Science + Psychology

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SHAPE OF A LIFE: ONE MATHEMATICIAN'S SEARCH FOR THE UNIVERSE'S HIDDEN GEOMETRY

Written by Nadis, Steve
Harvard geometer and Fields medalist Shing-Tung Yau has provided a mathematical foundation for string theory, offered new insights into black holes, and mathematically demonstrated the stability of our universe. In this autobiography, Yau reflects on his improbable journey to becoming one of the world's most distinguished mathematicians.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 328 Pages |
$28.00
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UNINHABITABLE EARTH: LIFE AFTER WARMING

Written by Wallace-Wells, David
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon."--Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker - The New York Times Book Review - Time - NPR - The Economist - The Paris R
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Tim Duggan Books | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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INFINITE MONKEY CAGE: HOW TO BUILD A UNIVERSE

Written by Cox, Prof. Brian
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October 19, 2017 | Hardcover | William Collins | 288 Pages |
$29.99
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WOMEN ROWING NORTH: NAVIGATING LIFE'S CURRENTS AND FLOURISHING AS WE AGE

Written by Pipher, Mary
New York Times Bestseller * USA Today Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Bestseller The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia--a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss.
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 272 Pages |
$27.00
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EFFICIENCY PARADOX: WHAT BIG DATA CAN'T DO

Written by Tenner, Edward
A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency--and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity. Algorithms, multitasking, the sharing economy, life hacks: our culture can't get enough of efficiency.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage | 320 Pages |
$16.95
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STRANGE ORDER OF THINGS: LIFE, FEELING, AND THE MAKING OF CULTURES

Written by Damasio, Antonio
"Damasio undertakes nothing less than a reconstruction of the natural history of the universe. . . . [A] brave and honest book." --The New York Times Book Review
February 19, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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SEARCHING FOR STARS ON AN ISLAND IN MAINE

Written by Lightman, Alan
As a physicist, Alan Lightman has always held a scientific view of the world. But one summer evening, while looking at the stars from a small boat at sea, Lightman was overcome by the overwhelming sensation that he was merging with something larger than himself--an eternal unity, something absolute and immaterial.
February 19, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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ON THE FUTURE: PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY

Written by Rees, Martin
A provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science from world-renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin Rees
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 272 Pages |
$18.95
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SCIENCE BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
Discover 80 trail-blazing scientific ideas, which underpin our modern world, giving us everything from antibiotics to gene therapy, electricity to space rockets and batteries to smart phones. What is string theory or black holes? And who discovered gravity and radiation?
February 12, 2019 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$17.99
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ENLIGHTENMENT NOW

Written by Pinker, Steven
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR
January 15, 2019 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 576 Pages |
$18.00

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