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Dance for Two: Essays
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ean: 9781982547394, isbn: 1982547391,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The New York Times bestselling author of Einstein's Dreams presents a collection of essays, written over the past twenty years, that displays his genius for bringing literary and scientific concerns into ringing harmony. Sometimes provocative, somet
David Attenborough New Life Stories
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ean: 9781408468401, isbn: 1408468409,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
One of the nation’s most popular presenters examines twenty marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences. How did Sir David track down a giant Earthworm? Why does he respect Rats? What was the first bribe in nature
Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves
4.1 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
From the speed of light to moving mountains - and everything in between, Zoom explores how the universe and its objects move.
If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air cur
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
ean: 9781977356154, isbn: 197735615X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites listeners to explore and learn from t
What's Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science
4.9 out of 5 stars with 279 reviews
Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim?How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain?What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we think?
This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress
4.0 out of 5 stars with 170 reviews
Each year John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, challenges some of the world's greatest scientists, artists, and philosophers to answer a provocative question crucial to our time. In 2014 he asked 175 brilliant minds to ponder: What scientific idea
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
4.6 out of 5 stars with 238 reviews
What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world's most influential thinkers. Their visionary answers flow from the frontiers of psychology, philosophy, economics, physics, sociology, and more. Surprising and enlightening, these insights will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the world.
This Will Make You Smarter features Daniel Kahneman on the ''focusing illusion''; Jonah Lehrer
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.5 out of 5 stars with 300 reviews
A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson takes his ultimate journey - into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It's a dazzling quest, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.
To that end, Bill Bryson apprenticed himself to a host of the world's most profound scientific minds, living and dead. His challenge is to take subjects like geology,
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 217 reviews
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science - a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will delight anyone interested in the world of ideas.
''From the irregular trivia of ordinary life mixed
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.3 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
A wise, personal, and wide-ranging meditation on science and society by the Nobel Prize-winning author of To Explain the World.
For more than four decades, one of the most captivating and celebrated science communicators of our time has challenged the public to think carefully about the foundations of nature and the inseparable entanglement of science and society. In Third Thoughts, Steven Weinberg casts a wide net: from the cosmological to the personal, from astronomy, quantum mechanics, and
We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk About Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know; Library Edition
ean: 9781504663793, isbn: 1504663799,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
A sterling roster of natural and social scientists in conversation with top-flight journalist Stefan Klein--shedding new light on their work, their lives, and what they still hope to discoverWhen acclaimed science writer Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize-winning chemist Roald Hoffmann what sets scientists apart, Hoffmann says, ''First and foremost, curiosity.'' In this collection of intimate conversations with nineteen of the world's best-known scientists (including three Nobel Laureates), Klein
The Darwin Selection: On the Origin of Species and The Voyage of the Beagle
ean: 9781906147730, isbn: 1906147736,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Darwin's masterpieces read by his greatest living proponent, the author of The God Delusion This box set includes CSA Word's two previous releases of Darwin's major works, along with a bonus CD containing an original essay by Richard Dawkins, ''Darwin's Five Bridges: The Way to Natural Selection.'' On The Origin of Species was Darwin's seminal work, outlining his theory of natural selection. Groundbreaking at the time, it arguably remains one of the most influential scientific works ever
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