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Author: Anil Ananthaswamy
Release Date: August 07, 2018
The intellectual adventure story of the "double-slit" experiment, showing how a sunbeam split into two paths first challenged our understanding of light and then the nature of reality itself--and continues to almost 200 years later.

Many of the greatest scientific minds have grappled with this experiment.
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Author: Vince Beiser
Release Date: August 07, 2018
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world -- sand -- and the crucial role it plays in our lives.

Except for water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other -- more than oil, more than natural gas.
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Author: Will Hunt | Narrator: Will Hunt
Release Date: July 24, 2018
For fans of quirky narrative histories, such as Confederates in the Attic and How Things Work, UNDERGROUND explores the mystical, primal, and enduring fascination we have with the worlds beneath our feet.

Will Hunt has explored caves and catacombs, subway systems and ancient mines.
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Author: Paul Broks
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A personal and profound book on the mysteries at the core of our humanness by an acclaimed neuropsychologist, as ambitious as it is timely.
 
When celebrated neuropsychologist Paul Broks's wife died of cancer, it sparked a journey of grief and reflection that traced a lifelong attempt to understand how the brain gives rise to the soul.
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Author: Nick Pyenson
Release Date: June 26, 2018
A dive into the secret lives of whales, from their evolutionary past to today's cutting edge of science

Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized creatures into animals that move like fish, breathe like us, can grow to 300,000 pounds, live 200 years and travel entire ocean basins.
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ISBN: 9780525630852
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Author: Mona Hanna-Attisha
Release Date: June 19, 2018
From the heroic pediatrician who rallied a community and brought the fight for justice to national attention comes a powerful firsthand account of the Flint water crisis--a dramatic story of failed democracy and inspiring citizen advocacy and action.
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Author: Peter Wohlleben
Release Date: June 12, 2018
The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.

In this first-ever English translation of The Weather Detective, Peter Wohlleben uses his long experience and deep love of nature to help decipher the weather and our local environments in a completely new and compelling way.
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Author: Carl Zimmer
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society--a force set to shape our future even more radically.
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ISBN: 9780525594178
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Author: Edward O. Wilson
Release Date: May 15, 2018
"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal

One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us a work of visionary importance that may be the crowning achievement of his career.
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Author: Carlo Rovelli
Release Date: May 08, 2018
From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time.

Why do we remember the past and not the future. What does it mean for time to "flow". Do we exist in time or does time exist in us.
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Author: Tristram Korten
Release Date: April 24, 2018
“An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best.”—Lee Child

The true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-and-rescue operation that shines a light on the elite Coast Guard swimmers trained for the most dangerous ocean missions


In late September 2015, Hurricane Joaquin swept past the Bahamas and swallowed a pair of cargo vessels in its destructive path.
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Author: Zach Schonbrun
Release Date: April 17, 2018
Athletic genius. All the sports journalists in the world can't explain it. Why was Michael Jordan so good. Was it just his joints and muscles. Did he just eat better breakfasts. Zach Schonbrun delivers a groundbreaking new perspective on the science of elite sporting performance.
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