Category Archives for Science

Earthquake Early Warning Systems

The book provides information on the major EEW systems in operation and on the state-of-the-art of t

Geopolitics and the Green Revolution

During the last 100 years, the worldwide yields of cereal grains, such as wheat and rice, have incre

Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life

The Tenth Edition of Morrissey and Sumicha (TM)s classic text, Introduction to the Biology of Marine Life continues to enlighten and engage students on the many wonders of marine organisms and the remarkable environments in which they live.

A Briefer History of Time

Since the publication of "A Brief History of Time," new data from particle physics and observational astronomy have shed light on efforts to find a Grand Unified Theory of Everything that Hawking and Mlodinow use to enhance and update their … Continue reading

The Early Universe

The Early Universe has become the standard reference on forefront topics in cosmology, particularly to the early history of the Universe. Subjects covered include primordial nubleosynthesis, baryogen

The Link: Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor

For more than a century, scientists have raced to unravel the human family tree and have grappled with its complications. Now, with an astonishing new discovery, everything we thought we knew about primate origins could change. Lying inside a high-security … Continue reading

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: The Early Years, 1879-1902.

Volume 1 presents important new material on the young Einstein. Over half the documents made avai

Roadside Geology of Colorado

Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.

Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, and the Genius of the Royal Society

From the Royal Society comes a peerless collection of all-new science writing. Contributors include Margaret Atwood, Steve Jones, Richard Dawkins, James Gleick, Richard Holmes, and Neal Stephenson writing on subjects ranging from metaphysics to nuclear physics.

When Biospheres Collide: A History of NASA’s Planetary Protection Programs

When Vicksburg fell, Washington promoted Grant to major general in the U.S. Army, which meant that G

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