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    Cover: Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosNeutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the CosmosMoskvitch, KatiaHARDCOVER09/15/2020$29.95
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoPAPERBACK08/18/2020$17.95
    Cover: Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondSpacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondWanjek, ChristopherHARDCOVER04/14/2020$29.95
    Cover: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinWhat Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinMoore, DonovanHARDCOVER03/03/2020$29.95
    Cover: The Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the CosmosThe Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the CosmosSiegfried, TomHARDCOVER09/17/2019$29.95
    Cover: Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseZwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseJohnson, JohnHARDCOVER09/10/2019$35.00
    Cover: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK08/13/2019$16.95
    Cover: Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesGravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black HolesCowen, RonHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoHARDCOVER04/08/2019$29.95
    Cover: Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New AfterwordRipples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New AfterwordSchilling, GovertPAPERBACK03/18/2019$16.95
    Cover: Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireTime and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireKosmin, Paul J.HARDCOVER12/31/2018$55.00
    Cover: Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial LifeExoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial LifeGoldsmith, DonaldHARDCOVER09/10/2018$24.95
    Cover: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenHARDCOVER08/06/2018$25.95
    Cover: Universe in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of LifeUniverse in Creation: A New Understanding of the Big Bang and the Emergence of LifeGould, Roy R.HARDCOVER05/07/2018$24.95
    Cover: Life through Time and SpaceLife through Time and SpaceArthur, WallaceHARDCOVER08/07/2017$29.95
    Cover: Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of AstronomyRipples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of AstronomySchilling, GovertHARDCOVER07/31/2017$29.95
    Cover: Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianZero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianWithers, Charles W. J.HARDCOVER03/13/2017$29.95
    Cover: After PhysicsAfter PhysicsAlbert, David ZPAPERBACK10/10/2016$19.50
    Cover: QBism: The Future of Quantum PhysicsQBism: The Future of Quantum Physicsvon Baeyer, Hans ChristianHARDCOVER10/03/2016$24.95
    Cover: The Lost Art of Finding Our WayThe Lost Art of Finding Our WayHuth, John EdwardPAPERBACK11/16/2015$22.50
    Cover: The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950Ogle, VanessaHARDCOVER10/12/2015$43.50
    Cover: God’s PlanetGod’s PlanetGingerich, OwenHARDCOVER10/22/2014$19.95
    Cover: Nuclear IranNuclear IranBernstein, JeremyHARDCOVER10/14/2014$18.95
    Cover: The Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and TimeThe Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and TimePäs, HeinrichHARDCOVER02/10/2014$31.50
    Cover: A Short History of Physics in the American CenturyA Short History of Physics in the American CenturyCassidy, David C.PAPERBACK09/02/2013$22.50
    Cover: A Palette of ParticlesA Palette of ParticlesBernstein, JeremyHARDCOVER03/11/2013$18.95
    Cover: 101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know About the World You Can't See101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know About the World You Can't SeeFord, Kenneth W.PAPERBACK10/22/2012$20.50
    Cover: Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheNuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans BetheSchweber, Silvan S.HARDCOVER06/18/2012$35.00
    Cover: Sensitive Matter: Foams, Gels, Liquid Crystals, and Other MiraclesSensitive Matter: Foams, Gels, Liquid Crystals, and Other MiraclesMitov, Michel
    Weiss, Giselle
    HARDCOVER04/10/2012$26.00
    Cover: Lake Views: This World and the UniverseLake Views: This World and the UniverseWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK11/30/2011$22.50
    Cover: Picturing Heaven in Early ChinaPicturing Heaven in Early ChinaTseng, Lillian Lan-yingHARDCOVER07/25/2011$79.95
    Cover: Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic LevitationRising Force: The Magic of Magnetic LevitationLivingston, James D.HARDCOVER05/30/2011$27.95
    Cover: Einstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusEinstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusSchweber, Silvan S.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$24.50
    Cover: From Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of PhysicsFrom Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of PhysicsNewton, Roger G.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$23.50
    Cover: Supercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our PlanetSupercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our PlanetNield, TedPAPERBACK08/05/2009$37.00
    Cover: Life in Space: Astrobiology for EveryoneLife in Space: Astrobiology for EveryoneMix, Lucas JohnHARDCOVER03/31/2009$31.50
    Cover: The Mermaid’s Tale: Four Billion Years of Cooperation in the Making of Living ThingsThe Mermaid’s Tale: Four Billion Years of Cooperation in the Making of Living ThingsWeiss, Kenneth M.
    Buchanan, Anne V.
    HARDCOVER02/15/2009$48.50
    Cover: Galileo’s Glassworks: The Telescope and the MirrorGalileo’s Glassworks: The Telescope and the MirrorReeves, EileenHARDCOVER01/31/2008$23.00
    Cover: Objectivity, Invariance, and Convention: Symmetry in Physical ScienceObjectivity, Invariance, and Convention: Symmetry in Physical ScienceDebs, Talal A.
    Redhead, Michael L. G.
    HARDCOVER02/15/2007$59.50
    Cover: Bigger than Chaos: Understanding Complexity through ProbabilityBigger than Chaos: Understanding Complexity through ProbabilityStrevens, MichaelPAPERBACK09/30/2006$37.50
    Cover: God’s UniverseGod’s UniverseGingerich, OwenHARDCOVER09/30/2006$21.00
    Cover: Practical Matter: Newton’s Science in the Service of Industry and Empire, 1687–1851Practical Matter: Newton’s Science in the Service of Industry and Empire, 1687–1851Jacob, Margaret C.
    Stewart, Larry
    PAPERBACK09/01/2006$26.00
    Cover: Einstein 1905: The Standard of GreatnessEinstein 1905: The Standard of GreatnessRigden, John S.PAPERBACK04/30/2006$23.50
    Cover: Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of TechnologyGiant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of TechnologyMcCray, W. PatrickPAPERBACK04/30/2006$30.50
    Cover: Information: The New Language of ScienceInformation: The New Language of Sciencevon Baeyer, Hans ChristianPAPERBACK11/30/2005$25.00
    Cover: Galileo’s Pendulum: From the Rhythm of Time to the Making of MatterGalileo’s Pendulum: From the Rhythm of Time to the Making of MatterNewton, Roger G.PAPERBACK10/31/2005$22.50
    Cover: The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for EveryoneThe Quantum World: Quantum Physics for EveryoneFord, Kenneth W.PAPERBACK10/15/2005$29.50
    Cover: Victory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersVictory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersHolton, GeraldHARDCOVER05/30/2005$55.50
    Cover: China and Albert Einstein: The Reception of the Physicist and His Theory in China, 1917–1979China and Albert Einstein: The Reception of the Physicist and His Theory in China, 1917–1979Hu, DanianHARDCOVER04/25/2005$63.50
    Cover: A Brief History of the Harvard University CyclotronsA Brief History of the Harvard University CyclotronsWilson, RichardPAPERBACK05/30/2004$25.00
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    As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.