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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: Modern science on the subject says that there is a power in the universe, this power lies within the matter that exists in its domain which is a physical or natural object. Now, it is this power that enables every physical to resist any change in its present state of existence (or state of motion to be precise) ...read more

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9781507800522 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 31, 2015, cover price $43.99 | About this edition: Modern science on the subject says that there is a power in the universe, this power lies within the matter that exists in its domain which is a physical or natural object.
9781505831139 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 1, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Modern science on the subject says that there is a power in the universe, this power lies within the matter that exists in its domain which is a physical or natural object.

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Product Description: Written for the general reader, the book provides a broad overview of the structures, events and ideas in the world with the goal of achieving an adequate (workable) understanding of the cosmos and the human condition. It includes sections on physical and biological existence, God and religion, and humanity...read more

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9781891696305 | Bainbridge Books, February 12, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Written for the general reader, the book provides a broad overview of the structures, events and ideas in the world with the goal of achieving an adequate (workable) understanding of the cosmos and the human condition.

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Product Description: Between inventing the concept of a universal computer in 1936 and breaking the German Enigma code during World War II, Alan Turing (1912-1954), the British founder of computer science and artificial intelligence, came to Princeton University to study mathematical logic...read more
By Andrew W. Appel (editor)

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9780691155746 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 7, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Between inventing the concept of a universal computer in 1936 and breaking the German Enigma code during World War II, Alan Turing (1912-1954), the British founder of computer science and artificial intelligence, came to Princeton University to study mathematical logic.

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9780691164731 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 16, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Between inventing the concept of a universal computer in 1936 and breaking the German Enigma code during World War II, Alan Turing (1912-1954), the British founder of computer science and artificial intelligence, came to Princeton University to study mathematical logic.

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Product Description: Although best known for his revolutionary scientific ideas, Albert Einstein was also an impassioned social critic, who challenged social and philosophical orthodoxies and championed individual liberty and dignity in the face of persecution and war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780486298795 | Dover Pubns, October 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Although best known for his revolutionary scientific ideas, Albert Einstein was also an impassioned social critic, who challenged social and philosophical orthodoxies and championed individual liberty and dignity in the face of persecution and war.

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Product Description: In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to E...read more

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9781250109637 | Picador USA, November 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like.

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Product Description: From Thomas Jefferson's Monticello to Michelle Obama's White House organic garden, the image of America as a nation of farmers has persisted from the beginnings of the American experiment. In this rich and evocative collection of agrarian writing from the past two centuries, writers from Hector St...read more
By Sara M. Gregg (editor)

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9780300137095 | Yale Univ Pr, April 26, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: From Thomas Jefferson's Monticello to Michelle Obama's White House organic garden, the image of America as a nation of farmers has persisted from the beginnings of the American experiment.

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9780300188042 | Yale Univ Pr, September 25, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From Thomas Jefferson's Monticello to Michelle Obama's White House organic garden, the image of America as a nation of farmers has persisted from the beginnings of the American experiment.

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Product Description: Even today universities adhere to a time-honored hierarchy of professors, readers, lecturers, demonstrators, technicians—a structure first established in the European anatomical “theaters” of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries...read more
By Karen Ingham (photographer) and Professor Bernard Moxham (foreword by)

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9781904587149 | Dewi Lewis Pub, November 1, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Even today universities adhere to a time-honored hierarchy of professors, readers, lecturers, demonstrators, technicians—a structure first established in the European anatomical “theaters” of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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Product Description: Tucked away in a remote stream valley in Vermont, a dynasty of beavers has nearly completed the restoration of the meadows and ponds that adorned this stream in the days before the beavers of a continent were turned into top hats...read more

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9780989310444 | Midpoint Trade Books Inc, May 12, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Tucked away in a remote stream valley in Vermont, a dynasty of beavers has nearly completed the restoration of the meadows and ponds that adorned this stream in the days before the beavers of a continent were turned into top hats.

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Product Description: 100 scientific truths and principles clearly explained using the power of analogy. The well-known "a bee in a cathedral" analogy describes the size of an atom and its nucleus in understandable terms. The analogy goes that if an atom were expanded to the size of a cathedral, the nucleus would be only about the size of a bee...read more

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9781554079599 | Firefly Books Ltd, June 16, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 100 scientific truths and principles clearly explained using the power of analogy.

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Product Description: The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites...read more
By Mary Roach (editor)

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9780547350639 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 4, 2011), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction.

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Product Description: The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites...read more
By Tim Folger (editor)

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9780547799537 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, October 2, 2012), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction.

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Product Description: Pulitzer Prize–winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, delivering must-read articles from a wide array of fields.
By Tom Folger (foreword by) and Siddhartha Mukherjee (editor)

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9780544003439 | Houghton Mifflin, October 8, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize–winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, delivering must-read articles from a wide array of fields.

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Product Description: “Undeniably exquisite . . . The essays in the collection [are] meditations that reveal not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” — Maria Popova, Brain Pickings“A stimulating compendium...read more
By Tim Folger (editor)

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9780544003422 | Mariner Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “Undeniably exquisite .

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Product Description: The Best American Series   The next edition in a series praised as “undeniably exquisite” (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field...read more
By Rebecca Skloot (editor)

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9780544286740 | Mariner Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Best American Series   The next edition in a series praised as “undeniably exquisite” (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field.

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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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Collects top articles from numerous publications to cover the full range of scientific inquiry, including biochemistry, physics, astronomy, genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition to represent the year's most significant scientific developments.
By Jesse Cohen (editor) and Oliver W. Sacks (editor)

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9780066211633 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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9780060936518 | Perennial, September 1, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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A latest collection in the annual series features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields and is complemented by an accessible overview. Original. 30,000 first printing.
By Jesse Cohen (editor) and Alan Lightman (editor)

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9780060726423 | Perennial, September 1, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

Product Description: Together these twenty-one articles on a wide range of today's most leading topics in science, from Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Weiner, and Richard Preston, among others, represent the full spectrum of scientific inquiry, proving once again that "good science writing is evidently plentiful" (American Scientist)...read more
By Atul Gawande (editor)

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9780060726447 | Perennial, September 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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9781435281257 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Together these twenty-one articles on a wide range of today's most leading topics in science, from Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Weiner, and Richard Preston, among others, represent the full spectrum of scientific inquiry, proving once again that "good science writing is evidently plentiful" (American Scientist).

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Product Description: Edited by Sylvia Nasar, bestselling author of A Beautiful Mind and former economics correspondent for the New York Times, The Best American Science Writing 2008 brings together the premiere science writing of the year. Distinguished by the foremost voices and publications—among them Pulitzer Prize-winner Amy Harmon, Nobel Prize–winner Al Gore, and award-winning and bestselling author Oliver Sacks—this anthology is a comprehensive overview of our most advanced and most relevant scientific inquiries...read more
By Jesse Cohen (editor)

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9780061340413 | Perennial, September 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Edited by Sylvia Nasar, bestselling author of A Beautiful Mind and former economics correspondent for the New York Times, The Best American Science Writing 2008 brings together the premiere science writing of the year.

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Product Description: The 2011 edition of the popular annual series that Kirkus Reviews hailed as “superb brain candy,” Best American Science Writing 2011 continues the tradition of gathering the most crucial, thought-provoking and engaging science writing of the year together into one extraordinary volume...read more
By Floyd Skloot (editor) and Rebecca Skloot (editor)

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9780062091246 | Original edition (Ecco Pr, September 27, 2011), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The 2011 edition of the popular annual series that Kirkus Reviews hailed as “superb brain candy,” Best American Science Writing 2011 continues the tradition of gathering the most crucial, thought-provoking and engaging science writing of the year together into one extraordinary volume.

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Product Description: The Best American Science Writing 2012 is yet another endlessly fascinating and mind-expanding installment of the popular science series that Kirkus Reviews calls, “Superb brain candy.” Edited by renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku, co-founder of string field theory, this collection contains the most engaging and provocative science writing of the year—gathering in one volume enthralling and eye-opening essays about the latest developments in biochemistry, physics, astronomy, genetics, evolutionary theory, cognition, and more...read more
By Michio Kaku (editor)

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9780062117915 | Original edition (Ecco Pr, September 4, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Best American Science Writing 2012 is yet another endlessly fascinating and mind-expanding installment of the popular science series that Kirkus Reviews calls, “Superb brain candy.

By Peter Doherty (foreword by)

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9781742233000 | New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd, January 1, 2012, cover price $28.95

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Product Description: Australia’s best science writing is showcased in this collection drawn from some of this the nation’s best publications. Questions such as these are addressed: How were Ned Kelly’s bones finally identified? What makes cockroaches some of the most successful creatures on the planet? Could some obscure bacteria finally rid the world of dengue fever? and How did infant reflux become the disease of the moment? From the furthest reaches of the universe to the microscopic world of our genes, science offers writers the kind of scope other subjects simply can’t match...read more
By Elizabeth Finkel (editor)

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9781742233482 | New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd, April 1, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Australia’s best science writing is showcased in this collection drawn from some of this the nation’s best publications.

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