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A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm A buzz in the meadow - the natural history of a French farm

May 4, 2015
Black hole - how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved Black hole - how an idea abandoned by Newtonians, hated by Einstein, and gambled on by Hawking became loved

Apr 28, 2015
Dreams of earth and sky Dreams of earth and sky

Dyson "celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and the spirit of joyful dreaming in which he believes that science should be pursued. Throughout these essays, which range from the creation of the Royal Society in the seventeenth century to the scientific inquiries of the Romantic generation to recent books by Daniel Kahneman and Malcolm Gladwell, he seeks to break down the barriers that separate science from other sources of human wisdom"--Amazon.com.

Apr 29, 2015
Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes

"Allergies, asthma, obesity, acne: these are just a few of the conditions that may be caused—and someday cured—by the microscopic life inside us. The key is to understand how this groundbreaking science influences your health, mood, and more."--

Apr 30, 2015
House guests, house pests - a natural history of animals in the home House guests, house pests - a natural history of animals in the home

Today we live in snug, well-furnished houses surrounded by the trappings of a civilized life. But we are not alone--we suffer a constant stream of unwanted visitors. Our houses, our food, our belongings, our very existence are under constant attack from a host of invaders eager to take advantage of our shelter, our food stores and our tasty soft furnishings. From bats in the belfry to beetles in the cellar, moths in the wardrobe and mosquitoes in the bedroom, humans cannot escape the attentions

May 4, 2015
Infested - how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world Infested - how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world

May 4, 2015
Into the nest - intimate views of the courting, parenting, and family lives of familiar birds Into the nest - intimate views of the courting, parenting, and family lives of familiar birds

May 4, 2015
Nature guide to Yosemite National Park Nature guide to Yosemite National Park

"This field guide dedicated to wildlife of Yosemite National Park is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to the animals, plants, insects and more that reside in Yosemite National Park"--

Apr 29, 2015
Rain - a natural and cultural history Rain - a natural and cultural history

Cynthia Barnett's "Rain "begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change. It weaves together science--the true shape of a raindrop, the mysteries of frog and fish rains--with the human story of our ambition to control rain, from ancient rain dances to the 2,203 miles of levees that attempt to straitjacket the Mississippi River. As climate change upends rai nfall patterns and unleashes increasingly severe storms and drought, Barne

Apr 29, 2015
SAT subject test. Mathematics level 2 - 2015-2016. SAT subject test. Mathematics level 2 - 2015-2016.

Apr 28, 2015
Speaking of bears - a tale of rewilding from Yosemite, Sequoia, and other national parks Speaking of bears - a tale of rewilding from Yosemite, Sequoia, and other national parks

May 1, 2015
The house of owls The house of owls

"For a quarter of a century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside the window of their forest home. The journals in which the author recorded his observations, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book—a personal account of an artist-naturalist’s life with owls. Angell’s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do—hunting, courting, rais

Apr 30, 2015