Books in Science

Why Did It Have To Be Snakes

Why Did It Have To Be Snakes From Science to the Supernatural, The Many Mysteries of Indiana Jones

Lois H. Gresh

Could you really use a bullwhip to swing across a chasm? Or rip out a man’s heart without killing him? At last, here is the book that finally answers the Indiana Jones–related questions...

The Evolution of Wired Life

The Evolution of Wired Life From 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 Element The 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 Binoculars A Complete Astronomer's Guidebook

Philip 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 nearest...

Ozone Crisis

Ozone Crisis The 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 King From Carrie to Cell, The Terrifying Truth Behind the Horror Masters Fiction

Lois H. GreshRobert Weinberg

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A User's Guide to the Universe

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

Dave Goldberg

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Mad About Modern Physics

Mad About Modern Physics Braintwisters, Paradoxes, and Curiosities

Franklin Potter

More mind-bending fun in physics ...

Scientific American The Amateur Astronomer

Scientific American The Amateur Astronomer

Scientific American Magazine

From the longest running column in Scientific American's history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur astronomers ...

Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings

Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power

E C. Krupp

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

Star Watch

Star Watch The 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 Universe Infinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Cosmos

Mario Livio

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