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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert - 2014 - Nature - Limited preview
Draws on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists, and other researchers to discuss the five devastating mass extinctions on Earth and predicts the coming of a sixth.
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The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

Brian Greene - 2011 - Science - No preview available
An accessible tour of cutting-edge science that is impacting today's world considers a growing body of principles supporting the idea of parallel universes. By the Pulitzer Prize finalist author of The Elegant Universe.
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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction

Susan Hough - 2009 - Science - No preview available
An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death, whether it's the cataclysmic 2008 Sichuan quake in China that killed tens of thousands or a future great earthquake on the San Andreas Fault in California, which ...
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The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

2012 - Science - Limited preview
Presents photographic representations of the one hundred and eighteen elements in the period table, along with facts, figures and stories about each one.
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Rocks and Minerals

Dan Green - 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - No preview available
Introduces rocks and minerals, including how rocks are formed, meteorites crash to Earth, and plants and animals are fossilized.
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong - 2005 - Science - Limited preview
A renowned biologist provides a sweeping chronicle of more than four billion years of life on Earth, shedding new light on evolutionary theory and history, sexual selection, speciation, extinction, and genetics.
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Catastrophes!: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Tornadoes, and Other Earth-Shattering ...

Donald R. Prothero - 2011 - Nature - No preview available
Eerie, fascinating, and often moving, these tales of geologic history and human fortitude and folly will stay with you long after you put the book down.
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Barron's Sat Subject Test Chemistry

Joseph A. Mascetta - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Offers a subject review, diagnostic test, and four full-length practice tests with answers and explanations.
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Earthquakes: Science and Society

David S. Brumbaugh - 2010 - Education - No preview available
This reader-friendly, carefully illustrated text introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes. It is significantly broader in perspective than other texts on the subject, providing the basic scientific facts ...
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A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity

David Liittschwager - 2012 - Nature - Limited preview
Twelve inches by twelve inches by twelve inches, the cubic foot is a relatively tiny unit of measure compared to the whole world. With every step, we disturb and move through cubic foot after cubic foot. But behold the cubic foot in nature—from ...
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