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StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

Neil Degrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

This beautifully illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted...
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker PhD · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert - Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab - reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sleep is one of the most...
We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk about Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

Stefan Klein · Experiment LLC, The
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

World-leading natural and social scientists shed light on their discoveries and lives in conversation with an award-winning science writer When acclaimed science writer Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize- winning chemist Roald Hoffmann what sets scientists apart, Hoffmann says, "First and foremost,...
Beyond the God Particle

Leon M. Lederman · Prometheus Books
Format: Hardcover

Two leading physicists discuss the importance of the Higgs Boson, the future of particle physics, and the mysteries of the universe yet to be unraveled. On July 4, 2012, the long-sought Higgs Boson--aka the God Particle--was discovered at the worlds largest particle accelerator, the LHC,...
Complexity: The Evolution of Earth's Biodiversity and the Future of Humanity

William C Burger · Prometheus
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

This very readable overview of natural history explores the dynamics that have made our planet so rich in biodiversity over time and supported the rise and dominance of our own species. Tracing the arc of evolutionary history, biologist William C. Burger shows that cooperation and symbiosis...
If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body

James Hamblin · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." - Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called "If Our Bodies...
Organic Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

GRAHAM PATRICK · Oxford University Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Organic chemistry is the chemistry of compounds of carbon. The ability of carbon to link together to form long chain molecules and ring compounds as well as bonding with many other elements has led to a vast array of organic compounds. These compounds are central to life, forming the basis...
The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

Emeran Mayer · Harper Wave
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome, a practical guide in the tradition of The Second Brain, and The Good Gut that conclusively demonstrates the inextricable, biological link between mind and the digestive system.We have all experienced...
GPS for Everyone: You are Here

Pratap Misra · Ganga-Jamuna Press
Pages: 100
Format: Paperback

GPS seems to have come out of nowhere. There was no progression like eight-track tape to cassette to CD to MP3 player. One day we were driving around clueless of where we were, struggling with roadmaps bought at gas stations that couldn't be folded back neatly once opened, and - suddenly...
Darwin's House of Cards: A Journalist's Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates

Tom Bethell · Discovery Institute
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

In this provocative history of contemporary debates over evolution, veteran journalist Tom Bethell depicts Darwin's theory as a nineteenth-century idea past its prime, propped up by logical fallacies, bogus claims, and empirical evidence that is all but disintegrating under an onslaught...
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

DANIEL H PINK · Riverhead Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending...
Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth

Jane Alexander · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A moving, inspiring, personal look at the vastly changing world of wildlife on planet earth as a result of human incursion, and the crucial work of animal and bird preservation across the globe being done by scientists, field biologists, zoologists, environmentalists, and conservationists....
COMPASS Exam - Bob Miller's Math Prep

Bob Miller · Research & Education Association; First edition
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

If You’re Taking the COMPASS Exam and Need Help with Math, Bob Miller has Your Solution!Bob Miller’s Math Review for the COMPASS ExamBob Miller has taught math to thousands of students at all educational levels for 30 years. His proven teaching methods help college-bound students...
The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks,...
Help Your Kids with Math, Second Edition

Barry Lewis · DK; Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

After its publication in 2010, Help Your Kids with Math quickly climbed to the top of DKs bestseller charts. Families were hungry for meaningful math help-not Internet searches and hours of family frustration. The simple, visual approach of Help Your Kids with Math was exactly what parents...