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Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Ray Jayawardhana · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Canadian Science Writers Association 2014 Science in Society Book AwardA Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of the SeasonA Book to Watch Out For, The New Yorker's Page-Turner Blog A Los Angeles Times Gift Guide SelectionOne of the Best Physics Books of 2013, Cocktail...
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The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains

ROBERT H LUSTIG · Avery
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

"Explores how industry has manipulated our most deep-seated survival instincts." - David Perlmutter, MD, Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain and Brain MakerThe New York Times-bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving...
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The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human

Vint Virga D.V.M. · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

As profiled in the New York Times MagazineBased on the authors twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, The Soul of All Living Creatures delves into the inner lives of animals from whales, wolves, and leopards to mice, dogs, and cats and explores...
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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...
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The Spinning Magnet: The Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World--and Could Destroy It

Alanna Mitchell · Dutton
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An engrossing history of the science of one of the four fundamental physical forces in the universe, electromagnetism, right up to the latest indications that the poles are soon to reverse and destroy the world's power grids and electronic communicationsA cataclysmic planetary phenomenon...
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What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

Adam Becker · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the heretical thinkers who dared to question the nature of our quantum universeEvery physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed...
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Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization

Adrian Bejan · Doubleday; 1st edition
Format: Book

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the Constructal Law, accounts for the evolution of these and all other designs...
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The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting

Fernanda Santos · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"In Fernanda Santos' expert hands, the story of 19 men and a raging wildfire unfolds as a riveting, pulse-pounding account of an American tragedy; and also as a meditation on manhood, brotherhood and family love. The Fire Line is a great and deeply moving book about courageous men and women."-...
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Physics in Mind: A Quantum View of the Brain

Werner Loewenstein · Basic Books
Format: Book

No one can escape a sense of awe when reflecting on the workings of the mind: we see, we hear, we feel, we are aware of the world around us. But what is the mind? What do we mean when we say we are “aware” of something? What is this peculiar state in our heads, at once utterly...
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Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality

Edward Frenkel · Basic Books
Format: Print book

A New York Times Science BestsellerWhat if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren’t even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes...
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Geometry For Dummies

Mark Ryan · For Dummies
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

Hit the geometry wall? Get up and running with this no-nonsense guide! Does the thought of geometry make you jittery? You're not alone. Fortunately, this down-to-earth guide helps you approach it from a new angle, making it easier than ever to conquer your fears and score your highest...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change

Marc Morano · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Less freedom. More regulation. Higher costs. Make no mistake: those are the surefire consequences of the modern global warming campaign waged by political and cultural elites, who have long ago abandoned fact-based science for dramatic fearmongering in order to push increased central planning....
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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark · Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Pages: 421
Format: Paperback

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate...
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Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability and the Pace of Life, in Organisms, Cities, Economies and Companies

GEOFFREY WEST · PENGUIN BOOKS
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term "complexity" can be misleading, however, because what makes West's discoveries so beautiful is that...
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A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

Lawrence M. Krauss · Atria Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

WHERE DID THE UNIVERSE COME FROM WHAT WAS THERE BEFORE IT WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING AND FINALLY WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING Lawrence Krausss provocative answers to these and other timeless questions in a wildly popular lecture now on YouTube have attracted almost a million...
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