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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World
Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World

Brian Clegg · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Have you ever wondered what humans did before numbers existed? How they organized their lives, traded goods, or kept track of their treasures? What would your life be like without them?Numbers began as simple representations of everyday things, but mathematics rapidly took on a life of its own,...
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval N Harari · Harpercollins
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past...
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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists
Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

Lawrence Weschler · Bloomsbury
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of Walter Murch, a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose investigations could reshape our understanding of the universe.For film aficionados, Walter Murch is legendary--a three-time Academy Award winner, arguably...
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Physics I For Dummies
Physics I For Dummies

Steven Holzner · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The fun and easy way to get up to speed on the basic concepts of physics For high school and undergraduate students alike, physics classes are recommended or required courses for a wide variety of majors, and continue to be a challenging and often confusing course. Physics I For Dummies...
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Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel
Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel

Lisa Cron · Ten Speed
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Following on the heels of Lisa Cron's breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story. It's every novelist's greatest fear: pouring their blood, sweat, and tears...
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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos, Vol. I: The Immense Journey, The Firmament of Time, The Unexpected Universe, Uncollected Writings
Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos, Vol. I: The Immense Journey, The Firmament of Time, The Unexpected Universe, Uncollected Writings

Loren C Eiseley · Library Of America
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907-1977) was among the twentieth century's greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould,...
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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 329
Format: Hardcover

"A masterful and compulsively readable book that challenges our preconceived notions about a behavior often sensationalized in our culture and, until just recently, misunderstood in the scientific world." - Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History,...
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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...
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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation
The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

Randall Fuller · Viking
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race"A lively and informative history." - The New York Times Book ReviewThroughout its history America has been torn in two by debates...
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Calculus For Dummies
Calculus For Dummies

Mark Ryan · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491) was previously published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295) . While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product....
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