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The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
by Sean Carroll
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“A modern voyage of discovery.” —Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our eras most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book... (read more)

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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
by Leonard Mlodinow
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LEONARD MLODINOW received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of California, Berkeley, was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute, and now teaches at the California Institute of Technology. His previous books include... (read more)

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The Best American Infographics 2013 (Best American)
The Best American Infographics 2013 (Best American)
by Gareth Cook
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The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media — from a striking breakdown of classic cocktails to a graphic tracking 200 influential moments that changed the world to visually arresting depictions of Twitter traffic... (read more)

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Fractal 3D Magic [With 3-D Glasses]
Fractal 3D Magic [With 3-D Glasses]
by Clifford A Pickover
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The Mandala Book is a visual symphony, filled with 500 stunning mandalic images from nature and civilization. Drawing from history, science, religion, and art, Lori Bailey Cunningham leads a journey that spans from prehistoric petroglyphs to Carl Jung... (read more)

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America
The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America
by Ernest Freeberg
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A sweeping history of the electric light revolution and the birth of modern America and#160; The late nineteenth century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but more than any other invention, Thomas Edisonand#8217;s incandescent light... (read more)

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Extraordinary Projects for Ordinary People: Do-It-Yourself Ideas from the People Who Actually Do Them
Extraordinary Projects for Ordinary People: Do-It-Yourself Ideas from the People Who Actually Do Them
by Noah Weinstein
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Collected in this volume is a best-of selection from Instructables, reproduced for the first time outside of the web format, retaining all of the charm and ingenuity that make Instructables such a popular destination for internet users looking for new... (read more)

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math
Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math
by Daniel Tammet
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Thinking in Numbers is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and... (read more)

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Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity
Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity
by John Gribbin
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The year the future was born. At the dawn of the twentieth century, young physicist Albert Einstein had quit university life, proved a failure as a teacher, and, in desperate need of means to support his wife and newborn child, had taken a job as a... (read more)

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Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science
Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science
by Alice Dreger
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Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel and The World until Yesterday:  “Alice Dreger would win a prize for this years most gripping novel, except for one thing: her stories are true, and this isnt a novel.  Instead, its an... (read more)

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Combinatorics and Probability
Combinatorics and Probability
by Graham Brightwell
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s presents the state of the art in combinatorics.... (read more)

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London Mathematical Society Lecture Note #337: Methods in Banach Space Theory: Proceedings of the V Conference on Banach Spaces, Caceres, Spain, 13-18 September 2004
London Mathematical Society Lecture Note #337: Methods in Banach Space Theory: Proceedings of the V Conference on Banach Spaces, Caceres, Spain, 13-18 September 2004
by Jesus M. F. Castillo
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A comprehensive overview of modern Banach space theory.... (read more)

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Easy Chemistry Step-By-Step (Easy Step-By-Step)
Easy Chemistry Step-By-Step (Easy Step-By-Step)
by Marian Dewane
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Take it step-by-step for chemistry success The quickest route to learning a subject is through a solid grounding in the basics. So what you won't find in Easy Chemistry Step-by-Step is a lot of endless drills. Instead, you get a clear explanation that... (read more)

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The Best Writing on Mathematics (Best Writing on Mathematics)
The Best Writing on Mathematics (Best Writing on Mathematics)
by Mircea Pitici
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This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012 makes available to a wide audience... (read more)

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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
by Evgeny Morozov
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Our society is at a crossroads. Smart technology is transforming our world, making many aspects of our lives more convenient, efficient and — in some cases — fun. Better and cheaper sensors can now be embedded in almost everything, and... (read more)

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe
by Lee Smolin
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andquot;If you are looking for a bracing alternative vision of physics built from the ground up, Smolin's Time Reborn will take you to the mountaintop.andquot; andmdash; NPR What is time? Itandrsquo;s the sort of question we rarely ask because it seems... (read more)

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Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet
Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet
by Mike Searle
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The Himalaya is the greatest mountain range on Earth: the highest, longest, youngest, the most tectonically active, and the most spectacular of all. Unimaginable geological forces created these spectacular peaks. Indeed, the crash of the Indian plate... (read more)

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Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary
Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary
by Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary explains academic vocabulary at a level appropriate for high-beginning and intermediate students, which accelerates their mastery of content and allows them to be successful in content-area classes and Content... (read more)

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A First Course in Functional Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
A First Course in Functional Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Martin Davis
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This introduction to functional analysis is based on the lecture notes of Martin Davis, a distinguished professor of mathematics. The treatment demonstrates the essential unity of mathematics without assuming more background than can be expected of... (read more)

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The Physics of Star Trek
The Physics of Star Trek
by Lawrence Krauss
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What warps when youre traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered “could this really happen?”... (read more)

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Effective MySQL Optimizing SQL Statements (Osborne Oracle Press)
Effective MySQL Optimizing SQL Statements (Osborne Oracle Press)
by Ronald Bradford
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The Essential Guide to SQL Statement Optimization Written by Oracle ACE Director and MySQL expert Ronald Bradford, Effective MySQL: Optimizing SQL Statements is filled with detailed explanations and practical examples that can be applied immediately to... (read more)

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