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Annotation:This book explores ideas from science fiction and whether they might come true. From ideas that are nearly within our reach, to things scientists believe are truly impossible, Kaku takes us on a journey that reaches for the stars.
Annotation:McDonough and Michael Braungart take sustainability to its logical conclusion — advocating for industrial and technological processes that produce no waste, reusing materials endlessly while still meeting the needs of society.
Annotation:A mischievous memoir of an astronaut who started in the Navy, Mullane pulls no punches in telling tales of the life of the astronaut. He criticizes the government and NASA, as well as his own chauvinistic ideas, while describing the passion and excitement that drives explorers into the unknown.
Annotation:The story of the development of electricity and the people who discovered how to harness its power. From the early experiments to more modern inventions, Bodanis tells the tale of inventors at work.