Science + Psychology

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ARTIFICIAL YOU: AI AND THE FUTURE OF YOUR MIND

Written by Schneider, Susan
A sober-minded philosophical exploration of what AI can and cannot achieve
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$24.95
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ARTIST IN THE MACHINE: THE WORLD OF AI-POWERED CREATIVITY

Written by Miller, Arthur I
An authority on creativity introduces us to AI-powered computers that are creating art, literature, and music that may well surpass the creations of humans.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 432 Pages |
$29.95
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IMPOSSIBLE LANGUAGES

Written by Moro, Andrea
An investigation into the possibility of impossible languages, searching for the indelible "fingerprint" of human language.
September 2, 2016 | Hardcover | Mit Press |
$21.95
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HANDPRINTS ON HUBBLE: AN ASTRONAUT'S STORY OF INVENTION

Written by Sullivan, Kathryn D
The first American woman to walk in space recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope.
November 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 304 Pages |
$26.95
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JOY OF SEARCH: A GOOGLE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO GOING BEYOND THE BASICS

Written by Russell, Daniel M
How to be a great online searcher, demonstrated with step-by-step searches for answers to a series of intriguing questions (for example, "Is that plant poisonous?").
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 336 Pages |
$29.95
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DR SPACE JUNK VS THE UNIVERSE: ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE FUTURE

Written by Gorman, Alice
A pioneering space archaeologist explores artifacts left behind in space and on Earth, from moon dust to Elon Musk's red sports car.
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 304 Pages |
$27.95
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ENERGY AND CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY

Written by Smil, Vaclav
A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization.
November 13, 2018 | Paperback | Mit Press | 568 Pages |
$19.95
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GROWTH: FROM MICROORGANISMS TO MEGACITIES

Written by Smil, Vaclav
A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 664 Pages |
$39.95
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SIX IMPOSSIBLE THINGS: THE MYSTERY OF THE QUANTUM WORLD

Written by Gribbin, John
A concise and engaging investigation of six interpretations of quantum physics.
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 104 Pages |
$19.95
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FALLING FELINES AND FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

Written by Gbur, Gregory J
How do cats land on their feet? Discover how this question stumped brilliant minds and how its answer helped solve other seemingly impossible puzzles
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$26.00

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