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  • ... the Cell in Development and Inheritance

    By Edmund Beecher Wilson

    Our Price: $20.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781375551762
    • Publisher: Andesite Press
  • ...Well-Drilling Methods

    By Anonymous

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781375584784
    • Publisher: Andesite Press
  • 04/14 Event: The Alchemy of Us

    By Ainissa Ramirez

    Our Price: $15.00 - $27.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Strand Bookstore
    • Published: 2020
    Admission & Signed Copy grants you admission for one, plus one signed copy of the book. Admission & Gift Card grants you admission for one, plus one $15 gift card to our store. Admission and the signed copy and/or gift card will only be available for pick-up at the event, so please select “in store pick-up” as your shipping method. Payment is required at the time the order is placed. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Please note that if you order a book but do not attend the event, your book will be held at the Strand’s basement holds desk for one week after the event. Please note that some of our events are recorded and posted online. By purchasing a ticket you are agreeing to your image and likeness being used.
  • 10 Questions Science Can't Answer (Yet)

    By Michael Hanlon

    Our Price: $34.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780230622845
    • Publisher: Macmillan
    • Published: February 2010
    The author of The Worlds of Galileo journeys inside some of science's most baffling mysteries to identify ten key questions to which science has not been able to provide an answer--from how did life begin? to why are there two sexes?--exposing some of science's greatest failings and missteps and offering a key to getting science back on the path to discovery. 30,000 first printing.
  • The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution

    By Gregory Cochran

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465020423
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: October 2010
    Scientists have long believed that a ?great leap forward” some 40,000 to 50,000 years ago in Europe marked the end of significant biological evolution in humans. But top scholars Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending argue otherwise: not only has the human species undergone a storm of genetic change after civilization arose, human evolution has in fact accelerated, and these ongoing changes have played a pivotal role in history.
  • 100 Famous Inventions: How to Become a Millionaire by Invention?

    By Sang Ki Lee

    Our Price: $25.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781974314027
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • 100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time

    By Kendall Haven

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781591582656
    • Publisher: LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC
    • Published: February 2007
    Brimming with fascinating and fun facts about 100 scientific breakthroughs, this collection presents the real stories behind the history of science, at the same time offering a panoramic overview of the history of science and an introduction to some of the most important scientists in history. Grades 6 and up.
  • 100 Most Important Science Ideas: Key Concepts in Genetics, Physics and Mathematics

    By Mark Henderson

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781554079483
    • Publisher: Firefly Books
    • Published: June 2011
  • 101 Incredible Experiments For The Weekend Scientist

    By Rob Beattie

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780760794951
    • Publisher: Metro Books
    • Published: January 2007
  • 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius

    By Dave Prochnow

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071485487
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: May 2007
    Describes projects, from model rockets and telescopes to star maps and home planetariums, related to the field of astronomy.
  • 101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know About the World You Can't See

    By Kenneth W. Ford

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780674066076
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: October 2012
    Ken Ford’s mission is to help us understand the “great ideas” of quantum physics—ideas such as wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, superposition, and conservation. These fundamental concepts provide the structure for 101 Quantum Questions, an authoritative yet engaging book for the general reader in which every question and answer brings out one or more basic features of the mysterious world of the quantum—the physics of the very small. Nuclear researcher and master teacher, Ford covers everything from quarks, quantum jumps, and what causes stars to shine, to practical applications ranging from lasers and superconductors to light-emitting diodes. Ford’s lively answers are enriched by Paul Hewitt's drawings, numerous photos of physicists, and anecdotes, many from Ford’s own experience. Organized for cover-to-cover reading, 101 Quantum Questions also is great for browsing.Some books focus on a single subject such as the standard model of particles, or string theory, or fusion energy. This book touches all those topics and more, showing us that disparate natural phenomena, as well as a host of manmade inventions, can be understood in terms of a few key ideas. Yet Ford does not give us simplistic explanations. He assumes a serious reader wanting to gain real understanding of the essentials of quantum physics.Ken Ford's other books include The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone (Harvard 2004), which Esquire magazine recommended as the best way to gain an understanding of quantum physics. Ford's new book, a sequel to the earlier one, makes the quantum world even more accessible.
  • 101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci: Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished Works

    By Cynthia Phillips

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781507206591
    • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • 101 Things You Didn't Know about Einstein: Sex, Science, and the Secrets of the Universe

    By Cynthia Phillips

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781507206287
    • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • 101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does Either

    By James S. Trefil

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780395877401
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: November 1997
    Offers a look at the most pressing questions in science today, including the likelihood of extraterrestrial intelligence and of a medicinal cure for tumors

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