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  • Enlightenment Now

    The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    by Steven Pinker ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill GatesIf you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. By the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Relics

    A History of the World Told in 133 Objects

    A fact-filled, illustrated exhibit of four billion years of history in 133 objects—from Pangaea to ancient Rome to Dracula’s home to the iPhone.This amazing book tells the story of our planet as you’ve never seen it before. The Mini Museum is a collection of treasures gathered from across space and time and shared by tens of thousands of people in more than 120 countries. Each item in the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Waves in an Impossible Sea

    How Everyday Life Emerges from the Cosmic Ocean

    A theoretical physicist takes us on an awe-inspiring journey from relativity to the Higgs field, showing how the universe creates everything from what seems like nothing at allIn Waves in an Impossible Sea, physicist Matt Strassler tells a startling tale of elementary particles, human experience, and empty space. He begins with a simple mystery of motion. When we drive at highway speeds with the ... Read more

    $19.99 USD


  • The Restless Clock

    A History of the Centuries-Long Argument over What Makes Living Things Tick

    A “wide-ranging, witty, and astonishingly learned” scientific and cultural history of the concept of the capacity to act in nature (London Review of Books).Today, a scientific explanation is not meant to ascribe agency to natural phenomena: we would not say a rock falls because it seeks the center of the earth. Even for living things, in the natural sciences and often in the social sciences, the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wuhan Cover-Up

    And the Terrifying Bioweapons Arms Race

    Series series Children’s Health Defense
    “RFK Jr. exposes the decades of lies.”—Luc Montagnier, Nobel laureateFrom the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of The Real Anthony Fauci comes an explosive exposé of the cover-up behind the true origins of COVID-19.“Gain-of-function” experiments are often conducted to deliberately develop highly virulent, easily transmissible pathogens for t. ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Tesla: Wizard at War

    The Genius, the Particle Beam Weapon, and the Pursuit of Power

    by Marc Seifer ...
    In this revelatory new book, the author of the award-winning international bestseller Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla delves deeper into the groundbreaking ideas and astonishing mind of one of the greatest geniuses of modern times . . .“In a few years hence, it will be possible for nations to fight without armies, ships or guns, by weapons far more terrible to the destructive action and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health

    How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health

    "Doubt is our product," a cigarette executive once observed, "since it is the best means of competing with the 'body of fact' that exists in the minds of the general public. It is also the means of establishing a controversy." In this eye-opening expose, David Michaels reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitous tactics spawned a multimillion dollar industry that is dismantling public health ... Read more

    $18.99 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 BestsellerA Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of 2021Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionJoin "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way

    by Roma Agrawal ...
    **Shortlisted for the 2023 Royal Society Science Book PrizeA structural engineer examines the seven most basic building blocks of engineering that have shaped the modern world.**Some of humanity’s mightiest engineering achievements are small in scale—and, without them, the complex machinery on which our modern world runs would not exist. In Nuts and Bolts, structural engineer Roma Agrawal examines ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Magus

    The Art of Magic from Faustus to Agrippa

    A revelatory new account of the magus—the learned magician—and his place in the intellectual, social, and cultural world of Renaissance Europe.In literary legend, Faustus is the quintessential occult personality of early modern Europe. The historical Faustus, however, was something quite different: a magus—a learned magician fully embedded in the scholarly currents and public life of the ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • The Book of Why

    The New Science of Cause and Effect

    A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence"Correlation is not causation." This mantra, chanted by scientists for more than a century, has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. Today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, instigated by Judea Pearl and his ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Text Only)

    This edition does not include illustrations.‘Dry Store Room No. 1’ is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academic rigour and imagination.Behind the public façade of any great museum there lies a secret domain: one of unseen galleries, locked doors, priceless specimens ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • Beyond Genius

    A Journey Through the Characteristics and Legacies of Transformative Minds

    by Bulent Atalay ...
    An in-depth and unified exploration of genius in the arts and sciences through the life and works of five seminal intellectual and cultural figures: Leonardo da Vinci, William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton, Ludwig von Beethoven, and Albert Einstein.Who among us hasn't read Hamlet, listened to the Fifth Symphony, gazed at the Mona Lisa, or marveled at the three laws of physics and the Theory of ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Thinking in Systems

    A Primer

    In the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller, Limits to Growth—the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet— Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001.Meadows’ newly released manuscript, Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Blockchain Democracy

    Technology, Law and the Rule of the Crowd

    In Blockchain Democracy, William Magnuson provides a breathtaking tour of the world of blockchain and bitcoin, from their origins in the online scribblings of a shadowy figure named Satoshi Nakamoto, to their furious rise and dramatic crash in the 2010s, to their ignominious connections to the dark web and online crime. Magnuson argues that blockchain's popularity stands as a testament both to the ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • The Philosophy of Science Fiction Film

    Thought-provoking essays on movies from Metropolis to The Matrix.The science fiction genre, through films such as Blade Runner, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and The Terminator, not only entertains us but makes us think—about the implications of new technologies, the parameters and possibilities of space and time, and, in the age of artificial intelligence and robotics, the meaning of humanity ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Helicopter Fundamentals Booklet

    This study guide includes basic helicopter fundamentals that every pilot should know including: principles in aerodynamics, flight maneuvers, and emergency recovery procedures. Topics such as Dissymmetry of Lift, Transverse Flow Effect, Loss of Tail Rotor Effectiveness and many more aerodynamic phenomenon are outlined in brief, easy to understand explanations. ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Physics Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Series series DK Big Ideas
    Learn about the Big Bang theory, astrophysics and gravity in The Physics Book.Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Physics in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Physics Book brings a fresh and vibrant ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Magisteria

    The Entangled Histories of Science & Religion

    Most things you ‘know’ about science and religion are myths or half-truths that grew up in the last years of the nineteenth century and remain widespread today.‘A deeply researched history of the interplay between the two ways of understanding the world.’ ECONOMIST, BEST BOOKS OF 2023The true history of science and religion is a human one. It’s about the role of religion in inspiring, and ... Read more

    $0.99 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

    $16.99 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

    $12.99 USD

  • Life on the Edge

    The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

    New York Times bestseller • Life on the Edge alters our understanding of our world's fundamental dynamics through the use of quantum mechanics.Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be? Even in an age of cloning and artificial biology, the remarkable truth remains: nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • The Ethics of Killing Animals

    by Peter Singer ...
    While it is generally accepted that animal welfare matters morally, it is less clear how to morally evaluate the ending of an animal's life. It seems to matter for the animal whether it experiences pain or pleasure, or enjoyment or suffering. But does it also matter for the animal whether it lives or dies? Is a longer life better for an animal than a shorter life? If so, under what conditions is ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • Space Ethics

    Throughout history, humans have explored new places, making both good and bad moral decisions along the way. As humanity proceeds to explore space, it is important that we learn from the successes and not repeat the mistakes of the past. This book provides the first comprehensive introduction to ethics as it applies to space exploration and use. It examines real-world case studies that exemplify ... Read more

    $35.99 USD