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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.
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.$28.99ISBN: 9780062698537Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$27.95ISBN: 9780393635065Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$23.95ISBN: 9781631495540Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$27.95ISBN: 9781631493799Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 26th, 2019$30.00ISBN: 9780316390620Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Little, Brown and Company - January 8th, 2019In 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.$27.00ISBN: 9780544702486Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 15th, 2019From 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$16.95ISBN: 9781101873465Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.
$17.95ISBN: 9781681779034Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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?$16.95ISBN: 9781946885357Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$28.00ISBN: 9781472943286Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.