Science + Psychology

UNSOLVED!: THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CIPHERS FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO ONLINE SECRET SOCIETIES

Written by Bauer, Craig P
Watch Craig Bauer discuss the Zodiac Killer's cipher on HISTORY's miniseries The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer
May 30, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 624 Pages |
$35.00

CASE AGAINST SUGAR

Written by Taubes, Gary
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have
December 27, 2016 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$26.95

ZERO DEGREES: GEOGRAPHIES OF THE PRIME MERIDIAN

Written by Withers, Charles W J
Space and time on earth are regulated by the prime meridian, 0°, which is, by convention, based at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. But the meridian's location in southeast London is not a simple legacy of Britain's imperial past.
March 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 336 Pages |
$29.95

NUMBERS AND THE MAKING OF US: COUNTING AND THE COURSE OF HUMAN CULTURES

Written by Everett, Caleb
Carved into our past, woven into our present, numbers shape our perceptions of the world and of ourselves much more than we commonly think. Numbers and the Making of Us is a sweeping account of how numbers radically enhanced our species' cognitive capabilities and sparked a revolution in human culture.
March 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 312 Pages |
$27.95

QUARKS TO CULTURE: HOW WE CAME TO BE

Written by Volk, Tyler
Our world is nested, both physically and socially, and at each level we find innovations that are necessary for the next. Consider: atoms combine to form molecules, molecules combine to form single-celled organisms; when people come together, they build societies.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 280 Pages |
$35.00

WEIRD DINOSAURS: THE STRANGE NEW FOSSILS CHALLENGING EVERYTHING WE THOUGHT WE KNEW

Written by Pickrell, John
From the outback of Australia to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and the savanna of Madagascar, the award-winning science writer and dinosaur enthusiast John Pickrell embarks on a world tour of new finds, meeting the fossil hunters who work at the frontier of discovery.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 280 Pages |
$29.95

RIGOR MORTIS: HOW SLOPPY SCIENCE UNDERMINES TOMORROW'S MEDICINE

Written by Harris, Richard
An essential book to understanding whether the new miracle cure is good science or simply too good to be true
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Basic Books | 288 Pages |
$28.00

UNIVERSAL: A GUIDE TO THE COSMOS

Written by Forshaw, Jeff
An awe-inspiring, unforgettable journey of scientific exploration from Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, the international bestselling authors of Why Does E=MC2? and The Quantum Universe, with 55 black-&-white and 45 full-color pages featuring photographs, diagrams, maps, tables, and graphs We dare to imagine a time before the Big Bang, when the entire universe was compressed in
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Da Capo Press | 304 Pages |
$35.00

DEEP THINKING: THE HUMAN FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Written by Kasparov, Garry
Garry Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this most cerebral game.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 304 Pages |
$28.00

CAESAR'S LAST BREATH: DECODING THE SECRETS OF THE AIR AROUND US

Written by Kean, Sam
The Guardian's Best Science Book of 2017 One of Science News's Favorite Science Books of 2017 The fascinating science and history of the air we breathe It's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell.
July 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 384 Pages |
$28.00

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