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Cosmic queries - StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going Cosmic queries - StarTalk's guide to who we are, how we got here, and where we're going

"An exploration of some of the deepest questions about our place in the universe"--

Feb 1, 2021
How Space Works - The Facts Visually Explained How Space Works - The Facts Visually Explained

Feb 1, 2021
Plants go to war - a botanical history of World War II Plants go to war - a botanical history of World War II

"As the first botanical history of World War II, Plants Go to War examines military history from the perspective of plant science. From victory gardens to drugs, timber, rubber, and fibers, plants supplied materials with key roles in victory. Botanical gardens relocated valuable specimens to safe areas, and remote locations provided opportunities for field botany"--

Feb 1, 2021
Rocks & Minerals Rocks & Minerals

Feb 1, 2021
The Astronomy Book The Astronomy Book

Feb 3, 2021
The Case for Mars - The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must The Case for Mars - The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

Feb 3, 2021
The God equation - the quest for a theory of everything The God equation - the quest for a theory of everything

"Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and author of Hyperspace and The Future of Humanity, tells the story of the greatest quest in science. When Newton discovered the laws of motion and gravity, he unified the rules of heaven and earth. From thenon, physicists have been discovering new forces and incorporating them into ever-greater theories. But the major breakthroughs of the 20th century--relativity and quantum mechanics--are incompatible, and so since then, physicists have been endeav

Feb 3, 2021
Night Sky Photography - From First Principles to Professional Results Night Sky Photography - From First Principles to Professional Results

Feb 3, 2021
There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness - And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy, and the World There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness - And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy, and the World

Feb 3, 2021
Bicycling With Butterflies - My 10,201-mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration Bicycling With Butterflies - My 10,201-mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration

Feb 8, 2021
The Hummingbird Handbook - Everything You Need to Know About These Fascinating Birds The Hummingbird Handbook - Everything You Need to Know About These Fascinating Birds

Feb 8, 2021
The Universe - The Big Bang, Black Holes, and Blue Whales The Universe - The Big Bang, Black Holes, and Blue Whales

Feb 8, 2021
Vera Rubin - a life Vera Rubin - a life

"Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton offer the first biography of Vera Rubin, an astronomer who made vital contributions to our understanding of dark matter. An outstanding scientist herself, Rubin also championed women in science, by mentoring, advocatingfor hiring women faculty, disseminating their research, and recognizing their achievements"--

Feb 8, 2021
Follow the Flock - How Sheep Shaped Human Civilization Follow the Flock - How Sheep Shaped Human Civilization

Feb 11, 2021
Genesis - the story of how everything began Genesis - the story of how everything began

"A breakout bestseller in Italy, now available for American readers for the first time, Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began is a short, humanistic tour of the origins of the universe, earth, and life-drawing on the latest discoveries in physics toexplain the seven most significant moments in the creation of the cosmos"--

Feb 11, 2021
In Search of Mycotopia - Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms In Search of Mycotopia - Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms

Feb 11, 2021
A short history of humanity - a new history of old Europe A short history of humanity - a new history of old Europe

"In this eye-opening book, Johannes Krause, director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and journalist Thomas Trappe offer a new way of understanding our past, present, and future. Krause is a pioneer in the revolutionary new science of archaeogenetics, archaeology augmented by revolutionary DNA sequencing technology, which has allowed scientists to uncover a new version of human history reaching back more than 100,000 years. Using this technology to re-examine human bone

Feb 11, 2021
Bees - a natural history Bees - a natural history

"The vital role of bees in human ecology is underlined by the estimate that every third mouthful of human food is dependent on the pollinating services of bees. Only recently have biologists discovered that human survival is inextricably linked to the survival of insects, specifically, bees. Today the 16-20,000 species of bee continue to play vital roles in human ecology. We survive only by grace of the life-sustaining network of bee-plant relationships. 'Bees' immerses readers in the world of a

Feb 12, 2021
The gardener's botanical- an encyclopedia of latin plant names The gardener's botanical- an encyclopedia of latin plant names

Scientific plant names are an invaluable tool for those who understand them. Formed from Greek and, more commonly, from Latin root words, not only do they make it possible for gardeners and botanists to communicate, they also contain a wealth of hidden information. The Gardener's Botanical is the key to unlocking these secrets. This guide contains a breathtaking array of botanical names in alphabetical order. Each word is listed with a pronunciation guide, definition, example plant, and, where a

Feb 17, 2021
Extraterrestrial - the first sign of intelligent life beyond Earth Extraterrestrial - the first sign of intelligent life beyond Earth

"Harvard's top astronomer lays out his controversial theory that our solar system was recently visited by advanced alien technology from a distant star"--

Feb 17, 2021

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