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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn: A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything

By: Amanda Gefter

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Bantam: January 2014

Seller ID: 16512

ISBN: 0345531434

Condition: New


In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene's "The Hidden Reality "and Jim Holt's "Why Does the World Exist?, " Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist--and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting heads with the world's most brilliant minds." ""At a Chinese restaurant outside of Philadelphia, a father asks his fifteen-year-old daughter a deceptively simple question: "How would you define nothing?" With that, the girl who once tried to fail geometry as a conscientious objector starts rea... View more info

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Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations

By: Arnold van de Laar Laproscopic surgeon

Price: $17.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: October 2018

Seller ID: 18254

ISBN: 1250200105

Condition: New


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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

By: Dava Sobel

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Walker Books: October 1999

Seller ID: 5380

ISBN: 0802713432

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 420 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. FIRST EDITION, 1st printing. NEW off the shelf, NOT ex-library, remaindered or book club edition. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

By: David Wootton

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Harper: December 2015

Seller ID: 18154

ISBN: 006175952X

Condition: Used - Like New


New condition publisher’s remainder except for shelfwear to the front upper edge of the dustjacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide, 3rd Edition

By: DK

Price: $24.65

Publisher: DK: September 2017

Seller ID: 16639

ISBN: 1465464107

Condition: New


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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

By: Dr. Ronald Epstein M.D.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Scribner: January 2017

Seller ID: 18210

ISBN: 1501121715

Condition: New


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The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression

By: Edward Bullmore

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Picador: December 2018

Seller ID: 17386

ISBN: 1250318149

Condition: New


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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

By: Elizabeth Kolbert

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: February 2014

Seller ID: 10837

ISBN: 0805092994

Condition: New


A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyesOver the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. This time around, the cataclysm is us. In" The Sixth Extinction," two-time winner ... View more info

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

By: Eric R. Kandel

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: August 2018

Seller ID: 18316

ISBN: 0374287864

Condition: New


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Image for Explorers' Botanical Notebook: In the Footsteps of Theophrastus, Marco Polo, Linnaeus, Flinders, Darwin, Speke and Hooker

Explorers' Botanical Notebook: In the Footsteps of Theophrastus, Marco Polo, Linnaeus, Flinders, Darwin, Speke and Hooker

By: Florence Thinard

Price: $23.70

Publisher: Firefly Books: October 2016

Seller ID: 16816

ISBN: 177085763X

Condition: New


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State of the Heart: Exploring the History, Science, and Future of Cardiac Disease

By: Haider Warraich

Price: $18.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: July 2019

Seller ID: 18317

ISBN: 1250169704

Condition: New


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Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon

By: Henry Marsh

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: October 2017

Seller ID: 4059

ISBN: 1250127262

Condition: New


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Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity

By: John Gribbin

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Random House: April 2005

Seller ID: 16501

ISBN: 140006256X

Condition: New


Over the past two decades, no field of scientific inquiry has had a more striking impact across a wide array of disciplines-from biology to physics, computing to meteorology-than that known as chaos and complexity, the study of complex systems. Now astrophysicist John Gribbin draws on his expertise to explore, in prose that communicates not only the wonder but the substance of cutting-edge science, the principles behind chaos and complexity. He reveals the remarkable ways these two revolutionary theories have been applied over the last twenty years to explain all sorts of phenomena-from weathe... View more info

And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

By: Lawrence Weschler

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: August 2019

Seller ID: 18283

ISBN: 0374236410

Condition: New


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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

By: Malcolm Gladwell

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: January 2005

Seller ID: 17324

ISBN: 0316172324

Condition: Used - Like New


Clean text and tight binding. New condition except for dustjacket which shows mild shelfwear and and several stray marks. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science

By: Marcus du Sautoy

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Viking: April 2017

Seller ID: 17472

ISBN: 0735221804

Condition: New


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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

By: Mary Ellen Hannibal

Price: $16.10

Publisher: The Experiment: September 2016

Seller ID: 16560

ISBN: 1615192433

Condition: New


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Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe

By: Megan Watzke,Kimberly Arcand

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal: November 2017

Seller ID: 17152

ISBN: 031650291X

Condition: New


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Image for The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

By: Paul Greenberg

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Penguin Press: July 2018

Seller ID: 16621

ISBN: 1594206341

Condition: New


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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Ecco: September 2015

Seller ID: 17095

ISBN: 0062288431

Condition: New


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