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    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: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenHARDCOVER08/06/2018$25.95
    Cover: Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireTime and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireKosmin, Paul J.HARDCOVER12/31/2018$56.50
    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: Vera Rubin: A LifeVera Rubin: A LifeMitton, Jacqueline
    Mitton, Simon
    HARDCOVER02/11/2021$29.95
    Cover: Victory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersVictory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and OthersHolton, GeraldHARDCOVER05/30/2005$57.00
    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: Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianZero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime MeridianWithers, Charles W. J.HARDCOVER03/13/2017$29.95
    Cover: Zwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseZwicky: The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the UniverseJohnson, JohnHARDCOVER09/10/2019$35.00
    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$30.00
    Cover: After PhysicsAfter PhysicsAlbert, David ZPAPERBACK10/10/2016$30.00
    Cover: Bigger than Chaos: Understanding Complexity through ProbabilityBigger than Chaos: Understanding Complexity through ProbabilityStrevens, MichaelPAPERBACK09/30/2006$38.50
    Cover: A Brief History of the Harvard University CyclotronsA Brief History of the Harvard University CyclotronsWilson, RichardPAPERBACK05/30/2004$25.00
    Cover: Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in NatureCosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in NatureChaisson, Eric J.PAPERBACK10/15/2002$36.00
    Cover: Darkness at Night: A Riddle of the UniverseDarkness at Night: A Riddle of the UniverseHarrison, EdwardPAPERBACK01/01/1989$34.50
    Cover: The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordThe Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, With a New AfterwordHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK09/01/2000$30.00
    Cover: Driving Force: The Natural Magic of MagnetsDriving Force: The Natural Magic of MagnetsLivingston, James D.PAPERBACK04/25/1997$30.50
    Cover: Einstein 1905: The Standard of GreatnessEinstein 1905: The Standard of GreatnessRigden, John S.PAPERBACK04/30/2006$30.00
    Cover: Einstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusEinstein and Oppenheimer: The Meaning of GeniusSchweber, Silvan S.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$30.00
    Cover: Einstein, History, and Other Passions: The Rebellion against Science at the End of the Twentieth CenturyEinstein, History, and Other Passions: The Rebellion against Science at the End of the Twentieth CenturyHolton, GeraldPAPERBACK09/15/2000$37.50
    Cover: Einstein’s Greatest Blunder?: The Cosmological Constant and Other Fudge Factors in the Physics of the UniverseEinstein’s Greatest Blunder?: The Cosmological Constant and Other Fudge Factors in the Physics of the UniverseGoldsmith, DonaldPAPERBACK10/15/1997$16.00
    Cover: Facing Up: Science and Its Cultural AdversariesFacing Up: Science and Its Cultural AdversariesWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK04/30/2003$38.00
    Cover: From Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of PhysicsFrom Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of PhysicsNewton, Roger G.PAPERBACK03/30/2010$30.00
    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$30.00
    Cover: Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of TechnologyGiant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of TechnologyMcCray, W. PatrickPAPERBACK04/30/2006$31.50
    Cover: The Hubble Wars: Astrophysics Meets Astropolitics in the Two-Billion-Dollar Struggle over the Hubble Space Telescope, With a New PrefaceThe Hubble Wars: Astrophysics Meets Astropolitics in the Two-Billion-Dollar Struggle over the Hubble Space Telescope, With a New PrefaceChaisson, Eric J.PAPERBACK05/03/1998$30.00
    Cover: Hydrogen: The Essential ElementHydrogen: The Essential ElementRigden, John S.PAPERBACK11/30/2003$30.00
    Cover: Information: The New Language of ScienceInformation: The New Language of Sciencevon Baeyer, Hans ChristianPAPERBACK11/30/2005$26.00
    Cover: Lake Views: This World and the UniverseLake Views: This World and the UniverseWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK11/30/2011$30.00
    Cover: The Lost Art of Finding Our WayThe Lost Art of Finding Our WayHuth, John EdwardPAPERBACK11/16/2015$23.00
    Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideOur Universe: An Astronomer’s GuideDunkley, JoPAPERBACK08/18/2020$17.95
    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$30.00
    Cover: Quantum Mechanics and ExperienceQuantum Mechanics and ExperienceAlbert, David ZPAPERBACK03/15/1994$34.00
    Cover: The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for EveryoneThe Quantum World: Quantum Physics for EveryoneFord, Kenneth W.PAPERBACK10/15/2005$30.00
    Cover: Rabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRabi, Scientist and Citizen: With a New PrefaceRigden, John S.PAPERBACK11/15/2000$39.00
    Cover: The Refrigerator and the Universe: Understanding the Laws of EnergyThe Refrigerator and the Universe: Understanding the Laws of EnergyGoldstein, Martin
    Goldstein, Inge F.
    PAPERBACK02/24/1995$50.00
    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$18.95
    Cover: Rockets into SpaceRockets into SpaceWinter, Frank H.PAPERBACK01/01/1993$30.00
    Cover: A Short History of Physics in the American CenturyA Short History of Physics in the American CenturyCassidy, David C.PAPERBACK09/02/2013$30.00
    Cover: Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondSpacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondWanjek, ChristopherPAPERBACK06/07/2022$19.95Not yet available
    Cover: The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar ObservatoriesThe Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar ObservatoriesHeilbron, J. L.PAPERBACK04/02/2001$34.50
    Cover: Supercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our PlanetSupercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our PlanetNield, TedPAPERBACK08/05/2009$38.00
    Cover: Third ThoughtsThird ThoughtsWeinberg, StevenPAPERBACK08/13/2019$18.00
    Cover: Time and ChanceTime and ChanceAlbert, David ZPAPERBACK02/28/2003$34.00
    Cover: Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireTime and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireKosmin, Paul J.PAPERBACK03/22/2022$30.00Not yet available
    Cover: The Truth of Science: Physical Theories and RealityThe Truth of Science: Physical Theories and RealityNewton, Roger G.PAPERBACK05/01/2000$36.00
    Cover: What Makes Nature Tick?What Makes Nature Tick?Newton, Roger G.PAPERBACK07/15/1998$30.00
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