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The Predator Paradox: Ending the War with Wolves, Bears, Cougars, and Coyotes

John Shivik · Beacon Press (MA)
Pages: 196
Format: Hardcover

An expert in wildlife management tells the stories of those who are finding new ways for humans and mammalian predators to coexist. Stories of backyard bears and cat-eating coyotes are becoming increasingly common, even for people living in non-rural areas. And that might not be a bad thing...
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The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era

Craig Nelson · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rocket Men and the award-winning biographer of Thomas Paine comes the first complete history of the Atomic Age, a brilliant, magisterial account of the men and women who uncovered the secrets of the nucleus, brought its power to America, and ignited...
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Wonders of Life: Exploring the Most Extraordinary Phenomenon in the Universe

Brian Cox · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

In Wonders of Life: Exploring the Most Extraordinary Force in the Universe, the definitive companion to the Discovery Science Channel series, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover the most complex, diverse, and unique force in the universe: life itself.Through...
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The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions

József Illy · Johns Hopkins University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Albert Einstein may be best known as the wire-haired whacky physicist who gave us the theory of relativity, but that’s just one facet of this genius’s contribution to human knowledge and modern science. As József Illy expertly shows in this book, Einstein had an eminently...
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Electricity Demystified, Second Edition

Stan Gibilisco · McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Add some SPARK to your study of ELECTRICITY Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering...
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Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical...
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Field Guide to the Common Bees of California: Including Bees of the Western United States

Gretchen LeBuhn · University of California Press
Format: Paperback

This engaging and easy-to-use natural history guidebook provides a thorough overview of native and honey bee biology and offers tools for identifying the most common bees of California and the Western United States. Full-color illustrations introduce readers to more than 30 genera of native...
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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

Jim Baggott · Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. Its concepts underpin much of the twenty-first century technology that we now take for granted. But at the same time it has completely undermined...
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The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis

Elizabeth Letts · Ballantine Books
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes...
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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Phillip F. Schewe · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

Scientist. Innovator. Rebel. For decades, Freeman Dyson has been regarded as one of the worlds most important thinkers. The Atlantic wrote, In the range of his genius, Freeman Dyson is heir to Einstein - a visionary who has reshaped thinking in fields from math to astrophysics to medicine,...
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All the Right Angles: From Gear Ratios to Calculating Odds: Mathematics in the World of Sports

Joel Levy · Firefly Books; 1st Edition edition
Format: Book

A visual reference to the mathematics of sports. Any definition of sport begins with the term physical. Motion, power, energy and momentum are the driving forces of physics, and numbers govern all sports. People and objects move in lines and curves, geometry determines progress, times...
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Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory exploration of the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society at large. Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How can officials identify the most dangerous New York City manholes...
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Practice Makes Perfect Linear Algebra: With 500 Exercises

William D. Clark · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Expert instruction and plenty of practice to reinforce advanced math skills Presents concepts with application to natural sciences, engineering, economics, computer science, and other branches of mathematics Complementary to most linear algebra courses or as a refresher text More than...
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Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars

Scott Kelly · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station--a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his colorful formative years.The veteran of four space flights and the American...
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Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story

John Bloom · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan's...
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