Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation #ad - 5 billion years of time; and explores the new search for alien life, including aliens right here on Earth. It is also the most meaningful creation story that humans have ever found. Bill nyesparked by a controversial debate in February 2014, Bill Nye has set off on an energetic campaign to spread awareness of evolution and the powerful way it shapes our lives.
Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new smarter questions. The science of evolution is as expansive as nature itself.
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Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the WorldSt. Martin's Press #ad - When you are done reading, you'll be enlightened and empowered. As bill shares his vision, he debunks some of the most persistent myths and misunderstandings about global warming. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless.
Nye writes briskly and accessibly. And makes an eloquent case for evolution. The wall street journal"because Bill Nye is a scientist, he has no doubts that the 'deniers' of evolution are flat wrong. After all, it's his ability to break down even the most complicated topics into bite-size pieces that made him such a hit on his '90s children's show 'Bill Nye, the Science Guy.
Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World #ad - The boston Globe"Mr. When he's not being summoned to act as a voice of reason for news outlets or leading meetings as CEO of the Planetary Society, he is living the life of a best-selling author. His recently published book, 'undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, ' enlightens readers while using a conversational, educational tone.
And because he's a performer, his book is fun to read and easy to absorb.
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Everything All at Once: How to Think Like a Science Guy, Solve Any Problem, and Make a Better World #ad
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Everything All at Once: How to Think Like a Science Guy, Solve Any Problem, and Make a Better WorldRodale Books #ad - Whether addressing climate change, or personal success, the future of our society as a whole, being driven by a desire for a better future, there are certain strategies that get results: looking at the world with relentless curiosity, or stripping away the mystery of fire walking, and being willing to take the actions needed to make change happen.
In the new york times bestseller everything All at Once, Bill Nye shows you how thinking like a nerd is the key to changing yourself and the world around you. Dare we say it. In everything all at Once, Bill Nye will help you find yours. Bill shows you how to develop critical thinking skills and create change, using his “everything all at once” approach that leaves no stone unturned.
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It’s how he became The Science Guy. This is the story of how bill Nye became Bill Nye and how he became a champion of change and an advocate of science. With his call to arms, he wants you to examine every detail of the most difficult problems that look unsolvable—that is, until you find the solution.
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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe InThomas Dunne Books #ad - After all, he was just an Independent senator from a small state with little name recognition. By the time sanders’s campaign came to a close, however, it was clear that the pundits had gotten it wrong. For him, the political revolution has just started. Most important, he showed that the American people were prepared to take on the greed and irresponsibility of corporate America and the 1 percent.
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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the DarkBallantine Books #ad - Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing. The washington Post Book World “Compelling. Usa today “a clear vision of what good science means and why it makes a difference. A spirited defense of science. Praise for the demon-Haunted World “Powerful. A testimonial to the power of science and a warning of the dangers of unrestrained credulity.
The sciences “Passionate. San francisco Examiner-Chronicle. And yet, disturbingly, pseudoscience is burgeoning with stories of alien abduction, in today's so-called information age, channeling past lives, and communal hallucinations commanding growing attention and respect. A stirring defense of informed rationality.
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark #ad - From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought. Los angeles times how can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions.
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The God DelusionMariner Books #ad - He shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry, and abuses children, buttressing his points with historical and contemporary evidence. The god delusion makes a compelling case that belief in God is not just wrong but potentially deadly. A preeminent scientist—and the world's most prominent atheist—asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11.
The God Delusion #ad - He eviscerates the major arguments for religion and demonstrates the supreme improbability of a supreme being. With rigor and wit, dawkins examines god in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign but still illogical Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers.
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The Wind's Twelve Quarters: A StoryHarper Perennial #ad - The Wind's Twelve Quarters: A Story #ad - Le guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds. The wind's twelve quarters collects seventeen powerful stories, ranging from fantasy to intriguing scientific concepts, each with an introduction by the author, from medieval settings to the future. Including an insightful foreword by le guin, and her approach to writing, relationships, and survival, describing her experience, this stunning collection explores human values, her inspirations, and showcases the myriad talents of one of the most provocative writers of our time.
The recipient of numerous literary prizes, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, including the National Book Award, Ursula K.
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of LifeEcco #ad - It will change both our view of nature and our sense of where we belong in it. Ed yong, prompts us to look at ourselves and our animal companions in a new light—less as individuals and more as the interconnected, whose humor is as evident as his erudition, interdependent multitudes we assuredly are. The microbes in our bodies are part of our immune systems and protect us from disease.
Joining the ranks of popular science classics like the botany of desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that reveals a marvelous, radically reconceived picture of life on earth.
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Bacteria provide squid with invisibility cloaks, help beetles to bring down forests, and allow worms to cause diseases that afflict millions of people. Many people think of microbes as germs to be eradicated, but those that live with us—the microbiome—build our bodies, protect our health, shape our identities, and grant us incredible abilities.
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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space #ad - Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier—space. Revealing. Fascinating. Perhaps the best of Carl Sagan’s books. The washington post book world front page reviewIn Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world.
. Memorable. In pale blue dot, sagan traces the spellbinding history of our launch into the cosmos and assesses the future that looms before us as we move out into our own solar system and on to distant galaxies beyond.
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Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of GombeMariner Books #ad - Ranks with the great scientific achievements of the twentieth century. The washington post “An absolutely smashing account . . . As goodall compellingly tells the story of this intimately intertwined community, we are shown human emotions stripped to their essence. The renowned british primatologist continues the “engrossing account” of her time among the chimpanzees of Gombe, Tanzania Publishers Weekly.
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Genius: The Life and Science of Richard FeynmanOpen Road Media #ad - And he was just getting started. In this sweeping biography, james gleick captures the forceful personality of a great man, integrating Feynman’s work and life in a way that is accessible to laymen and fascinating for the scientists who follow in his footsteps. He was only twenty-seven. Robert oppenheimer, where the giddy young man held his own among the nation’s greatest minds.
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