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Cosmic Discoveries: The Wonders of Astronomy

David H. Levy · Prometheus Books; 1st edition
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

This book is written by an astronomer, David Levy. It is a collection of biographies of astronomers throughout history explaining the significance of their discoveries, both when they were made and to later scientists.
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A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

Lawrence M. Krauss · Atria Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

WHERE DID THE UNIVERSE COME FROM WHAT WAS THERE BEFORE IT WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING AND FINALLY WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING Lawrence Krausss provocative answers to these and other timeless questions in a wildly popular lecture now on YouTube have attracted almost a million...
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Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic

Marla Cone · Grove Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Traditionally thought of as the last great unspoiled territory on Earth, the Arctic is actually home to some of the most contaminated people and animals on the planet. Awarded a major grant to conduct an exhaustive study of the Arctic's deteriorating environment, Los Angeles Times environmental...
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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience....
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Rocks & Fossils ( The Nature Company Guides) (Illustrated) (Reprinted Edition)

Harrison H. Schmitt · Time Life Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Hardback Book with dust jacket.
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Introduction to Cosmology

Barbara Sue Ryden · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

This second edition of Introduction to Cosmology is an exciting update of an award-winning textbook. It is aimed primarily at advanced undergraduate students in physics and astronomy, but is also useful as a supplementary text at higher levels. It explains modern cosmological concepts,...
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Beyond Uncertainty: Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and The Bomb

David C. Cassidy · Bellevue Literary Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Beyond Uncertainty Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb is an excellent work of scholarship and makes Heisenbergs work and life accessible to the general reader, while remaining important and interesting for the historian and scientist. Along with Wernher von Braun, Heisenbergs career...
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DK Handbooks: Trees

Allen J. Coombes · DK ADULT
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Trees of all kinds, shapes, and sizes are examined, with detailed specifications. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

Spencer Wells · National Geographic
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Science tells us we're all related—one vast family sharing a common ancestor who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago. But countless questions remain about our great journey from the birthplace of Homo sapiens to the ends of the Earth. How did we end up where we are? When did we get there?...
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Birding (Nature Company Guides)

Terence Lindsey · Time-Life Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Clearly written by an international team of ornithologists and well illustrated, this is an introduction to birds and birding for people with an interest in the topic but little prior knowledge. Three introductory chapters cover the basics of avian biology, attracting birds to one's...
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