The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Crown (March 8, 2011) Language ‏ : ‎ English Paperback ‏ : ‎ 381 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9781400052189
The Life and Death of the Universe: The History of the Big Bang and the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
*Inclues pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsMany of us on Earth live in a home with a street address, city, and zip code. But we have another address, which astronomers and astrophysicists refer to as our...
Pierre Curie: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary Scientist
*Includes pictures*Includes Pierre's quotes about life and science*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind,...
Pierre and Marie Curie: The Lives and Careers of the Science's Most Groundbreaking Couple
The tens of millions who perished in the First World War – not to mention the horrendous turmoil that culminated in the outbreak of its successor – understandably marred the conception of the first decades of the 20th century. However,...
Neandertais: A História DOS Humanos Extintos Contemporâneos Do Homo Sapiens Na Europa
Os Neandertais viveram na Europa e na Ásia por quase 200 mil anos e lá prosperaram, mas foram extintos há cerca de 40-30 mil anos, na mesma época em que humanos modernos começavam a chegar à Europa. Isso provocou enorme...
Michael Faraday: The Life and Legacy of the Influential 19th Century Scientist Who Pioneered Electromagnetism
*Includes pictures*Includes Faraday's own quotes about his work*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.” – Michael Faraday"Without such freedom...
Max Planck: The Life and Legacy of the Influential German Physicist Who Pioneered Quantum Theory
*Includes pictures*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are...
Machine Learning: An Overview of Artificial Intelligence
Machine learning, in its broadest sense, is a series of methods to recognize and exploit patterns in data. The name comes from the goal of trying to automate (via machines) the process that humans have used to observe the world...
Louis Pasteur: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary French Scientist Recognized as the Father of Microbiology
*Includes pictures *Includes quotes about Pasteur's life and work *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading “Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.” – Louis Pasteur While it would be impossible to name every individual...
Legendary Scientists: The Life and Legacy of Nikola Tesla
*Includes pictures of Tesla and important people, places, and events in his life.*Includes a list of some of Tesla's most inspirational and controversial quotes.*Examines the relationship and rivalry between Tesla and Edison.*Includes a Bibliography for further reading.“Throughout space there is...
Legendary Scientists: The Life and Legacy of Johannes Kepler
*Includes diagrams of Kepler's laws and pictures of important people and places in Kepler's life.*Includes a Bibliography for further reading.“We do not ask for what useful purpose the birds do sing, for song is their pleasure since they were created...
Evolución Humana: La Historia de la Evolución y los Procesos de Selección Natural que Dieron Origen a los Humanos Modernos
Desde que la mente humana desarrolló la capacidad de pensamiento, las personas han considerado no solo el significado de la vida, sino la génesis del mundo, el universo y todas las maravillas naturales y formas de vida preciosas dentro de...
Evolução humana: A História dos Processos de Evolução e Seleção Natural que Deram Origem aos Humanos Modernos
"Devemos, no entanto, reconhecer, como parece-me, que o homem com todas as suas qualidades nobres... ainda carrega em sua estrutura corporal a marca indelével de sua origem humilde." – Charles DarwinDesde que a mente humana desenvolveu a capacidade de pensar,...
Eli Whitney: The Life and Legacy of the American Inventor Whose Cotton Gin Transformed the Antebellum South
*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further readingBetween the 18th and early 19th centuries, the West experienced massive leaps in technological, scientific, and economical advancement. This powerful period has since been immortalized as the great Industrial Revolution, during which Britain and...
Charles Darwin: The Life and Legacy of the 19th Century's Most Famous Scientist
*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that,...
Carl Jung: The Life and Career of One of History's Most Influential Psychologists
*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” - JungCarl Gustav Jung, the man who created analytical psychology both as a concept and as a practice, was a complicated person....
Neil Degrasse Tyson
PUBLISHER: Norwood House Press "Describes the life and work of Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist, writer, and public advocate for science"--
One Step Further: My Story of Math, the Moon, and a Lifelong Mission
PUBLISHER: National Geographic Kids A 2021 Publishers Weekly Black History Month pick!This inspirational picture book reveals what is was like for a young black mother of three to navigate the difficult world of the 1950s and 60s and to succeed...
Look Up with Me: Neil Degrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars
PUBLISHER: Katherine Tegen Books A 2020 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12! With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift...
Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States
PUBLISHER: Crown Books for Young Readers The inspirational and true story of James Herman Banning, the first African American pilot to fly across the country, comes to life in this picture book biography perfect for fans of Hidden Figures and Little Leaders. Includes...
Mae Jemison
PUBLISHER: Cherry Lake Publishing The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Mae Jemison, the first African American woman astronaut, in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help young readers develop...
Treatise on Law: Summa Theologica, Questions 90-97
PUBLISHER: Gateway Editions St. Thomas's Summa theologiae is often compared to a medieval cathedral because of its sublime construction both as a work of logic and literary architecture.Here is a mere tip of one of the spires, summarizing the great Saint's views...
Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press, USA In trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics, the most successful theory in science and the basis of one-third of our economy. They found, to their embarrassment, that with their theory, physics encounters...
Outliers: The Story of Success
PUBLISHER: Back Bay Books In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers...
PUBLISHER: Independently Published Herland is a utopian novel published in 1915 and written by the feminist writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The story describes an isolated society composed entirely of women. The result is a perfect social order, free of all...
Ready Player One
PUBLISHER: Ballantine Books At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut - part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages...
This Is How You Lose the Time War
PUBLISHER: Gallery / Saga Press 03/17/2020 HUGO AWARD WINNER: BEST NOVELLANEBULA AND LOCUS AWARDS WINNER: BEST NOVELLA“[An] exquisitely crafted tale...Part epistolary romance, part mind-blowing science fiction adventure, this dazzling story unfolds bit by bit, revealing layers of meaning as it...
Daughters of Jubilation
Supplier: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers “A compelling story of first love and battling racism with a magical twist.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“Well-told, fast-paced.” —School Library Journal (starred review)From the award-winning author of The Truth of Right Now comes a stunning, grounded...
Children of Blood and Bone
Supplier: Henry Holt & Company Instant New York Times BestsellerTIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All TimeTIME 100: Most Influential People of 2020New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great...

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