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  • What Is Relativity?

    An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein's Ideas, and Why They Matter

    A renowned astrophysicist’s approachable introduction to Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity and its application in our daily lives.It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet, as prominent author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out, black holes don't suck. With that simple idea in mind, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Disordered Cosmos

    A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

    From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science.In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter -- all with a new spin ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Systems Biology of Cell Signaling

    Recurring Themes and Quantitative Models

    How can we understand the complexity of genes, RNAs, and proteins and the associated regulatory networks? One approach is to look for recurring types of dynamical behavior. Mathematical models prove to be useful, especially models coming from theories of biochemical reactions such as ordinary differential equation models. Clever, careful experiments test these models and their basis in specific ... Read more

    $80.99 USD

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  • After the Monkey Trial

    Evangelical Scientists and a New Creationism

    This study sheds light on the work of the evangelical scientists who sought to bridge the cultural divide Christianity and evolutionary theory.In the well-known Scopes “Monkey Trial” of 1925, famously portrayed in the film and play Inherit the Wind, William Jennings Bryan’s clashed with defense attorney Clarence Darrow. The drama, pitting fundamentalist fervor against aggressive agnosticism, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Ministry for the Future

    A Novel

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR**“The best science-fiction nonfiction novel I’ve ever read.” —Jonathan Lethem"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (Vox)**The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is ... Read more

    $12.99 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 BestsellerJoin "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.**What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • The Science of Jurassic World

    The Dinosaur Facts Behind the Films

    series The Science of
    A tale of some of the most amazing creatures ever to grace this tiny planet—unearth how the science fiction of the Jurassic World franchise inspired the evolution of dinosaur science.It all began in 1993. Jurassic Park was a movie landmark in the development of computer-generated imagery and animatronic visual effects. Jurassic Park became the highest-grossing movie of that year, and the highest ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Health Informatics: Practical Guide, Seventh Edition

    Health Informatics: Practical Guide focuses on the application of information technology in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the seventh edition is to stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field. Dr. William Hersh from Oregon Health & Science University is the co ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Gifts of the Crow

    How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans

    Stan Coren’s groundbreaking The Intelligence of Dogs meets Bernd Heinrich’s classic Mind of the Raven in this astonishing, beautifully illustrated look at the uncanny intelligence and emotions of crows.Playful, social, and passionate, crows have brains that are huge for their body size, which allows them to think, plan, and reconsider their actions. They also exhibit an avian kind of eloquence, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Reader, Come Home

    The Reading Brain in a Digital World

    by Maryanne Wolf ...
    The author of the acclaimed Proust and the Squid follows up with a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • An Elegant Defense

    The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives

    by Matt Richtel ...
    National Bestseller"A valuable read that will help you understand what it takes to stop COVID-19. … A super interesting look at the science of immunity.” —Bill Gates, Gates Notes Summer Reading ListThe Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist "explicates for the lay reader the intricate biology of our immune system" (Jerome Groopman, MD, New York Review of Books)From Ne... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Real Anthony Fauci

    Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health

    series Children’s Health Defense
    Pharma-funded mainstream media has convinced millions of Americans that Dr. Anthony Fauci is a hero. He is anything but.As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Dr. Anthony Fauci dispenses $6.1 billion in annual taxpayer-provided funding for scientific research, allowing him to dictate the subject, content, and outcome of scientific health research across ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

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  • Drug Use for Grown-Ups

    Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear

    **“Hart’s argument that we need to drastically revise our current view of illegal drugs is both powerful and timely . . . when it comes to the legacy of this country’s war on drugs, we should all share his outrage.” —The New York Times Book ReviewFrom one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    50th Anniversary Edition

    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still are. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is that kind of book. When it was first published in 1962, it was a landmark ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Humankind

    A Hopeful History

    Translated by Erica Moore, Elizabeth Manton ...
    From a New York Times bestselling author comes "the riveting pick-me-up we all need right now" (People), that argues that humans thrive in a crisis and that our innate kindness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in our long-term success.If there is one belief that has united the left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Focus on Geology

    You will learn to think like a geologist.Geology is more than looking at rocks. Geologists learn about the present-day Earth and use those observations and interpretations to figure out Earth’s past, learn about how Earth affects people, and make predictions about Earth’s future. In this book you will learn how to apply the process of science to learn about our planet and follow the themes of ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass)

    Embracing the Emotions, Habits, and Mystery That Make You You

    by Mike McHargue ...
    **“Holding brain science in one hand and rich emotional presence in the other, this book feels timely and necessary.”—Shauna Niequist, New York Times bestselling author of Present Over PerfectWhy is there such a gap between what you want to do and what you actually do? The host of Ask Science Mike explains why our desires and our real lives are so wildly different—and what you can do to close the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • A Forest in the Clouds

    by John Fowler ...
    For the first time, a riveting insider's account of the fascinating world of Dr. Dian Fossey’s mountain gorilla camp, telling the often-shocking story of the unraveling of Fossey’s Rwandan facility alongside adventures tracking mountain gorillas over hostile terrain, confronting aggressive silverbacks, and rehabilitating orphaned baby gorillas.In A Forest in the Clouds, John Fowler takes us into ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Self-Consciousness

    The Hidden Internal State of Digital Circuits

    The study of self-consciousness helps humans understand themselves and restores their identities. But self-consciousness has been a mystery since the beginning of history, and this mystery cannot be resolved by conventional natural science. In Self-Consciousness, author Masakazu Shoji takes the mystery out of self-consciousness by proposing the idea that the human brain and body are a biological ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Cumulaitve Record

    Definitive Edition

    by B. F. Skinner ...
    series B. F. Skinner Reprint Series #4
    As the title suggests, this book contains articles that Skinner first published elsewhere. The articles range widely in content, from the famous “A Case History in Scientific Method” to “Has Gertrude Stein a Secret.” The book is divided into the following sections: PART I: The Implications of a Science of Behavior for Human Affairs, Especially for the Concept of Freedom PART II: A Method for the ... Read more

    $9.49 USD

  • Classical Relativity v Quantum Reality

    by James King ...
    A simplified explanation of Classical Relativity and Quantum Mechanics including the differences between them and how these impact on our concept of what is real in our universe. Without using mathematical algorithms or complicated scientific symbolism, this book explores examples of physics and chemistry which do not fit within the Classical Newtonian or Einsteinian models but which are explained ... Read more

    $4.95 USD

  • Lost in Math

    How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

    In this "provocative" book (New York Times), a contrarian physicist argues that her field's modern obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science.Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories from disposable ones. This is why, Sabine ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Albert Einstein Collection Volume One

    Essays in Humanism, The Theory of Relativity, and The World As I See It

    Three captivating volumes reveal how Einstein viewed both the physical universe and the everyday world in which he lived.A century after his theory of general relativity shook the foundations of the scientific world, Albert Einstein’s name is still synonymous with genius. This collection is an introduction to one of the world’s greatest minds.Essays in HumanismNuclear proliferation, Zionism, and ... Read more

    $38.89 USD