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Product Description: The perfect companion to any flight — a guide to the science on view from your window seatThere are few times when science is so immediate as when you're in a plane. Your life is in the hands of the scientists and engineers who enable tons of metal and plastic to hurtle through the sky at hundreds of miles an hour...read more

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9781848313057 | Icon Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The perfect companion to any flight — a guide to the science on view from your window seatThere are few times when science is so immediate as when you're in a plane.
9781848312418 | Icon Books, July 19, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “With this book in hand, we have all we need to set off on our next flight with our eyes open to the sheer wonder of what is involved.

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Product Description: This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas. Jeremy Bernstein was a long time staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine as well as a theoretical physicist. He has received several awards for his writing.

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9789814759762 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, August 29, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas.

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9789814759779 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, August 29, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas.

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Product Description: Using the modern home as a springboard, Atoms Under the Floorboards presents the fascinating and surprising scientific explanations behind a variety of common (and often entertainingly mundane) household phenomena, from gurgling drains and squeaky floorboards to rubbery custard and shiny shoes...read more

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9781472912220, titled "Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home" | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Using the modern home as a springboard, Atoms Under the Floorboards presents the fascinating and surprising scientific explanations behind a variety of common (and often entertainingly mundane) household phenomena, from gurgling drains and squeaky floorboards to rubbery custard and shiny shoes.

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9781472912237, titled "Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home" | Bloomsbury Sigma, June 28, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Using the modern home as a springboard, Atoms Under the Floorboards presents the fascinating and surprising scientific explanations behind a variety of common (and often entertainingly mundane) household phenomena, from gurgling drains and squeaky floorboards to rubbery custard and shiny shoes.

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Product Description: The instant New York Times bestselling book of entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible illustrated answers to the scientific “questions you had no idea were bugging you all your life” (Fast Company), from the creators of the wildly popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE...read more

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9781476756219 | Scribner, March 17, 2015, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: From the creators of the wildly popular and seriously scientific YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible answers to the questions you never got to ask in science class.

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9781476756226 | Scribner, December 1, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The instant New York Times bestselling book of entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible illustrated answers to the scientific “questions you had no idea were bugging you all your life” (Fast Company), from the creators of the wildly popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE.

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Product Description: The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All are ideas that have revolutionized science―and all were dismissed out of hand when they first ap­peared...read more

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9781468310597 | Overlook Pr, February 10, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science The atom.

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9781468312607 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, March 22, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science The atom.

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9781481509022 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 12, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Sean Runette] The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science.
9781481509039 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 12, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Sean Runette] The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science.

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Product Description: Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?  Randall Munroe is here to help.  In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, “ten hundred”) most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is, including:food-heating radio boxes (microwaves)tall roads (bridges)computer buildings (datacenters)the shared space house (the International Space Station)the other worlds around the sun (the solar system)the big flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates)the pieces everything is made of (the periodic table)planes with turning wings (helicopters)boxes that make clothes smell better (washers and dryers)the bags of stuff inside you (cells) How do these things work? Where do they come from? What would life be like without them? And what would happen if we opened them up, heated them up, cooled them down, pointed them in a different direction, or pressed this button? In Thing Explainer, Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more...read more

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9780544668256 | Houghton Mifflin, November 24, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?

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Product Description: Is a basketball rim twice the width of the ball? Does the average person walk about 70,000 miles during a lifetime? Can playing sports help kids do better at school? And when a food label says "natural ingredients" . . . could it mean crushed bugs? Test your smarts about sports, fitness, and health—and try to tell fact from fib...read more

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9781454915881 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 3, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Is a basketball rim twice the width of the ball?
9781454909828 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, May 6, 2014, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: True or false?

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Product Description: Learn strange trivia and pick up amazing science facts with 100 fascinating puzzlesWhy do cats' eyes glow green?How big would the world be if all the empty space was squeezed out of it?Can you build a time machine?This book is filled with fascinating scientific and mathematical puzzles, all based on real-world scientific principles...read more

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9781780976693 | Carlton Books Ltd, November 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Learn strange trivia and pick up amazing science facts with 100 fascinating puzzlesWhy do cats' eyes glow green?
9780534208097, titled "Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives" | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 1993, cover price $66.95 | also contains Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives | About this edition: Marger's text is the only race and ethnic text in the field that combines international materials with traditional topical matter of American racial and ethnic issues.

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Product Description: With 100 interesting questions and corresponding science facts, be prepared to have fun while learning Why do boomerangs come back? Can you burst a beer barrel with water? Could you survive on a diet of celery and ice cubes? This book is filled with fascinating scientific and mathematical puzzles, all based on real-world principles...read more

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9781780976709 | Carlton Books Ltd, November 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: With 100 interesting questions and corresponding science facts, be prepared to have fun while learning Why do boomerangs come back?

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9780534208233, titled "Music for Sight Singing" | Schirmer Books, January 1, 1994, cover price $67.95 | also contains Music for Sight Singing | About this edition: Freshman/sophomore music theory is an intimidating and highly technical course for beginning music majors; it may in fact be their first exposure to theory even after many years as performers.

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9781501272059 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 18, 2015), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Doctor Who stories are many things: thrilling adventures, historical dramas, tales of love and war and jelly babies. They’re also science fiction—but how much of the science is actually real, and how much is really fiction?The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who is a mind-bending blend of story and science that will help you see Doctor Who in a whole new light, weaving together a series of all-new adventures, featuring every incarnation of the Doctor...read more

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9780062386960 | Harper Design Intl, June 30, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Doctor Who stories are many things: thrilling adventures, historical dramas, tales of love and war and jelly babies.

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Product Description: A joy for science lovers, Know It All is your ticket to a grand meeting of curious minds!New Scientist magazine’s beloved “Last Word” column is a rare forum for “un-Google-able” queries: Readers write in, and readers respond! Know It All collects 132 of the column’s very best Q&As...read more
By New Scientist (corporate author) and Mick O'Hare (editor)

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9781615192397 | Experiment Llc, February 24, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A joy for science lovers, Know It All is your ticket to a grand meeting of curious minds!

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Product Description: 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 needs to be put aside in order to make room for new ideas to advance? The answers are as surprising as they are illuminating...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062374349 | Perennial, February 17, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world’s most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.

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9781494558987 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.
9781494508982 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.

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Product Description: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient. Most cases are, in fact, asymptomatic and beyond the reach of the clinician. The number of reported cases of the disease has increased substantially over recent years, both in developed and developing countries...read more
By Susan Ericksen (narrator)

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9780407013292, titled "Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease" | Butterworth-Heinemann, September 1, 1989, cover price $120.00 | also contains Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease | About this edition: Hydatid disease has many features that make its study particularly deficient.

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Product Description: The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern scienceThe atom, the big bang, DNA, natural selection--all are ideas that have revolutionized science; and all were dismissed out of hand when they first appeared...read more

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9781481509015, titled "At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 12, 2015), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern scienceThe atom, the big bang, DNA, natural selection--all are ideas that have revolutionized science; and all were dismissed out of hand when they first appeared.

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Product Description: Presents brief, unusual facts in science, including the speed of a sneeze, space gas, and a humans eyes stay the same size as they are at birth.

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9781629707341 | Abdo Kids, January 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Presents brief, unusual facts in science, including the speed of a sneeze, space gas, and a humans eyes stay the same size as they are at birth.

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Product Description: Fact-filled, fun-filled, as interesting to parents as it is to kids, the How Come? series is the trusted source for lively, clear answers to kids’ science queries. Now the best questions and answers from all three books―How Come?; How Come? Planet Earth; and How Come? In the Neighborhood―have been revised, updated, freshly illustrated in full color, supplemented with twenty completely new questions, and combined into one bigger, better volume...read more
By Debra Solomon (illustrator) and Kathy Wollard

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9780761179788 | Workman Pub Co, December 30, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Fact-filled, fun-filled, as interesting to parents as it is to kids, the How Come?

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Product Description: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic...read more

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9781483030180, titled "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions: Library Edition" | Com/cdr un edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $69.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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Product Description: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic...read more

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9780544272996 | Houghton Mifflin, September 2, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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9780544456860 | Mariner Books, September 2, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.

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9781483030197 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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Product Description: The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans' oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?” and “Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns?” Simultaneous.
By Randall Munroe and Wil Wheaton (narrator)

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9781483030203 | Com/cdr un edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans' oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?

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Product Description: Prepare to exercise your mind as you investigate big ideas in Really, Really Big Questions About Science by Holly Cave, illustrated by Marc Aspinall. Cool illustrations, brainteasers, and quirky quotations add to the simple and fun question-and-answer format, introducing readers to life's important questions...read more

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9780753471814 | New edition (Kingfisher, August 19, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Prepare to exercise your mind as you investigate big ideas in Really, Really Big Questions About Science by Holly Cave, illustrated by Marc Aspinall.

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Product Description: The Amazing Book of Science Questions & Answers is a fun, high-interest, photographically illustrated questions-and-answers book about the weird and wonderful world of science. It answers questions that kids always ask, such as Why is the sky blue? and Why do your ears pop on an airplane? Featuring large photographs throughout and colorful pages, this attractive title is bound to delight and entertain even those kids who are not usually enthusiastic about science...read more
By Thomas Canavan, Joe Harris (editor) and Samantha Noonan (editor)

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9781848580145 | Arcturus Pub, July 1, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Amazing Book of Science Questions & Answers is a fun, high-interest, photographically illustrated questions-and-answers book about the weird and wonderful world of science.

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Product Description: This book of essays in four parts, written over a decade and full of surprises for the breadth and variety of its subject matter. The first part is about the foundations of the quantum theory which reflects the author's many conversations with the late John Bell who persuaded him that there is still no satisfactory interpretation of the theory...read more

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9789814578943 | Imperial College Pr, May 21, 2014, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This book of essays in four parts, written over a decade and full of surprises for the breadth and variety of its subject matter.

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Product Description: Ideal for the armchair science enthusiast, Idiot's Guides: Science Mysteries Explained takes a question/answer-based approach to teach readers a wide variety of topics in Earth Science, Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Cosmology...read more

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9781615644582 | Alpha Books, June 3, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ideal for the armchair science enthusiast, Idiot's Guides: Science Mysteries Explained takes a question/answer-based approach to teach readers a wide variety of topics in Earth Science, Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Cosmology.

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