The study of twins and the genetics of aggression totally consumes
research scientist Jeannie Ferrami. An accomplished and headstrong
researcher, Jeannie has developed a sophisticated software program
to identify identical twins reared apart. But Jeannie's
breakthrough project is threatened by the appearance of a sudden
impossibility--identical twins born weeks apart to different
mothers at separate locations.
Bill Bryson is one of the world’s most beloved and
bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly
Everything, he takes his ultimate journey–into the most
intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to
answer. It’s a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a
lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand
everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of
Physics professor, bestselling author, and dynamic storyteller
James Kakalios reveals the mind-bending science behind the
seemingly basic things that keep our daily lives running, from our
smart phones and digital “clouds” to x-ray machines and
Take a look up at the stars on a clear night and you get a sense
that the universe is vast and untouchable, full of mysteries beyond
comprehension. But did you know that the key to unveiling the
secrets of the cosmos is as close as the nearest toaster.
The dazzling new novel from Nicola Yoon, the #1 New York
Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything (in
theaters now.),will have you falling in love with
Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other.
You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does
that mean. What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so
special. Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers,
priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and
A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of
the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492.
Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of
the people who inhabited the Western Hemisphere at the time of
Columbus’s landing had crossed the Bering Strait twelve
thousand years ago; existed mainly in small, nomadic bands; and
lived so lightly on the land that the Americas was, for all
practical purposes, still a vast wilderness.