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The truth about nature - a family's guide to 144 common myths about the great outdoors The truth about nature - a family's guide to 144 common myths about the great outdoors

"Does moss grow only on the north side of a tree? Should I always wait an hour after swimming? Do hummingbirds really migrate on the backs of other birds? Find out in The Truth About Nature by the authors of The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book. This companion title, unlike other nature-myth titles for children, won't focus on classic mythology and folklore, but rather will be a useful compendium debunking everyday myths with which children can relate. Organized by season, these 144 nature-based fab

Nov 17, 2014
The hunt for the golden mole - all creatures great and small, and why they matter The hunt for the golden mole - all creatures great and small, and why they matter

Nov 18, 2014
Galaxy - mapping the cosmos Galaxy - mapping the cosmos

Nov 18, 2014
Hummingbirds Hummingbirds

"A visual feast of beautiful images and a comprehensive natural history of a unique and remarkable bird family."--P. [4] of cover.

Nov 18, 2014
QED - the strange theory of light and matter QED - the strange theory of light and matter

Provides an introduction to QED (quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles. Using everyday language, spatial concepts, visualizations, and his renowned "Feynman diagrams" instead of advanced mathematics, the author communicates both the substance and spirit of QED to the layperson.

Nov 19, 2014
Microbiology for dummies. Microbiology for dummies.

Nov 20, 2014
Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time

Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps, many hidden away in the world's great science libraries and virtually unknown today, Benson chronicles more than 1,000 years of humanity's ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space itself. He shows how the invention of the telescope inspired visions of unimaginably distant places and explains why today we turn to supercomputer simulations to reveal deeper truths about space-time.

Nov 20, 2014
Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything

"Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In [this book], Gray takes the next step in the grand story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book The Elements ... Here, he explores ... the most interesting, essential, useful, and beautiful of the millions of chemical structures that make up every material in the world"--Amazon.com.

Nov 20, 2014
101 objects to see in the night sky 101 objects to see in the night sky

Nov 22, 2014
Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide

Nov 22, 2014
Animal weapons - the evolution of battle Animal weapons - the evolution of battle

Nov 22, 2014
The world of birds The world of birds

Nov 22, 2014