Science

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  1. Book ImageCosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physical Reality

    Anthony Aguirre

    Cosmological Koans invites the reader into an intellectual adventure of the highest order.More

  2. Book ImageBlack Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

    David K. Randall

    A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress.More

  3. Book ImageThe Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

    Susan Hockfield

    From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives.More

  4. Book ImageThe Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

    Mark Honigsbaum

    A medical historian narrates the last century of scientific struggle against an enduring enemy: deadly contagious disease.More

  5. Book ImageThe Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority

    Robert P. Crease

    A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.More

  6. Book ImageClose Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

    Sang-Hee Lee, Shin-Young Yoon

    “Deftly weaving together science and personal observation, Lee proves an engaging, authoritative guide… of the human condition.” —Kate Wong, editor at Scientific AmericanMore

  7. Book ImageManual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

    Kate Brown

    A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl.More

  8. Book ImageArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

    Paul Scharre

    Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award

    "The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough." —Bill GatesMore

  9. Book ImageSwearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

    Emma Byrne

    “Entertaining and thought-provoking.… Byrne’s enthusiasm for her esoteric subject is contagious, damn it.”—Melissa Dahl, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  10. Book ImageExperience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do

    Jeremy Bailenson

    “If you want to understand the most immersive new communications medium to come along since cinema… I’d suggest starting with Mr. Bailenson’s [book].” —Wall Street JournalMore

  11. Book ImageGood to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

    Christie Aschwanden

    A New York Times Sports and Fitness Bestseller

    An eye-opening exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training.More

  12. Book ImageAstrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gregory Mone

    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.More

  13. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  14. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  15. Book ImageThe Story of Life: Great Discoveries in Biology

    Sean B. Carroll

    First Edition

    Biology’s great discoveries and the people who make themMore

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