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Path of the puma - the remarkable resilience of the mountain lion Path of the puma - the remarkable resilience of the mountain lion

During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion -- also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names - has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory. What makes this cat, the fourth carnivore in the food chain -- just ahead of humans - so resilient and resourceful? And what can conservationists and wild life managers learn from them about the web of biodiversity that is in desperate n

Oct 12, 2018
Plight of the living dead - what the animal kingdom's real-life zombies reveal about nature -- and ourselves Plight of the living dead - what the animal kingdom's real-life zombies reveal about nature -- and ourselves

Oct 12, 2018
The physics behind ... - discover the physics of everyday life The physics behind ... - discover the physics of everyday life

Can you really lose weight by consuming nothing but ice cream and beer? How does the latest blockbuster movie get squeezed onto a disk, and how do they make the pictures seem 3D? How much does a selfie weigh? What's the science behind forensic investigations, body scans, and the dating of ancient artefacts? The Physics Behind... takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the scientific principles that that make the modern world work. Could there be life on Mars? Why is north really south?

Oct 16, 2018
Pandas to penguins - ethical encounters with animals at risk Pandas to penguins - ethical encounters with animals at risk

Oct 17, 2018
StarTalk - with Neil DeGrasse Tyson - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond. StarTalk - with Neil DeGrasse Tyson - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond.

StarTalk is both a podcast and a National Geographic television program, in which host Neil deGrasse Tyson and his celebrity guests tackle provocative subjects in science. This companion volume features interesting photos, smart scientific facts, and witty commentary.

Oct 17, 2018