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The Future of Humanity: Our Destiny in the Universe Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525434542
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Published: Anchor - April 2nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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.


Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781615195756
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Published: The Experiment - April 2nd, 2019

Journey into an unseen world—and to the frontiers of human knowledge

Welcome to Atom Land, a subatomic realm governed by the laws of particle physics. Here, electromagnetism is a highway system; the strong force, a railway; the weak force, an airline.


An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062698537
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Published: William Morrow - March 12th, 2019

Magnificently reported and soulfully crafted, An Elegant Defense is an epic, first-of-its-kind exploration of the human immune system and the secrets of health, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist


Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635065
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 12th, 2019

Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama's Last Hug delivers a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals.


Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781631495540
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 19th, 2019

Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components, and that the human body and mind have a physical base obedient to the laws of physics and chemistry, Genesis demonstrates that the only way for us to fully understand human behavior is to study the evolutionary histories of nonhuman species.


Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631493799
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 26th, 2019

The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316390620
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 8th, 2019

In this "immersive, densely reported, and altogether remarkable first book [with] the texture and color of a first-rate novel" (New York Times), journalist Doug Bock Clark tells the epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers and the threats posed to a tribe on the brink.


Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780544702486
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 15th, 2019

From the author of the “dazzling epic”* Brilliant, a compelling history of silence as a powerful shaper of the human mind—in prisons, in places of contemplation, and in our own lives

Through her evocative intertwined histories of the penitentiary and the monastery, Jane Brox illuminates the many ways silence is far more complex than a


Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101873465
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Published: Vintage - February 5th, 2019

A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human history.
 
Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry. 
 


The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681779034
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 11th, 2018


Gravity, to steal the words of Winston Churchill, is "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." And penetrating that enigma promises to answer the biggest questions in science: what is space? What is time? What is the universe? And where did it all come from?


Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781946885357
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Published: Benbella Books - December 11th, 2018

Your alarm goes off, and you head to the kitchen to make yourself some toast and a cup of coffee. Little do you know, as you savor the aroma of the steam rising from your cup, that your ordinary morning routine depends on some of the weirdest phenomena ever discovered.


The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781472943286
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Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - January 8th, 2019

In The Edge of Memory, Patrick Nunn explores the science in folk history. He looks at ancient tales and traditions that may be rooted in scientifically verifiable fact, and can be explored via geological evidence, such as the Biblical Flood.


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