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Making the invisible visible : a history of the Spitzer Infrared Telescope Facility (1971-2003)

by Rottner, Renee M. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A history of the thirty-year journey by NASA to create an launch an infrared space telescope and overcome obstacles such as changing technology, and wavering political and public support.


Little Mimi’s First Counting Lesson

by Nathalie Aigil Library For All (July 16, 2019)

Little Mimi loves counting but she always gets the letters in the wrong order. Mimi's Papa has an idea of how to help!


Count with Me - Our Wonderful World

by KR Clarry Library For All (July 18, 2019)

Learn how to count things in our wonderful world.


Science advice to NASA : conflict, consensus, partnership, leadership

by Alexander, Joseph K. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A comprehensive overview of the relationship between NASA and the larger scientific community. This work also provides insights on lessons learned.


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (July 23, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

by Guy Shrubsole William Collins (May 02, 2019)

‘A formidable, brave and important book’ Robert Macfarlane

Who owns England?

Behind this simple question lies this country’s oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England’s elite...


Counting

by Kym Simoncini Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Counting things is fun! Reading Level 1 Keywords: counting; animals; numeracy; nature


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


Your Diaphragm

by Bernie Bissett Library For All (June 27, 2019)

When you breathe in and out, you're not only using your lungs. You're also using your diaphragm!


Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

by Benjamin Wardhaugh William Collins (February 07, 2019)

August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne.

In the fields, men and women are getting the harvest in. Sunlight, or rain. Scudding clouds and backbreaking labour. Three hundred feet underground, young...


The Weil Conjectures

by Karen Olsson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 16, 2019)

A New York Times Editors' Pick and Paris Review Staff Pick

"A wonderful book." --Patti Smith

"I was riveted. Olsson is evocative on curiosity as an appetite of the mind, on the pleasure of glutting oneself on...


Planning for the Planet

by Simone Schleper Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

In the 1960s and 1970s, rapidly growing environmental awareness and concern not only led to widespread calls for new policies, but also created unprecedented demand for ecological expertise. This led to novel...


Archaeology from Space

by Sarah Parcak Henry Holt and Co. (July 09, 2019)

National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak welcomes you to the exciting new world of space archaeology, a growing field that is sparking extraordinary discoveries from ancient civilizations...


Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and...


Out of Our Minds

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto University of California Press (June 06, 2019)

To imagine—to see what is not there—is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the...


The Meaning of Pain

by Nick Potter Short Books (May 16, 2019)

Nearly half of us at some point in our lives will suffer chronic pain. We go to the doctor, where the standard treatment on offer is either medication - which only masks the problem – or surgery – which...


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (March 01, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin Digireads.com Publishing (February 08, 2019)

Also known as Charles Darwin’s “Journal of Researches,” “The Voyage of the Beagle” is an exquisite travel memoir, a detailed scientific journal, and the foundation for one of the most important scientific...


Why You Like It

by Nolan Gasser Flatiron Books (April 30, 2019)

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music....


Wayfinding

by M. R. O'Connor St. Martin's Press (April 30, 2019)

At once far flung and intimate, a fascinating look at how finding our way make us human.

"A marvel of storytelling." —Kirkus (Starred Review)

In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists,...


Cold Fusion Presents:  New Thinking

by Dagogo Altraide Mango (January 15, 2019)

#1 Amazon New Release! ? ColdFusion's New Thinking About Technology and Science

What can history’s greatest breakthroughs in science and technology teach us about the future?

New Thinking: As each new stage...


Losing Earth

by Nathaniel Rich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 09, 2019)

By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change—including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes,...


Straw Bale Building Details

by Casba New Society Publishers (April 23, 2019)

The devil is in the details-the science and art of designing and building durable, efficient, straw bale buildings

Straw bale buildings promise superior insulation and flexibility across a range of design aesthetics,...


Renewal

by Andres Edwards New Society Publishers (April 02, 2019)

Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the ecosystems on which...


The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

by Andrew Mefferd New Society Publishers (February 26, 2019)

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. 

Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling...


Apollo 11

by David Whitehouse Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Space Race. ...


Hacking the Code of Life

by Nessa Carey Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

Just 45 years ago, the age of gene modification was born. Researchers could create glow-in-the-dark mice, farmyard animals producing drugs in their milk, and vitamin-enhanced rice that could prevent half a million...


The Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin Standard Ebooks (January 15, 2019)

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin must rank as one of the most influential and consequential books ever published, initiating scientific, social and religious ferment ever since its first publication in...


Connected Strategy

by Nicolaj Siggelkow & Christian Terwiesch Harvard Business Review Press (April 30, 2019)

The Internet of Things, robo investment advisers, wearable fitness devices, remote health care operations . . . business executives in many industries are currently being inundated with a confusingly and exhaustingly...


Professor Maxwell’s Duplicitous Demon

by Brian Clegg Icon Books Ltd (February 07, 2019)

Asked to name a great physicist, most people would mention Newton or Einstein, Feynman or Hawking. But ask a physicist and there’s no doubt that James Clerk Maxwell will be near the top of the list. Maxwell,...


The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup

by Mitchel Cohen & Vandana Shiva Skyhorse (January 08, 2019)

A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons

Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives – housing, agriculture,...


Fire in the Sky

by Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (June 04, 2019)

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused...


Buzz, Sting, Bite

by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2019)

An enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.

Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom. They...


MCAT Organic Chemistry Review 2020-2021

by Kaplan Test Prep Kaplan Publishing (August 06, 2019)

Kaplan’s MCAT Organic Chemistry Review 2020-2021 is updated to reflect the latest, most accurate, and most testable materials on the MCAT. A new layout makes our book even more streamlined and intuitive for...


MCAT Behavioral Sciences Review 2020-2021

by Kaplan Test Prep Kaplan Publishing (July 02, 2019)

Kaplan’s MCAT Behavioral Sciences Review 2020-2021 is updated to reflect the latest, most accurate, and most testable materials on the MCAT. A new layout makes our book even more streamlined and intuitive...


MCAT Biology Review 2020-2021

by Kaplan Test Prep Kaplan Publishing (July 02, 2019)

Kaplan’s MCAT Biology Review 2020-2021 is updated to reflect the latest, most accurate, and most testable materials on the MCAT. A new layout makes our book even more streamlined and intuitive for easier review....


MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review 2020-2021

by Kaplan Test Prep Kaplan Publishing (July 02, 2019)

Kaplan’s MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review 2020-2021 is updated to reflect the latest, most accurate, and most testable materials on the MCAT. A new layout makes our book even more streamlined...


MCAT Biochemistry Review 2020-2021

by Kaplan Test Prep Kaplan Publishing (August 06, 2019)

Kaplan’s MCAT Biochemistry Review 2020-2021 is updated to reflect the latest, most accurate, and most testable materials on the MCAT. A new layout makes our book even more streamlined and intuitive for easier...


The Science of The Big Bang Theory

by Mark Brake Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

The geeks will inherit the earth.

With well over two hundred episodes and a dozen seasons, The Big Bang Theory is one of America’s favorite television series, bringing a new class of character to mainstream...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Fishman Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced...


The Secrets of Bees

by Michael Weiler & David Heaf Floris Books (February 21, 2019)

Bees make honey; we all know that. But what happens between the bee buzzing around our backyard, and the sticky knife in the jar, is a mystery to most of us. How many bee-hours does it take to make just one...


Architects

by Thomas Yarrow Cornell University Press (July 15, 2019)

What is creativity? What is the relationship between work life and personal life? How is it possible to live truthfully in a world of contradiction and compromise? These deep and deeply personal questions spring...


The Good Living Guide to Keeping Sheep and Other Fiber Animals: Housing, Feeding, Sh

by Janet Garman Good Books (February 19, 2019)

A comprehensive and inspiring guide small-scale fiber farming and wool crafting.

Fiber crafts—such as knitting, weaving, and crocheting—continue to surge in popularity, with sites like Ravelry (a social...


Conflicts of Interest In Science

by Sheldon Krimsky Hot Books (January 29, 2019)

30+ Years of Peer-Reviewed Studies on the Corporate Ties and Vested Interests that Influence Scientific Research

For over 500 years, groups and organizations with political, economic, and personal interests have...


Tinkernut Presents Upcycled Technology

by Daniel Davis Mango (March 15, 2019)

Transform old tech into amazing, modern inventions

Fans of Popular Science, Smithsonian’s Maker Lab, and The Big Book of Makerspace Projects will love Upcycled Technology.

DIY science projects using your...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 09, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining his ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb

Scientists have always kept secrets. But rarely...


A Field Guide to Clean Drinking Water

by Joe Vogel The Experiment (May 28, 2019)

How to find and prepare safe drinking water—anywhere, any time!

Clean drinking water may be the last thing we think about day to day—but it’s the first thing we need in an emergency. Now, survival expert...


Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch

by William Galvery & Michael Martindell Storey Publishing, LLC (March 19, 2019)

Farmers, ranchers, and homesteaders who know how to weld can repair and even fabricate some equipment on their own, saving both time and money. Basic Welding for Farm and Ranch introduces this crucial skill...


QueenSpotting

by Hilary Kearney Storey Publishing, LLC (April 30, 2019)

At the heart of every bee hive is a queen bee. Since her well-being is linked to the well-being of the entire colony, the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill....


Grow Great Vegetables in New York

by Marie Iannotti Timber Press (April 16, 2019)

Get the Inside Dirt, New York!

Grow Great Vegetables in New York is the ultimate guide to growing food in the Empire State! This must-have guide to growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs provides you with insider...