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Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction

Britt Wray · Greystone Books
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Jurassic Park meets The Sixth Extinction in Rise of the Necrofauna, a provocative look at de-extinction from acclaimed documentarist and science writer Britt Wray.A captivating whirlwind tour through the birth and early life of the scientific idea known as "de-extinction." - Beth...
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The Woman Hobby Farmer: Female Guidance for Growing Food, Raising Livestock, and Building a Farm-Based Business

Karen Lanier · Lumina Media
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Hobby farming is alive and thriving in semi-rural, suburban, and rural areas across the country, and female farmers have been cited as the fastest growing sector within the farming community in recent years. With more than 1 million women in the United States and Canada describing farming...
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Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

Jonathan B Losos · Riverhead Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A major new work overturning our assumptions about how evolution works Earth's natural history is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple times. But evolutionary biologists also...
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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Are we alone?" A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact. Jill Tarter...
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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

Jessica Bruder · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

The end of retirement?From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes...
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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos - from ancient times to the present day.From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe....
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Astronomy For Dummies

Stephen P Maran · For Dummies
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Your updated guide to exploring the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color...
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Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2018

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's
Pages: 1056
Format: Paperback

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2018 provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service,...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

David Baron · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, American Eclipse ultimately depicts a young nation that looked to the skies to reveal its towering ambition and expose its latent genius.On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended...
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Mask of the Sun: The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses

John Dvorak · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

They have been thought of as harbingers of evil as well as a sign of the divine. Eclipses -- one of the rarest and most stunning celestial events we can witness here on Earth -- have shaped the course of human history and thought since humans first turned their eyes to the sky.What do Virginia...
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