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Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings

Earl Swift · Custom House
Format: Hardcover

In this follow-up to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Chesapeake Requiem, Earl Swift rediscovers the final three Apollo Moon landings, arguing that these overlooked missions - distinguished by the use of the revolutionary Lunar Roving Vehicle - were the pinnacle of human exploration....
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The Icepick Surgeon: Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science

Sam Kean · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

We think of science as a force for good - usually. So much of contemporary society is linked to scientific discovery that the word "science" has practically become synonymous with truth and progress. But what was the cost of that progress? And how far were scientists willing to go in order...
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The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration

Sarah Everts · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating.Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions, but it's also one of our most vital and least understood. In The Joy of Sweat, Sarah Everts delves into its role in the body -- and in human history.Why...
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The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans

Cynthia Barnett · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A compelling history of seashells and the animals that make them, revealing what they have to tell us about nature, our changing oceans, and ourselves.Seashells have been the most coveted and collected of nature's creations since the dawn of humanity. They were money before coins, jewelry...
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All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson · ?One World
Format: Paperback

There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more characteristically feminine and more faithfully feminist, rooted in compassion, connection, creativity, and collaboration. While it's clear that women and girls are vital voices and agents of change for this...
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The Brilliant Abyss: Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean, and the Looming Threat That Imperils It

Helen Scales · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

"The oceans have always shaped human lives," writes marine biologist Helen Scales in her vibrant new book The Brilliant Abyss, but the surface and the very edges have so far mattered the most. "However, one way or another, the future ocean is the deep ocean." A golden...
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T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us

Carole Hooven · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

The biological source of virility and masculinity has inspired fascination, investigation, and controversy since antiquity. From the eunuchs in the royal courts of ancient China to the booming market for "elixirs" of youth in nineteenth-century Europe, humans have been obsessed...
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Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment

Stephanie Seneff · Chelsea Green Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"Toxic Legacy will stand shoulder to shoulder with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. [This is] unquestionably, one of the most important books of our time." -- David Perlmutter, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain and Brain Wash "A game-changer that we would...
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After Cooling: On Freon, Global Warming, and the Terrible Cost of Comfort

Eric Dean Wilson · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The closest we've come to the destruction of all life on earth isn't by nuclear holocaust. It's not by bombing; it's not by intention at all. It's not by natural forces, either, not by plague, or famine, or earthquake, or volcano. No, the closest we've come to destruction...
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The Power of Strangers: The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World

Joe Keohane
Format: Hardcover

In The Power of Strangers, journalist Joe Keohane takes us through an inquiry into our shared history, one that offers surprising and compelling insights into our own social and political moment. But if strangers seem to some to be the problem, history, data, and science show us that they...
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