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The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything

Michio Kaku · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

When Newton discovered the laws of motion and gravity, he unified the rules of heaven and earth. From then on, physicists have been discovering new forces and incorporating them into ever-greater theories. But the major breakthroughs of the twentieth century--relativity and quantum mechanics--are...
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A Cure for Darkness: The Story of Depression and How We Treat It

Alex Riley · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

What is depression? Is it a persistent low mood or a complex range of symptoms? Is it a single diagnosis or a diversity of mental disorders requiring different treatments? In A Cure for Darkness, science writer Alex Riley explores these questions, digging into the long history of depression...
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The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds

Jon Dunn · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

Hummingbirds are a glittering, sparkling collective of over three hundred wildly variable species. For centuries, they have been revered by indigenous Americans, coveted by European collectors, and admired worldwide for their unsurpassed metallic plumage and immense character. Yet they...
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The Musical Human: A History of Life on Earth

Michael Spitzer · Bloomsbury Publishing; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

40 thousand years ago Homo sapiens created the first musical instrument.Today music fills our lives. How we have created, performed and listened to this music throughout history has defined what our species is and how we understand who we are. Yet music is an overlooked part of our origin...
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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments

Aimee Nezhukumatathil · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes of western New York and Ohio. But no matter...
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Can I Recycle This?: A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Jennie Romer
Format: Hardcover


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National Audubon Society Trees of North America

National Audubon Society · Knopf
Format: Kindle Edition

This handsome volume is the result of a collaboration among leading scientists, scholars, taxonomic and field experts, photo editors, and designers. An indispensable reference, it covers more than 540 species, with nearly 2,500 full-color photographs--including images of the bark, fruit,...
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