Science + Psychology

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BIG BANG OF NUMBERS: HOW TO BUILD THE UNIVERSE USING ONLY MATH

Written by Suri, Manil
Our universe has multiple origin stories, from religious creation myths to the Big Bang of scientists. But if we leave those behind and start from nothing--no matter, no cosmos, not even empty space--could we create a universe using only math? Irreverent, richly illustrated, and boundlessly creative, The Big Bang of Numbers invites us to try.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$32.50
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LIFE TIME: YOUR BODY CLOCK AND ITS ESSENTIAL ROLES IN GOOD HEALTH AND SLEEP

Written by Foster, Russell
A guide to using the science of the body clock to promote better sleep, better health, and better thinking "Full of surprising and useful facts. . . .
August 30, 2022 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$30.00
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FORCE: WHAT IT MEANS TO PUSH AND PULL, SLIP AND GRIP, START AND STOP

Written by Petroski, Henry
An eminent engineer and historian tackles one of the most elemental aspects of life: how we experience and utilize physical force "Another gem from a master of technology writing."--Kirkus Reviews Force explores how humans interact with the material world in the course of their everyday activities.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$30.00
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PASSENGER: SPACE

Fully-illustrated, The Passenger collects the best new writing, photography, art and reportage from around the world.
October 18, 2022 | Paperback | Passenger | 192 Pages |
$22.00
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TOO BIG FOR A SINGLE MIND: HOW THE GREATEST GENERATION OF PHYSICISTS UNCOVERED THE QUANTUM WORLD

Written by Hürter, Tobias
"Intriguing and well-written."--The Wall Street Journal The epic story of how, amid two world wars, history's greatest physicists redefined the universe and the reality we live in There may never be another era of science like the first half of the twentieth century, when a peerless cast of physicists--Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Max Planck, Wolfgang Pauli, Niels Bo
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Experiment | 368 Pages |
$30.00
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METHUSELAH'S ZOO: WHAT NATURE CAN TEACH US ABOUT LIVING LONGER, HEALTHIER LIVES

Written by Austad, Steven N
Stories of long-lived animal species--from thousand-year-old tubeworms to 400-year-old sharks--and what they might teach us about human health and longevity. Opossums in the wild don't make it to the age of three; our pet cats can live for a decade and a half; cicadas live for seventeen years (spending most of them underground).
August 16, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press |
$29.95
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BODY AM I: THE NEW SCIENCE OF SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS

Written by Costandi, Moheb
How the way we perceive our bodies plays a critical role in the way we perceive ourselves: stories of phantom limbs, rubber hands, anorexia, and other phenomena. The body is central to our sense of identity. It can be a canvas for self-expression, decorated with clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, tattoos, and piercings. But the body is more than that.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press |
$27.95
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SEEING SCIENCE: THE ART OF MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE

Written by Challoner, Jack
The power of images to represent the unseeable: stunning visualizations of science, from the microscopic to the incredibly vast. We live among patterns of delicate beauty and exquisite chaos that our eyes can't detect; we are surrounded by invisible particles and shifting fields of matter that permeate all of space.
October 11, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press |
$34.95
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CURIOUS MINDS: THE POWER OF CONNECTION

Written by Bassett, Dani S
An exhilarating, genre-bending exploration of curiosity's powerful capacity to connect ideas and people. Curious about something? Google it. Look at it. Ask a question. But is curiosity simply information seeking?
September 6, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 312 Pages |
$27.95
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EINSTEIN: THE MAN AND HIS MIND

Written by Diruggiero, Michael
An unprecedented visual biography of the iconic pioneer of modern physics, with signed photographs, letters, manuscripts and more
November 8, 2022 | Hardcover | Damiani Ltd | 212 Pages |
$70.00

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