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Why Am I Taller?

by Melissa Wuske

Dave Williams and Elizabeth Howell’s "Why Am I Taller?" covers the medical side of an astronaut’s life. Physician astronauts, like Williams, have a unique window into what it’s like to be in space. They both experience and diagnose... Read More

Book Review

Superspy Science

by Kristine Morris

Kathryn Harkup’s "Superspy Science" unveils the science and technology behind the gadgets that co-star in James Bond films. James Bond’s exploits have thrilled readers since the 1953 publication of Casino Royale, the first in Ian... Read More

Book Review

Back to the Moon

by Kristine Morris

In "Back to the Moon", astrophysicist Joseph Silk makes a compelling argument for a return to the moon and lays out an exciting vision for the next fifty years of lunar science. Silk presents an exciting scenario featuring massive... Read More

Book Review

This Dark Star

by Carolina Ciucci

"This Dark Star" is a fascinating introduction to a talented sixteenth-century astronomer and mathematician. Charles L. Ladner’s "This Dark Star" is the enlightening biography of sixteenth-century astronomer Thomas Digges. Ladner notes... Read More

Book Review

Venus

by Rebecca Foster

William Sheehan and Sanjay Shridhar Limaye’s "Venus" is a comprehensive introduction to historical and current research into Venus, as well as its representations in popular culture. Apart from the Moon, Venus is the brightest object... Read More

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