Science + Psychology

WAR FOR KINDNESS: BUILDING EMPATHY IN A FRACTURED WORLD

A Stanford psychologist offers a bold new understanding of empathy, and shows how we can expand our circle of care, even in these divisive times Empathy is in short supply. Isolation and tribalism are rampant. We struggle to understand people who aren't like us, but find it easy to hate them. Studies show that we are less caring than we were even thirty years ago.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.00

PERFECTIONISTS: HOW PRECISION ENGINEERS CREATED THE MODERN WORLD

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement--precision--in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
May 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$17.99

TUBES: A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE INTERNET WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR

Written by Andrew Blum
An engaging, narrative tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives to see the dark beating heart of the Internet itself. We are all connected now. But connected to what, exactly? In Tubes, journalist Andrew Blum takes readers on a fascinating journey to find out.
June 25, 2019 | Paperback | Ecco | 320 Pages |
$16.99

WEATHER MACHINE: A JOURNEY INSIDE THE FORECAST

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour through the global network that predicts our weather, the people behind it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.99

MATH ART: TRUTH, BEAUTY, AND EQUATIONS

From geometry in motion to the possibilities of pi, this stunning volume reveals how art inspired the beauty and poetry of mathematical principles.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.95

TWENTY-SIX WORDS THAT CREATED THE INTERNET

"No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider."
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

GRAVITY'S CENTURY: FROM EINSTEIN'S ECLIPSE TO IMAGES OF BLACK HOLES

A sweeping account of the century of experimentation that confirmed Einstein's general theory of relativity, bringing to life the science and scientists at the origins of relativity, the development of radio telescopes, the discovery of black holes and quasars, and the still unresolved place of gravity in quantum theory.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

SCIENCE OF BREAKING BAD

All the science in Breaking Bad--from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction--explained and analyzed for authenticity.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$19.95

POST-TRUTH

How we arrived in a post-truth era, when "alternative facts" replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence.
February 1, 2018 | Paperback |
$15.95

BOOK OF THE MOON: A GUIDE TO OUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR

Have you ever wondered if there are seasons on the moon or if space tourism will ever become commonplace? So has Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock. In fact, she earned her nickname "Lunatic" because of her deep fascination for all things lunar.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.99

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