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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

Lisa Randall - 2015 - Science - Limited preview
In this brilliant exploration of our cosmic environment, the renowned particle physicist and New York Times bestselling author of Warped Passages and Knocking on Heaven’s Door uses her research into dark matter to illuminate the startling ...
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The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-first Century

Ronald Bailey - 2015 - Political Science - Limited preview
A science-backed, fact-based refutation of many prevailing environmental theories; proving that most current global environmental trends are, in fact, positive.
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The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret ...

Annie Jacobsen - 2015 - History - No preview available
The definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51 No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most ...
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Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe

Anna Frebel - 2015 - Science - No preview available
Astronomers study the oldest observable stars in the universe in much the same way that archaeologists study ancient artifacts on Earth. Here, Anna Frebel--who is credited with discovering several of the oldest and most primitive stars using the ...
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The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club

Eileen Pollack - 2015 - Social Science - Limited preview
A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve tenured ...
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The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut

Clayton C. Anderson - 2015 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Limited preview
What's it like to travel at more than 850 MPH, riding in a supersonic T-38 twin turbojet engine airplane? What happens when the space station toilet breaks? How do astronauts "take out the trash" on a spacewalk, tightly encapsulated in a space ...
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Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways to Write Better Python

Brett Slatkin - 2015 - Computers - Limited preview
"It's easy to start writing code with Python: that's why the language is so immensely popular. However, Python has unique strengths, charms, and expressivity that can be hard to grasp at first -- as well as hidden pitfalls that can easily trip ...
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Rocket Manual - 1942 onwards: An insight into the development and technology ...

David Baker - 2015 - Science - No preview available
The Rocket Manual tells the story of rocket motors, how they were first developed, how they work, what they are used for and how they are operated. It also explains the origin and operating record of satellite launchers around the world. Rocket ...
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The Innovative Woman: Creative Ways to Reach Your Potential

Norma Carr-Ruffino - 2001 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
Publisher Fact Sheet Shows the way to breaking out of limiting boundaries & habit patterns, enjoying the risk of exploring new paths to achievement & success, & finding a niche in the New Economy.
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Nuclear Physics of Stars

Christian Iliadis - 2015 - Science - Limited preview
This book presents nuclear structure and reactions, thermonuclear reaction rates, experimental nuclear methods, and nucleosynthesis in detail. These topics are discussed in a coherent way, enabling the reader to grasp their interconnections ...
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