Auntie's Holiday Gift Guide: For the Science Geek

The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492681076
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Published: Sourcebooks - August 4th, 2020

The story of the people who see beyond the stars--an astronomy book for adults still spellbound by the night sky.

Great Adaptations: Star-Nosed Moles, Electric Eels, and Other Tales of Evolution's Mysteries Solved Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691195254
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 15th, 2020

The irresistible enthusiasm of Great Adaptations couldn't come at a better time.--David P. Barash, Wall Street Journal

Be very amazed.--Carl Safina, author of Beyond Words and Becoming Wild

How one scientist unlocked the secrets behind some of nature's most astounding animals

Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062410283
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Published: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020

"Riveting. ... Pattison's uncanny ability [is] to write evocatively about science. ... In this, he is every bit as good as the best scientist writers." New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) 

"Brilliant. ... A work of staggering depth." —Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374166632
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Published: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giro - June 23rd, 2020

An Architectural Record Notable Book

A fascinating, thought-provoking journey into our built environment

Scenic Science of the National Parks: An Explorer's Guide to Wildlife, Geology, and Botany Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984856302
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 31st, 2020

Explore the fascinating science behind the national parks in this charming illustrated guide.

A Slice through America: A Geological Atlas Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616898311
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 27th, 2020

Historic stratigraphic illustrations depict the earth beneath our feet in captivating hand-drawn diagrams. Each drawing tells a unique geologic story, exquisitely rendered in colors from pastel palettes to brilliant bolds that show evolving scientific graphic conventions over time.

Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners Cover Image
By Ben Hubbard, Sophie Hannah (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780233006116
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Published: Welbeck Publishing - September 1st, 2020

Poisoning is the dark art as old as human history itself.Chronologically recounting the story of history's silent assassin, Poison documents the gripping tales of the users and victims of these mysterious substances. From Cleopatra, the Borgias and Qin Shi Huang to contemporary secret service agents and terrorists.