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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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This groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning book sets the standard for interdisciplinary writing, exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.... (read more)

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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 Structure of Evolutionary Theory
The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
by Stephen Jay Gould
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Honorable Mention, 2002 Association of American Publishers PSP Award, Biological Science... (read more)

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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
by Mike Davis
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To its official boosters, "Los Angeles brings it all together." To its detractors, it is "The Big Nowhere." No one has better captured L.A.'s bizarre role as both utopia and dystopia than Davis, the author of this mordantly elegant and wide-ranging work... (read more)

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Self-made Tapestry : Pattern Formation in Nature (99 Edition)
Self-made Tapestry : Pattern Formation in Nature (99 Edition)
by Philip Ball
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For centuries, scientists have struggled to understand the origins of the patterns and forms found in nature. Now, in this lucid and accessibly written book, Philip Ball applies state-of-the-art scientific understanding from the fields of biology... (read more)

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Six Easy Pieces Essentials of Physics Explained By Its Most Brilliant Teacher
Six Easy Pieces Essentials of Physics Explained By Its Most Brilliant Teacher
by Richard P Feynman
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Richard P. Feynman (1918–1988) was widely recognized as the most creative physicist of the post–World War II period. His career was extraordinarily expansive. From his contributions to the development of the atomic bomb a Los Alamos during... (read more)

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The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder
The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder
by David Quammen
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In 1981 David Quammen began what might be every freelance writer's dream: a monthly column for Outside magazine in which he was given free rein to write about anything that interested him in the natural world. His column was called "Natural Acts," and... (read more)

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National Geographic Atlas of the World 7ed
National Geographic Atlas of the World 7ed
by National Geographic
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You are looking at the authoritative edition of the atlas that has set the world's standard for more than a generation. Based on latest satellite technology and state-of-the-art digital data, this edition has new features, new graphics, and a new format.... (read more)

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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
by Stephen W Hawking
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At the very frontiers of science, professor Stephen Hawking invites you to be a fellow traveler on an extraordinary voyage through space-time. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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The Moon
The Moon
by Maryam Sachs
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A compendium of information, legends, lore, superstition, and other approaches to understanding Earth's natural satellite. Color photographs and reproductions and quotations from literature comprise the core of the treatment, with the text filling in... (read more)

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Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space, and Guarding Earth from Interplanetary Peril
Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space, and Guarding Earth from Interplanetary Peril
by Timothy Ferris
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Entwining his personal reminiscences as a backyard stargazer with those of fellow enthusiasts, Timothy Ferris introduces readers to the wonders of amateur astronomy. "Amateur" appears as a misnomer when Ferris examines the advances in... (read more)

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Planet Earth
Planet Earth
by Robert Hughes
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