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Over the Seawall: Tsunamis, Cyclones, Drought, and the Delusion of Controlling Nature
Spin: How the World (and Almost Everything in It) Turns
Born of Ice and Fire: How Glaciers and Volcanoes (with a Pinch of Salt) Drove Animal Evolution
The Story of Sleep: From A to Zzzz
Uncharted: How Scientists Navigate Their Own Health, Research, and Experiences of Bias
Things That Go Bump in the Universe: How Astronomers Decode Cosmic Chaos
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation
For Blood and Money: Billionaires, Biotech, and the Quest for a Blockbuster Drug
Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World
Journeys with Emperors: Tracking the World's Most Extreme Penguin
The Curious World of Seahorses: The Life and Lore of a Marine Marvel
The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth
Grace in All Simplicity: Beauty, Truth, and Wonders on the Path to the Higgs Boson and New Laws of Nature
Not Just for the Boys: Why We Need More Women in Science
Totality: The Great North American Eclipse of 2024
A Brief History of Intelligence: Evolution, AI, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains
The Heartbeat of the Wild: Dispatches From Landscapes of Wonder, Peril, and Hope
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2023
Open Circuits: The Inner Beauty of Electronic Components
Convergence: Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing_ Social, Economic, and Policy Impacts
Spirits Dancing: The Night Sky, Indigenous Knowledge, and Living Connections to the Cosmos
The Three Ages of Water: Prehistoric Past, Imperiled Present, and a Hope for the Future
Building the Apollo Capsules: An Engineer's Memoir of the Moonshot Program and Its Debt to Hispanic Team Members
Our Fragile Moment: How Lessons from Earth's Past Can Help Us Survive the Climate Crisis
Quantum Supremacy: How the Quantum Computer Revolution Will Change Everything
Is Math Real?: How Simple Questions Lead Us to Mathematics’ Deepest Truths
The Kaleidoscope of Physics: From Soap Bubbles to Quantum Technologies
Not with a Bug, But with a Sticker: Attacks on Machine Learning Systems and What To Do About Them
The Phantom Plague: How Tuberculosis Shaped History
Elemental: How Five Elements Changed Earth’s Past and Will Shape Our Future
Mischievous Creatures: The Forgotten Sisters Who Transformed Early American Science
The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean
The Little Book of Exoplanets
Canopy of Titans: The Life and Times of the Great North American Temperate Rainforest
Shells: A Natural and Cultural History
Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping the Future of Our Planet
In Search of the Old Ones: An Odyssey Among Ancient Trees
Move Like Water: My Story of the Sea
Sea Mammals: The Past and Present Lives of Our Oceans’ Cornerstone Species
Everyone's Gone to the Moon July 1969: Life on Earth, and the Epic Voyage of Apollo 11 JOE CUHAJ
Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way
A Book of Noises: Notes on the Auraculous
A Guess at the Riddle: Essays on the Physical Underpinnings of Quantum Mechanics
Committed: Dispatches from a Psychiatrist in Training
Life on Other Planets: A Memoir of Finding My Place in the Universe
On the Origin of Time: Stephen Hawking's Final Theory
The Neuroscience of You: How Every Brain Is Different and How to Understand Yours
A City on Mars: Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through?
The Unity of Science: Exploring Our Universe, from the Big Bang to the Twenty-First Century
On the Brink of Utopia: Reinventing Innovation to Solve the World's Largest Problems