Science and the Environment

Picture of The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves.

The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves.

Davis, Daniel M.

Humans have around 25,000 genes each. Those that vary the most from person to person are o...

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Facing Climate Change Together.

Gautier, Catherine and Fellous, Jean-Louis.

Brings together scientists from the US and Europe to review the state of the art in climat...

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Picture of Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun.

Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun.

Golub, Leon and Pasachoff, Jay M.

How did the Sun evolve, and what will it become? What is the origin of its light and heat?...

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Picture of Astrophysics Through Computation: with Mathematica Support.

Astrophysics Through Computation: with Mathematica Support.

Koberlein, Brian and Meisel, David D.

This surveys a series of fundamental problems in astrophysics. It includes many classical ...

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Penguin.

Martin, Stephen.

People have written for years about the charisma of these birds. They have captured hearts...

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Picture of The Monthly Sky Guide.

The Monthly Sky Guide.

Ridpath, Ian and Tirion, Wil.

Updated with planet positions and forthcoming eclipses to the end of the year 2017, it con...

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Picture of It's a Jungle in There: How Competition and Cooperation in the Brain Shape the Mind.

It's a Jungle in There: How Competition and Cooperation in the Brain Shape the Mind.

Rosenbaum, David A.

He takes us on a surprising tour of cognitive psychology as he discusses the idea of apply...

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Picture of Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You: A Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World.

Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You: A Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World.

Riskin, Dan.

This is eye-opening, hair-raising and engaging science. Nature has delivered some ghoulish...

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Picture of Relativistic Astrophysics of the Transient Universe: Gravitation, Hydrodynamics and Radiation.

Relativistic Astrophysics of the Transient Universe: Gravitation, Hydrodynamics and Radiation.

van Putten, Maurice et al.

Introduces the physical processes relevant to the source modeling of the transient univers...

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Picture of This is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research.

This is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and Other WTF Research.

Abrahams, Marc.

The author collects stories about improbable things, things that make people laugh, then t...

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Regenerative Pharmacology.

Christ, George J. and Andersson, Karl-Erik.

Regenerative medicine is broadly defined as the repair or replacement of damaged cells, ti...

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Picture of The Secret Life of Space.

The Secret Life of Space.

Couper, Heather and Henbest, Nigel.

The authors are both scientists and authors, and here they uncover the unsung heroes and h...

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Picture of Discovery and Classification in Astronomy: Controversy and Consensus.

Discovery and Classification in Astronomy: Controversy and Consensus.

Dick, Steven J.

Traces more than 400 years of telescopic observation, exploring how the signal discoveries...

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Picture of Comets!: Visitors from Deep Space.

Comets!: Visitors from Deep Space.

Eicher, David J. and Levy, David H.

From ancient times, humans have been fascinated by 'broom stars' and 'blazing scimitars' l...

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Picture of Viscoelastic Materials.

Viscoelastic Materials.

Lakes, Roderic.

Understanding viscoelasticity is pertinent to design applications as diverse as earplugs, ...

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Picture of The Physics and Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei.

The Physics and Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei.

Netzer, Hagai.

Active galactic nuclei are the compact, luminous hearts of many galaxies. Research into th...

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Bioscience Ethics.

Pollard, Irina.

Written for students and professionals alike, the fundamental feature of this book is its ...

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Picture of Night Vision: Exploring the Infrared Universe.

Night Vision: Exploring the Infrared Universe.

Rowan-Robinson, Michael.

Drawing on exciting discoveries of the last forty years, this explores how infrared astron...

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Picture of Destiny or Chance Revisited: Planets and their Place in the Cosmos.

Destiny or Chance Revisited: Planets and their Place in the Cosmos.

Taylor, Stuart.

This exciting tour of our Universe explores our current knowledge of exoplanets and the se...

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