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Phil Plait

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Philip Plait, also known as The Bad Astronomer, is an American astronomer, skeptic, writer and popular science blogger. Plait has worked as part of the Hubble Space Telescope team, images and spectra of astronomical objects, as well as engaging in public outreach advocacy for NASA missions.
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Why Does E=mc2?
by Brian Cox (Jul 12, 2010)
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The most accessible, entertaining, and enlightening explanation of the best-known physics equation in the world, as rendered by two of todays leading scientists.Professor Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw go on a journey to the frontier of 21st century science to consider the real meaning behind the iconic sequence of symbols that make up Einste...
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Solar System
by Rosemary Mosco (Sep 17, 2018)
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Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything
by Kelly Weinersmith (Oct 16, 2017)
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From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, an illustrated investigation into future technologiesWhat will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why do we not have a lunar colony already?In this book, Zach and Kelly Weinersmith give us a snapshot of the transformativ...