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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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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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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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Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt 0871404095 9780871404091 Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story   Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story

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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession Daniel J. Levitin 0452288525 9780452288522 In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between musicits performa This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

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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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Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages Frances Gies, Joseph Gies 0060165901 9780060165901 The authors shatter the popular myth that nothing of significance happened between 400 AD and 900 AD. Transportation was Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages

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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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The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear Seth Mnookin 1439158649 9781439158647 The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear   The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

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The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next Lee Smolin 061891868X 9780618918683 In this illuminating book, the renowned theoretical physicist Lee Smolin argues that fundamental physics -- the search The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next

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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 Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next Lee Smolin 0618551050 9780618551057 In this groundbreaking book, the renowned theoretical physicist Lee Smolin argues that physics-the basis for all other The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next

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Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce Douglas Starr 0688176496 9780688176495 Named one of the best books of 1998 by Publishers Weekly, Booklist and Library Journal,  the award-winning definitive history of the essence of life itself--blood- Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce

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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: Earth Before Humans ANN DRUYAN CARL SAGAN 0712698248 9780712698245 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: Earth Before Humans   Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: Earth Before Humans

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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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SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed Martin Nowak, Roger Highfield 1439100187 9781439100189 Survival of the nicest! Famed Harvard Professor Martin Nowaknbsp;lays out the five laws of cooperation that make compl SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed

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Noahs Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About The Event That Changed History William Ryan, Walter Pitman 0684859203 9780684859200 Over the millennia, the legend of a great deluge has endured in the biblical story of Noah and in such Middle Easter Noahs Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About The Event That Changed History

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Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History Stephen Jay Gould 0517703939 9780517703939 Award-winning, bestselling author, evolutionary biologist, and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould takes the art of the essay to an unprecedented height of Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History

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The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question? Leon Lederman, Dick Teresi 0618711686 9780618711680 The Nobel Prizewinning physicist Leon Lederman guides readers on an enormously accessible tour of the history of particle physi The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question?

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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 0743203984 9780743203982 When we think of plagues, we think of AIDS, Ebola, anthrax spores, and, of course, the Black Death. But in 1918 th Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It

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Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies: And Other Pricing Puzzles Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies: And Other Pricing Puzzles

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The Discoveries: Great Breakthroughs in 20th-century Science, Including the Original Papers Alan Lightman 0375421688 9780375421686 An unprecedented explosion of creativity, insight, and breakthrough occurred in every field of science in the last cent The Discoveries: Great Breakthroughs in 20th-century Science, Including the Original Papers

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Infinite in All Directions: Gifford Lectures Given at Aberdeen, Scotland, April-November 1985 Freeman J. Dyson 0060390816 9780060390815 Infinite in All Directions: Gifford Lectures Given at Aberdeen, Scotland, April-November 1985   Infinite in All Directions: Gifford Lectures Given at Aberdeen, Scotland, April-November 1985

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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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The Numerati The Numerati

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The Minds New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution The Minds New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution

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

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Astonish Yourself: 101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life Roger-Pol Droit 0142003131 9780142003138 Say your name aloud to yourself in a quiet room. Imagine peeling an apple in your mind. Take the subway without trying to get anywhere. The Astonish Yourself: 101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life

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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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Belonging to the Universe: Explorations on the Frontiers of Science and Spirituality Belonging to the Universe: Explorations on the Frontiers of Science and Spirituality

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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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The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom Simon Winchester 0060884592 9780060884598 The New York Times-bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and Krakatoa retu The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom

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At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity Stuart Kauffman 0195095995 9780195095999 A major scientific revolution has begun, a new paradigm that rivals Darwins theory in importance. At its heart is the discov At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

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Coming of Age in the Milky Way Timothy Ferris 0688058892 9780688058890 From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the brillia Coming of Age in the Milky Way

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Afterwards, Youre a Genius Afterwards, Youre a Genius

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The Jasons: The Secret History of Sciences Postwar Elite Ann Finkbeiner 0143038478 9780143038474 The Jasons are a well-guarded group of world-class scientists, briefly outed in the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, who have been meeting every s The Jasons: The Secret History of Sciences Postwar Elite

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The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments George Johnson 140003423X 9781400034239 A dazzling, irresistible collection of the ten most ground-breaking and beautiful experiments in scientific history. With the attention to detail of a historian and the story- The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir Jerry Linenger 007136112X 9780071361125 SAn engrossing report.???ooklist SVividly captures the challenges and privations [Dr. Linenger] endured both before and during his fli Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir

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The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention that Changed the World The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention that Changed the World

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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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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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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 God Gene: How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes Dean H. Hamer 0385720319 9780385720311 LEADING GENETICIST DEAN HAMER CRACKS THE CODE BEHIND WHY WE ARE PREDISPOSED TO BELIEVE IN GOD. IN A BOOK THAT BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN RELIGION AND SCIENCE, HAM The God Gene: How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes

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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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The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (Basic Bioethics) The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (Basic Bioethics)

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The timetables of science: A chronology of the most important people and events in the history of science The timetables of science: A chronology of the most important people and events in the history of science

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The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability James Gustave Speth 0300136110 9780300136111 How serious are the threats to our environment? Here is one measure of the problem: if we contin The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability

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The Ascent of Science The Ascent of Science

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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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The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, The Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, The Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy

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