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Atoms of Silence

by Hubert Reeves

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Published
1993
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Very Good
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9780773727366
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In this volume, the author conducts a tour of the geography and history of the universe. He charts the life cycle of stars and galaxies, explored the origins of life and what may have caused the sudden disappearance of dinosaurs, traces biological evolution, and ponders events five billion year from now when it is predicted the sun will flaire into… Read more
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Anti-Gravity and the Unified Field (Lost Science Series)

by David Hatcher Childress

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Published
May 1990
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Very Good
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9780932813107
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Thirteen articles exploring topics ranging from Albert Einstein and the unified field, flying saucers, anti gravity, to stellar aerospace industries.
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Anti-Gravity and the World Grid (Lost Science (Adventures Unlimited Press))

by David Hatcher Childress, editor

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Published
June 1987
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Very Good-
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9780932813039
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A collection of 13 articles exploring the science of the world grid, lost technologies, and space travel. 268 pages.
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Cats' Paws and Catapults

by Steven Vogel

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Published
1998-05
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Very Good
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9780393046410
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'Who is the better technologist, Mother Nature - source of seashells, spider webs, and birds' wings - or the human engineer - creator of skyscrapers, nylon, and airplanes? This engrossing question lies at the heart of a ...book by Steven Vogel, an expert in biomechanics with a flair for genial philosophizing.' - Samuel… Read more
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The Wild Trees A Story of Passion and Daring

by Richard Richard Preston; Preston

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Published
February 12, 2008
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9780812975598
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Sound clean paperback.
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Hardcover illustraded paper over boards. Sound clean copy very heavy extra postage may be required no prev owner marks no highlights
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The Geese of Beaver Bog

by Bernd Heinrich

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Published
May 10, 2005
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Good
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9780060957384
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In this book, the author takes his readers through mud, icy waters, and overgrown sedge hummocks to unravel the mysteries behind heated battles, suspicious nest raids, jealous outbursts, and more. With deft insight and infectious good humour, he sheds light on how geese live and why they behave as they do. Far from staid or predictable, the lives of geese… Read more
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

by Jared M. Diamond

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Published
1999-04
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Very Good
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9780393317558
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'A book of remarkable scope, a history of the world in less than 500 pages which succeeds admirably, where so many others have failed, in analyzing some of the basic workings of culture process....One of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years.' … Read more
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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

by James Gleick

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Published
2011-03-01
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Good
ISBN
9780375423727
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Gleick tells the story of information technologies that changed the very nature of human consciousness. He provides portraits of the key figures contributing to the inexorable development of our modern understanding of information: Charles Babbage, the idiosyncratic inventor of the first great mechanical computer; Ada Byron, the brilliant and doomed daughter of the poet, who became the first true programmer;… Read more
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