Science + Psychology

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QUOTABLE FEYNMAN

Written by Feynman, Richard P
A treasure-trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from beloved physicist Richard P. FeynmanSome people say, 'How can you live without knowing?' I do not know what they mean. I always live without knowing. That is easy. How you get to know is what I want to know.--Richard P. Feynman
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 432 Pages |
$24.95

MY INVENTIONS AND OTHER WRITINGS

Written by Tesla, Nikola
The fascinating autobiography of the legendary inventor behind the radio, wireless energy, robotics, and much more.
December 27, 2011 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 167 Pages |
$17.00
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BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

Written by Hawking, Stephen
In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe.
September 1, 1998 | Paperback | Bantam | 224 Pages |
$18.00
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SOCIAL CONQUEST OF EARTH

Written by Wilson, Edward O
Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first (Discover). Refashioning the story of human evolution, Wilson draws on his remarkable knowledge of biology and social behavior to demonstrate that group selection, not kin selection, is the premier driving force of human evolution.
April 15, 2013 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 330 Pages |
$17.95
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QED: THE STRANGE THEORY OF LIGHT AND MATTER (WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY A.)

Written by Feynman, Richard P
Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive introduction to QED (namely, quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles.
October 26, 2014 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 192 Pages |
$18.95
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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Written by Kahneman, Daniel
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year
April 2, 2013 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$18.00
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HOW NOT TO BE WRONG: THE POWER OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING

Written by Ellenberg, Jordan
The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.
May 26, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 480 Pages |
$18.00
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WHAT IF? : SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS

Written by Munroe, Randall
From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic.
September 2, 2014 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN'T STOP TALKING

Written by Cain, Susan
The book that started the Quiet Revolution
January 29, 2013 | Paperback | Broadway Books | 352 Pages |
$18.00
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EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Written by Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.
August 9, 2011 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 573 Pages |
$20.00

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