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The Best Science Books of 2014
The Best Science Books of 2014

The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.

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Werner Herzog on America and His Lifelong NASA Dream
Werner Herzog on America and His Lifelong NASA Dream

“The country has always had a capacity to rejuvenate itself, pull itself out of defeat and look to the future. There has always been space there to create real change.”

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Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos
Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space: Imaginative and Illuminating Children’s Book Tickles Our Zest for the Cosmos

Rocket fuel for the souls of budding Sagans.

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Ordering the Heavens: Hevelius’s Revolutionary 17th-Century Star Catalog and the First Moon Map
Ordering the Heavens: Hevelius’s Revolutionary 17th-Century Star Catalog and the First Moon Map

How a visionary manuscript, completed by the first female astronomer of the Western world, survived three fires to become a beacon of scientific dedication.

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The Universe, “Branes,” and the Science of Multiple Dimensions
The Universe, “Branes,” and the Science of Multiple Dimensions

How a needle, a shower curtain, and a New England clam explain the possibility of parallel universes.

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