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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393064445
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 11th, 2018

In this fascinating foray into the millennia-long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war.


Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062464347
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 4th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.


The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476776620
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018

Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life’s history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.

In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life.


Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374282073
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Published: Scientific American / Farrar Straus and Girou - August 21st, 2018

The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum's Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict on human societies in this fascinating examination of one of nature's most misunderstood insects.


Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101970317
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Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human?


The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316382533
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Published: Hachette Books - September 11th, 2018

New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams explores the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--"a triumphant book" (Publishers Weekly) that is "steeped in natural history, human nature, commerce, crime, science, and politics" (Rebecca Skloot).


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback


The Order of Time Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780735216105
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 8th, 2018

"Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times

From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time.


Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive History's Most Iconic Extinct Creature Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501135569
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Published: Atria Books - June 12th, 2018

The bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel tells the fascinating Jurassic Park--like story of the genetic restoration of an extinct species--the woolly mammoth. "Paced like a thriller...Woolly reanimates history and breathes new life into the narrative of nature" (NPR).


Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393239607
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 26th, 2018

Metabolism, behavior, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty, and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies control with hormones.


Blossoms: And the Genes That Make Them Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780198811138
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - June 19th, 2018

How do plants, even if still buried underground, know that it's their time to bloom? What signals them to begin the challenging task of making flowers, and how do they make the variety of flower shapes, colors, and scents? What kind of instructions does the plant carry?


Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781472922960
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Published: Bloomsbury SIGMA - May 8th, 2018

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