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  • Starry Messenger

    Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time—war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race—in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.In a time when our political and cultural views feel more polarized than ever, Tyson provides a much-needed antidote to so ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • The Genius Frequency

    An Owner's Manual For The Cosmic Mind

    by John J Falone ...
    Book 1 - The Genius Frequency
    Every civilization relies heavily on the occasional spark of genius from the few who claim their heritage. Even then, they are considered freaks of nature in our scientific society.Genius is not a result of environmental accidents or genetic mutations. Nor is it bestowed to a chosen few. Genius is a frequency of mind and body that permeates all space and matter.Thus, like any frequency, it can be ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Midnight in Chernobyl

    The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

    A New York Times Best Book of the YearA Time Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence WinnerOne of NPR’s Best Books of 2019Journalist Adam Higginbotham’s definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster—and a powerful in... ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • From Eternity to Here

    The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time

    by Sean Carroll ...
    A rising star in theoretical physics offers his awesome vision of our universe and beyond, all beginning with a simple question: Why does time move forward?Time moves forward, not backward—everyone knows you can’t unscramble an egg. In the hands of one of today’s hottest young physicists, that simple fact of breakfast becomes a doorway to understanding the Big Bang, the universe, and other ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Love and Math

    The Heart of Hidden Reality

    An awesome, globe-spanning, and New York Times bestselling journey through the beauty and power of mathematicsWhat if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, weren't even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes the intellectual equivalent of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Getting Started in Radio Astronomy

    Beginner Projects for the Amateur

    by Steven Arnold ...
    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

  • The Smallest Lights in the Universe

    A Memoir

    by Sara Seager ...
    LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER • An MIT astrophysicist reinvents herself in the wake of tragedy and discovers the power of connection on this planet, even as she searches our galaxy for another Earth, in this “bewitching” (Anthony Doerr, The New York Times Book Review) memoir.“Sara Seager’s exploration of outer and inner space makes for a stunningly original memoir.”—Abraham Verghese, author ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    With the World desperate to find energy sources that do not emit carbon gasses, nuclear power is back on the agenda and in the news, following the increasing cost of fossil fuels and concerns about the security of their future supply. However, the term 'nuclear power' causes anxiety in many people and there is confusion concerning the nature and extent of the associated risks. Here, Maxwell Irvine ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Higgs:The invention and discovery of the 'God Particle'

    The invention and discovery of the 'God Particle'

    by Jim Baggott ...
    The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. So exactly what is this particle? Why does it matter so much? What does it tell us about the Universe? Has the discovery announced on 4 July 2012 finished the search? And was finding it really worth all the effort?The short answer is yes. The Higgs field is proposed as the way in which particles gain mass - a ... Read more

    $10.99 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

    $13.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • Einstein's Genius Club

    The True Story of a Group of Scientists Who Changed the World

    As World War II wound down and it became increasingly clear that the Allies would emerge victorious, Albert Einstein invited three close friends-all titans of contemporary science and philosophy-to his home at 112 Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss what they loved best-science and philosophy. His guests were the legendary philosopher and pacifist, Bertrand Russell; the boy wonder ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    Not long ago, the Solar System was the only example of a planetary system - a star and the bodies orbiting it - that we knew. Now, we know thousands of planetary systems, and have even been able to observe planetary systems at the moment of their birth. This Very Short Introduction explores this new frontier, incorporating the latest research. The book takes the reader on a journey through the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Strangest Man

    The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom

    Paul Dirac was among the greatest scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of Einstein's most admired colleagues, he helped discover quantum mechanics, and his prediction of antimatter was one of the greatest triumphs in the history of physics. In 1933 he became the youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. Dirac's personality, like his achievements, is legendary. The ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Arguing Science

    A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit

    Two controversial authors debate the nature and methods of science, its dogmas, and its future. Rupert Sheldrake argues that science needs to free itself from materialist dogma while Michael Shermer contends that science, properly conceived, is a materialistic enterprise; for science to look beyond materialist explanations is to betray science and engage in superstition. Issues discussed include: ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Case for Mars

    by Robert Zubrin ...
    Since the beginning of human history Mars has been an alluring dream-the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit.Now with the advent of a revolutionary new plan, all this has changed. Leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin has crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct, presented here ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Someone Is Hiding Something

    What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

    A year after the disappearance and commencement of the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, no sign of the plane has been found-no debris, no bodies, no sign of the much-talked-about black box. Richard Belzer, George Noory, and David Wayne want to know why.Scrutinizing the theories the media and politicians claim are the most likely” reasons the plane crashed, Belzer, Noory, and ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Wave

    In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean

    by Susan Casey ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this "wonderfully vivid, kinetic narrative" (The New York Times), the bestselling author of Voices in the Ocean captures colossal, ship-swallowing waves, and the surfers and scientists who seek them out.For legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, hundred foot waves represent the ultimate challenge. As Susan Casey travels the globe, hunting these monsters of the ocean with ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • De antwoorden op de grote vragen

    Stephen Hawkings briljante laatste boek – meer dan 200.000 exemplaren verkocht!De wereldberoemde wetenschapper en bestsellerauteur Stephen Hawking laat ons zijn laatste ideeën over de grootste vragen van het universum na in dit briljante, postuum uitgegeven werk.• Bestaat er een God?• Hoe is alles begonnen?• Is er intelligent leven elders in het heelal?• Kunnen we de toekomst voorspellen?• Wat zit ... Read more

    $6.65 USD

  • Deep Life

    The Hunt for the Hidden Biology of Earth, Mars, and Beyond

    The thrilling quest for subsurface life on Earth and other planetsDeep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system.Tullis Onstott, named one of the 100 most influential people in America by Time magazine, provides ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Timekeepers

    How the World Became Obsessed with Time

    By the bestselling author of Just My Type: a “thoroughly enjoyable and illuminating” journey into the concept of time “stuffed with fascinating material” (Observer, UK).Timekeepers is a book about our obsession with time and our desire to measure it, control it, sell it, film it, perform it, immortalize it and make it meaningful. In this fascinating, anecdotal exploration, award-winning author ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • What's the Use?

    How Mathematics Shapes Everyday Life

    by Ian Stewart ...
    See the world in a completely new way as an esteemed mathematician shows how math powers the world—from technology to health care and beyond.Almost all of us have sat in a math class, wondering when we'd ever need to know how to find the roots of a polynomial or graph imaginary numbers. And in one sense, we were right: if we needed to, we'd use a computer. But as Ian Stewart argues in What's the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Becoming Animal

    An Earthly Cosmology

    by David Abram ...
    David Abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in our relation to the living land. For too long we’ve ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Frequently Asked Questions about the Universe

    **"Delightful, funny, and yet rigorous and intelligent: only Jorge and Daniel can reach this exquisite balance." —Carlo Rovelli, author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and HelgolandYou’ve got questions: about space, time, gravity, and the odds of meeting your older self inside a wormhole. All the answers you need are right here.**As a species, we may not agree on much, but one thing brings us ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • One Giant Leap

    The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon

    The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at NASA, who suddenly had less than a decade to invent ... Read more

    $13.99 USD