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Dispatches from Planet 3 Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780300248302, ISBN: HB: 9780300235746, Yale University Press, March 2020
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In thirty-two concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a d...
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Mathematics for Human Flourishing
ISBN: HB: 9780300237139, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas. In this profound book, w...
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True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
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Herbs and Roots A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace
ISBN: HB: 9780300243611, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, with written records dating back to the American colonial period. In this intricately crafted history, Tamara Venit Shelton chronicles the dynamic systems of knowledge, therapies, and materia...
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On the Backs of Tortoises Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden
ISBN: HB: 9780300232745, Yale University Press, January 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The Galapagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. Th...
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Why We Believe Evolution and the Human Way of Being
ISBN: HB: 9780300243994, Yale University Press, January 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Why are so many humans religious? Why do we daydream, imagine, and hope? Philosophers, theologians, social scientists, and historians have offered explanations for centuries, but their accounts often ignore or even avoid human evolution. Evolutionary...
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Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics
ISBN: HB: 9780300231298, Yale University Press, December 2019
352 pp., 21x14 cm, 75 black&white illus.
The question of how falling cats land on their feet has long intrigued humans. In this playful and eye?opening history, physicist and cat parent Gregory Gbur explores how attempts to understand the cat?righting reflex have provided crucial insights i...
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Physics and Dance
ISBN: PB: 9780300248371, ISBN: HB: 9780300195835, Yale University Press, November 2019
192 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 62 black&white illus.
From stepping out of our beds each morning to admiring the stars at night, we live in a world of motion, energy, space, and time. How do we understand the phenomena that shape our experience? How do we make sense of our physical realities? Two guides...
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Star Stories Constellations and People
ISBN: HB: 9780300241280, Yale University Press, November 2019
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 34 black&white illus.
We can see love, betrayal, and friendship in the heavens, if we know where to look. A world expert on cultural understandings of cosmology, Anthony Aveni provides an unconventional atlas of the night sky, introducing readers to tales beloved for gene...
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Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography
ISBN: HB: 9780300232059, Yale University Press, October 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 29 black&white illus.
From late 1872 to 1876, H.M.S. Challenger explored the world's oceans. Conducting deep sea soundings, dredging the ocean floor, recording temperatures, observing weather, and collecting biological samples, the expedition laid the foundations for mode...
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