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Quantitative Biosciences Quantitative Biosciences: Dynamics across Cells, Organisms, and Populations Joshua S. Weitz

A hands-on approach to quantitative reasoning in the life sciences

The Sixth Element The Sixth Element: How Carbon Shapes Our World Theodore P. Snow and Don Brownlee

A cosmic perspective on carbon—its importance in the universe and our lives

The Beauty of Falling The Beauty of Falling: A Life in Pursuit of Gravity Claudia de Rham

A world-renowned physicist seeks gravity’s true nature and finds wisdom in embracing its force in her life

Particle Cosmology and Astrophysics Particle Cosmology and Astrophysics Dan Hooper

A graduate-level introduction to the interface between particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology

Back to the Moon Back to the Moon: The Next Giant Leap for Humankind Joseph Silk

A scientist’s inspiring vision of our return to the Moon as humanity’s next thrilling step in space exploration

When Galaxies Were Born When Galaxies Were Born: The Quest for Cosmic Dawn Richard S. Ellis

One of today’s leading astronomers takes readers inside the decades-long search for the first galaxies and the origin of starlight

A Traveler’s Guide to the Stars A Traveler’s Guide to the Stars Les Johnson

A brief guide to the real science of interstellar travel

Life in the Universe, 5th Edition Life in the Universe, 5th Edition Jeffrey Bennett, Seth Shostak, Nicholas Schneider, and Meredith MacGregor

The world’s leading textbook on astrobiology—ideal for an introductory one-semester course and now fully revised and updated

Spark Spark: The Life of Electricity and the Electricity of Life Timothy J. Jorgensen

A fresh look at electricity and its powerful role in life on Earth

How the Universe Got Its Spots How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space Janna Levin

Mixing memoir and visionary science, a leading astrophysicist’s groundbreaking personal account of her life and ideas