Books in Science

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

John Gribbin

A lively, fascinating biography of the father of quantum mechanics by the bestselling author of the science classic, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat ...

Geek Physics

Geek Physics Surprising Answers to the Planet's Most Interesting Questions

Rhett Allain

Have you ever wondered whether a human could really fly with wings like a bird’s? What about how many zombies you could actually drive through? Or whether airplanes could save fuel by using iPads...

The Science of Love

The Science of Love

Robin Dunbar

A scientific exploration of some of humanity's most puzzling questions: What is love? Why do we fall in (and out) of love? And why would we have evolved to feel something so weird, with so many...

Global Brain

Global Brain The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century

Howard Bloom

As someone who has spent forty years in psychology with a long-standing interest in evolution, I'll just assimilate Howard Bloom's accomplishment and my amazement.-DAVID SMILLIE, Visiting...

Great Feuds in Medicine

Great Feuds in Medicine Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

Hal Hellman

An exciting, well-researched work, which should appeal to anyone with an interest in the nature and progress of the human race. ...

Great Feuds in Science

Great Feuds in Science Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

Hal Hellman

The dramatic stories of ten historic feuds: How they altered the course of discovery-and shaped the modern world ...

Scientific American Science Desk Reference

Scientific American Science Desk Reference

Scientific American Magazine

Who names newly discovered planets? What exactly are black holes? Where are there the most earthquakes? When did the first Homo sapiens walk the earth? Why is the night sky dark? How does the fluoride...

The Theory of Evolution

The Theory of Evolution What It Is, Where It Came From, and Why It Works

Cynthia L. Mills

Everything mammals ever wanted to know about the theory of evolution-but were afraid to ask ...

A Short History of Planet Earth

A Short History of Planet Earth Mountains, Mammals, Fire, and Ice

Doug Macdougall

A splendid introduction to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earth's history into a single, lucidly written volume is a major achievement. —Publishers Weekly, starred...

Light Years and Time Travel

Light Years and Time Travel An Exploration of Mankind's Enduring Fascination with Light

Brian Clegg


Experimental Man

Experimental Man What One Man's Body Reveals about His Future, Your Health, and Our Toxic World

David Ewing Duncan

Bestselling author David Ewing Duncan takes the ultimate high-tech medical exam, investigating the future impact of what's hidden deep inside all of us ...

The Noble Lie

The Noble Lie When Scientists Give the Right Answers for the Wrong Reasons

Gary Greenberg

Is drug addiction really a disease? Is sexuality inborn and fixed or mutable? Science is where we often turn when we can't achieve moral clarity. In The Noble Lie, acclaimed and controversial...

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