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The Book Of The Cosmos: Imag... - Dennis Danielson

The Book Of The Cosmos: Imag...Dennis Danielson

What is the cosmos? How did it come into being? How are we related to it, and what is our place in it? The Book of the Cosmos assembles for the first time in one volume the great minds of the Western world who have considered these question… more

The Book Of The Cosmos: Imagining The Universe From Heraclitus To Hawking
Dennis Danielson
Basic Books , English
Our Final Hour: A Scientist'... - Martin Rees

Our Final Hour: A Scientist'...Martin Rees

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Our Final Hour: A Scientist’s Warning
Martin Rees
Basic Books , English
Finding Longitude: How ships... - Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Finding Longitude: How ships...Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Recommended for viewing on colour device.Official publication of the National Maritime Museum’s “Ships, Clocks and Stars” exhibition.300 years ago, amidst growing frustration from the naval community and pressure from the increasing importa… more

Finding Longitude: How ships, clocks and stars helped solve the longitude problem
Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt
Collins , English
The Intelligent Universe: AI... - James N. Gardner, Ray Kurzwe...

The Intelligent Universe: AI...James N. Gardner, Ray Kurzwe...

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What is the ultimate destiny of our universe? That is the striking question addressed by James Gardner in The Intelligent Universe.Traditionally, scientists (and Robert Frost) have offered two bleak answers to this profound issue: fire or i… more

The Intelligent Universe: AI, ET, and the Emerging Mind of the Cosmos
James N. Gardner, Ray Kurzweil, Ray Kurzweil
New Page Books , English
Excerpt from The Moment: Jen... - Larry Smith

Excerpt from The Moment: Jen...Larry Smith

From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Six-Word Memoirs franchise, The Moment is a collection of brief and moving personal stories about how a single instant — a single decision, happenstance, accident, call, conversation, let… more

Excerpt from The Moment: Jennifer Egan and More
Larry Smith
Harper Perennial , English
Excerpt from This Will Make ... - John Brockman

Excerpt from This Will Make ...John Brockman

Featuring a foreword by New York Times columnist David Brooks, This Will Make You Smarter presents brilliant but accessible cutting-edge ideas that will improve everyone’s decision-making. In this excerpt from the latest in the Edge.org ser… more

Excerpt from This Will Make You Smarter: Daniel Kahneman and More
John Brockman
Harper Perennial , English
Ameriqaeda - Markus Kane

AmeriqaedaMarkus Kane

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Undercover FBI agent Ian Gray’s world is turned upside down when he discovers a domestic terror group unlike any other; one composed of Americans intent on attacking the Muslim world. As Gray scrambles to investigate this new group, he’s co… more

Markus Kane
Shooting Star (Kindle Single) - Karl Sabbagh

Shooting Star (Kindle Single)Karl Sabbagh

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At the age of 26, most of us are just embarking on life. But by that age, Frank Ramsey, one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century, had come up with major new ideas in mathematics, philosophy and economics. And then (in 1930) he d… more

Shooting Star (Kindle Single)
Karl Sabbagh
This Idea Must Die: Scientif... - John Brockman

This Idea Must Die: Scientif...John Brockman

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world’s most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org’s 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress?Each year, John Brockman, publish… more

This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress (Edge Question Series)
John Brockman
Harper Perennial , English
Seeing Further: The Story of... - Bill Bryson

Seeing Further: The Story of...Bill Bryson

“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”—The EconomistIn Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great… more

Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society
Bill Bryson
HarperCollins e-books , English
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Starship Century

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Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon is an anthology by authors from both science and fiction writing backgrounds, illustrating some of the tech and ideology behind the illustrious goal of traveling to another star within the next … more

Starship Century
Microwave Sciences with Lucky Bat Books , English
SALT Summaries, Condensed Id... - Stewart Brand

SALT Summaries, Condensed Id...Stewart Brand

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Condensed ideas about long-term thinking summarized by Stewart Brand (with Kevin Kelly, Alexander Rose and Paul Saffo) and a forward by Brian Eno. The condensed ideas about long-term thinking of Jared Diamond, Craig Venter, Bruce Sterling,… more

SALT Summaries, Condensed Ideas About Long-term Thinking
Stewart Brand
Long Now Press , English
What Should We Be Worried Ab... - John Brockman

What Should We Be Worried Ab...John Brockman

Drawing from the horizons of science, today’s leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.What should we be worried about? That is the question John Brockman, … more

What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night (Edge Question Series)
John Brockman
Harper Perennial , English
The Next Fifty Years: Scienc... -

The Next Fifty Years: Scienc...

A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may see within our lifetimes.Theoretical physicist and bestsellin… more

The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty-first Century
Vintage , English