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Conjuring the Universe: The Origins of the Laws of Nature

P W Atkins · Oxford University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny. There is a deep structure to the world which at the same time is simple, elegant, and beautiful. Where did these laws and these constants...
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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority

Robert P. Crease · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.When does a scientific discovery become accepted fact? Why have scientific facts become easy to deny? And what can we do about it? In The Workshop and the World,...
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The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far: Why Are We Here?

Lawrence M Krauss · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality - a grand poetic vision of nature - and how we find...
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Patient H69: The Story of My Second Sight

Vanessa Potter · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, Vanessa Potter, a married advertising film producer with two young children, was stricken by Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) , a rare illness that resulted in sudden blindness and paralysis. She was hospitalized for two weeks. Over the next five months at home,...
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Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump

Dan Bongino · Post Hill Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The comprehensive story of how the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton campaign, and foreign entities tried to sabotage the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election.Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016....
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Mama's Last Hug: Animal and Human Emotions

Frans de Waal · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and human emotions.Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which...
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Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

Michio Kaku · Doubleday; 1st edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration of the science of the impossible—from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks—revealing to what extent such technologies might be achievable decades or millennia into the future.One hundred years ago, scientists would have said that lasers, televisions,...
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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Book

In Universal, bestselling physicists Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw (Why Does E=mc2?) take us on an inspirational journey of scientific exploration. They show that, by asking questions about the world around us, anyone can think like a physicist and grasp the breath-taking grandeur of the cosmos.Universal...
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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything

MARCUS CHOWN · Pegasus Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Why the force that keeps our feet on the ground holds the key to understanding the nature of time and the origin of the universe. Gravity is the weakest force in the everyday world yet it is the strongest force in the universe. It was the first force to be recognized and described yet it is the least...
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The Healing Self: A Revolutionary Plan for Wholeness in Mind, Body, and Spirit

Deepak Chopra · Harmony
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After collaborating on two major books featured as PBS specials, Super Brain and Super Genes, Chopra and Tanzi now tackle the issue of lifelong health and heightened immunity.In the face of environmental toxins, potential epidemics, super bugs, and the aging process The Healing Self offers...
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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson...
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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

Venki Ramakrishnan · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A Nobel Prize-winning biologist tells the riveting story of his race to discover the inner workings of biology's most important molecule"Ramakrishnan's writing is so honest, lucid and engaging that I could not put this book down until I had read to the very end."--Siddhartha Mukherjee,...
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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

DANIEL H PINK · Riverhead Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times Bestseller#1 Wall Street Journal Business BestsellerInstant Washington Post Bestseller"Brims with a surprising amount of insight and practical advice." --The Wall Street JournalDaniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks...
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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves - by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record...
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Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

Mark Miodownik · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes explosive, often delicious, occasionally poisonous, but always interesting: the New York Times best-selling author of Stuff Matters show us the secret lives of liquids: the shadow counterpart of our solid "stuff."We all know that without water we couldn't survive,...
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