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Freedom Evolves
Freedom Evolves
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003840
The author of Consciousness Explained and Darwin's Dangerous Idea explains how ancient problems involving moral and political freedoms can be resolved by evolution and biology. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality
In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Quantum Physics and Reality
Paperback      ISBN: 0553342533
An astrophysicist offers an introduction to the theoretical principles, practical applications, and far-reaching implications of quantum physics and quantum mechanics
Grand Obsession: Madame Curie and Her World
Grand Obsession
Madame Curie and Her World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385261357
Tells of the lives and revolutionary work of Curie and her husband Pierre, whose work with radiation had an enormous impact on modern physics, and whose legacy was carried on by their daughter and son-in-law
Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Hyperspace
A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension
Paperback      ISBN: 0385477058
A vivid portrait of the theory of hyperspace by a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York discusses the superstring theory and the concept of a jigsaw-puzzle universe. Reprint. Tour.
Tuva or Bust: Richard Feynman's Last Journey/33 1/3 Record
Tuva or Bust
Richard Feynman's Last Journey/33 1/3 Record
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393029530
A close friend of physicist Richard Feynman chronicles his relationship with the scientist and describes their ten-year quest to reach the remote country of Tannu Tuva
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Genius
The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Paperback      ISBN: 0679747044
A biography of the flamboyant Nobel Prize-winning scientist describes how Feynman cracked safes, played the bongos, studied the behavior of Jell-O, and conducted experiments in seduction, all in the name of science
The Self-Aware Universe: How Consciousness Creates the Material World
The Self-Aware Universe
How Consciousness Creates the Material World
Paperback      ISBN: 0874777984
Consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence, declares University of Oregon physicist Goswami, echoing the mystic sages of his native India. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world.
Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation
Faster Than the Speed of Light
The Story of a Scientific Speculation
Hardcover      ISBN: 0738205257
A theoretical physicist challenges Einstein's theory of special relativity with a new theory on the varying speed of light that suggests that light traveled faster in the early universe than it does today, explaining how key problems in cosmology are solved by VSL theory.
The Hidden Connections: A Science of Sustainable Living
The Hidden Connections
A Science of Sustainable Living
Paperback      ISBN: 0385494726
The author of The Tao of Physics applies the principles of complexity theory to an analysis of the vast expanse of all human relationships to examine the social impact of emerging scientific principles, discussing such important matters as the management of human organizations, the challenges and dangers of economic globalization, and the nature and problems of biotechnology. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
The Sky Is Not the Limit
Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
Paperback      ISBN: 159102188x
The director of the Hayden Planetarium looks back at his youth in the Bronx and the mentors who inspired him to study astronomy, and discusses such current topics as science literacy, racial stereotypes, and the existence of God.