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Good birders still don't wear white - passionate birders share the joys of watching birds Good birders still don't wear white - passionate birders share the joys of watching birds

Shares wit, wisdom, and advice from bird watchers who describe what fuels their passion for birds.

May 16, 2017
The physics of everyday things - the extraordinary science behind an ordinary day The physics of everyday things - the extraordinary science behind an ordinary day

"Easy-to-follow and imaginative explanations about the extraordinary physics that invisibly guides our daily lives"--

May 16, 2017
One more warbler - a life with birds One more warbler - a life with birds

Provided by amazon.com.

May 18, 2017
Astronomy for older eyes - a guide for aging backyard astronomers Astronomy for older eyes - a guide for aging backyard astronomers

This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of astronomy differs over the years. This guide will extend the enjoyment of astronomy well into the Golden Years by addressing topics such as eye and overall health issues, recommendations on telescope equipment, and astronomy-related social activities especially sui

May 18, 2017
Numbers and the making of us - counting and the course of human cultures Numbers and the making of us - counting and the course of human cultures

Numbers and the Making of Us examines the origins and effects of numbers--words and other symbols for quantities. It focuses on the influence that numbers have had on human thought. As a result of this influence, the book claims, numbers transformed the human narrative. This transformation is supported by data from many disciplines: archaeology, linguistics, psychology, and primatology. The book surveys the types of number systems that have been innovated independently in languages around the wo

May 18, 2017
Raised by animals - the surprising new science of animal family dynamics - with try-at-home lessons from the wild Raised by animals - the surprising new science of animal family dynamics - with try-at-home lessons from the wild

Provided by amazon.com.

May 19, 2017
The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future

"Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells. But what do you really know about what goes on inside you? The last time most people thought about cells in any detail was probably in high school or a college general biology class. But the field of cell biology has advanced incredibly rapidly in recent decades, and a great deal of what we may have learned in high scho

May 20, 2017
Organic chemistry - a very short introduction Organic chemistry - a very short introduction

May 20, 2017
Planet Earth II - a new world revealed Planet Earth II - a new world revealed

10 years on from the first, groundbreaking, Planet Earth, we use the most incredible advances in technology and scientific discovery to bring you the most exciting and immersive picture of our world's wildlife yet. With over 250 breathtaking photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's spectacular footage, this is an extraordinary new look at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment - some never-before-seen, some aston

May 20, 2017