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In Search of the Multiverse: Parallel Worlds, Hidden Dimensions, and the Ultimate Quest for the Frontiers of Reality

John Gribbin · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Critical acclaim for John GribbinThe master of popular science.—Sunday Times LondonGribbin explains things very well indeed, and theres not an equation in sight.—David Goodstein, The New York Times Book Review on Almost Everyones Guide to ScienceGribbin breathes life into the core ideas...
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The Art of the Map: An Illustrated History of Map Elements and Embellishments

Dennis Reinhartz · Sterling
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

This lavishly illustrated history of the golden age of cartography, from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries, explores not only the embellishments on maps but also what they reveal about the world in which they were created. Here there be monsters real and imagined; ships...
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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. Most of us are clueless...
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Atlas of Indian Nations

Anton Treuer · National Geographic Society
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

Atlas of Indian Nations is a comprehensive resource for those interested in Native American history and culture. Told through maps, photos, art, and archival cartography, this is the story of American Indians that only National Geographic can tell. In the most comprehensive atlas of Native...
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The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics (Sterling Milestones)

Clifford A. Pickover · Sterling; 1 edition
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Math's infinite mysteries and beauty unfold in this follow-up to the best-selling The Science Book. Beginning millions of years ago with ancient "ant odometers" and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions, it covers 250 milestones in mathematical history....
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Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

KATHRYN LOUGHEED · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

With more than a million victims every year--more than any other disease, including malaria--and antibiotic resistance now found in every country worldwide, tuberculosis is once again proving itself to be one of the smartest killers that humanity has ever faced. But it's hardly surprising...
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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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My Max Score AP Statistics: Maximize Your Score in Less Time

Amanda Ross Ph.d. · Sourcebooks
Format: Print book

The only study guide to offer expert, customized study plans for every student's needs You've had a year to study...but also a year to forget. As the AP test approaches, other guides reexamine the entire year of material. But only one guide identifies your strengths and weaknesses,...
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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters

Sean B Carroll · Princeton University Pres, 2016.
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells...
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Chemistry II For Dummies

John T. Moore · For Dummies; 1 edition
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

The tools you need to ace your Chemisty II course College success for virtually all science computing engineering and premedical majors depends in part on passing chemistry The skills learned in chemistry courses are applicable to a number of fields and chemistry courses are essential...
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Neuroimmunity: A New Science That Will Revolutionize How We Keep Our Brains Healthy and Young

Michal Schwartz · Yale University Press
Pages: 283
Format: Print book

In the past, the brain was considered an autonomous organ, self-contained and completely separate from the body's immune system. But over the past twenty years, neuroimmunologist Michal Schwartz, together with her research team, not only has overturned this misconception but has brought...
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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Finalist. How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny in the universe? Where are we going, and perhaps, the most difficult question of all, Why? In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most...
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The Germ Files: The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve Your Health and Life

Jason Tetro · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

SOME GERMS ARE OUT TO GET US. . . . But we shouldn't let a delinquent, pathogenic minority taint our view of the other 99.9 per cent. The microbes living on and inside us outnumber the cells in our bodies three to one. Many provide services on which our well-being, our moods, our very...
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The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters

Robert Muir-Wood · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Year after year, floods wreck people's homes and livelihoods, earthquakes tear communities apart, and tornadoes uproot whole towns. Natural disasters cause destruction and despair. But does it have to be this way?In The Cure for Catastrophe, global risk expert Robert Muir-Wood argues that...
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