Science + Psychology

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LIQUID RULES: THE DELIGHTFUL AND DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES THAT FLOW THROUGH OUR LIVES

Written by Miodownik, Mark
"Entertaining...From the physics of ballpoint pens to the origin of jet-aircraft contrails, the book rewards the reader with fascinating facts and insights. Every day, millions of people travel on an airplane.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 256 Pages |
$26.00
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SILENCE: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF ONE OF THE LEAST UNDERSTOOD ELEMENTS OF OUR LIVES

Written by Brox, Jane
From the author of the "dazzling epic"* Brilliant, a compelling history of silence as a powerful shaper of the human mind--in prisons, in places of contemplation, and in our own lives Through her evocative intertwined histories of the penitentiary and the monastery, Jane Brox illuminates the many ways silence is far more complex than any absolute; how it has influenced ideas of
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS

Written by Hawking, Stephen
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind. "Hawking's parting gift to humanity . . .
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Bantam | 256 Pages |
$25.00
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MIND OF GOD: NEUROSCIENCE, FAITH, AND A SEARCH FOR THE SOUL

Written by Lombard, Jay
For fans of Deepak Chopra, Rudy Tanzi, and Andrew Newberg. A renowned behavioral neurologist provides insights to some of the most curious spiritual questions we all face. Is there a God? It's a question billions of people have asked since the dawn of time. You would think by now we'd have a satisfactory, universal answer.
September 11, 2018 | Paperback | Harmony | 224 Pages |
$15.00
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SPACE ATLAS, SECOND EDITION: MAPPING THE UNIVERSE AND BEYOND

Written by Trefil, James
Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the universe, and beyond.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 352 Pages |
$50.00
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MYSTERY OF THE EXPLODING TEETH: AND OTHER CURIOSITIES FROM THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Written by Morris, Thomas
"Delightfully horrifying."--Popular ScienceOne of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018
November 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 368 Pages |
$26.00
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PENGUIN BOOK OF OUTER SPACE EXPLORATION: NASA AND THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT

The fascinating story of how NASA sent humans to explore outer space, told through a treasure trove of historical documents--publishing in celebration of NASA's 60th anniversary and with a foreword by Bill Nye An extremely useful and thought provoking documentary journey through the maze of space history.
September 11, 2018 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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EVOLUTION OF BEAUTY: HOW DARWIN'S FORGOTTEN THEORY OF MATE CHOICE SHAPES THE ANIMAL WORLD - AND US

Written by Prum, Richard O
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, SMITHSONIAN, AND WALL STREET JOURNAL A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences--what Darwin termed the taste for the beautiful--create the extraordinary range of ornament in the animal world.
April 3, 2018 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 448 Pages |
$17.00
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ISAAC NEWTON, THE ASSHOLE WHO REINVENTED THE UNIVERSE

Written by Freistetter, Florian
A blunt and humorous profile of Isaac Newton focusing on his disagreeable personality and showing that his offputting qualities were key to his scientific breakthroughs. Isaac Newton may have been the most important scientist in history, but he was a very difficult man. Put more bluntly, he was an asshole, an SOB, or whatever epithet best describes an abrasive egomaniac.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | Prometheus Books | 224 Pages |
$24.00
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SMITHSONIAN HISTORY OF SPACE EXPLORATION: FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL FUTURE

Written by Launius, Roger D
The first in-depth, fully illustrated history of global space discovery and exploration from ancient times to the modern era The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration is a comprehensive history of international space exploration paired with photographs, illustrations, graphics, and sidebars on key scientific and technological developments, influential figures, and pioneering s
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 400 Pages |
$40.00

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