Science + Psychology

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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 bestsellerOver two million copies soldSelected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011Selected by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best nonfiction books of 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
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
"Witty, compelling, and just plain fun to read . . . --Evelyn Lamb, Scientific American 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 |
$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
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Experience the book that started the Quiet Movement "A smart, lively book about the value of silence and solitude."--Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness
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 a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, this New York Times bestseller is "an extraordinary achievement" (The New Yorker)--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
August 9, 2011 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 573 Pages |
$20.00
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DOUBLE HELIX

Written by Watson, James D
The classic personal account of Watson and Crick's groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind. By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize.
June 12, 2001 | Paperback | Touchstone Books | 256 Pages |
$16.99
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SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING

Written by Bryson, Bill
One of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body takes his ultimate journey--into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.
September 14, 2004 | Paperback | Broadway Books | 544 Pages |
$20.00
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COSMOS

Written by Sagan, Carl
RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space.
December 10, 2013 | Paperback | Ballantine Books | 396 Pages |
$18.00
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SIGNAL AND THE NOISE

Written by Silver, Nate
UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER One of the more momentous books of the decade. --The New York Times Book Review Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger--all by the time he was thirty.
February 3, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 576 Pages |
$18.00

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