Books in Science

The Evolution of Wired Life

The Evolution of Wired LifeFrom the Alphabet to the Soul-Catcher Chip -- How Information Technologies Change Our World

Charles Jonscher

Thoughtful and erudite... Intelligent and readable...Will appeal to people who enjoyed Longitude by Dava Sobel or Fermat's Enigma by Simon Singh. -The San Diego Union Tribune ...

The 13th Element

The 13th ElementThe Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus

John Emsley

The incredible ""glowing"" history of the ""Devil's element ""phosphorus ...

Touring the Universe through Binoculars

Touring the Universe through BinocularsA Complete Astronomer's Guidebook

Phillip S. Harrington

This comprehensive work takes you on a personal tour of the universe using nothing more than a pair of binoculars. More comprehensive than any book currently available, it starts with Earth's...

Ozone Crisis

Ozone CrisisThe 15-Year Evolution of a Sudden Global Emergency

Sharon Roan

The real story behind the . Ozone Crisis Straight from today's headlines, award-winning science writer Sharon Roan offers an incisive look at one of the planet's most pressing ecological...

The Science of Stephen King

The Science of Stephen KingFrom Carrie to Cell, The Terrifying Truth Behind the Horror Masters Fiction

Lois H. Gresh

Advance Praise ...

A User's Guide to the Universe

A User's Guide to the UniverseSurviving the Perils of Black Holes, Time Paradoxes, and Quantum Uncertainty

Dave Goldberg

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Mad About Modern Physics

Mad About Modern PhysicsBraintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities

Franklin Potter

More mind-bending fun in physics ...

Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings

Skywatchers, Shamans & KingsAstronomy and the Archaeology of Power

E C. Krupp

Discover the celestial myths and cosmic rituals of ancient priests and kings . . . ...

Star Watch

Star WatchThe Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Finding, Observing, and Learning about Over 125 Celestial Objects

Philip S. Harrington

Your Passport to the Universe ...

The Accelerating Universe

The Accelerating UniverseInfinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Cosmos

Mario Livio

Advance Praise for The Accelerating Universe ...

Scientific American The Amateur Biologist

Scientific American The Amateur Biologist

Shawn Carlson

Are you a passionate amateur naturalist? ...

The Bit and the Pendulum

The Bit and the PendulumFrom Quantum Computing to M Theory--The New Physics of Information

Tom Siegfried

Funny, clear, deep, and right on target. [Siegfried] lets us get a handle on ideas that are essential for understanding the evolving world. ...

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