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 SCIENCE & NATURE

The fastest growing realization everywhere is that humanity can't go on the way it is going. Indeed, the great fear is we're entering endgame where we appear to have lost the race between self-destruction and self-discovery-the race to find the psychologic... read more

Freedom : The End of the Human Condition

This companion to the six-hour "American Experience" documentary airing on PBS goes beyond the series to reveal the stories of the visionaries who helped America complete the 1961 vision of President John F. Kennedy, with the first lunar landing in 1969.

Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race - from Arthur C. Clarke to the Apollo Landings

The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation 'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided... read more

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

In his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world. Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In... read more

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything (HB)

'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in t... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Reading Level:General Adult

# 1 New York Times BestsellerLibraryReads PickSMLWhat is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe ... read more

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry HC

From tiny insects to sleek sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close - from nose to tail. Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife... read more

The Science of Animals: From Molluscs to Mammals

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this book, that combines cutting edge science with real world applications, Chopra and Kafatos redefine our nature of reality and what is possible. Here they ask 9 questions- What Came Befor... read more

You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters

'Effortlessly instructive, absorbing, up to the minute and - where it matters - witty' GUARDIAN
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest q... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Puzzle Edition

In 1859, the brilliant scientist Urbain LeVerrier discovered that the planet Mercury has a wobble, that its orbit shifts over time. His explanation was that there had to be an unseen planet circling even closer to the sun. He called the planet Vulcan. Supported by the theories of Sir Isaac Newton, the... read more

The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

In this dazzling look at the new science of genetics and the frontiers of human potential, David Shenk argues that talent - for piano playing, sprinting, designing computers, you name it - is not a thing we're gifted from birth and coded in our genes, but a process - a lifelong project. The genetic le... read more

The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genes, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong

Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a tipping point as the farming revolution threate... read more

Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat