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The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love

Michael Lemonick · Doubleday
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the moving story of this exceptional woman, and the groundbreaking revelations...
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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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Help Your Kids with Math, Second Edition

Barry Lewis · DK; Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

After its publication in 2010, Help Your Kids with Math quickly climbed to the top of DKs bestseller charts. Families were hungry for meaningful math help-not Internet searches and hours of family frustration. The simple, visual approach of Help Your Kids with Math was exactly what parents...
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

Ed Yong · Ecco
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Book of 2016NPR Great Read of 2016Economist Best Books of 2016Brain Pickings Best Science Books of 2016Smithsonian Best Books about Science of 2016Science Friday Best Science Book of 2016A Mother Jones Notable Read of 2016MPR Best Books of 2016Chicago...
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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-by-month projects for family fun

Marcus Schneck · Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

Make your backyard the best little wildlife sanctuary on the block. There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard—and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you ever tried to tempt a turtle, lure...
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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star

Tom Clynes · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drove him to investigate new ways to produce medical isotopes....
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The Woodland Homestead: How to Make Your Land More Productive and Live More Self-Sufficiently in the Woods

Brett McLeod · Storey Books
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

Put your wooded land to work! This comprehensive manual shows you how to use your woodlands to produce everything from wine and mushrooms to firewood and livestock feed. You'll learn how to take stock of your woods; use axes, bow saws, chainsaws, and other key tools; create pasture and silvopasture...
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Everyone Is African: How Science Explodes the Myth of Race

Daniel J. Fairbanks · Prometheus Books
Format: Print book

What does science say about race? In this book a distinguished research geneticist presents abundant evidence showing that traditional notions about distinct racial differences have little scientific foundation. In short, racism is not just morally wrong; it has no basis in fact.The author...
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The Next Species: The Future of Evolution in the Aftermath of Man

Michael Tennesen · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

While examining the history of our planet and actively exploring our present environment, science journalist Michael Tennesen describes what life on earth could look like after the next mass extinction.A growing number of scientists agree we are headed toward a mass extinction, perhaps...
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Astronomy Manual: The Practical Guide to the Night Sky

Jane A Green · Haynes Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

This innovative Haynes Manual presents in-depth information about all the practical aspects of astronomy. Written with style and enthusiasm by a dedicated amateur and extensively illustrated, this book applies the Haynes approach to a popular and inspirational hobby that requires plenty...
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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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The Unknown Universe A New Exploration of Time, Space, and Modern Cosmology.

Clark Stuart.
Format:  Print book : English

A groundbreaking guide to the universe and how our latest deep-space discoveries are forcing us to revisit what we know -- and what we don't. On March 21, 2013, the European Space Agency released a map of the afterglow of the Big Bang. Taking in 440 sextillion kilometres of space and 13.8...
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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner · Current
Format: Hardcover

"Natural selection can preserve innovations, but it cannot create them. Nature's many innovations - some uncannily perfect - call for natural principles that accelerate life's ability to innovate."Darwin's theory of natural selection explains how useful adaptations...
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Einstein's Dice and Schrödinger's Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics

Paul Halpern · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

When the fuzzy indeterminacy of quantum mechanics overthrew the orderly world of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrodinger were at the forefront of the revolution. Neither man was ever satisfied with the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics, however, and both rebelled...
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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

Michael E Summers · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are being discovered all the time, and even more...
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