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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

MICHIO KAKU · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.

Formerly the domain of fiction, moving...
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Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It

DAN HAMPTON · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier.

In the aftermath of World War II, the United States accelerated the development of technologies that would give it an advantage...

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Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Carey Gillam · Island Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover


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The Grants Register 2015: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide

Palgrave Macmillan · Palgrave Macmillan; Thirty-Third Edition, Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

The Grants Register 2015Thirty-third Edition The most authoritative and comprehensive guide available to postgraduate and professional funding worldwide International coverage of grants in 51 countries, both English and non-English speaking Almost 1,200 awarding bodies provide...
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Alone in the Wild

Kelley Armstrong · Minotaur Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In #1 New York Times bestseller Kelley Armstrong's latest thriller, the hidden town of Rockton is about to face a challenge none of them saw coming: a baby.

Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that's what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since...

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Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015 contains details on over 11,000 graduate programs of study across all relevant disciplines-including the arts and architecture, communications and media, psychology and counseling, political science and international...
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The Comparative Guide to American Elementary & Secondary Schools 2014 / 2015: Covers All Public School Districts Serving 1,500 or More Students ... to American Elementary and Secondary Schools)

Grey House Publishing · Grey House Publishing
Pages: 1000
Format: Paperback

The only guide of its kind, offering a snapshot profile of every public school district in the United States serving 1,500 or more students-more than 5,900 districts are covered. Organized alphabetically by district within state, each chapter begins with a two-page Statistical Overview...
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What Do Animals Think and Feel?: An Investigation into Emotion and Behavior

Karsten Brensing · Pegasus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating study of animal behavior that reveals them to be as sentient and self-aware as we humans are.In What Do Animals Think and Feel? biologist Karsten Brensing has something astonishing to tell us about the animal kingdom: namely that animals, by any reasonable assessment, have...
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller

"America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.

Grunt tackles...

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Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015 contains more than 11,000 graduate programs across all of the relevant disciplines - including accounting and finance, business management, education, law, library and information sciences, marketing,...
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