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After Cooling - On Freon, Global Warming, and the Terrible Cost of Comfort After Cooling - On Freon, Global Warming, and the Terrible Cost of Comfort

May 6, 2021
Blue - in search of nature's rarest color Blue - in search of nature's rarest color

"A globe-trotting quest to find blue in the natural world-and to understand our collective obsession with this bewitching color"--

May 6, 2021
Breaking Boundaries - The Science Behind Our Planet Breaking Boundaries - The Science Behind Our Planet

May 13, 2021
Chasing the Ghost - Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino Chasing the Ghost - Nobelist Fred Reines and the Neutrino

Apr 22, 2021
Evolution Gone Wrong - The Curious Reasons Why Our Bodies Work (Or Don't) Evolution Gone Wrong - The Curious Reasons Why Our Bodies Work (Or Don't)

May 13, 2021
Extraordinary insects - the fabulous, indispensable creatures who run our world Extraordinary insects - the fabulous, indispensable creatures who run our world

An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.

Apr 24, 2021
How to Love Animals - In a Human-shaped World How to Love Animals - In a Human-shaped World

May 10, 2021
Invasive Species - A Very Short Introduction Invasive Species - A Very Short Introduction

May 6, 2021
It's Elemental - The Hidden Chemistry in Everything It's Elemental - The Hidden Chemistry in Everything

May 6, 2021
Light in the darkness - black holes, the universe, and us Light in the darkness - black holes, the universe, and us

"A fascinating and thought-provoking investigation into the nature of black holes-a blend of the spiritual, the philosophical, and the scientific-from the premier German astrophysicist who made history in 2019, capturing the first one on film"--

Apr 22, 2021
Shearwater - A Bird, an Ocean, and a Long Way Home Shearwater - A Bird, an Ocean, and a Long Way Home

May 6, 2021
Still alive - a wild life of rediscovery Still alive - a wild life of rediscovery

"Forrest Galante, host of Extinct or Alive and the world's #1 rare species expert, takes readers along with him through the deepest wilderness and most remote and dangerous parts of the world to find all the animals we thought were extinct. In the courseof his travels, Galante has been attacked by lions, stung by jellyfish, bitten by snakes and had run-ins with pissed off hippos. Still Alive offers a travelogue of Galante's most harrowing adventures, introducing readers to some of the most uniqu

Apr 22, 2021
The Beauty of Chemistry - Art, Wonder, and Science The Beauty of Chemistry - Art, Wonder, and Science

May 13, 2021
The beginner's guide to mushrooms - everything you need to know, from foraging to cultivating The beginner's guide to mushrooms - everything you need to know, from foraging to cultivating

Perfect for mushroom enthusiasts, this complete introduction to mycology serves as guidebook to get you started on identifying, cultivating cooking and preserving mushrooms.

May 6, 2021
The Brilliant Abyss - Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean, and the Looming Threat That Imperils It The Brilliant Abyss - Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean, and the Looming Threat That Imperils It

Apr 24, 2021
The National Audubon Society birds of North America - the complete guide to birding--with full-color photographs, updated range maps, and authorative notes on voice, behavior, habitat, nesting, and conservation status. The National Audubon Society birds of North America - the complete guide to birding--with full-color photographs, updated range maps, and authorative notes on voice, behavior, habitat, nesting, and conservation status.

"From the most trusted name in birding--beloved by millions, backyard enthusiast and expert alike--comes a completely new and definitive guide to the birds of North America: the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date work of its kind. Developedby the creators of the bestselling Audubon field guides, this master guide is the result of a collaboration between leading scientists, scholars, taxonomic and field experts, photo editors, and designers. An indispensable reference, it covers mo

May 6, 2021
The science of can and can't - a physicist's journey through the land of counterfactuals The science of can and can't - a physicist's journey through the land of counterfactuals

"There is a vast class of things that science has so far almost entirely neglected. They are central to the understanding of physical reality both at an everyday level and at the level of the most fundamental phenomena in physics, yet have traditionally been assumed to be impossible to incorporate into fundamental scientific explanations. They are facts not about what is--the actual--but about what could be: counterfactuals. According to physicist Chiara Marletto, laws about things being possibl

Apr 24, 2021
The Secret Life of Stars - Astrophysics for Everyone The Secret Life of Stars - Astrophysics for Everyone

May 13, 2021
The Sound of the Sea - Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans The Sound of the Sea - Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans

Apr 24, 2021
This is your mind on plants This is your mind on plants

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan, a radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants -- and the equally powerful taboos Of all the things humans rely on plants for--sustenance, beauty, fragrance, flavor, fiber--surely the most curious is our use of them is to change consciousness: to stimulate or calm, fiddle with or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience. Take coffee and tea

Apr 22, 2021