“Hello World looks under the hood of computers and is a good read for everyone about our ‘now’ and our near future.”
There’s an old riddle that asks: What travels 12,000 miles but never goes anywhere? The answer: blood.
This tiny book is packed with fun facts about Charles Darwin, one of the most famous scientists of all times.
“Suppose aliens existed, and that some had been watching our planet for its entire forty-five million centuries, what would they have seen?
“In this wonderful book . . .
“With the comics and the cleverly designed art, this book has something for everybody. And those with a keener curiosity will find plenty to satisfy their elemental interest.”
Seaweed Chronicles is the story of a place as told by the once abundant creatures that became resources for human use, and the last harvest left: the habitat, or rather the ocean forests o
Beneath hooded lids He stares across the apse in Palermo’s cathedral, His face and neck line-etched with suffering, robe draped across His shoulder, one hand outstretched along the curved wall and
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An authoritative tour of the brain. Groundbreaking research into how the brain processes information.
By the beginning of the Great War in 1914, it became clear that the internal combustion automobile was edging out its rival steam cars and electric cars.
“let’s also turn back to myth, reframing our scientific narrative within the history of the stories we tell ourselves about what we’re still trying to understand.”
“Never Lost Again is an enjoyable and enlightening read.”
Scientific literacy is important, so it’s no surprise that Guy P.
Over the last few days of January 1967, three dozen experts in botany, pharmacology, chemistry, anthropology, and psychiatry gathered at the medical school at the University of California in San Fr
In spite of previous written and documentary video accounts of John Wesley Powell’s trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, relatively little is known about the man and the rest of h
“Extreme Cities offers a mix of postmodernism, revolutionary ideology with only a few moments of rational clarity to imagine a dystopian future shaped by the force
“If ever a book were to be called magisterial, this one is.
Pregnancy can be both an exhilarating and terrifying time in a person’s life, especially with the glut of conflicting information on the market.
A shrewd observer of our national character, the late Tom Wolfe tapped extravagant stories drawn from real life and refined them in the fires of his imagination.
“Swiping our smartphones reorganizes the brain’s sensory-motor maps for the hand.
There are few people who could competently write The Biological Mind, but Alan Jasanoff is one of those individuals.
What It’s Like to Be a Dog is a well-written, enthusiastic account of a scientific study sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to image dogs’ brains by Magnetic Resonance Imager
“Do I know too much, or too little?” he asks. Very much an anti-reductionist, when he sees a flock of birds floating on air, he doesn’t think numbers or gravity.
“He takes the reader on a journey from single cells, to nervous systems, to self-conscious, self-directed minds. One can’t fault him for lack of vision or ambition.”