Science & Math

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“A single cow can deposit over a ton of waste on the ground every month with a high percentage of that waste seeping into surface water.

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“In this wide-ranging story of exploration, Fetter-Vorm captures both the mystical pull of the moon and the many men and women who worked hard to understand and reach it. . . .

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The Book of Why offers a popular science history and explanation of the mathematics of causation. . . . written in a simple and entertaining style . . .”

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The graphic format of a biography of Stephen Hawking has advantages. For one, pictures explain the science.

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“the generalist interested in how the world works can scour A World Beyond Physics with great benefit.

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“a fascinating, provocative book aimed at gay readers written in a pleasant, conversational style.”

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“Expect to be exhausted and unsettled after reading the first half of the book because that is the author’s goal.

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“Rod Pyle writes in an accessible style that explains technically complex concepts in easy to understand language.”

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"Einstein's War is a parallel biography of the great thinker and Arthur Stanley Eddington who used Einstein's work to heal the world scientific co

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“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”

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“[W]hat the author does is make a cohesive thesis here and amend, bolster, ratify it with the intelligence and findings of others. The whole is his, and his alone.

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“aggregating thousands of small pieces of evidence scattered in diverse historical and modern sources to build an illuminating context in which we can begin to fathom our emotional states e

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“Sacks is a humanist author, one who has an amazing capacity to inspire awe and reawaken the reader to the beauty of the smallest and often most unforgotten, disenfranchised aspects of life

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“If one man can be said to have gotten Americans to the moon, it was definitely John F. Kennedy . . .”

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“if the United States wants to cut health care costs, improve outcomes, and help patients take more ownership of their health, smart, AI-enabled medicine will need to be a top priority.”

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The Secret Lives of Glaciers melts a reader’s interest faster than climate change is melting Iceland’s glaciers. Author and geographer M.

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“After more than forty years as the physician, I was about to be the patient.”

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“Masterly, vivid, dramatic. . . This is beautiful writing, visceral and deep.”

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“We have progressed from seeking the nature of the particles that make up atoms and matter to the realization that there is no such thing.

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“The open-minded reader will definitely find Darwin Devolves to be an enlightening and informative look at a very controversial issue.”

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“a blinding work of narrative fact that will amaze, enthrall, and, yes, cause every reader to shed tears for the residue of suffering that Chernobyl has left to all humanity.”

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“O’Connor and Weatherall’s work will help us face the ‘alternative facts’ that Trump relies upon.”

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“This is really a book about healthy ageing from the authors’ highly particular perspective—and it turns out that the fountain of youth is full of germs.”

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