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Moon: Idaho (Moon Handbooks Idaho)

James Patrick Kelly

Seasoned food, wine, and travel writer James P. Kelly offers his unique perspective on this remarkable travel destination, from free Wednesday night concerts at The Grove in Boise to the bizarre rock outcroppings of the Magic Valley. Kelly uses his local... (read more)

Sociology of Science
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Unplugged: The Essential Digital Detox Plan

Orianna Fielding

Put down that smart phone! All too often, we allow digital life to overtake real life: we use devices to entertain children, and ignore our friends across the table to look at a (probably meaningless) e-mail, post, or text. Unplugged helps you disconnect... (read more)

Chaos and Complexity
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Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion

Stuart A. Kauffman

Consider the woven integrated complexity of a living cell after 3.8 billion years of evolution. Is it more awe-inspiring to suppose that a transcendent God fashioned the cell, or to consider that the living organism was created by the evolving biosphere?... (read more)

How Things Work
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The New Way Things Work

David Macaulay

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?  Randall Munroe is here to help.  In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, “ten... (read more)

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Dinosaurs of Utah

Frank De Courten

Since the late 1800s, when professional fossil hunters vied with each other to bring the largest and most complete specimens to the museum market, Utah has been one of the most fertile grounds for dinosaur discovery. Because rock from the Mesozoic era... (read more)

Philosophy of Science
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Neuropsychology and Cognition #3: Issues in Reading, Writing and Speaking

A. Caramazza

`Professor Caramazza is one of the few people who could collate this kind of book; firstly, because of the high quality of his work, and secondly, the collection offers a coherent statement of the central issues in neuropsychology.' Professor John Morton,... (read more)

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Springer Series in Surface Sciences #32: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Its Application

Chunli Bai

This book presents a unified view of the rapidly growing field of scanning tunneling microscopy and its many derivatives. After examining novel scanning-probe techniques and the instrumentation and methods, the book provides detailed accounts of STM... (read more)

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