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The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day

JAMES KAKALIOS - Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Physics professor, bestselling author, and dynamic storyteller James Kakalios reveals the mind-bending science behind the seemingly basic things that keep our daily lives running, from our smart phones and digital "clouds" to x-ray machines and hybrid vehicles.

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A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters

Andrew H. Knoll - Custom House
Format: Hardcover

"A fantastic distillation of Earth's history, from one of the world's leading geologists. Engrossing, witty, and eminently readable." - Steve Brusatte, author of The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs Odds are, where you're standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava,...
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Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

DK - DK
Format: Hardcover


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Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks

Dave Asprey - Harperwave
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower - in two weeks or less.

For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists...

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The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK - DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Explore ecology in this accessible introduction to how the natural world works and how we have started to understand the environment, ecosystems, and climate change.

Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of the key ideas, movements,...
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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

Sean M Carroll - Dutton
Pages: 470
Format: Print book

*An instant New York Times Bestseller*
*Publishers Weekly #1 Most Anticipated Science Book of Spring 2016*
"You will be enthralled." - Wall Street Journal
"A tour de force." - Salon.com

Already internationally acclaimed...
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Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

Michael J. Tougias - Scribner Book Company
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the "thrilling and perfectly paced" (BOOKLIST ) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty - the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty - which was caught in the path...
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Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old

Andrew Steele - Doubleday
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Aging--not cancer, not heart disease--is the true underlying cause of most human death and suffering. We accept as inevitable that as we advance in years our bodies and minds begin to deteriorate and that we are ever more likely to be felled by dementia or disease. But we never really ask--is...
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Penguins: The Ultimate Guide

Julie Cornthwaite - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes...
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Physics Essentials For Dummies

Steven Holzner - For Dummies
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Physics Essentials For Dummies (9781119590286) was previously published as Physics Essentials For Dummies (9780470618417) . While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product....
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