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  • 9780393321500 72

    Why Moths Hate Thomas Edison: And Other Urgent Inquiries into the Odd Nature of Nature

    Hampton Sides, Jason Schneider

    Paperback

    Join longtime Outside editor and contributor Hampton Sides as he rollicks through the fascinating, quirky questions readers ask about the world around them.

  • 9780393320442 72

    Rosalind Franklin and DNA

    Anne Sayre

    Paperback

    Rosalind Franklin's research was central to the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA. She never received the credit she was due during her lifetime.

  • 9780393320695 72

    Tuva or Bust!: Richard Feynman's Last Journey

    Ralph Leighton

    Paperback

    As a stamp-collecting boy always fascinated by remote places, Nobel Prize–winning physicist Richard Feynman was particularly taken by the diamond-shaped stamps from a place called Tannu Tuva deep within Outer Mongolia. He hoped, someday, to travel there.

  • 9780393319910 72

    Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics

    John Archibald Wheeler, Kenneth Ford

    Paperback

    The autobiography of one of the preeminent figures in twentieth-century physics.

  • 9780393319675 72

    Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See

    Donald Hoffman

    Paperback

    "Don Hoffman . . . combines a deep understanding of the logic of perception, a gift for explaining it with simple displays that anyone can-quite literally-see, and a refreshing sense of wonder at the miracle of it all."--Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works