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  • Apollo 13

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER. Astronaut Jim Lovell and coauthor Jeffrey Kluger’s harrowing account of the Apollo 13 disaster. Serving as the basis for Ron Howard’s blockbuster Apollo 13, the book reveals true details not shown in the movie. Thrilling and evocative, you feel as though you’re alongside Lovell in the lunar module.Written with all the color and drama of the best fiction, Apollo 13 tells the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Putting Ourselves Back in the Equation

    Why Physicists Are Studying Human Consciousness and AI to Unravel the Mysteries of the Universe

    by George Musser ...
    “This is a delightful account of one of the deepest and most fascinating explorations going on today at the frontier of our knowledge.” —Carlo Rovelli, bestselling author of The Order of Time and Seven Brief Lessons on Physics**“Musser knows that the point of popular science is [. . .] to get a sense of what’s at stake, what kinds of answers are being offered to difficult questions, and why it all ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Existential Physics

    A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

    **A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“An informed and entertaining guide to what science can and cannot tell us.” —The Wall Street Journal“Stimulating . . . encourage[s] readers to push past well-trod assumptions […] and have fun doing so.” —Science Magazine**From renowned physicist and creator of the YouTube series “Science without the Gobbledygook,” a book that takes a no-nonsense approach to life’s ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Order of Time

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    One of TIME’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade"Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday TimesFrom the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Reality Is Not What It Seems, Helgoland, and Anaximander comes a concise, elegant exploration of time.Why do we remember the past and not the future? What d... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Until the End of Time

    Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

    by Brian Greene ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose, from the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe."Few humans share Greene’s mastery of both the latest cosmological science and English prose." —The New York TimesUntil the End of Time is Brian Greene's breathtaking new exploration of the cosmos and our quest to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Fabric of Reality

    The Science of Parallel Universes--and Its Implications

    by David Deutsch ...
    A penetrating exploration of the new physics, including time travel, quantum computers, and the multiverse – as referenced in the film “Avengers: Endgame”For David Deutsch, a young physicist of unusual originality, quantum theory contains our most fundamental knowledge of the physical world. Taken literally, it implies that there are many universes “parallel” to the one we see around us. This ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Geometry of Physics

    An Introduction

    This book provides a working knowledge of those parts of exterior differential forms, differential geometry, algebraic and differential topology, Lie groups, vector bundles and Chern forms that are essential for a deeper understanding of both classical and modern physics and engineering. Included are discussions of analytical and fluid dynamics, electromagnetism (in flat and curved space), ... Read more

    $76.99 USD

  • Galileo

    And the Science Deniers

    by Mario Livio ...
    An “intriguing and accessible” (Publishers Weekly) interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We really need this story now, because we’re living through the next chapter of science denial” (Bill McKibben).Galileo’s story may be more relevant today ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Helgoland

    Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    Translated by Erica Segre, Simon Carnell ...
    **Named a Best Book of 2021 by the Financial Times and a Best Science Book of 2021 by The Guardian“Rovelli is a genius and an amazing communicator… This is the place where science comes to life.” ―Neil Gaiman“One of the warmest, most elegant and most lucid interpreters to the laity of the dazzling enigmas of his discipline...[a] momentous book” ―John Banville, The Wall Street Journal**A startling ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Bringing Columbia Home

    The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

    Voted the Best Space Book of 2018 by the Space HipstersThe dramatic inside story of the epic search and recovery operation after the Columbia space shuttle disaster.On February 1, 2003, Columbia disintegrated on reentry before the nation’s eyes, and all seven astronauts aboard were lost. Author Mike Leinbach, Launch Director of the space shuttle program at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center was a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Introduction to Lens Design

    by José Sasián ...
    Optical lenses have many important applications, from telescopes and spectacles, to microscopes and lasers. This concise, introductory book provides an overview of the subtle art of lens design. It covers the fundamental, optical theory, and the practical methods and tools employed in lens design, in a succinct and accessible manner. Topics covered include first-order optics, optical aberrations, ... Read more

    $59.99 USD

  • In Search of Schrodinger's Cat

    Quantum Physics And Reality

    by John Gribbin ...
    Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA, no genetic engineering. In Search of Schrodinger's Cat tells the complete story of quantum ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Textbook on Spherical Astronomy

    by W. M. Smart ...
    This well-established textbook gives a general but comprehensive introduction to positional astronomy. Originally based on the author's lecture courses at Cambridge University, it is intended primarily for undergraduates, but, due to its comprehensive nature, it is a very useful reference text for research workers in many branches of astronomy and space physics. The author considers the night sky ... Read more

    $93.99 USD

  • Celestial Calculations

    A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy

    A step-by-step guide to predicting and calculating the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer and high school mathematics—for amateur astronomersOur knowledge of the universe is expanding rapidly, as space probes launched decades ago begin to send information back to earth. There has never been a better time to learn about how planets, stars, and ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • A City on Mars

    Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through?

    *** THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Scientific American’s #1 Book for 2023 * A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice * A Times Best Science and Environment Book of 2023 * A Best Book of 2023 *“Exceptional. . . Forceful, engaging and funny . . . This book will make you happy to live on this planet — a good thing, because you’re not leaving anytime soon.” —New York Times Book ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • An Introduction to Waldorf Education and Other Essays

    Collected here are fourteen essays by Rudolf Steiner covering subjects such as Waldorf Education, The Reordering of Society, The Human Soul, Karma, and Knowledge. These essays are informative and lively. Rudolf Steiner was an Austrian philosopher, literary scholar, educator, artist, playwright, social thinker, and esotericist. His contributions to society were immense. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Black Holes

    The Key to Understanding the Universe

    By the star physicist and author of multiple #1 Sunday Times bestsellers, a major and definitive narrative work on black holes and how they can help us understand the universe.At the heart of our galaxy lies a monster so deadly it can bend space, throwing vast jets of radiation millions of light years out into the cosmos. Its kind were the very first inhabitants of the universe, the black holes ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • SolidWorks Flow Simulation 2022 Black Book

    The SolidWorks Flow Simulation 2022 Black Book is the 5th edition of our series on SolidWorks Flow Simulation. The book is targeted for beginners of SolidWorks Flow Simulation. This book covers the basic equations and terms of Fluid Dynamics theory. The book covers all the major tools of Flow Simulation modules like Fluid Flow, Thermal Fluid Flow, and Electronic Cooling modules. A chapter on basic ... Read more

    $35.00 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Getting Started in Radio Astronomy

    Beginner Projects for the Amateur

    by Steven Arnold ...
    Series series The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
    Radio astronomy is a mystery to the majority of amateur astronomers, yet it is the best subject to turn to when desirous of an expanded knowledge of the sky. This guideintends to instruct complete newcomers to radio astronomy, and provides help for the first steps on the road towards the study of this fascinating subject.In addition to a history of the science behind the pursuit, directions are ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • Copernicus' Secret

    How the Scientific Revolution Began

    by Jack Repcheck ...
    The surprising, little-known story of the scientific revolution that almost didn't happen: how cleric and scientific genius Nicolaus Copernicus's work revolutionized astronomy and altered our understanding of our place in the world.Nicolaus Copernicus gave the world perhaps the most important scientific insight of the modern age, the theory that the earth and the other planets revolve around the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • This Is Your Brain on Music

    The Science of a Human Obsession

    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain.Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Quanta and Fields

    The Biggest Ideas in the Universe

    by Sean Carroll ...
    Quanta and Fields, the second book of Sean Carroll’s already internationally acclaimed series The Biggest Ideas in the Universe, is an adventure into the bare stuff of reality.Sean Carroll is creating a profoundly new approach to sharing physics with a broad audience, one that goes beyond analogies to show how physicists really think. He cuts to the bare mathematical essence of our most profound ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The One

    How an Ancient Idea Holds the Future of Physics

    by Heinrich Päs ...
    A "fascinating [and] provocative" argument by a particle physicist—marshalling a "heady mix of history, philosophy and cutting-edge theory" (Wall Street Journal)—for monism, the ancient idea about the universe that says, All is OneIn The One,particle physicist Heinrich Päs presents a bold idea: fundamentally, everything in the universe is an aspect of one unified whole. The idea, called monism, ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    by Janna Levin ...
    The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record the soundtrack of our universe.Black holes are dark. That is their essence. When black holes collide, they will ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $7.99 USD