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The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements book The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements

Kean, Sam.
546 KEAN

Elements are more than just protons and electron shells; they are the sources of practical jokes and obsessions, bitter disputes and great adventures. From hydrogen to ununoctium, Kean explains the elemental joys of the building blocks of chemistry with humor and verve.



Brilliant blunders : from Darwin to Einstein-- colossal mistakes by great scientists that changed our understanding of life and the universe book Brilliant blunders : from Darwin to Einstein-- colossal mistakes by great scientists that changed our understanding of life and the universe

Livio, Mario, 1945-
500 LIVIO

Even the greatest scientists had bad days. In this book, Livio explores how some of the world’s greatest scientific minds missed the mark, but led to greater discoveries.



The Ask and the Answer Teen Book The Ask and the Answer

Ness, Patrick, 1971-
TEEN NESS

When Todd and Viola are forced to leave everything familiar behind, their flight across their newly settled planet triggers a long-simmering conflict. Ness explores xenophobia, colonialism, war, reconciliation, and control of access to technology in this gripping trilogy.



The knife of never letting go Teen Book The knife of never letting go

Ness, Patrick, 1971-
TEEN NESS

When Todd and Viola are forced to leave everything familiar behind, their flight across their newly settled planet triggers a long-simmering conflict. Ness explores xenophobia, colonialism, war, reconciliation, and control of access to technology in this gripping trilogy.



Monsters of men Teen Book Monsters of men

Ness, Patrick, 1971-
TEEN NESS

When Todd and Viola are forced to leave everything familiar behind, their flight across their newly settled planet triggers a long-simmering conflict. Ness explores xenophobia, colonialism, war, reconciliation, and control of access to technology in this gripping trilogy.



Feynman book Feynman

Ottaviani, Jim.
BIO FEYNMAN OTTAVIA

Get to know perhaps the most famous personality of nuclear physics: the bongo-playing, safe-cracking, defiantly curious Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman in this meticulously researched graphic biography.



Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic book Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic

Quammen, David, 1948-
614.43 QUAMMEN

Viruses are everywhere—mutating, hiding, waiting. When they cross over from animals to humans, they can cause some of the scariest—and most lethal—diseases (AIDS, Spanish flu, rabies, Ebola). Follow viral detectives as they try to solve these infectious mysteries and prevent the next human pandemic.



Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void book Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void

Roach, Mary.
571.0919 ROACH

Mary Roach asks all the important but practical questions: How do you digest your lunch in space? Go to the bathroom? Get away from a crewmember who’s driving you nuts? With her trademark humor and indefatigable curiosity, she looks hard at why humans, who are fundamentally not built for outer space, insist on risking their lives by heading for the stars.



The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't book The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't

Silver, Nate, 1978-
519.542 SILVER

Who will win the Super Bowl? Will the stock market rise or fall? Explore the world of prediction science and learn to turn information into knowledge you can use to successfully plan for the future.



The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks book The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
616.0277 SKLOOT

Henrietta Lacks had no idea that her cells would lead to science’s greatest medical breakthroughs, nor did her family have any idea that her cells are still be alive today. Skloot explores the ethics of the scientists who first used Lacks’s cells and discovered that they would live forever, as well as the impact of the family’s discovery that her cells were alive and being used without the family’s permission.



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