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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

Ron Cowen · Harvard University Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping account of the century of experimentation that confirmed Einstein's general theory of relativity, bringing to life the science and scientists at the origins of relativity, the development of radio telescopes, the discovery of black holes and quasars, and the still unresolved...
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Dinosaurs Rediscovered: The Scientific Revolution in Paleontology

Michael J. Benton · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this fascinating and accessible overview, renowned paleontologist Michael J. Benton reveals how our understanding of dinosaurs is being transformed by recent fossil finds and new technology.Over the past twenty years, the study of dinosaurs has transformed into a true scientific discipline....
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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

Susan Hockfield · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives.A century ago, discoveries in physics came together with engineering to produce an array of astonishing new technologies: radios, telephones, televisions, aircraft, radar, nuclear...
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The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter

John E. Douglas · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the hit Netflix show Mindhunter delves deep into the lives and crimes of four of the most disturbing and complex predatory killers, offering never-before-revealed details about his profiling...
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Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners, Third Edition

Robin Torres-Gouzerh · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Get the expert instruction and practice needed to take your English skills to the next level!Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you take your English grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language....
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The Despair of Monkeys and Other Trifles: A Memoir by Françoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy · Feral House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"I was for a very long time passionately in love with her, as I'm sure she's guessed. Every male in the world, and a number of females also were, and we all still are." -- David Bowie"Françoise was the ultimate pin-up of most hip bedroom walls, and I know for a fact...
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Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Christoph Cox · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From Edison's invention of the phonograph through contemporary field recording and sound installation, artists have become attracted to those domains against which music has always defined itself: noise, silence, and environmental sound. Christoph Cox argues that these developments...
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Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species

Marianne Taylor · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate illustrated guide to all known bat speciesBats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species explores bats and their fundamental role in our ecosystems through lavish full-color photographs and lively narrative. From the Giant Golden Crowned Flying Fox, a megabat with a wingspan of more...
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Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

Glenn Adamson · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a timely and passionate case for the role of the well-designed object in the digital age. Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones...
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The Earth Book: From the Beginning to the End of Our Planet, 250 Milestones in the History of Earth Science

Jim Bell
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated presentation of 250 milestones in the history of our home planet, from celebrated geologist and planetary scientist Jim Bell. Spanning Earth's entire history, from its birth 4.6 billion years ago to its inevitable destruction billions of years into the future,...
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