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Traveling through space and time, explores the amount of matter in the universe, the reality of parallel worlds, and other scientific topics raised by Philip Pullman's celebrated science fiction trilogy for young adult readers.

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9788466613347 | Italian edition edition (Ediciones B, October 28, 2005), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Traveling through space and time, explores the amount of matter in the universe, the reality of parallel worlds, and other scientific topics raised by Philip Pullman's celebrated science fiction trilogy for young adult readers.

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An astrophysicist presents a lucid, accessible explanation of the fundamental principles of chaos and complexity theory, incorporating the latest research with frequent analogies and examples to explore simple applications of the theory in everyday life. By the author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat and The Scientists. 22,000 first printing.

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9781400062560 | Random House Inc, April 5, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An astrophysicist presents an accessible explanation of the fundamental principles of chaos and complexity theory, incorporating the latest research with frequent analogies and examples to explore simple applications of the theory in everyday life.

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Describes Einstein's scientific achievements and personal life during the year 1905 when he discovered the Theory of Relativity.

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9781596091443 | Har/dvd edition (Chamberlain Brothers, April 1, 2005), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Describes Einstein's scientific achievements and personal life during the year 1905 when he discovered the Theory of Relativity.

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Creates a history of human scientific achievement as revealed by the lives and individual accomplishments of such scientists as Andreas Vesalius, Nicholaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Charles Darwin, Galileo, and Gregor Mendel.

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9781400060139 | Random House Inc, October 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Creates a history of human scientific achievement as revealed by the lives and individual accomplishments of such scientists as Andreas Vesalius, Nicholaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Charles Darwin, Galileo, and Gregor Mendel.

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9780812967883 | Random House Inc, August 10, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Creates a history of human scientific achievement as revealed by the lives and individual accomplishments of such scientists as Andreas Vesalius, Nicholaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Charles Darwin, Galileo, and Gregor Mendel.

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A richly textured biography of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle on which Charles Darwin was a passenger, explores his accomplishments and motivations, including his tenure as governor of New Zealand, his contribution to Darwin's ideas of evolution, and his innovations in the field of meteorological science.

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9780300103618 | Yale Univ Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: A richly textured biography of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle on which Charles Darwin was a passenger, explores his accomplishments and motivations, including his tenure as governor of New Zealand, his contribution to Darwin's ideas of evolution, and his innovations in the field of meteorological science.

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Product Description: Making science more accessible than ever before! The Essential Science series makes the difficult and fascinating world of cutting-edge science accessible to everyone with a stimulating mix of lively illustrations and jargon-free text...read more

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9780789489234 | Dk Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $7.00 | About this edition: Making science more accessible than ever before!

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Filled with the latest astronomical findings and accompanied by gorgeous full-color photographs, a fascinating foray into space discusses new theories and discoveries and covers every aspect of our universe.

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9780789478382 | Dk Pub, August 1, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Discusses new astronomical theories and discoveries and covers every aspect of the universe.

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Covers time, space, measurement, the structure of the universe, the theory of relativity, black holes, quantum mechanics, and string theory. (view table of contents)

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9780789455789 | Dk Pub, April 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Covers time, space, measurement, the structure of the universe, the theory of relativity, black holes, quantum mechanics, and string theory.

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9780789467157 | Dk Pub, June 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Covers time, space, measurement, the structure of the universe, the theory of relativity, black holes, quantum mechanics, and string theory.

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Product Description: THE QUANTUM WORLD FROM A TO Z Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world -- the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the twentieth century have been made...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780684863153 | Touchstone Books, February 22, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: THE QUANTUM WORLD FROM A TO Z Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world -- the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the twentieth century have been made.

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A gallery of fifty full-color photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and other advanced space probes, accompanied by detailed text, displays the most striking aspects of the solar system, from the rings of Saturn to Venus's crater farms. UP. (view table of contents)

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9780814731178 | New York Univ Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and other advanced space probes, accompanied by detailed text, display the most striking aspects of the solar system

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Clear text and spectacular images of deep space from the Hubble Space Telescope and other advanced space probes detail the history of the universe, from the hot gases of the big bang to the development of galaxies, stars, and planets to the present day. (view table of contents)

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9780879518134 | Overlook Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Descriptions of photographs of deep space taken from satellites present a history of the birth of the universe, from the 'big bang' to the formation of the planets

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An account organized in alternating biographical and scientific chapters explains the influences that shaped Charles Darwin's life and examines his legacy to science and culture (view table of contents)

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9780525940029 | E P Dutton, December 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An account organized in alternating biographical and scientific chapters explains the influences that shaped Charles Darwin's life and examines his legacy to science and culture

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9780452275522 | Reprint edition (Plume, April 1, 1997), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: An account organized in alternating biographical and scientific chapters explains the influences that shaped Charles Darwin's life and examines his legacy to science and culture

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A look at the damage done to the ozone layer reveals how India and China have ignored the CFC ban, how the planned Concorde could accelerate ozone depletion, and other facts about the hole in the ozone layer. Original.

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9780553275377 | Rev sub edition (Bantam Books, April 1, 1993), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Explains why the ozone layer is vital to life on Earth, identifies the causes of the large hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica, and tells what can be done to alleviate the problem

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Explores dramatic discoveries about the sun, including the formation of a massive new particle, the WIMP; the shaking of the sun; and new evidence that the whole sun breathes in and out

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9780517578278 | Harmony Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Explores dramatic discoveries about the sun, including the formation of a massive new particle, the WIMP; the shaking of the sun; and new evidence that the whole sun breathes in and out

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Product Description: John and Mary Gribbin, authors of "In Search of Schrodinger's Cat" and "The Hole In the Sky", join forces to unfold the origins and evolution of humankind, set against the background of dramatic changes in climate. Some scientists believe it was climatic change, a catastrophic cooling of the globe, that brought an end to the era of the dinosaurs and opened up new opportunities for mammals, including our ancestors, and forced one kind of mammal, a woodland ape, out of the forests of Africa and on the road to intelligence...read more

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9780631168171 | Blackwell Pub, March 1, 1990, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: John and Mary Gribbin, authors of "In Search of Schrodinger's Cat" and "The Hole In the Sky", join forces to unfold the origins and evolution of humankind, set against the background of dramatic changes in climate.

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Reclusive biologics Richard Lee forecasts the end of human civilization under an onslaught of wars, climatic changes, pollution, and famine, a destruction of civilization that will pave the way for a new dominant race of beings

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9780812538502 | Tor Books, January 1, 1990, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Reclusive biologics Richard Lee forecasts the end of human civilization under an onslaught of wars, climatic changes, pollution, and famine, a destruction of civilization that will pave the way for a new dominant race of beings

Explains the genetic basis for comparing human and animal behavior, discusses the controversy surrounding sociobiology, and looks at sexual behavior, parental-child relations, and the nature of war

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9780631160045 | Blackwell Pub, May 1, 1988, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Explains the genetic basis for comparing human and animal behavior, discusses the controversy surrounding sociobiology, and looks at sexual behavior, parental-child relations, and the nature of war

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Explains seismic activity and geologic processes and encompasses current research into the prediction, control, and future shocks of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

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9780831777609 | Gallery Books, February 1, 1985, cover price $5.98 | About this edition: Explains seismic activity and geologic processes and encompasses current research into the prediction, control, and future shocks of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

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Based on contemporary scientific interpretation of Einstein's theory of relativity, this study analyzes the cosmic implications of bent space and time and its relationship to black holes, quasars, and other violent phenomena in the universe

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9780385292665 | Doubleday, November 1, 1983, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Based on contemporary scientific interpretation of Einstein's theory of relativity, this study analyzes the cosmic implications of bent space and time and its relationship to black holes, quasars, and other violent phenomena in the universe

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Product Description: Carbon Dioxide, Climate and the Greenhouse Effect

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9780440024989 | Delacorte Pr, June 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Carbon Dioxide, Climate and the Greenhouse Effect

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Scientists describe the effects of continental drift, solar wind radiation, and planetary motion on the earth's crust, warning that a major earthquake will take place in California during the Grand Alignment of all planets in 1982

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9780394708270 | Subsequent edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 1982), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Scientists describe the effects of continental drift, solar wind radiation, and planetary motion on the earth's crust, warning that a major earthquake will take place in California during the Grand Alignment of all planets in 1982

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Provides a significant, scientific study of future availability of natural resources, food, and energy and discusses potential social, political, and technological choices that can insure human survival

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9780306407802 | Plenum Pub Corp, September 1, 1981, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Provides a significant, scientific study of future availability of natural resources, food, and energy and discusses potential social, political, and technological choices that can insure human survival

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A comprehensive, illustrated survey of the current knowledge of climatology covers important climate factors, patterns, and events, focusing on the forces that lead to catastrophes, and documents the processes and impact of climatic change

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9780399124006 | Putnam Pub Group, December 1, 1979, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive, illustrated survey of the current knowledge of climatology covers important climate factors, patterns, and events, focusing on the forces that lead to catastrophes, and documents the processes and impact of climatic change

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Investigates the existence and nature of white holes, cosmic bodies of almost immeasurable explosive energy, and explores some of the questions they pose to astrophysicists, mathematicians, astronomers, and philosophers

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9780385291484 | Delacorte Pr, September 1, 1977, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Investigates the existence and nature of white holes, cosmic bodies of almost immeasurable explosive energy, and explores some of the questions they pose to astrophysicists, mathematicians, astronomers, and philosophers

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