Back Science | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Science  
Time Travel

James Gleick · Pantheon Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, here is a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself.

The story begins at the turn of the previous...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Math Behind...: Discover the Mathematics of Everyday Events

COLIN BEVERIDGE · Firefly Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

An entertaining illustrated reference to the role of mathematics in everyday life. The Math Behind... is a fascinating compilation of everyday events analyzed for their probability of occurring and how those odds are determined using mathematical equations and science. The book examines...
Read More check catalog
 
 
StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

Neil Degrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

This beautifully illustrated companion to celebrated scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson's popular podcast and National Geographic Channel TV show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has interpreted...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Gender Medicine: The Groundbreaking New Science of Gender- and Sex-Based Diagnosis and Treatment

Marek Glezerman M.D. · Overlook Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The groundbreaking call for reform, challenging the dangerous assumption that male and female patients can be effectively treated in the same way

Over millions of years, male and female bodies developed crucial physiological differences to improve the chances for human survival....

Read More check catalog
 
 
The House of Kennedy

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Those who dwell in the House of Kennedy work hard, live hard, and win at all costs. But just how much has it cost them? The Kennedy name is synonymous with American royalty. The family commitment to public service is legendary and enduring. But all their wild charisma has been dashed by disgrace...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

James Donovan · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"This is the best book on Apollo that I have read. Extensively researched and meticulously accurate, it successfully traces not only the technical highlights of the program but also the contributions of the extraordinary people who made it possible." --Mike Collins, Command module...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Secret Life of the Human Body: Uncover the Hidden Workings of Your Body

John Clancy · Firefly Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Getting to know just how intricate and fascinating our bodies are.

Most of us take our body for granted and are never aware of its amazing capabilities. The Secret Life of the Human Body reveals just how intricate and fascinating our body is.

Using offbeat...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

David Attenborough · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

See the world. Then make it better.I am 93. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary. As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going

Neil DeGrasse Tyson · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast. In these...
Read More check catalog