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The Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything
The Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything
By imusti
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ean: 9780857896223, isbn: 0857896229,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
A playful and diverting, yet always scientifically rigorous look at those simple mysteries that are yet to be solvedWhy are so many giraffes gay? Has human evolution stopped? Where did our alphabet come from? Can robots become self-aware? Can lobste...


A Briefer History of Time:  From the Big Bang to the Big Mac
A Briefer History of Time: From the Big Bang to the Big Mac
By Brand: St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9780716733898, isbn: 0716733897,

An irreverent overview of important cosmic milestones covers topics ranging from the formation of the galaxy to the expansion of the Internet...


Our Living Multiverse: A Book of Genesis in 0+7 Chapters
Our Living Multiverse: A Book of Genesis in 0+7 Chapters
By Pi Press
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ean: 9780131451339, isbn: 0131451332,

"Original, delightful, and full of ideas."--Robert Kirshner, Harvard University, author of "The Extravagant Universe" One of the hottest areas in science today is what we are learning at the place where physics meets biology. Among many revelations f...


On the Shoulders of Giants: A Shandean Postscript
On the Shoulders of Giants: A Shandean Postscript
By Harcourt
SKU: #805324934
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sku: 805324934, ean: 9780151699629, isbn: 0151699623,

A parody of scholarly essays traces the origins of Newton's famous quotation and examines the history of ideas...


Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark
Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark
By Brand: Bloomsbury USA
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ean: 9781582345994, isbn: 1582345996,

In twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve hours of night, Christopher Dewdney illuminates night's central themes, including sunsets, nocturnal animals, bedtime stories, festivals of the night, fireworks, astronomy, nightclubs, sleep and dreams, ...


Too Much Information: Living the Civil Engineering Life
Too Much Information: Living the Civil Engineering Life
By ASCE Press
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ean: 9780784413944, isbn: 0784413940,

If you find yourself doing the quick pocket pat-down known as the Engineers Check If you use a MathCAD analogy to explain the birds and the bees to your teenager If you are so steeped in structural parameters that you chortle over inappropriate varia...


The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Scientific Trivia You'll Never Need to Know
The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Scientific Trivia You'll Never Need to Know
By VSKYH
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ean: 9781620872031, isbn: 162087203X,

Did you know that cacao beans are actually seeds (not beans) from the cacao tree? Technically speaking, this makes chocolate a fruit! Did you know that a single ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire more than 5 miles (8 km) long?Did you know th...


The Physics of the Buffyverse
The Physics of the Buffyverse
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143038627, isbn: 0143038621,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Physics with a Buffy the Vampire Slayer pop-culture chaser In the tradition of the bestselling The Physics of Star Trek, acclaimed science writer Jennifer Ouellette explains fundamental concepts in the physical sciences through examples culled from ...


The Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams, and Jokes Plucked from Science
The Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams, and Jokes Plucked from Science
By Icon Books
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781848314160, isbn: 1848314167,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
"Simon Flynn's cornucopia of curious facts, anecdotes, and quotations . . . is sure to entertain and surprise."—New ScientistFrom the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, The Science Magpie is a compelling collection of scientific...


101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius
101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius
By McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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ean: 9780071485487, isbn: 0071485481,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
BLAST OFF TO THE FINAL FRONTIER WITH 101 OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD PROJECTS YOU CAN EASILY BUILD YOURSELF! The sky is not the limit! If you yearn to touch the stars, 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to explore the universe...


Einstein Atomized: More Science Cartoons
Einstein Atomized: More Science Cartoons
By Copernicus
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ean: 9780387946658, isbn: 0387946659,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Sidney Harris, acclaimed Dean of Scientific Humor, presents his most recent collection of cartoons. No scientific or technical topic is safe from the scope of his humor. Harriss cartoons have appeared in American Scientist, Playboy, The New Yorker, D...


The Solar Cat Book
The Solar Cat Book
By Ten Speed Press
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ean: 9780898150186, isbn: 0898150183,

An illustrated, playful comparison of how cats and people use solar energy....


Dignifying Science
Dignifying Science
By Brand: Gt Labs
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ean: 9780966010619, isbn: 0966010612,

Dignifying Science is the newest book from G.T. Labs that tellstrue stories about scientists in comics form. This 144 page trade paperback features famous women scientists including Marie Curie, Emmy Noether, Lise Meitner, Rosalind Franklin, Barbara ...


The Three-Headed Book: Lunch Walks Among Us; The Invisible Fran; The Fran That Time Forgot (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist)
The Three-Headed Book: Lunch Walks Among Us; The Invisible Fran; The Fran That Time Forgot (Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist)
By Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9781416990314, isbn: 1416990313,

From creating monsters to invisibility formulas to time travel, there is no obstacle that Franny can't conquer. Now you can catch up on her early experiments and see what it takes to become a mad scientist!...


Egg & Ego: An Almost True Story of Life in the Biology Lab
Egg & Ego: An Almost True Story of Life in the Biology Lab
By Springer
SKU: #2512847
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sku: 2512847, ean: 9780781716963, isbn: 0387985603,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
A light-hearted look at the nature of academic science, intended for anyone interested in biology but particularly for biology students who want to find out what the future holds in store. The "Egg" of the title refers to the science of developmental...


Eat Your Science Homework: Recipes for Inquiring Minds (Eat Your Homework)
Eat Your Science Homework: Recipes for Inquiring Minds (Eat Your Homework)
By Charlesbridge
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mpn: illustrations (colour), ean: 9781570912986, isbn: 157091298X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Hungry readers discover delicious and distinct recipes in this witty companion to Eat Your Math Homework. A main text explains upper-elementary science concepts, including subatomic particles, acids and bases, black holes, and more. Alongside simple ...


Twenty Years Before the Blackboard (Spectrum)
Twenty Years Before the Blackboard (Spectrum)
By Brand: The Mathematical Association of America
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ean: 9780883855256, isbn: 0883855259,

This book is the legacy of twenty years of mathematics teaching. During this time the author searched for motivational techniques, mnemonics, insightful proofs, and serious applications of humour to aid his teaching. The result is an amazing book: pa...


Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Extraterrestrial Civilizations
By Ballantine Books
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ean: 9780449900208, isbn: 0449900207,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Isaac Asimov concludes that we are not alone! Using the most up-to-date astronomical research as the backdrop for speculation, Asimov confronts the possibilities of other-worldly life head-on in Extraterrestrial Civilizations.In what will surely bec...


The Science of Supervillains
The Science of Supervillains
By Wiley
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780471482055, isbn: 0471482056,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniusesEver wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into the Universe (Uncle John Presents)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into the Universe (Uncle John Presents)
By Brand: Portable Press
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ean: 9781571458506, isbn: 1571458506,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Plunges into the Universe is your anecdote to boring science text books. Uncle John and his loony lab partners will take you back to the Big Bang and forward to the distant future. You’ll see the science in everything around (and inside) you, and l...



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