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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...
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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

Alanna Collen · Harper
Format: Hardcover

You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make up the vessel that you call your body, there are nine impostor cells hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and blood, muscle and bone, brain and skin, but also bacteria and fungi. Over your lifetime, you will carry the equivalent...
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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

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How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel

Sian Beilock · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance.The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we think...
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

JARED DIAMOND · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history." -- Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped...
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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers who are the hosts of the popular BBC television series, "The Sky at Night."What exactly is the solar system? We've all learned the basics at school...
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Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet

Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope comes a manifesto on how the benefits of taking action on climate change are concrete, immediate, and immense. They explore climate change solutions that will make the world healthier and more prosperous,...

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Practical Guide to Exotic Pets

Chris Mattison · Courage Books
Pages: 124
Format: Hardcover

A guide to caring for exotic pets features practical information and step-by-step instructions for choosing the right species, setting up a suitable habitat, feeding the animal, and breeding it.
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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Mike Massimino · Crown Archetype
Pages: 313
Format: Print book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that s about to go from zero to 17, 500 miles per hour? Or to look back on the earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night?...
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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

Jimena Canales · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergsons theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher by arguing...
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Neuroimmunity: A New Science That Will Revolutionize How We Keep Our Brains Healthy and Young

Michal Schwartz · Yale University Press
Pages: 283
Format: Print book

In the past, the brain was considered an autonomous organ, self-contained and completely separate from the body's immune system. But over the past twenty years, neuroimmunologist Michal Schwartz, together with her research team, not only has overturned this misconception but has brought...
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