Science + Psychology

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

FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION: MISSION CONTROL FROM MERCURY TO APOLLO 13 AND BEYOND

This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director. Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades.
June 1, 2009 | Paperback |
$18.00

CONSTELLATIONS: THE STORY OF SPACE TOLD THROUGH THE 88 KNOWN STAR PATTERNS IN THE NIGHT SKY

Perfect for stargazers and armchair astronomers of all ages, CONSTELLATIONS is a beautifully illustrated, fascinatingguide to all 88 constellations, including an illustrated star map for each.In CONSTELLATIONS, award-winning astronomy writer Govert Schilling takes us on an unprecedented visual tour of all 88 constellations in our night sky.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$29.99

CULT OF THE DEAD COW: HOW THE ORIGINAL HACKING SUPERGROUP MIGHT JUST SAVE THE WORLD

The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom -- even democracy itself
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

FUTURE OF HUMANITY: OUR DESTINY IN THE UNIVERSE

Written by Kaku, Michio
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies. We are entering a new Golden Age of space exploration.
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$16.00

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: FIRST LOVES AND LAST TALES

From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's. Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and his f
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

COSMOS POSSIBLE WORLDS

This all-new and long-awaited sequel to Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan's international bestseller Cosmos takes readers to worlds only now emerging with the advent of new technologies. Druyan takes readers on an extraordinary journey through the vast and unexplored realms of Earth and space, past and future, fact and imagination.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

GENESIS: THE DEEP ORIGIN OF SOCIETIES

Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components, and that the human body and mind have a physical base obedient to the laws of physics and chemistry, Genesis demonstrates that the only way for us to fully understand human behavior is to study the evolutionary histories of nonhuman species.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$23.95

PANDEMIC CENTURY: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PANIC, HYSTERIA, AND HUBRIS

Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing catastrophic outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet despite a century of medical progress, viral and bacterial disasters continue to take us by surprise, inciting panic and dominating news cycles.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$29.95

WORKSHOP AND THE WORLD: WHAT TEN THINKERS CAN TEACH US ABOUT SCIENCE AND AUTHORITY

When does a scientific discovery become accepted fact? Why have scientific facts become easy to deny? And what can we do about it? In The Workshop and the World, philosopher and science historian Robert P. Crease answers these questions by describing the origins of our scientific infrastructure--the "workshop"--and the role of ten of the world's greatest thinkers in shaping it.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

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