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Deep space - beyond the solar system to the edge of the universe and the beginning of time Deep space - beyond the solar system to the edge of the universe and the beginning of time

"Govert Schilling explores the mysteries of space that lie beyond our solar system on this mind-bending trip to nebulae, galaxies, black holes, and the edge of the observable universe"--Publisher's website.

Dec 22, 2014
Eureka! - discovering your inner scientist Eureka! - discovering your inner scientist

Dec 24, 2014
Extinction and evolution - what fossils reveal about the history of life Extinction and evolution - what fossils reveal about the history of life

Dec 23, 2014
Genes - a very short introduction Genes - a very short introduction

Dec 24, 2014
Minerals - a very short introduction Minerals - a very short introduction

Dec 24, 2014
Ocean - a photicular book Ocean - a photicular book

Via a process that uses lenticular technology, sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, provides an introduction to various marine animals whose images appear to move.

Dec 19, 2014
The cultural lives of whales and dolphins The cultural lives of whales and dolphins

Dec 19, 2014
The philosopher's plant - an intellectual herbarium The philosopher's plant - an intellectual herbarium

Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in passing as the natural backdrops for dialogues, letters, and other compositions; spun elaborate allegories out of flowers, trees, and even grass; and recommended appropriate medicinal, dietary, and aesthetic approaches to select species of plants. In this book, Michael Marder illuminates the elaborat

Dec 18, 2014
Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more

A mathematician and comedian offers games, puzzles, and hands-on activities to help those with a fear of math understand and enjoy the logical tools and abstract concepts of the subject normally only accessible at college-level study.

Dec 19, 2014
Trees of Eastern North America Trees of Eastern North America

Covers 825 species, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains. Descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range maps for native species, as well as specially commissioned artwork, up-to-date taxonomy and names, information on the most recently naturalized species, keys to leaves and twigs, and an introduction to tree identification, forest

Dec 22, 2014