Science + Psychology

GALAXY: MAPPING THE COSMOS

Written by Geach, James
Each night, we are able to gaze up at the night sky and look at the thousands of stars that stretch to the end of our individual horizons. But the stars we see are only those that make up our own Milky Way galaxy--but one of hundreds of billions in the whole of the universe, each separated by inconceivably huge tracts of empty space.
November 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$35.00

WANDERING MIND: WHAT THE BRAIN DOES WHEN YOU'RE NOT LOOKING

Written by Corballis, Michael C
If we've done our job well--and, let's be honest, if we're lucky--you'll read to the end of this description. Most likely, however, you won't. Somewhere in the middle of the next paragraph, your mind will wander off. Minds wander. That's just how it is. That may be bad news for me, but is it bad news for people in general?
April 15, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 184 Pages |
$20.00

BLACK HOLE: HOW AN IDEA ABANDONED BY NEWTONIANS, HATED BY EINSTEIN AND GAMBLED ON BY HAWKING CAME TO BE LOVED

Written by Bartusiak, Marcia
The contentious history of the idea of the black hole--the most fascinating and bizarre celestial object in the heavens For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the universe. The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from which nothing escapes--not even light--seemed to confound all logic.
April 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 256 Pages |
$27.50

PAX TECHNICA: HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS MAY SET US FREE OR LOCK US UP

Written by Howard, Philip N
A foremost digital expert looks at the most powerful political tool ever created--the internet of things. Will it be like the internet of surveillance and censorship we have now, or will it be something better? Should we fear or welcome the internet's evolution?
April 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$28.00

LITTLE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Written by Bynum, William
A spirited volume on the great adventures of science throughout history, for curious readers of all ages Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world and harness its power.
September 10, 2013 | Paperback | Yale University Press |
$15.00
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EIGHT YEARS TO THE MOON: THE APOLLO 11 MISSION

Written by Atkinson, Nancy
A Behind-the-Scenes Look At NASA's incredible Journey to the Moon
July 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Page Street Publishing | 240 Pages |
$35.00
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LOSING EARTH: A RECENT HISTORY

Written by Rich, Nathaniel
By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change--including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before it was too late. Losing Earth is their story, and ours.
April 9, 2019 | Hardcover | MCD | 224 Pages |
$25.00
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WHEN EINSTEIN WALKED WITH G?DEL: EXCURSIONS TO THE EDGE OF THOUGHT

Written by Holt, Jim
From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide to the most profound scientific and mathematical ideas of recent centuries in When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought. Does time exist? What is infinity?
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 384 Pages |
$17.00

ROCKET BILLIONAIRES: ELON MUSK, JEFF BEZOS, AND THE NEW SPACE RACE

Written by Fernholz, Tim
Featured on NPR and PBS's SciTech Now, and in Fast Company, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal The inside story of the new race to conquer space For the outsize personalities staking their fortunes on spaceships, the new race to explore space could be a dead end, a lucrative opportunity--or the key
March 26, 2019 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 336 Pages |
$15.99

TROUBLE WITH GRAVITY: SOLVING THE MYSTERY BENEATH OUR FEET

Written by Panek, Richard
"A thoughtful meditation on the mythic, cultural, philosophical and, yes, scientific implications of what happens when a wet potato or a crystal vase slips from your hand."--Billy Collins A mind-bending exploration of gravity, the universe's greatest mystery. What is gravity? Nobody knows--and just about nobody knows that nobody knows.
July 9, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 256 Pages |
$28.00

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