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Dinosaurs
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Tyrannosaurus Sue: The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought Over T-Rex Ever Found

Steve Fiffer

Over 65 million years ago in what is now South Dakota, a battle-scarred Tyrannosaurus rex matriarch—perhaps mortally wounded in a ferocious fight—fell into the riverbed and died. In 1990 her skeleton was found, virtually complete, in... (read more)


General
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Mammals (Golden Guide)

Donald Hoffmeister

An accurate and fascinating introduction to more than 200 of the most common species of mammals in North America, including information on: -Habits and habitats -Family trees -Raising young -Foods, enemies, and more Full-color illustrations accent... (read more)


Philosophy of Science
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Fundamental Theories of Physics #165: Minkowski Spacetime: A Hundred Years Later

Vesselin Petkov

This volume is dedicated to the one hundredth anniversary of the publication of Hermann Minkowski's paper "Space and Time" in 1909. His work on the spacetime representation of special relativity had a huge impact on the twentieth century physics to the... (read more)


Oversized Books
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Mysteries of the Mind

Richard Restak

Weighing a mere three pounds, the human brain is truly a wonder of design and function. Mysteries of the Mind explores all aspects of this most fascinating organ -- its structure and how it works, the effects of genetics and experience, the biology... (read more)


Meterorology
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The Pocket Book of Weather: Entertaining and Remarkable Facts about Our Weather

Michael Bright

Featuring three thousand essential facts and figures, illustrated with more than fifty color photographs and diagrams, this entertaining and informative guide explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From the weather you... (read more)


Sociology of Science
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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

A futurists in-depth look at the promise and perils of forecasting An app on your phone knows youre getting married before you do. Your friends tweets can help data scientists predict your location with astounding accuracy, even if you dont use Twitter.... (read more)


Technology
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Research Reactor Aluminum Spent Fuel

Milton Levenson

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) for management of aluminum spent fuel from foreign and domestic research reactors, much of which is highly enriched in uranium-235. This EIS will assess the need for... (read more)


Chaos and Complexity
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Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws: Minutes from an Infinite Paradise

Manfred Schroeder

“As notable as the book’s broad sweep is the author’s good-natured, humorous presentation.”—Physics Today... (read more)


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