A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter.
DNA Is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes
One of the world’s leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes.
A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time.
Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate Change: How Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives
Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the future of climate change. Our past, present, and future are intimately rooted in weather and climate.
Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil
A prehistoric mystery. A fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century—until a motley crew of modern day shark fanatics decided to try to bring the monster-predator back to life.