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A Brief History of Time - Page 80

Stephen Hawking - Science - 2011 - 212 pages
Stephen Hawking. antiparticles, the system should go back to what it was at
earlier times; in other words, the laws are the same in the forward and backward
directions of time. In 1956 two American physicists, Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen
Ning ...
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A Briefer History of Time

Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow - Science - 2007 - 176 pages
A Briefer History of Time is Professor Hawking’s response. Although “briefer,” this book is much more than a mere explanation of Hawking’s earlier work.
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George and the Big Bang

Stephen Hawking, Lucy Hawking - Juvenile Fiction - 2012 - 336 pages
Explore how the universe began—and thwart evil along the way—in this cosmic adventure from Stephen and Lucy Hawking that includes a graphic novel.
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays: And Other Essays

Stephen Hawking - Science - 2011 - 192 pages
In these thirteen essays and one remarkable extended interview, the man widely regarded as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein returns to reveal an amazing array of possibilities for understanding our universe.
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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Joshua Foer - Science - 2011 - 320 pages
Citing costly memory-related inconveniences suffered by average individuals, a science journalist chronicles his own struggles with chronic forgetfulness and his life-changing year in memory training, in a guide that shares historical lore ...
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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles ...

William Poundstone - Business & Economics - 2012 - 304 pages
The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more.
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Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the ...

Robert Lanza, Bob Berman - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2013 - 225 pages
Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism, a revolutionary new view of the universe.Every now and then a simple yet radical idea shakes the very foundations of knowledge.
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Insurance Economics

Peter Zweifel, Roland Eisen - Business & Economics - 2012 - 452 pages
Appropriete both for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of economics, management, and finance, this text provides the background required to understand current research.
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George's Secret Key to the Universe

Stephen Hawking, Lucy Hawking - Juvenile Fiction - 2011 - 304 pages
It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos.
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H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 288 pages
Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry.
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The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah - Fiction - 2015 - 448 pages
The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a ...
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Prey

Michael Crichton - Fiction - 2009 - 528 pages
For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey.
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Cubism

Guillaume Apollinaire, Dorothea Eimert, Anatoliĭ Podoksik - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
Transforming natural forms into cylinders and cubes, painters like Juan Gris and Robert Delaunay, driven by Braque and Picasso, imposed a new vision upon the world, in total opposition to the principles of the Impressionists.
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Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

David Limbaugh - Religion - 2014 - 406 pages
In Jesus on Trial, New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
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Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Apollo Moon Landings

Alan Shepard, Deke Slayton, Jay Barbree - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 398 pages
Collaborating with NBC’s veteran space reporter Jay Barbree, Shepard and Slayton narrate in gripping detail the story of America’s space exploration from the time of Shepard’s first flight until he and eleven others had walked on the ...
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Zeolites in Industrial Separation and Catalysis

Santi Kulprathipanja - Science - 2010 - 584 pages
This first book to offer a practical overview examines the role of zeolites in three capacities. The first part of the book discusses the history and chemistry of zeolites, while the second section focuses on separation processes.
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Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

John Brooks - Business & Economics - 2014 - 400 pages
Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.
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Methodological Advances in Educational Effectiveness Research

Bert P.M. Creemers, Leonidas Kyriakides, Pam Sammons - Education - 2010 - 376 pages
The book provides a state of the art snapshot of the methodology of EER now and clearly demonstrates the way it is applied in both research and evaluation.
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Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art ...

Ron Hall, Denver Moore - Religion - 2008 - 256 pages
The friendship that forms between these two men at a time when both were in great need is an inspiration to all of us to be more compassionate to everyone we come in contact with. This is truly a wonderful book! —Mrs. Barbara Bush
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Gothic Art

Victoria Charles, Klaus H. Carl - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France.
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America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix ...

Steven Brill - History - 2015 - 528 pages
But by chance America’s Bitter Pill ends up being much more—because as Brill was completing this book, he had to undergo urgent open-heart surgery.
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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

Nate Silver - Political Science - 2012 - 560 pages
This is the “prediction paradox”: The more humility we have about our ability to make predictions, the more successful we can be in planning for the future.
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