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How to Build a Habitable Planet

How to Build a Habitable Planet

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

When it comes to evolution, whether it’s evolution of live organisms or evolution of planets there’s a lot of confusion. That’s were the “How to Build a Habitable Planet” comes in. It is a book with a reputation of an accessible yet scientifically impeccable introduction to the origin and evolution of Earth, which clears a lot […]

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It’s Not Rocket Science

It’s Not Rocket Science

| August 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Throughout the last couple of hundred years science has become really amazing and, unfortunately to many, fiendishly complicated. And, even though, many people are interested in science, the complicated mathematics or highly abstract concepts make it hard for people with no education in that field to enjoy it. “It’s Not Rocket Science” tries to overcome this by […]

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Do It Now! Science: Wild Experiments & Outdoor Adventures

Do It Now! Science: Wild Experiments & Outdoor Adventures

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ok I doubt that I have any youngster readers on this website, but just for the fun of it let’s take a look at something new and unique this time – a colorful experiment guide for children and their parents. “Do it Now! Wild Experiments and Outdoor Adventures” is a brand new book, which offers […]

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The Disappearing Spoon

The Disappearing Spoon

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements” is the full title of this unique book that tells the story behind the chemical elements, how they were discovered and affected the world. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How […]

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Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything

Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything

| May 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s seems like a good day to update the general science section of the website. So let’s check out this simple little book called “Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Science of Everything”. As you might guess from the title, it’s one of those simple and fun-to-read trivia books. So let’s see how it holds up. […]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” is the full name of the book, and, as you might guess from the title, it’s another interesting book about neuroscience. To be more precise it’s about a relatively new branch of science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old […]

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What Is Life?

What Is Life?

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today is a great time to look at something a little more philosophical. “What is Life? With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches” is a great mix of physics and philosophy by Erwin Schrodinger himself. It’s always interesting to read the thoughts of the scientists rather than reading some reviewers work or countless copied articles […]

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Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Phantoms in the Brain” is a popular science book by V.S. Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee about the human mind and its mysteries. I don’t know about you but for me neuroscience is a very interesting topic. Just recently I’ve read about a rather curious fact that bilingual people unconsciously change personalities as they speak different languages. Similar […]

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