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Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom

By: Adams, John Joseph (Editor)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2013

Seller ID: 9781442420304


Simon & Schuster. Used; Very Good. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013 Paperback. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear. Spine is uncreased. Book Condition: Very Good . 2013. TRADE PAPERBACK. View more info

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Dupont: From the Banks of the Brandywine to Miracles of Science

By: Adrian Kinnane

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 9780801870590


Johns Hopkins University Press. Used; Very Good. Johns Hopkins University Press 2002 Hardcover. Pages are clean and unmarked. Jacket has light wear. Book Condition: Very Good Jacket Condition: Very Good . 2002. HARDCOVER. View more info

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Autonomous Robots: From Biological Inspiration to Implementation and Control (Intelligent Robotics )

By: Bekey, George A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 9780262025782


Used; Very Good. Autonomous robots are intelligent machines capable of performing tasks in the world by themselves, without explicit human control. Examples range from autonomous helicopters to Roomba, the robot vacuum cleaner. In this book, George Bekey offers an introduction to the science and practice of autonomous robots that can be used both in the classroom and as a reference for industry professionals. He surveys the hardware implementations of more than 300 curre... View more info

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Heat: Adventures In The World's Fiery Places

By: Bill Streever,

Price: $8.95

Publisher: 2013

Seller ID: 9780316105323


Used; Very Good. Small remainder markA scientist and bestselling nature writer who will go to any extreme to satisfy his curiosity, Bill Streever sets off to find out what heat really means. Let him be your guide and you'll firewalk across hot coals and sweat it out in Death Valley, experience intense fever and fire, learn about the invention of matches and the chemistry of cooking, drink crude oil, and explore thermonuclear weapons and the hottest moment of all ti... View more info

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Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms And Galaxies To Blizzards And Bees

By: Bob Berman

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 2014

Seller ID: 9780316217408


Little, Brown And Company. Used; Very Good. Small remainder markFrom the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents are still wafting around you. Blood rushes through your veins. The atoms in your chair jiggle furiously. In fact, the planet you are sitting ... View more info

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Principles Of Stratigraphy

By: Carl Owen Dunbar

Price: $9.95

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1957

Seller ID: 9780471225393


John Wiley & Sons Inc. John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1957. Hardcover First Ediiton. Previous owner name on inside front cover. Book has some underlining on several pages. Jacket has several small (less than one inch) close tears at top and bottom. Book Condition: Good Jacket Condition: Good . 1957. HARDCOVER. First Edition. View more info

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Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

By: Carl Zimmer

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Sterling: 0

Seller ID: 9781454912408


Sterling. New. Body art meets popular science in this elegant, mind-blowing collection, written by renowned science writer Carl Zimmer. Showcasing hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, Science Ink reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin. Best of all, each tattoo provides a leaping-off point for best... View more info

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365 Simple Science Experiments With Everyday Materials

By: Churchill, E. Richard,

Price: $8.95

Publisher: 1997

Seller ID: 9781884822674


Used; Good. Illustrated by Frances Zweifel. The fundamentals of science are brought to life in a year's worth of fun and educational hands-on experiments that can be performed easily and inexpensively at home. . 1997. HARDCOVER. View more info

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Moral Calculations Game Theory, Logic, and Human Frailty

By: David Kramer

Price: $11.95

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 9780387984193


Used; Very Good. What does game theory tell us about rational behavior? Is there such a thing as rational behavior, and if so, is it of any use to us? In this fascinating book, renowned Hungarian economist Laszlo Mero shows how game theory provides insight into such aspects of human psychology as altruism, competition, and politics, as well as its relevance to disparate fields such as physics and evolutionary biology. This ideal guide shows us how mathematics can illumin... View more info

Science, Faith, And Ethics: Grid Or Gridlock?

By: Dennis Alexander, R White

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC: 2005

Seller ID: 9781598560183


Hendrickson Publishers Marketing, LLC. Used; Very Good. Hendrickson Publishers, Paperback, 2006, Book Condition: Very Good. . 2005. TRADE PAPERBACK. View more info

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The Telescope : A Short History

By: Dunn, Ricard

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 2011

Seller ID: 9781844861477


New. The first telescopes were made in Holland in 1608. A year later, Galileo built his own, and modern astronomy was born! In the blink of an eye (so to speak) telescopes went to sea and started exploring planet Earth. The whole spellbinding story is here, from the early instruments through the many developments over the centuries: reflectors, achromatic lenses, silver-coated mirrorsÂ…and then radio, infrared, x-ray, and space-based telescopes. Profusely illustrated ... View more info

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Hunting Party (SIGNED)

By: Elizabeth Moon

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Baen Books: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9780671721763


Baen Books. Used; Very Good. Baen Books 2001 MMp. SIGNED by author on title page. Text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Covers have light wear at edges. Spine is uncreased. Book Condition: Very Good . 2001. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. View more info

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Isaac's Storm: A Man, A Time, And The Deadliest Hurricane In History

By: Erik Larson

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vintage: 2000

Seller ID: 9780375708275


Vintage. Used; Good. September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in a monster hurricane that completely destroyed the town and killed over six thousand people in what remains the greatest natural disaste... View more info

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Churchill S Bomb

By: Farmelo Graham

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Basic Books: 2012

Seller ID: 9780465021956


Basic Books. New. Basic Books. 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover and dust jacket. . 2012. HARDCOVER. Dust jacket present. View more info

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From Five Fingers To Infinity: A Journey Through The History Of Mathematics

By: Frank J. Swetz

Price: $12.95

Publisher: 1994

Seller ID: 9780812691948


Used; Good. This is a gripping account, full of surprises, of one of the greatest adventures in human thought, and at the same time a user-friendly introduction to many vital mathematical concepts. It is a global survey of the history of mathematics, suitable for people with no background in mathematics, as well as for the more informed reader or teacher. "From Five Fingers to Infinity" tells the story of the history of mathematics in the form of 114 articles, or... View more info

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Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic Of 1918 And The Search For The Virus That Caused It

By: Gina Kolata

Price: $8.95

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 9780965043267


Used; Very Good. A scientific history of the Great Flu Epidemic of 1918, which killed at least 40 million people. The author details the science and latest understanding of flu, examines the chances of a great epidemic recurring and explores what can be done to prevent it.Review: Feeling tired, achy, and congested? You'll hope not after reading science writer Gina Kolata's engrossing Flu, a fascinating look at the 1918 epidemic that wiped out around 40 millio... View more info

Spin Cycle: Inside The Clinton Propaganda Machine

By: Howard Kurtz

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 9780684852317


Used; Very Good. Spin Cycle is the first behind-the-scenes account of the White House political operation as it packages and shapes the news by manipulating, misleading, and in some cases, intimidating the press. It is also the tale of how some of the nation's top journalists buy into these efforts and, often, put their own spin on the news.Compelling, infuriating, often devastatingly funny, this is the story you should read before you pick up the newspaper tomorrow morn... View more info

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Breakthroughs in Science

By: Isaac Asimov

Price: $7.95

Publisher: E. M. Hale: 1959

Seller ID: B000HKT8DS


E. M. Hale. Used; Very Good. E.M. Hale, 1959, Hardcover. This is a former library book and will have library markings. No dust jacket. Book Condition: Good . 1959. HARDCOVER. View more info

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The Velocity Of Honey: And More Science Of Everyday Life

By: Jay Ingram

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 2005

Seller ID: 9781560256540-01


Collectible; Good. What’s the science behind the theory of “six degrees of separation”? How do stones “skip”? When visiting a new place, why does getting there always seem to take so much longer than returning home? In The Velocity of Honey, the host of the Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet and best-selling author Jay Ingram muses upon these and many more mysteries that puzzle and perplex. With his trademark wit and wonderment, Ingram makes ... View more info

Once Upon A Number: A Mathematician Bridges Stories And Statistics

By: John Allen Paulos

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 9780465051588


Used; Good. What two things could be more different than numbers and stories? Numbers are abstract, certain, and eternal, but to most of us somewhat dry and bloodless. Good stories are full of life: they engage our emotions and have subtlety and nuance, but they lack rigor and the truths they tell are elusive and subject to debate. As ways of understanding the world around us, numbers and stories seem almost completely incompatible.Once Upon a Number shows that stories a... View more info