Science & Math

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This is a book that aims to set the West’s exploration of the solar system in its historical context.

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Ladybug Girl at the Beach is a delightful story about conquering fear of the unknown.

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If you slept through high-school chemistry, this is your chance to learn about the Periodic Table in a truly painless and highly entertaining way.

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Shing-Tung Yau is a winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in math (those who are not mathematicians may have seen the movie Good Will Hunting).

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There is a thin line between whining and problem solving. It is unfortunate that Mooney and Kirshenbaum never crossed that line. In fact, they may never have seen the line in the first place.

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It is surprising that a Web search did not turn up a blog for Hugh Raffles.

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Richard Dawkins is one of the most popular and widely read scientists alive today. Anyone who has read The Selfish Gene, or The Blind Watchmaker, will understand why.

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Warning: If any scientific phrase starting with the word “quantum” scares you, if you do not believe Bill Nye the Science Guy when he says “science is cool,” if you could not get through Stephen Ha

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Unlike the author of the latest biography about the physicist, Paul Dirac, I actually had dinner with Professor Dirac, and his wife, in 1975.

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In this first new collection of essays in five years, poet, fiction writer, essayist, and Kentucky farmer Wendell Berry delivers a basketful of ripe fruit, like the symbolic red raspberries on the

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The Artificial Ape is a book with a plausible idea, but that is all it has.

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