The Invention of Air Steven Johnson 1594488525 9781594488528 Bestselling author Steven Johnson recounts?n dazzling, multidisciplinary fashion?he story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for Amer The Invention of Air

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The Discoverers: A History of Mans Search to Know His World and Himself Daniel J. Boorstin 0394402294 9780394402291 An original history of mans greatest adventure: his search to discover the world around him. From the Trade Paperback edition.   The Discoverers: A History of Mans Search to Know His World and Himself

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Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale Judith Hooper 0393051218 9780393051216 H. B. D. Kettlewell was a British doctor who caught butterflies & moths as an all-consuming hobby. He went into the English woods with a mission--to catch evolution in Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale

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Einsteins Essays in Science Albert Einstein 0486470113 9780486470115 These accessible speeches and essays by the renowned scientist profile influential physicists and explore the areas of physics to which Einstein made major contributions. Subjects i Einsteins Essays in Science

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The Emperors New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics Roger Penrose 0198519737 9780198519737 For decades, proponents of artificial intelligence have argued that computers will soon be doing everything that a human mind can do. A The Emperors New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

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Cosmic Conversations: Dialogues on the Nature of the Universe and the Search for Reality Stephan Martin 1601630778 9781601630773 No evocation of Parisian life in the second half of the nineteenth century can match that found in the journals of the br Cosmic Conversations: Dialogues on the Nature of the Universe and the Search for Reality

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The Cambridge Quintet: A Work Of Scientific Speculation (Helix Books) John L. Casti 0201328283 9780201328288 In this narrative tour de force, gifted scientist and author John L. Casti contemplates an imaginary evening of intellectual inquirya sort of The Cambridge Quintet: A Work Of Scientific Speculation (Helix Books)

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Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution Randal Keynes 1573229555 9781573229555 In a chest of drawers bequeathed by his grandmother, author Randal Keynes discovered the writing case of Charles Darwins beloved daughter Annie, who died at the age of t Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution

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Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self

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Why Choose This Book?: How We Make Decisions Read Montague 0525949828 9780525949824 To the list of writers connecting mainstream readers and cutting-edge scienceMalcolm Gladwell, Steven Johnson, James Surowieckiadd Read Montague, with this exploratio Why Choose This Book?: How We Make Decisions

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The Secret History of the War on Cancer Devra Davis 0465015662 9780465015665 The War on Cancer set out to find, treat, and cure a disease. Left untouched were many of the things known to cause cancer, including tobacco, the workplace, radiation, or t The Secret History of the War on Cancer

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The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty-first Century Brockman, John 0375713425 9780375713422 A brilliant ensemble of the worlds most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the adv The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty-first Century

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Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures

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The Eternal Darkness Robert D. Ballard, Will Hively 0691027404 9780691027401 The Eternal Darkness   The Eternal Darkness

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen 0307957136 9780307957139 The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business   The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

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Five Equations That Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics Michael Guillen 0786861037 9780786861033 In Five Equations That Changed the World, Dr. Michael Guillen, known to millions as the Science Editor on ABC-TVs Good Morning America Five Equations That Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics

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MythBusters: Dont Try This at Home Mary Packard 0787983691 9780787983697 Its a tough job separating truth from urban legend, but the MythBusters are here to serve. For example, is it true that if you step in quicksand, youll be sucked down to your de MythBusters: Dont Try This at Home

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Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human Matt Ridley 0060006781 9780060006785 Armed with extraordinary new discoveries about genes, acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley turns his attention to the nature versus nurture debate to Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human

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Why God Wont Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief Andrew Newberg, Eugene DAquili, Vince Rause 034544034X 9780345440341 Why have we humans always longed to connect with something larger than ourselves? Even today in our technologically adv Why God Wont Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief

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Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul Francis Crick 0684801582 9780684801582 Traditionally, the human soul is regarded as a nonphysical concept that can only be examined by psychiatrists and theologists. In his new book,The Aston Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul

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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology Simon Winchester 0060193611 9780060193614 From the author of the bestselling The Professor and the Madman comes the fascinating story of William Smith, the orphaned son of The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

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Flesh Machine; Cyborgs,Designer Babies, Eugenic Conscousness Critical Art Ensemble, Critical Art Ensemble 1570270678 9781570270673 Having elsewhere explored the dimensions of social and political control in electronic culture, the Critical Arts Ensem Flesh Machine; Cyborgs,Designer Babies, Eugenic Conscousness

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Seeing Double: Shared Identities in Physics, Philosophy, and Literature Peter Pesic 026266173X 9780262661737 The separateness and connection of individuals is perhaps the central question of human life: What, exactly, is my individuality? To what deg Seeing Double: Shared Identities in Physics, Philosophy, and Literature

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Origins of Existence: How Life Emerged in the Universe Fred C. Adams 0743212622 9780743212625 In his groundbreaking first book, Five Ages of the Universe,  Adams established the five eras of the universe from birth to demise. Now, he gives readers a Origins of Existence: How Life Emerged in the Universe

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Head and Heart: A Personal Exploration of Science and the Sacred Head and Heart: A Personal Exploration of Science and the Sacred

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A Devils Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love Richard Dawkins 0618485392 9780618485390 The first collection of essays from renowned scientist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins is an enthusiastic declaration, a testament to the A Devils Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love

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Mind into Matter: A New Alchemy of Science and Spirit Fred Alan Wolf 0966132769 9780966132762 Alchemists of old attempted to make sense of the universe-to discover the connection between mind and matter. Some of todays scientists, in particular quant Mind into Matter: A New Alchemy of Science and Spirit

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Serendipity: Accidental Discoveries in Science Royston M. Roberts 0471602035 9780471602033 Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives: Teflon, Velcro, nylon, x-rays, penicillin, safety glass, sugar substitutes, and Serendipity: Accidental Discoveries in Science

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Einsteins Universe Nigel Calder 0517385708 9780517385708 This brilliantly written book unlocks the astounding implications of Einsteins revolutionary theories on the nature of science, time and motion. It far surpasses any previous explanation of Rel Einsteins Universe

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COMPLEXITY: THE EMERGING SCIENCE AT THE EDGE OF ORDER AND CHAOS M. Mitchell Waldrop 0671872346 9780671872342 Why did the stock market crash more than 500 points on a single Monday in 1987? Why do ancient species often remain stable in the fossil reco COMPLEXITY: THE EMERGING SCIENCE AT THE EDGE OF ORDER AND CHAOS

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Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age Bill McKibben 0805075194 9780805075199 Nearly fifteen years ago, in The End of Nature, Bill McKibben demonstrated that humanity had begun to irrevocably alter and endanger our environment on a global scale. Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age

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Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. 0393064581 9780393064582 Making and having babies--what it takes to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and deliver--has mystified women and men for the Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank

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The Numerati Stephen Baker 0547247931 9780547247939 An urgent look at how a global math elite is predictingand altering our behavior -- at work, at the mall, and in bed.Every day we produce loads of data about ourselves simply by living in the modern The Numerati

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Aftermath, Inc.: Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home Gil Reavill 1592402968 9781592402960 A crime writer who thought he could handle anything confronts the worst of everything. Violent and unattended deaths...suicide...forensics...viral pathology...crime Aftermath, Inc.: Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home

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Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis Al Gore 1594867348 9781594867347 It is now abundantly clear that we have at our fingertips all of the tools we need to solve the climate crisis. The only missing ingredient is collective will. Properly u Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

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Jacquards Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age James Essinger 0192805770 9780192805775 In Jacquards Web, James Essinger tells the story of some of the most brilliant inventors the world has ever known, in this fascinating acco Jacquards Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age

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Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic Bart Kosko 1562828398 9781562828394 A washing machine that gauges each load to determine how much soap to use? An air conditioner that constantly adjusts cooling strength based on room temperature? These Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic

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Space, the City and Social Theory: Social Relations and Urban Forms Fran Tonkiss 0745628265 9780745628264 Space, the City and Social Theory offers a clear and critical account of key approaches to cities and urban space within social theory and analy Space, the City and Social Theory: Social Relations and Urban Forms

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This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World Ernst Mayr 067488468X 9780674884687 Biology until recently has been the neglected stepchild of science, and many educated people have little grasp of how biology explains the natural world. Yet to addr This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World

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The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story Richard Preston 0375508562 9780375508561 The bard of biological weapons captures the drama of the front lines. -Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy The first major bioterror event in the United States-t The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story

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The Neptune File: A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting The Neptune File: A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting

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The Emperors New Mind Roger Penrose 0140145346 9780140145342 Ranks among the most innovative and exciting science books [of] the last 40 years.-The New York Times Book Review.   The Emperors New Mind

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Exploring the Scientific Method: Cases and Questions Gimbel, Steven 0226294838 9780226294834 Exploring the Scientific Method: Cases and Questions   Exploring the Scientific Method: Cases and Questions

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The Nothing that Is: A Natural History of Zero Robert Kaplan 0195142373 9780195142372 A symbol for what is not there, an emptiness that increases any number its added to, an inexhaustible and indispensable paradox. As we welcome the new millennium, z The Nothing that Is: A Natural History of Zero

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Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century Michio Kaku 0385484992 9780385484992 Now in its 60th year -- the landmark bestseller by the great Viennese psychiatrist remembered for his tremendous impact on humanity Internationally renowned Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century

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The Map That Changed the World Simon Winchester 0060931809 9780060931803 In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follo The Map That Changed the World

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Terrors and Marvels: How Science and Technology Changed the Character and Outcome of World War II Tom Shachtman 0380978768 9780380978762 The dreadful global conflagration known as the Second World War was more than the clashing of great armies on blo Terrors and Marvels: How Science and Technology Changed the Character and Outcome of World War II

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