Science + Psychology

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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 |
$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 |
$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 | PB | Mit Press |
$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 |
$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 |
$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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STAR STORIES: CONSTELLATIONS AND PEOPLE

Written by Aveni, Anthony
Follow an epic animal race, a quest for a disembodied hand, and an emu egg hunt in constellation stories from diverse cultures
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$26.00
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EINSTEIN ON THE RUN: HOW BRITAIN SAVED THE WORLD'S GREATEST SCIENTIST

Written by Robinson, Andrew
The first account of the role Britain played in Einstein's life--first by inspiring his teenage passion for physics, then by providing refuge from the Nazis
October 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$25.00
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MATHEMATICS FOR HUMAN FLOURISHING

Written by Su, Francis
An inclusive vision of mathematics--its beauty, its humanity, and its power to build virtues that help us all flourish For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas.
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$26.00
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FUTURE OF CONSERVATION IN AMERICA: A CHART FOR ROUGH WATER

Written by Jarvis, Jonathan B
This is a turbulent time for the conservation of America's natural and cultural heritage. From the current assaults on environmental protection to the threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and disparity of environmental justice, the challenges facing the conservation movement are both immediate and long term.
February 26, 2018 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 112 Pages |
$40.00

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