Science + Psychology

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PROVING EINSTEIN RIGHT: THE DARING EXPEDITIONS THAT CHANGED HOW WE LOOK AT THE UNIVERSE

Written by Pelletier, Cathie
A thrilling adventure story chronicling the perilous journey of the scientists who set out to prove the theory of relativity--the results of which catapulted Albert Einstein to fame and forever changed our understanding of the universe. In 1911, a relatively unknown physicist named Albert Einstein published his preliminary theory of gravity. But it hadn't been tested.
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs |
$30.00
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BOOK OF WHY: THE NEW SCIENCE OF CAUSE AND EFFECT

Written by MacKenzie, Dana
How the study of causality revolutionized science and the world
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Basic Books | 512 Pages |
$18.99
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FIRST CELL: AND THE HUMAN COSTS OF PURSUING CANCER TO THE LAST

Written by Raza, Azra
A world-class oncologist's devastating and deeply personal examination of cancerWe have lost the war on cancer. We spend $150 billion each year treating it, yet -- a few innovations notwithstanding -- a patient with cancer is as likely to die of it as one was fifty years ago. Most new drugs add mere months to one's life at agonizing physical and financial cost.
October 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Basic Books |
$28.00
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SATURN

Written by Sheehan, William
Saturn is the showpiece planet of our solar system. It may not be the largest, nor the smallest, nor even the only planet with rings. But it is among the most stunning objects in the sky and is always breathtaking when seen in a telescope.
December 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$40.00
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111 PLACES IN SPACE THAT YOU MUST NOT MISS

Written by Thaller, Michelle
- The ultimate insider's guide to Space- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides- Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide- Appeals to everyone on Earth who dreams of boarding a rocket to the stars, planets, exoplanets, nebulae, and beyond, including scientists, sci-fi aficionados, an
December 27, 2020 | Paperback | Emons Publishers | 240 Pages |
$19.90
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GENIUS CHECKLIST: NINE PARADOXICAL TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN BECOME A CREATIVE GENIUS

Written by Simonton, Dean Keith
What it takes to be a genius: nine essential and contradictory ingredients.
November 12, 2019 | Paperback | Mit Press |
$16.95
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PEOPLE'S GUIDE TO A.I.

Written by Onuoha, Mimi
Systems that use artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming present in more and more parts of our lives, subtly guiding daily life from listening to music to getting stopped by the police. But what does this technology really mean for people, now and in the future? What happens when we have developed computer systems that can do things we previously thought only humans could do?
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Pioneer Works Press | 120 Pages |
$12.00
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SLOW MOON CLIMBS: THE SCIENCE, HISTORY, AND MEANING OF MENOPAUSE

Written by Mattern, Susan
The first comprehensive look at menopause from prehistory to today
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 480 Pages |
$29.95
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AT THE EDGE OF TIME: EXPLORING THE MYSTERIES OF OUR UNIVERSE'S FIRST SECONDS

Written by Hooper, Dan
A new look at the first few seconds after the Big Bang--and how research into these moments continues to revolutionize our understanding of our universe
November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 248 Pages |
$24.95
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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 | 192 Pages |
$24.95

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