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How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate: Let Science Do the Talking the Next Time Someone Tries to Tell You...The Climate Isn't Changing; Global ... Other Arguments It's Time to End for Good

Seth B Darling · The Experiment
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

The essential climate-debate handbook -- everything you need to know about climate science to change minds

Have you ever heard someone say that climate change is simply the result of natural cycles? Or that there can't be global warming because it still gets so cold out? While...

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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Natalie Starkey · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious--comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets. Locked within each of these extra-terrestrial...

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Practice Makes Perfect Algebra II Review and Workbook, Second Edition

Chris Monahan · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The winning formula for success in algebra is practice, practice, practice!This book will help you increase your grasp of advanced algebra concepts. Numerous lessons will teach you such essential skills as transforming functions, completing the square, working with matrices, and determining...
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Einstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes

Chris Impey · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing science of black holes, and their role in understanding the history and future of our universe.

Black holes are the most extreme objects in the universe, yet every galaxy harbors a black hole at its center. In Einstein's Monsters, distinguished astronomer Chris...

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All Fishermen Are Liars

John Gierach · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 224
Format: Book

"I have to go fishing; it's my job." John Gierach can say that and mean it. But fishing is only part of his job. The other part is writing about his fishing adventures. And that's the part we readers get to enjoy. In All Fishermen Are Liars, Gierach travels across North...
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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's "The Foundation of General Relativity" Featuring the Original Manuscript of Einstein's Masterpiece

Hanoch Gutfreund · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

This richly annotated facsimile edition of "The Foundation of General Relativity" introduces a new generation of readers to Albert Einstein's theory of gravitation. Written in 1915, this remarkable document is a watershed in the history of physics and an enduring testament...
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Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Mary Beth Pfeiffer · Island Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe each year, and untold multitudes in Canada, China, Russia,...
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Color Structure and Design

R. Ellinger · Van Nostrand Reinhold
Format: Book

137 pages. Thoroughly illustrated in color and b&w.
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Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

Sean Carroll · Dutton
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Caltech physicist and New York Times bestselling author Sean Carroll shows that there are multiple copies of you. And everyone else. Really.

Something Deeply Hidden begins with the news that physics is in a crisis. Quantum mechanics underlies all of modern physics but major...
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Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World

Jonathan Mingle · St. Martin's Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

High in the Himalayan valley of Zanskar in northwest India sits a village as isolated as the legendary Shangri-La. Long fed by runoff from glaciers and lofty snowfields, Kumik-a settlement of thirty nine mud brick homes-has survived and thrived in one of the worlds most challenging settings...
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The Galápagos: A Natural History

Henry Nicholls · Basic Books
Pages: 195
Format: Hardcover

Charles Darwin called it "a little world within itself." Sailors referred to it as "Las Encantadas" - the enchanted islands. Lying in the eastern Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator off the west coast of South America, the Galápagos is the most pristine archipelago...
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The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human

Noah Strycker · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world - and deep connection with humanity.Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As scientists come to understand...
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Now: The Physics of Time

R Muller · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"Now" is a simple yet elusive concept.

You are reading the word "now" right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment "now" so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from...

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