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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
by Peter Ward
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"A provocative look at the history of our living planet. Ward offers a distinct perspective and argues strongly that the only intelligent choice is to manage ourselves and the environment. The Medea Hypothesis will cause anyone who cares about the... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to High-End Audio
The Complete Guide to High-End Audio
by Robert Harley
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An updated edition of what many consider the “bible of high-end audio”   In this newly revised and updated fifth edition, Robert Harley, editor in chief of the Absolute Sound magazine, tells you everything you need to know about buying... (read more)

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The Perfect Theory a Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity
The Perfect Theory a Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity
by Pedro G. Ferreira
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“Ferreira masterfully portrays the science and scientists behind general relativity’s star-crossed history and argues that even now we are only just beginning to realize its vitality as a tool for understanding the cosmos.” &mdash... (read more)

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Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
by Gernot Wagner
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"A remarkable book on climate change, Climate Shock is deeply insightful, challenging, eye-opening, thought-provoking, and sheer fun to read. It will help you to think clearly and incisively about one of the most important issues of our generation... (read more)

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
by Max Tegmark
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Chapter 9 Internal Reality, External Reality and Consensus Reality   Sweet exists by convention, bitter by convention, color by convention; atoms and void [alone] exist in reality. —Democritus, ca. 400 B.C.   “Nooooo! My suitcase... (read more)

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Electricity and Magnetism
Electricity and Magnetism
by Munir H. Nayfeh
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This outstanding text for a two-semester course is geared toward physics undergraduates who have completed a basic first-year physics course. The coherent treatment offers several notable features, including 300 detailed examples at various levels of... (read more)

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Innovations in Satellite Communication and Satellite Technology
Innovations in Satellite Communication and Satellite Technology
by Daniel Minoli
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Satellite communication is an integral part of the larger fields of commercial, television/media, government, and military communications, because of its multicast/broadcast capabilities, mobility, reliability, and global reach. Machine-to-machine (M2M... (read more)

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Using Aspen Plus in Thermodynamics Instruction: A Step-By-Step Guide
Using Aspen Plus in Thermodynamics Instruction: A Step-By-Step Guide
by Stanley I. Sandler
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This book provides the reader with a self-study, step-by-step guide to doing thermodynamic calculations in Aspen Plus (Version 8.x). This is done by providing actual screen shots of the Aspen Plus interface to solve example problems of various types... (read more)

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What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley
What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley
by Kim Cross
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Immersive reporting and dramatic storytelling set you right in the middle of the horrific superstorm of April 2011, a weather event that killed 348 people. April 27, 2011, marked the climax of a superstorm that saw a record 358 tornadoes rip through... (read more)

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Energy Revolution: The Physics and the Promise of Efficient Technology
Energy Revolution: The Physics and the Promise of Efficient Technology
by Mara Prentiss
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Energy can be neither created nor destroyed--but it can be wasted. The United States wastes two-thirds of its energy, including 80 percent of the energy used in transportation. So the nation has a tremendous opportunity to develop a sensible energy... (read more)

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Living with the Stars: How the Human Body Is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars
Living with the Stars: How the Human Body Is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars
by Karel Schrijver
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Living with the Stars tells the fascinating story of what truly makes the human body. The body that is with us all our lives is always changing. We are quite literally not who we were years, weeks, or even days ago: our cells die and are replaced by new... (read more)

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives
The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives
by Brian Clegg
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Quantum theory may be bizarre and inexplicable—but it's been shown to account for as much as 30 percent of American GDP, as this brilliant new book by science writer extraordinaire Brian Clegg reveals. The Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages, and the... (read more)

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Beaches in Space and Time: A Global Look at the Beach Environment and How We Use It
Beaches in Space and Time: A Global Look at the Beach Environment and How We Use It
by Richard A. Davis, Jr.
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This well-illustrated book, by an internationally well-known coastal expert, translates science into a comprehensible popular language. He explains a wide range of topics including geology, hydrodynamics, sedimentation, coastal engineering, and economics.... (read more)

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Barron's AP Physics 1 and 2 [With CDROM]
Barron's AP Physics 1 and 2 [With CDROM]
by Kenneth Rideout
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This brand new book provides in-depth review for the new Physics 1 and Physics 2 exams. Taken over a two year period, these courses replace the old Physics B course. Course content revolves about the 7 "Big Ideas" of physics, which encompass core... (read more)

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Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics
Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics
by Gerald Jay Sussman
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We now know that there is much more to classical mechanics than previously suspected. Derivations of the equations of motion, the focus of traditional presentations of mechanics, are just the beginning. This innovative textbook, now in its second edition,... (read more)

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima
by James Mahaffey
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"Mahaffey employs his extensive knowledge of nuclear engineering to produce a volume that is by turns alarming, thought-provoking, humorous, and always fascinating." Publishers Weekly, STARRED... (read more)

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An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
An Observer's Guide to Clouds and Weather: A Northeastern Primer on Prediction
by Toby Carlson
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Today, most people look down when they want to check the weather, peeking at cell phones or popping open a browser, instead of looking up at one of the most accessible weather predictors of allandmdash;the sky. Knowing what the atmosphere has in store... (read more)

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Photonics Volume 1: Fundamentals of Photonics and Physics (Wiley-Science Wise Co-Publication)
Photonics Volume 1: Fundamentals of Photonics and Physics (Wiley-Science Wise Co-Publication)
by David L. (edt) Andrews
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The first of the four Photonics volumes discusses the basic physical principles underlying the technology and all applications of photonics from statistical optics to quantum optics. The topics discussed in this volume are: Photons in perspective... (read more)

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Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy
by Frank Close
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It was at the height of the Cold War, in the summer of 1950, when Bruno Pontecorvo mysteriously vanished behind the Iron Curtain. Who was he, and what caused him to disappear? Was he simply a physicist, or also a spy and communist radical? A prot&... (read more)

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Mount St. Helens 35th Anniversary Edition: The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano
Mount St. Helens 35th Anniversary Edition: The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano
by Rob Carson
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