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A planet of viruses A planet of viruses

"Viruses are the smallest living things known to science, and yet they hold the entire planet in their sway. We're most familiar with the viruses that give us colds or Covid-19. But viruses also cause a vast range of other diseases, including one disorderthat makes people sprout branch-like growths as if they were trees. Viruses have been a part of our lives for so long that we are actually part virus: the human genome contains more DNA from viruses than our own genes. Meanwhile, scientists are

Apr 1, 2021
A shape in the dark - living and dying with brown bears A shape in the dark - living and dying with brown bears

"A contemporary natural history of brown bears and our relationship with them, as conveyed through historical and personal encounters"--

Apr 8, 2021
Ants - Workers of the World Ants - Workers of the World

Apr 8, 2021
Ashkenazi herbalism - rediscovering the herbal traditions of eastern European Jews Ashkenazi herbalism - rediscovering the herbal traditions of eastern European Jews

"A rediscovery of the forgotten legacy of the Jewish medicinal plant healers who thrived in eastern Europe's Pale of Settlement, from the Middle Ages through the modern era"--

Apr 12, 2021
Asteroids Asteroids

Apr 8, 2021
Barron's Visual Learning- Physics - An Illustrated Guide for All Ages Barron's Visual Learning- Physics - An Illustrated Guide for All Ages

Apr 1, 2021
Chemistry for Breakfast - The Amazing Science of Everyday Life Chemistry for Breakfast - The Amazing Science of Everyday Life

Apr 8, 2021
Deep-Sky Wonders - A Tour of the Universe With Sky & Telescope's Sue French Deep-Sky Wonders - A Tour of the Universe With Sky & Telescope's Sue French

Apr 1, 2021
Desert Chrome - Water, a Woman, and Wild Horses in the West Desert Chrome - Water, a Woman, and Wild Horses in the West

Mar 25, 2021
Diary of a young naturalist Diary of a young naturalist

"From sixteen-year-old Dara McAnulty, a globally renowned figure in the youth climate activist movement, comes a memoir about loving the natural world and fighting to save it"--

Apr 5, 2021
Drunk - How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization Drunk - How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization

Mar 25, 2021
E. O. Wilson - Biophilia / The Diversity of Life / Naturalist E. O. Wilson - Biophilia / The Diversity of Life / Naturalist

Mar 22, 2021
Einstein's fridge - how the difference between hot and cold explains the universe Einstein's fridge - how the difference between hot and cold explains the universe

"Einstein's Fridge tells the incredible epic story of the scientists who, over two centuries, harnessed the power of heat and ice and formulated a theory essential to comprehending our universe. Thermodynamics--the branch of physics that deals with energy and entropy--is the least known and yet most consequential of all the sciences. It governs everything from the behavior of living cells to the black hole at the center of our galaxy. Not only that, but thermodynamics explains why we must eat an

Apr 8, 2021
Flights of Passage - An Illustrated Natural History of Bird Migration Flights of Passage - An Illustrated Natural History of Bird Migration

Mar 22, 2021
Hawking Hawking - The Selling of a Scientific Celebrity Hawking Hawking - The Selling of a Scientific Celebrity

Mar 22, 2021
Helgoland - making sense of the quantum revolution Helgoland - making sense of the quantum revolution

"One of the world's most renowned theoretical physicists, Carlo Rovelli has entranced millions of readers with his singular perspective on the cosmos. In Helgoland, Rovelli examines the enduring enigma of quantum theory. The quantum world Rovelli describes is as beautiful as it is unnerving. Helgoland is a treeless island in the North Sea where the 21-year-old Werner Heisenberg first developed quantum theory, setting off a century of scientific revolution. Full of alarming ideas (ghost waves, di

Mar 22, 2021
Hidden wonders - the subtle dialogue between physics and elegance Hidden wonders - the subtle dialogue between physics and elegance

Focusing on the objects that populate everyday life, the author looks at them with a physicist's eye, revealing a hidden elegance in mundane physical mechanisms.

Apr 5, 2021
How to garden the low carbon way - the steps you can take to help combat climate change How to garden the low carbon way - the steps you can take to help combat climate change

Explains how some aspects of gardening can actually be bad for the environment, but by making a few changes, you can significantly reduce the carbon imprint of your outdoor space, and even use it to lessen the impact of your other activities.

Mar 22, 2021
Natural Satellites - The Book of Moons Natural Satellites - The Book of Moons

Mar 22, 2021
No Planet B - A Teen Vogue Guide to the Climate Crisis No Planet B - A Teen Vogue Guide to the Climate Crisis

Mar 25, 2021

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