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Defining the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science Into Poetry
Defining the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science Into Poetry
by Scott Huler
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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
by Brian Greene
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Many books have been written in an attempt to explain quantum physics to the layperson. Considering that most physicists still have problems coming to grips with the counter-intuitive implications of quantum theory, it is easy to understand why they do... (read more)

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The Life of Super-Earths: How the Hunt for Alien Worlds and Artificial Cells Will Revolutionize Life on Our Planet
The Life of Super-Earths: How the Hunt for Alien Worlds and Artificial Cells Will Revolutionize Life on Our Planet
by Dimitar Sasselov
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In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus fomented a revolution when he debunked the geocentric view of the universe, proving instead that our planet wasn’t central to the universe. Almost five hundred years later, the revolution he set in motion is nearly... (read more)

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Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
by Tim Flannery
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Tim Flannery's reputation for lucid, potent writing has led to wide acclaim for his previous books (especially The Weather Makers, The Future Eaters, and The Eternal Frontier). As an eminent scientist and environmental activist, Flannery's expertise is... (read more)

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The Holographic Universe
The Holographic Universe
by Michael Talbot
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The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot is one of my favorite books. Fascinating. Amazing! Physics, swamis, waves, and particles. Extremely readable.... (read more)

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The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
by Brian Greene
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In the first chapter of The Hidden Reality, Brian Greene writes, "There was a time when 'universe' meant 'all there is.' Everything. The whole shebang." Well, those days are over. From string theory to the Inflationary Multiverse scenario to artificial... (read more)

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
The Fabric of the Cosmos
by Brian Greene
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Using Simpsons and X-Files examples, Brian Greene explains our current understanding of the universe. Whereas The Elegant Universe was primarily about the obscure, largely theoretical world of susperstring theory, Fabric of the Cosmos holds to more solid... (read more)

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How to Build a Robot Army: Tips on Defending Planet Earth against Alien Invaders, Ninjas, and Zombies
How to Build a Robot Army: Tips on Defending Planet Earth against Alien Invaders, Ninjas, and Zombies
by Daniel H. Wilson
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Come on, Humans, stop kidding yourselves. You know that the robots are growing in strength. The confrontation is inevitable. You are unprepared! Buy this book or die. You pathetic bag of water.... (read more)

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The Grand Design
The Grand Design
by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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Ancient thinkers asked why nature operates as it does; modern scientists inquire how. Hawking and Mlodinow argue that M-theory explains both, and they make great use of gorgeous illustrations, for some of these ideas come across most powerfully in... (read more)

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Universe from Nothing
Universe from Nothing
by Lawrence M. Krauss
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