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Product Description: Collected essays from bestselling author Michael Shermer's celebrated columns in Scientific AmericanFor fifteen years, bestselling author Michael Shermer has written a column in Scientific American magazine that synthesizes scientific concepts and theory for a general audience...read more

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9781627791380 | Henry Holt & Co, January 12, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Collected essays from bestselling author Michael Shermer's celebrated columns in Scientific AmericanFor fifteen years, bestselling author Michael Shermer has written a column in Scientific American magazine that synthesizes scientific concepts and theory for a general audience.

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9781250119636 | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 10, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Collected essays from bestselling author Michael Shermer's celebrated columns in Scientific AmericanFor fifteen years, bestselling author Michael Shermer has written a column in Scientific American magazine that synthesizes scientific concepts and theory for a general audience.

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Product Description: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan...read more

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9781598535075 | Library of America, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan.

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Product Description: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.To read Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) is to renew a sense of wonder at the miracles and paradoxes of evolution and the ever-changing diversity of life...read more
By William Cronon (editor)

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9781598535051 | Box edition (Library of America, November 1, 2016), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.

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Product Description: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan...read more

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9781598535068 | Library of America, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan.

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Product Description: Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions. We want to educate. To enlighten,” notes guest editor Amy Stewart in her introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016. “But at the end of the day, we’re all writers ...read more

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9780544748996 | Mariner Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions.

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Product Description: The questions that drive Priscilla Long’s Fire and Stone are the questions asked by the painter Paul Gauguin in the title of his 1897 painting: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? These questions look beyond everyday trivialities to ponder the essence of our origins...read more
By Philip Graham (contributor)

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9780820350448 | Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The questions that drive Priscilla Long’s Fire and Stone are the questions asked by the painter Paul Gauguin in the title of his 1897 painting: Where Do We Come From?

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Product Description: In essays like "How to Fake Faking," and the title essay, "The Other Left Side: the Phenomenon of Left and Right in Evolution," Tijs Goldschmidt shatters our expectations of what a scientific essay is and then rebuilds it in intensely personal, artful and wry ways...read more

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9781609806668 | Seven Stories Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In essays like "How to Fake Faking," and the title essay, "The Other Left Side: the Phenomenon of Left and Right in Evolution," Tijs Goldschmidt shatters our expectations of what a scientific essay is and then rebuilds it in intensely personal, artful and wry ways.

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Product Description: This anthology of new critical essays written by experts in their fields, in honor of the late Victor Stenger, examines Christianity using established scientific criteria. Where science specifically touches upon the claims of Christianity the authors seek to show those claims lack the required evidence...read more
By John W. Loftus (editor)

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9781633881730 | Prometheus Books, July 26, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This anthology of new critical essays written by experts in their fields, in honor of the late Victor Stenger, examines Christianity using established scientific criteria.

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Product Description: People do not typically watch science fiction movies with the intention of unraveling the scientific mysteries behind their spectacular scenes such as superheroes’ preposterous exploits, dizzying spaceship voyages, and apocalyptic weapons...read more

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9788415256632, titled "Las hazañas de los superhéroes y la física: Ciencia Ficción, Superhéroes, El Cine De Hollywood Y Las Leyes De La Física" | Robinbook, July 1, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: People do not typically watch science fiction movies with the intention of unraveling the scientific mysteries behind their spectacular scenes such as superheroes’ preposterous exploits, dizzying spaceship voyages, and apocalyptic weapons.

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Product Description: The big picture An essential illustrated collection of earth and human science for curious minds of all ages“We are buried beneath mountains of fast accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real understanding...read more
By Eric Kandel (contributor)

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9783836551113 | Taschen America Llc, August 15, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The big picture An essential illustrated collection of earth and human science for curious minds of all ages“We are buried beneath mountains of fast accumulating data.

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Product Description: "To me, the hills are a landscape of brown on brown: hip-high, wind-blasted boulders … To Adam, they are clues to millions of years of history." Since British explorer James Cook first circumnavigated Antarctica in the late eighteenth century, the white continent has exerted a powerful attraction...read more

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9781927249055 | Awa Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: "To me, the hills are a landscape of brown on brown: hip-high, wind-blasted boulders … To Adam, they are clues to millions of years of history.

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Product Description: “You are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don’t mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out what animals are up to...read more
By Brett Buchanan (trans)

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9780816692378 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: “You are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don’t mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out what animals are up to.

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9780816692392 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: “You are about to enter a new genre, that of scientific fables, by which I don’t mean science fiction, or false stories about science, but, on the contrary, true ways of understanding how difficult it is to figure out what animals are up to.

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9780307908230 | Pantheon Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A few million years ago, our ancestors came down from the trees and began to stand upright, freeing our hands to create tools and our minds to grapple with the world around us.

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9780141981017 | Gardners Books, May 5, 2016, cover price $15.20 | also contains The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos | About this edition: BOOKS
9780345804433 | Vintage Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $16.95 | also contains The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos | About this edition: How did a near-extinct species, eking out a meager existence with stone axes, become the dominant power on earth, able to harness a knowledge of nature ranging from tiny atoms to the vast structures of the universe?
9780380760107, titled "Lunar Justice" | Avon Books, August 1, 1991, cover price $3.95 | also contains Lunar Justice | About this edition: Brought to trial before a corrupt lunar court for opposing Peace Eternal--a corporation whose proposed solution to overpopulation is a program of mass murder--billionaire philanthropist Michael Dore is ordered to set Jupiter on fire or face death
9780380760039, titled "Deepwater Dreams" | Avon Books, May 1, 1991, cover price $3.95 | also contains Deepwater Dreams | About this edition: Deepwater Dreams [Paperback] Sydney J.

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Product Description: Attempts were made to properly scrutinize and expose the important and speculative physics in a general context (without equations) for public dissection and consumption. The important physical ideas here are the quantum theory, relativity, evolution, Maxwell's demon, black holes and the double-slit experiment, while some of the important and speculative notions are the usual ones, namely, the theory of everything, the big bang, dark matter and dark energy...read more

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9781532736476 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 17, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Attempts were made to properly scrutinize and expose the important and speculative physics in a general context (without equations) for public dissection and consumption.

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Product Description: Japanese economists began publishing scientific papers in renowned journals including Econometrica in the 1950s and made significant contributions to the sophistication of general equilibrium analysis by an intensive use of a variety of mathematical instruments...read more

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9780415634274 | Routledge, April 3, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Japanese economists began publishing scientific papers in renowned journals including Econometrica in the 1950s and made significant contributions to the sophistication of general equilibrium analysis by an intensive use of a variety of mathematical instruments.

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9781138687523 | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 21, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Japanese economists began publishing scientific papers in renowned journals including Econometrica in the 1950s and made significant contributions to the sophistication of general equilibrium analysis by an intensive use of a variety of mathematical instruments.

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Product Description: Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying...read more
By Jeremy Gruber (editor) and Sheldon Krimsky (editor)

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9781628736601 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, June 3, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients.

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9781510702660 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, April 12, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients.

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Product Description: Novembre 1618: la comparsa di tre comete eccita i timori dei superstiziosi e tiene "in continuo esercizio i primi ingegni d'Europa". Ottobre 1623: si conclude la stampa del Saggiatore di Galileo Galilei. Spaziando dalla genesi del suono all'origine del calore, alla composizione della luce "in atomi realmente indivisibili", Galileo entra pubblicamente nella disputa contro "Lotario Sarsi Sigensano, l'astronomico e filosofico scorpione", ovvero il gesuita Orazio Grassi...read more
By Bi Classici (corporate author)

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9781530900817 | Ill edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 5, 2016), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Novembre 1618: la comparsa di tre comete eccita i timori dei superstiziosi e tiene "in continuo esercizio i primi ingegni d'Europa".

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Product Description: The God Question was originally written as a response to Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion and the Naturalist’s hypothesis of existence without God. Can we know that God exists? What evidence is there that God exists? This rational look at the God question is written for the honest seeker of truth...read more

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9781523987603 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 25, 2016, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: The God Question was originally written as a response to Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion and the Naturalist’s hypothesis of existence without God.

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9781523727575, titled "Traité Des Systèmes" | Createspace Independent Pub, January 28, 2016, cover price $13.95

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Product Description: On April 28, 1986, the explosion of Reactor Number Four dwarfed the bombs dropped a quarter century earlier at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Chernobyl's shadow looms larger than those nuclear events that ended humanity's bloodiest war. When the thinnest of Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor casings cracked, it pumped into the atmosphere thirty to forty times more radiation than both bombs put together...read more

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9781519780829 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 19, 2016, cover price $7.59 | About this edition: On April 28, 1986, the explosion of Reactor Number Four dwarfed the bombs dropped a quarter century earlier at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Product Description: An entertaining and illuminating collection of 100 surprising connections between math and the arts. At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinity―after all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world of the arts is rich with pattern...read more

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9780393352221 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 18, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An entertaining and illuminating collection of 100 surprising connections between math and the arts.

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Product Description: The author's views are practical, honest, common sense solutions to problems we are encountering. The topics are ment to encourage any reader to offer his or her thoughts, add additional topics for survival of our freedoms. Poetry contains deeper meanings, which prose cannot express...read more
By Omar

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9781491787632 | Iuniverse Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The author's views are practical, honest, common sense solutions to problems we are encountering.

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