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Brief Answers to the Big Questions

STEPHEN HAWKING · Bantam
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.

"Hawking's parting gift to humanity . . . a book every thinking person worried about...
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The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World

Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips · Little A
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

An insightful exploration of what social media, AI, robot technology, and the digital world are doing to our relationships with each other and with ourselves.There's no doubt that technology has made it easier to communicate. It's also easier to shut someone out when we are confronted...
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McGraw-Hill Education Science Workbook for the GED Test

McGraw-Hill Education Editors · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Print book

All new for the new GED test! Drills and exercises to help you ace the Science section

The GED test includes a Science section covering life science, physical science, and earth and space science. This workbook provides the focused practice you need to earn a passing score...

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Earth in Human Hands: The Rise of Terra Sapiens and Hope for Our Planet

David Grinspoon · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

For the first time in Earth's history, one species--humans--is knowingly altering our planet's evolution, exerting increasing influence and attempting stewardship. How we handle this juncture may very well determine the fate not just of our species, but of life, and the planet. Without...
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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator on what the latest research on the existence and trajectories of alien civilizations may teach us about our own.

Light of the Stars tells the story of humanity's coming of age as we awaken to the possibilities of life on other worlds and their...

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

James Donovan · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"This is the best book on Apollo that I have read. Extensively researched and meticulously accurate, it successfully traces not only the technical highlights of the program but also the contributions of the extraordinary people who made it possible." --Mike Collins, Command module...
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Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction

HUGH NEILL · Teach Yourself
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to Trigonometry. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge.The book covers all areas...
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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

Bill Mesler · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin?

How did life begin?

It is perhaps the most important question science has ever asked. Over the centuries, the search for an answer has been entwined with...

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Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel

Michael Wall · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

We've all asked ourselves the question. It's impossible to look up at the stars and NOT think about it: Are we alone in the universe? Books, movies and television shows proliferate that attempt to answer this question and explore it. In OUT THERE Space.com senior writer Dr. Michael Wall...
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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski · W W Norton
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial.

Take a look up at the stars on a clear night and you get a sense that the universe is vast and untouchable, full of mysteries beyond comprehension. But did you know that the key to unveiling the secrets of the cosmos...

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The Climate Change Playbook: 22 Systems Thinking Games for More Effective Communication about Climate Change

Dennis L Meadows · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Advocates and teachers often find it difficult to communicate the complexities of climate change, because the people they are trying to reach hold so many mistaken assumptions. They assume, for example, that when climate change becomes an obvious threat to our everyday lives, there will...

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How to Take Pictures of an Eclipse: An astrophotography beginner's guide to capturing solar and lunar eclipses

Allan Hall · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 150
Format: Paperback

Do you want to learn how to take photographs of an excitingSolar or Lunar Eclipse? Do you have the right equipment for the job? Do youwant to know ALL the tips and techniques needed to make this a success?A total Solar Eclipse is an incredible sight to behold. It is one of nature'smost...
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StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

Neil deGrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos.

For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted science...
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Crash Test Girl: An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life's Toughest Questions

Kari Byron · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Kari Byron - former host of the wildly popular, iconic cult classic MythBusters - shows how to crash test your way through life, no lab coat required. Kari Byron's story hasn't been a straight line. She started out as a broke artist living in San Francisco, writing poems on a crowded...
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