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The Science of Harry Potter: How Magic Really Works

Roger Highfield

Can Fluffy the three-headed dog be explained by advances in molecular biology? Could the discovery of cosmic "gravity-shielding effects" unlock the secret to the Nimbus 2000 broomstick's ability to fly? Is the griffin really none other than the dinosaur... (read more)

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Nikola Tesla: Colorado Springs Notes, 1899-1900

Nikola Tesla

This is an excellent resource for those who wish to study about Tesla's experiments. The notes are highly detailed, and clearly show his attempts at transmitting electricity without wires by means of his magnifying transmitter.... (read more)

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Remnants of the Fall: Revelations of Particle Secrets

William B. Rolnick

This is a book that sings about the beauty of the fundamental laws of nature. Clear, accurate descriptions for general science readers (no equations in sight!) are punctuated with original, scintillating verses. The reader is taken on a journey through... (read more)

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Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Purchase and Watch Your Every Move

Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre

As you walk down the street, a tiny microchip implanted in your tennis shoe tracks your every move; chips woven into your clothing transmit the value of your outfit to nearby retailers; and a thief scans the chips hidden inside your money to decide if... (read more)

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