Nonfiction, Science

Sagan, Carl; Ann Druyan: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

1992

“Cosmos, the widely acclaimed book and television series by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, was about where we are in the vastness of space and time. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is an exploration of who we are. How were we shaped by life’s adventure on this planet, by a mysterious past that we are only just beginning to piece together?”

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Nonfiction, Science

Sagan, Carl: The Dragons of Eden

1977

“A Pulitzer prize winning 1977 book by Carl Sagan. In it, he combines the fields of anthropology, evolutionary biology, psychology, and computer science to give a perspective of how human intelligence evolved.”

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Nonfiction, Science

Priestley, W. M.: Calculus: A Liberal Art

1998

A calc textbook that “attempts to make a clear, conceptual understanding of calculus accessible to all liberal arts students. It presents mathematics as growing out of the classical liberal arts to form a natural bridge between the humanities and the sciences.”

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Nonfiction, Science

Kaku, Michio: Physics of the Future

2011

“Speculates on the possibilities of future technological development over the next 100 years. …Kaku lays out his vision of coming developments in medicine, computing, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and energy production.”

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