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Once Before Time: A Whole Story of the Universe

Martin Bojowald · Knopf; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In 2000, Martin Bojowald, then a twenty-seven-year-old post-doc at Pennsylvania State University, used a relatively new theory called loop quantum gravity—a cunning combination of Einstein’s theory of gravity with quantum mechanics—to create a simple model of the universe....
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The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A Memoir

Steffanie Strathdee · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A riveting memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life-and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more.
Epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and her husband, psychologist Tom Patterson, were vacationing in Egypt when Tom came...
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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

John Gribbin · Pegasus Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of the world's most celebrated science writers reveals the origins of Einstein's General Theory -- and provides a greater understanding of who Einstein was at the time of this pivotal achievement.

In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences...

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Encyclopedia of the Biosphere : Humans in the World's Ecosystems

Ramon Folch i Guille?n · Gale Group
Pages: 4700
Format: Hardcover


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Turtles and Tortoises

John Lehrer · Bdd Promotional Book Co
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The study of an increasingly endangered creature. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The Physics of Miracles: Tapping in to the Field of Consciousness Potential

Richard Bartlett DC ND · Atria Books/Beyond Words; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In The Physics of Miracles, Dr. Bartlett builds upon his popular seminars to teach us how to access the discovery he has made -- a process that merges the science of subtle energy with our innate imaginations to produce measurable results. By applying forces known to modern physics,...
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The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection

Michael Harris · Current
Format: Hardcover

Soon enough nobody will remember life before the Internet What does this unavoidable fact mean For future generations it wont mean anything very obvious They will be so immersed in online life that questions about the Internets basic purpose or meaning will vanish But those of us who have...
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A History of Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries

Douglas Palmer · Firefly Books
Format: Print book

An illustrated survey of 100 key events in Earths dramatic history. A History of Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries is a fascinating account of the discoveries that reveal why Earth is the one planet in our solar system that can support life. It surveys 100 key events in the evolutionary...
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World

Lisa Randall · Ecco; 1st edition
Format: Audiobook

The latest developments in physics have the potential to radically revise our understanding of the universe: its make-up, its evolution and the fundamental forces that determine its operation. This work is an overview of these developments and a defense of the role of science in our lives....
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Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation

James Howard Kunstler · Atlantic Monthly Press; Uncorrected Proof edition
Format: Hardcover

James Howard Kunstler’s critically acclaimed and best-selling The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit, going into nine printings in hardcover. Kunstler’s shocking vision of our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists...
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The Way of the Cell: Molecules, Organisms, and the Order of Life

Franklin M. Harold · Oxford University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What is life? Fifty years after physicist Erwin Schrodinger posed this question in his celebrated and inspiring book, the answer remains elusive. In The Way of the Cell, one of the world's most respected microbiologists draws on his wide knowledge of contemporary science to provide...
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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

Sam Kean · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why is gallium...
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Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions

Gerd Gigerenzer · Viking
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening look at the ways we misjudge risk every day and a guide to making better decisions with our money, health, and personal livesIn the age of Big Data we often believe that our predictions about the future are better than ever before. But as risk expert Gerd Gigerenzer shows,...
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