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The Sky Is for Everyone: Women Astronomers in Their Own Words

Virginia Trimble
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring anthology of writings by trailblazing women astronomers from around the globeThe Sky Is for Everyone is an internationally diverse collection of autobiographical essays by women who broke down barriers and changed the face of modern astronomy. Virginia Trimble and David Weintraub...
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From Where Comes the Universe?: A Layman's Guide to the Physics of Empty Space

Dennis Morris
Format: Paperback

This book is a non-mathematical description of our present understanding of the nature of empty space and time. It is written to be easily understood by the intelligent lay person.After centuries with only little advance in our understanding of the physics of empty space, there have been...
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Nowhere Left to Go: How Climate Change Is Driving Species to the Ends of the Earth

BENJAMIN VON BRACKEL - ?The Experiment
Format: Hardcover

Harrowing journeys of animals and plants - fleeing skyrocketing temperatures and mega-droughts - reported from the frontlines of the greatest migration of species since the Ice AgeAs humans accelerate global warming while laying waste to the environment, animals and plants must flee to the margins:...
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Broken Icarus: The 1933 Chicago World's Fair, the Golden Age of Aviation, and the Rise of Fascism

David Hanna - Prometheus
Format: Hardcover

The 1930s still conjure painful images: the great want of the Depression, and overseas, the exuberant crowds motivated by self-appointed national saviors dressing up old hatreds as new ideas. But there was another story that embodied mankind in that decade. In the same year that both Adolf...
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Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age

Lori Garver
Format: Hardcover

The Inside Look at How the Battle of the Space Billionaires Began and Why It Matters Escaping Gravityis former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver's firsthand account of how a handful of revolutionaries outmaneuvered the system of political patronage and bureaucracy that threatened...
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Ghost Trees

Bob Gilbert

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Soundings: Journeys in the Company of Whales: A Memoir

Doreen Cunningham - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

"This book is a gorgeous journey ... You will be glad you've joined her." - Susan Orlean, author of On Animals and The Library Book In this memoir of motherhood, love, and resilience, a woman and her toddler son follow the grey whale migration from Mexico to northernmost...
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