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              Nature's Compass: The Mystery of Animal Navigation

              Nature's Compass: The Mystery of Animal Navigation (Hardback)

              By Gould, James L.; Gould, Carol Grant

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              We know that animals cross miles of water, land, and sky with pinpoint precision on a daily basis. But scientists have learned how these astounding feats of navigation are actually accomplished. This book explores the methods by which animals find their way both near home and aro...und the globe.
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              ISBN 9780691140452
              Released AU 15 Apr 2012
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Science Essentials
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              The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

              The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter (Hardback)

              By Freese, Katherine

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              The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe - from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars - constitute only 5 percent of all matter and energy in the cosmos. This title tells the story of the epic quest to solve one of the most compelling enigmas of mod...ern science - what is the universe made of?
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              ISBN 9780691153353
              Released AU 1 Jun 2014
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Science Essentials
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              How to Find a Habitable Planet

              How to Find a Habitable Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

              Afterword by Kasting, James F.

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              The author has worked closely with NASA in its mission to detect habitable worlds outside our solar system. In this book, he introduces readers to the advanced methodologies being used in this extraordinary quest. It is a suitable for those who have ever dreamed of finding other ...planets like ours - and perhaps even life like ours - in the cosmos.
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              ISBN 9780691156279
              Released AU 15 Aug 2012
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Series Science Essentials
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              Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People
               

              Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

              By Harris, John

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              Intends to dismantle objections to genetic engineering, stem-cell research, designer babies, and cloning and makes an ethical case for biotechnology that is both forthright and rigorous.

              ISBN 9780691148168
              Released AU 15 Oct 2010
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Science Essentials
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              The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions

              The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions (Hardback, New title)

              By Smelser, Neil J.

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              What gives rise to terrorism, who are its proponents and how do they think, and how - and why - does it work? Drawing from the findings in sociology, political science, psychiatry, and history, this work explains what it means to live under constant threat of terrorism, and addre...sses the thorny domestic and foreign policy challenges this poses.
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              ISBN 9780691133089
              Released AU 15 Jul 2007
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Science Essentials
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              The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions
               

              The Faces of Terrorism: Social and Psychological Dimensions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smelser, Neil J.

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              Defining what terrorism is, this title shows why a precise definition has eluded, and proposes one that takes into account the complexities of this unconventional and politically charged brand of violence. It also explores the root causes and conditions of terrorism, and examines... the ideologies that inspire and fuel it throughout the world.
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              ISBN 9780691149356
              Released AU 15 Oct 2010
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Science Essentials
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              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds

              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds (Hardback)

              By Hooper, Dan

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              Taking readers into the remarkable world of cosmology, Hooper describes many of the extraordinary and perplexing questions that scientists are asking about the origin and nature of the world.

              ISBN 9780691183565
              Released AU 15 Oct 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Series Science Essentials
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              The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?
               

              The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Hardback)

              By Ward, Peter

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              Intends to propose a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship with the Earth's biosphere - one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the discoveries from the geological record, this book argues that life might be its own ...worst enemy.
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              ISBN 9780691130750
              Released AU 15 Mar 2009
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Science Essentials
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              Memory: The Key to Consciousness
               

              Memory: The Key to Consciousness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Thompson, Richard F.; Madigan, Stephen A.

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              Memory is perhaps the most extraordinary phenomenon in the natural world. Without memory there can be no mind as we understand it. Focusing on research in behavioral science and neuroscience, this work is a primer of our scientific understanding of the mechanics of memory and lea...rning.
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              ISBN 9780691133119
              Released AU 15 Aug 2007
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter

              The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter (Hardback)

              By Quinn, Helen R.; Nir, Yossi

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              The laws of physics tell us that equal amounts of matter and antimatter were produced in the early universe - but then, something odd happened. Matter won out over antimatter; had it not, the universe today would be dark and barren. But how and when did this occur? This work guid...es readers into the very heart of this mystery.
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              ISBN 9780691133096
              Released AU 15 Dec 2007
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Series Science Essentials
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