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Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World

Kimberly Nicholas PhD
Format: Paperback


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We Do Things Differently: The Outsiders Rebooting Our World

Mark Stevenson · The Overlook Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed futurist visits people around the world who are solving the planet's biggest problems by innovative means.

Our systems are failing. Old models -- for education, healthcare and government, food production, energy supply -- are creaking under the weight of modern challenges....

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Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality

Ben Orlin · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

A hilarious reeducation in mathematics-full of joy, jokes, and stick figures-that sheds light on the countless practical and wonderful ways that math structures and shapes our world.
In Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin reveals to us what math actually is; its myriad uses, its strange...
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Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut's Story of Invention

Kathryn D. Sullivan · The MIT Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The first American woman to walk in space recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Hubble Space Telescope has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. It has, among many other achievements,...

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Dirt to Soil: One Family's Journey into Regenerative Agriculture

Gabe Brown · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Gabe Brown didn't set out to change the world when he first started working alongside his father-in-law on the family farm in North Dakota. But as a series of weather-related crop disasters put Brown and his wife, Shelly, in desperate financial straits, they started making bold changes...
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Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements

Paul Strathern
Format: Hardcover


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Schaum's Outline of Linear Algebra, Sixth Edition

Seymour Lipschutz · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 425
Format: Paperback

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Textbook too pricey?Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes more than 600 fully-solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills. Plus, you will have access to 25 detailed...
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Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity

Theodore M Porter · Princeton University Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of how hereditary data in mental hospitals gave rise to the science of human heredityIn the early 1800s, a century before there was any concept of the gene, physicians in insane asylums began to record causes of madness in their admission books. Almost from the beginning,...
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Who Cares Wins: Reasons for Optimism in our Changing World

Lily Cole
Format: Hardcover

The climate crisis, mass extinctions, political polarization, extreme inequality--the world faces terrifying challenges that threaten to divide us, yet Lily Cole argues that it is up to us to actively choose optimism, collabo- rate, make changes, and define what is possible. Cole writes:...
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Oceanology: The Secrets of the Sea Revealed

DK · DK
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

An aesthetic look at marine life and the ocean environment, this book uses astounding photography and clear diagrams to make marine biology and oceanography accessible and an enjoyable visual experience. Oceanology offers up riches from every corner of the ocean, from coral reefs and mangrove...
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