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  • Destined to Recover: A Story of Addiction & Biology

    by ME Riordan, MD, PhD
    Alcoholism and drug addiction inflict a devastating toll on society, producing millions of broken people and scores of broken homes. What then, if anything, can be done to help? Destined to Recover takes an unblinking look at the problem from a unique vantage point, that of a physician-scientist who is also a recovering alcoholic and addict. Fast-paced, provocative, and intended for the public, the author’s account will bring the reader face-to-face with the heartbreaking reality of addictive di... more
  • Quantum Mechanics, Cancer, and Scientific Silos: A Simple Introduction to Baffling Mysteries

    by ME Riordan, MD, PhD
    Are you interested in scientific mysteries of the universe? How about quantum mechanics, the current explanation for the behavior of atoms? Have you heard of the strange implications of the theory, such as spooky action at a distance, fuzzy location of atomic particles, or human consciousness changing physical reality? Do you wonder how the atomic world could be so unusual? How about cancer research and treatment? Do you question why we are making such great progress in the laborator... more
  • Einstein's Lock

    by ME Riordan, MD, PhD
    In 1905, Albert Einstein published his landmark paper on special relativity, leading to a revolution in physics and society. Einstein radically changed our understanding of reality, including the notion that time slows down with movement, a concept seemingly later validated by atomic clocks aboard fast moving airplanes. To most people there was only one conclusion to the clock data, Einstein’s theory of special relativity must be true. How else does one explain the bizarre idea that time appe... more
  • Needle in a Haystack: How Clyde W. Tombaugh Found an Awesome New World

    by Diane Phelps Budden
    Growing up on a Kansan farm gave Clyde W. Tombaugh plenty of sky to explore, plenty of time to learn all he could about astronomy. He and his father and uncle trained their homemade telescope on the planets. Clyde drew the surfaces of Mars and Jupiter and shared his drawings with Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Gadzooks! They hired him to help search for a new planet! After 300 days of scouring the sky with a photographic telescope, Clyde pinpointed Pluto’s location on February 18, 193... more
  • The Science of Energy

    by Payman Sattari

    Discover the world of "The Science of Energy," featuring a masterful integration of science, metaphysics, and consciousness. This groundbreaking book, suitable for laypersons and scholars alike, offers a revolutionary system that bridges the gap between our conscious, inner experiences and the physical world. It provides a compelling journey from deity-centric worldviews to rationalistic science, delving into the intricacies of physics and biology and their relationship to our subje... more

  • The Giant's Ladder: The Science Professional’s Blueprint for Marketing Success

    by Elizabeth Chabe
    As a scientist or engineer, do you find the concept of marketing your work daunting? Are you struggling to get your scientific breakthrough the attention and success it deserves? The Giant's Ladder, by Elizabeth Chabe, offers a pathway to do just that. This guide is specifically crafted for scientists stepping into leadership roles, marketing professionals within scientific organizations, and communication experts in research institutions. It provides a clear, insightful approach to sharing and... more
  • Alien Invasion Book One Portal

    by Nickensley Germine
    After aliens invade the planet, a group of teens are tasked with stopping them before its to late.
  • Containing Big Tech

    by Tom Kemp
    The path forward to rein in online surveillance, AI, and tech monopolies Technology is a gift and a curse. The five Big Tech companies―Meta, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google―have built innovative products that improve many aspects of our lives. But their intrusiveness and our dependence on them have created pressing threats to our civil rights, economy, and democracy. Coming from an extensive background building Silicon Valley-based tech startups, Tom Kemp eloquently and precisely weav... more
  • Neuromined

    by Robert Grant
    Are advances in technology working for us or against us? When our phones become our keys to access everything, will our lives be more convenient or more at the mercy of whoever can hack into our devices? Will self-driving cars help us maximize our time and get to our destination safely, or will they erode the autonomy and freedom we feel when we drive ourselves? What happens if the government, in the name of public health, gains access to the data in our handy fitness trackers and uses it... more
  • Information Crisis

    by Julia Soplop
    The rapid and ubiquitous spread of information has failed to remedy one of humanity’s most enduring challenges: making accurate sense of the world. Instead, a constellation of factors influencing how we interact with information—and, in particular, scientific information—has prevented us from digesting and adequately confronting many of the greatest problems of our time, from climate change to pandemics. The book, an essential read for non-scientists and scientists alike, offers both an analysis... more
  • Rowing to Baikal

    by Peter W. Fong
    Rowing to Baikal chronicles the journey of a thousand miles across Mongolia and Russia—by horse, camel, kayak, and rowboat. It's about the fish and wildlife that call the river home. About the personal risks of prolonged flooding and sudden snowstorms. About the human history of the region, from the Bronze Age to the fall of the Soviet Union. About the old gods and legends that haunt the mountains. And about the disparate possible futures for one of the most starkly beautiful places on earth.
  • Two Little Raindrops: An exciting story inspired by nature: An Earth Science educational adventure

    by Adele Lamothe
    Two Little Raindrops is a fun rhyming story that introduces the water cycle and helps children to discover the magic of rain. Upon jumping out of a cloud, two quirky raindrops, Splish and Splash, find themselves separated from their family. Together they embark on a lively adventure in search of a way back home. With uplifting rhymes and vibrant illustrations, readers are taken along to explore the beauty and power of nature. The water cycle is introduced in a way that is easy to reme... more
  • Jeremy and the Beetle Takedown

    by Sallana Brown
    Jeremy explores a nearby forest to observe insects in their natural habitat. But why does the ash forest look so different than before? Jeremy and his friends will have to ask a lot of questions, consult their knowledge of entomology and research invasive species to find out. The new STEM-themed book by Sallana Brown explores the world of science in an engaging way, perfect for young minds.
  • A Hiking Solo Guide

    by Bob Klann
    Group hikers move over—the solo trailblazers are here to stay! Embrace the call of the wild with "A Hiking Solo Guide: Just Me, The Trees, and My Thoughts (Help!)"—your ultimate partner in the quest for wilderness solitude. If you've ever dreamed of hiking solo or are just tired of colleagues nabbing your snacks, this guide is your savior. Solo hiking is an exquisite mix of peaceful reflection and sheer determination, teaching lessons only Mother Nature can serve. This guide is your compass t... more
  • It's Not EWWWW...It's YOU!

    by Sharon Leya

    Welcome to Professor Ewe's classroom, where you’ll embark on a delightful journey through the fascinating (yet grossest) functions of the human body.

    Professor Ewe is an Einstein-like female sheep who shares just as much excitement for the intricacies of the human body as she does for the art of teaching science.

    Enjoy a laugh-out-loud exploration that will leave you and your child in fits of laughter, as Professor Ewe delves into some of the quirkiest things our bodies ... more

  • Топология субъектности

    by Андрей Полеев
    Техника представления информации о внешнем и внутреннем мире постоянно развивается, и сейчас она достигла уровня отображения реальности в многообразных её проявлениях и измерениях, прежде недоступных человеческому восприятию. Язык, текст, фотография, звукозапись, а теперь ещё и техника искусственного интеллекта для моделирования человеческой субъектности и её описания в доступной для человеческого понимания форме, стали эпохальными событиями в теории информации. Однако несмотря на то, что на дан... more