Science + Psychology

CHANDRA'S COSMOS: DARK MATTER, BLACK HOLES, AND OTHER WONDERS REVEALED BY NASA'S PREMIER X-RAY OBSERVATORY

Written by Tucker, Wallace H
On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever built, was launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia. Since then, Chandra has given us a view of the universe that is largely hidden from telescopes sensitive only to visible light. In Chandra's Cosmos, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Chandra science spokesperson Wallace H.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 272 Pages |
$29.95

COSMOS

Written by Sparrow, Giles
The universe stretches at least 130 billion trillion kilometers in every direction around us. The magnificent vault of stars is gloriously on display in this deluxe, slip-cased edition--a perfect gift for star-lovers of all ages.
November 12, 2013 | Hardcover | Quercus Books | 224 Pages |
$99.00

IF OUR BODIES COULD TALK: A GUIDE TO OPERATING AND MAINTAINING A HUMAN BODY

Written by Hamblin, James
"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." --Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene
December 27, 2016 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 400 Pages |
$26.95

DNA: THE STORY OF THE GENETIC REVOLUTION

Written by Davies, Kevin
The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade. James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold.
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Knopf Publishing Group | 512 Pages |
$29.95

BLACK HOLE BLUES: AND OTHER SONGS FROM OUTER SPACE

Written by Levin, Janna
The authoritative story of Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne's Nobel Prize-winning discovery of gravitational waves--by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer. With A New Preface
April 18, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 256 Pages |
$16.00

PSYCHOLOGY BOOK

Written by DK
Explore the history, theories, and concepts of psychology through more than 100 groundbreaking ideas with straightforward text, witty illustrations, and vocabulary glossary that demystify an often daunting subject matter. Now in paperback.
February 21, 2017 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$17.95

DEFYING REALITY: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE VIRTUAL REALITY REVOLUTION

Written by Ewalt, David M
A fascinating exploration of the history, development, and future of virtual reality, a technology with world-changing potential, written by award-winning journalist and author David Ewalt, stemming from his 2015 Forbes cover story about the Oculus Rift and its creator Palmer Luckey. You've heard about virtual reality, seen the new gadgets, and read about how VR will be the next
July 17, 2018 | Hardcover | Blue Rider Press | 288 Pages |
$26.00

AMERICAN SICKNESS: HOW HEALTHCARE BECAME BIG BUSINESS AND HOW YOU CAN TAKE IT BACK

Written by Rosenthal, Elisabeth
A New York Times bestseller/Washington Post Notable Book of 2017/NPR Best Books of 2017/Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2017 "This book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America."--Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene At a moment of dras
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 416 Pages |
$28.00

HIT MAKERS: THE SCIENCE OF POPULARITY IN AN AGE OF DISTRACTION

Written by Thompson, Derek
NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Book of the Year Selection for Inc. and Library Journal
February 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 352 Pages |
$28.00

WE HAVE NO IDEA: A GUIDE TO THE UNKNOWN UNIVERSE

Written by Whiteson, Daniel
Prepare to learn everything we still don't know about our strange and mysterious universe.
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books | 368 Pages |
$28.00

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