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The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959
The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959

“Two hearts could provide enough energy to drive a truck around the world in two years.”

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Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs
Free Radicals: How Anarchy and Serendipity Fueled Science, from Newton to Tesla to Steve Jobs

How Goethe fueled Tesla, why Newton pricked his own eye, and other lessons in breaking the rules of science.

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Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities
Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities

“In the early stages of creation of both art and science, everything in the mind is a story.”

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Philosopher John Searle Defines Consciousness
Philosopher John Searle Defines Consciousness

‘Consciousness is real and irreducible — you can’t get rid of it.’

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The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration
The Sky Is Calling Us: A Cinematic Love Letter to Space Exploration

“…if we ignore the calls of the sky, who then will draw the maps of the universe?”

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How the Hubble Space Telescope Captured the Cosmos
How the Hubble Space Telescope Captured the Cosmos

From black holes to star births, or what decades of cosmic awe have to do with the future of space exploration.

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