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What's Gotten Into You: The Story of Your Body's Atoms, from the Big Bang Through Last Night's Dinner

Dan Levitt - Harper
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Bill Bryson, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Siddhartha Mukherjee, a wondrous, wildly ambitious, and vastly entertaining work of popular science that tells the awe-inspiring story of the elements that make up the human body, and how these building blocks of life travelled billions...
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Travels in Alaska

John Muir - Modern Library
Format: Print book

In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales. Half-poet and half-geologist, he recorded his experiences and reflections...
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The One: How an Ancient Idea Holds the Future of Physics

Heinrich Päs - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

A particle physicist makes the scientific case for an ancient idea about the nature of the universe: that all is One In The One, particle physicist Heinrich Päs presents a bold idea: fundamentally, everything in the universe is an aspect of one unified whole. The idea, called monism,...
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Outsmart Your Brain: Why Learning Is Hard and How You Can Make It Easy

Daniel T Willingham - Simon & Schuster
Format: Book

In this revolutionary, comprehensive, and accessible guide on how the brain learns, discover how to study more efficiently and effectively, shrug away exam stress, and most of all, enjoy learning. When we study, we tend to focus on the tasks we can most easily control - such as highlighting...
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Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life

Dacher Keltner - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

"Read this book to connect with your highest self." - Susan Cain, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and Quiet"We need more awe in our lives, and Dacher Keltner has written the definitive book on where to find it." - Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling...
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