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  • The Science of Time Travel

    The Secrets Behind Time Machines, Time Loops, Alternate Realities, and More!

    series The Science of
    Travel back in time with Doctor Who, the Terminator, the X-Men, and all your favorite time travelers!Science fiction is the perfect window into the possibilities and perils of time travel. What would happen if you went back in time and killed your own grandparent? If you knew how to stop a presidential assassination, would time travel allow you to make your wish come true? Can we use time travel ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Neofinalism

    Translated by Alyosha Ruyer ...
    by Raymond Ruyer ...
    Book 36 - Posthumanities
    Although little known today, Raymond Ruyer was a post–World War II French philosopher whose works and ideas were significant influences on major thinkers, including Deleuze, Guattari, and Simondon. With the publication of this translation of Neofinalism, considered by many to be Ruyer’s magnum opus, English-language readers can see at last how this seminal mind allied philosophy with science ... Read more

    $19.49 USD $15.89 USD

  • Bechamp or Pasteur?

    by Ethel Hume ...
    This volume contains new editions of two books. R. Pearson's 'Pasteur, Plagiarist, Imposter', originally published in 1942, serves as the introduction. It details some of the reasons for the rancorous relationship between Louis Pasteur and Antoine Béchamp. Pearson points out many of the problems in Pasteur's work, and provides details, statistics and evidence to support his case. Some of the ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • The Riddle of the Rosetta

    How an English Polymath and a French Polyglot Discovered the Meaning of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    A major new history of the race between two geniuses to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century EuropeIn 1799, a French Army officer was rebuilding the defenses of a fort on the banks of the Nile when he discovered an ancient stele fragment bearing a decree inscribed in three different scripts. So begins one of the most familiar tales in Egyptology ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

    The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

    by Lee Smolin ...
    A daring new vision of quantum theory from one of the leading minds of contemporary physicsQuantum physics is the golden child of modern science. It is the basis of our understanding of atoms, radiation, and so much else, from elementary particles and basic forces to the behavior of materials. But for a century it has also been the problem child of science: it has been plagued by intense ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Nature of Consciousness

    Essays on the Unity of Mind and Matter

    “I’ve gained deeper understanding listening to Rupert Spira than I have from any other exponent of modern spirituality. Reality is sending us a message we desperately need to hear, and at this moment no messenger surpasses Spira and the transformative words in his essays.”—Deepak Chopra, author of You Are the Universe, Spiritual Solutions, and Super BrainOur world culture is founded on the ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Dragons of Eden

    Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

    by Carl Sagan ...
    “A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday . . . It's a delight.”—The New York TimesDr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends—and their amazing links to recent discoveries.“How ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • How the World Really Works

    The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world’s toughest challenges.”*—*Bill Gates“Provocative but perceptive . . . You can agree or disagree with Smil—accept or doubt his ‘just the facts’ posture—but you ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Liftoff

    Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

    by Eric Berger ...
    “A colorful page-turner.” —Walter Isaacson, New York Times Book Review“As important a book on space as has ever been written.” —Homer Hickam, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rocket BoysThe dramatic inside story of the historic flights that launched SpaceX—and Elon Musk—from a shaky start-up into the world’s leading-edge rocket company.SpaceX has enjoyed a miraculou... ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Existential Physics

    A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

    “Stimulating . . . encourage[s] readers to push past well-trod assumptions […] and have fun doing so.” —Science Magazine“Hossenfelder is a rare gem. There are other theoretical physicists out there who can write for a popular audience, but very few of them are able to do so in such a no-nonsense way. The result is not just illuminating, but enjoyable.” —Charles Seife, author of Decoding the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values

    A jaw-dropping exploration of everything that goes wrong when we build AI systems and the movement to fix them.Today’s “machine-learning” systems, trained by data, are so effective that we’ve invited them to see and hear for us—and to make decisions on our behalf. But alarm bells are ringing. Recent years have seen an eruption of concern as the field of machine learning advances. When the systems ... Read more

    $18.89 USD $14.39 USD

  • The Beginning of Infinity

    Explanations That Transform the World

    by David Deutsch ...
    The New York Times bestseller: A provocative, imaginative exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge“Dazzling.” – Steven Pinker, The GuardianIn this groundbreaking book, award-winning physicist David Deutsch argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the universe—and that improving them is the basic regulating principle of all successful human endeavor. Taking us on a journey ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • We Are the Weather

    Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

    In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Exposing the Illuminati’s R.E.M Driven Human Cloning Subculture, May 18th 2012 to May 24th 2012

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    Book 2 - 1
    ForewordUsually when a document such as this has been completed, which exposes the Illuminati, doubts raised by others who understand the gravity of the situation, but at the same time feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the situation follows a pattern such as: ‘I don't really know how to help the situation too much’; ‘But we don't really know what to do at this point’; ‘It's a big problem.’ You ... Read more

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  • Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage

    **A New York Times Editors' ChoiceA Science Friday Best Science Book to Read This SummerA myth-busting voyage into the female body.**A camera obscura reflects the world back but dimmer and inverted. Similarly, science has long viewed woman through a warped lens, one focused narrowly on her capacity for reproduction. As a result, there exists a vast knowledge gap when it comes to what we know about ... Read more

    $19.89 USD

  • The Planet Remade

    How Geoengineering Could Change the World

    by Oliver Morton ...
    A fascinating look at the perils and promise of geoengineering and our potential future on a warming planetThe risks of global warming are pressing and potentially vast. The difficulty of doing without fossil fuels is daunting, possibly even insurmountable. So there is an urgent need to rethink our responses to the crisis. To meet that need, a small but increasingly influential group of scientists ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic

    A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and Contemplative Practice

    A scholar of both spirituality and science proposes a radical approach to studying the mind with the goal of restoring human nature—and transcending it.Renowned Buddhist philosopher B. Alan Wallace reasserts the power of shamatha and vipashyana, traditional Buddhist meditations, to clarify the mind's role in the natural world. Raising profound questions about human nature, free will, and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Moral Ground

    Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril

    Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries-theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers-to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation and global climate change, scientific knowledge alone ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

    by Mary Roach ...
    An Instant New York Times Bestseller • #1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller • #1 Indie Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller • Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • A New York Times Editors' Choice • A Washington Post Notable Book of 2021 • A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist • An NPR 2021 Best Book of the Year • A New York Public Library 2021 Best Book of the Year • A ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • Science and Human Values

    Science and Human Values was originally a lecture by Jacob Bronowski at MIT in 1953. Published five years later, it opens unforgettably with Bronowski's description of Nagasaki in 1945: 'a bare waste of ashes', making him acutely aware of science's power both for good and for evil.After such knowledge, what forgiveness? With care and erudition Bronowski argues that scientific endeavour is an ... Read more

    $11.89 USD

  • A History of Global Health

    Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples

    A sweeping history explores why people living in resource-poor areas lack access to basic health care after billions of dollars have been invested in international-health assistance.Over the past century, hundreds of billions of dollars have been invested in programs aimed at improving health on a global scale. Given the enormous scale and complexity of these lifesaving operations, why do millions ... Read more

    $31.19 USD

  • The Little Ice Age

    How Climate Made History 1300-1850

    by Brian Fagan ...
    Only in the last decade have climatologists developed an accurate picture of yearly climate conditions in historical times. This development confirmed a long-standing suspicion: that the world endured a 500-year cold snap -- The Little Ice Age -- that lasted roughly from A.D. 1300 until 1850. The Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable and often very cold years of modern ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Blue Death

    The Intriguing Past and Present Danger of the Water You Drink

    With the keen eyes of a scientist and the sensibilities of a seasoned writer, Dr. Robert Morris chronicles the fascinating and at times frightening story of our drinking water. His gripping narrative vividly recounts the epidemics that have shaken cities and nations, the scientists who reached into the invisible and emerged with controversial truths that would save millions of lives, and the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hunting Nature's Fury

    A Storm Chaser's Obsession with Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and other Natural Disasters

    Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley--a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there are tornadoes, there are storm chasers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from hobbyists to researchers to professional chasers. There is one, however, who stands well above the rest: Roger ... Read more

    $12.39 USD