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Oil Notes

By: Bass, Rick; Graves (Introduction), John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Dallas,TX, Southern Methodist University Press:

Our Product Number: 607501

ISBN: 087074383X

Condition: Fine. 1985. First Edition Thus


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Roadside Geology of Arizona

By: Chronic, Halka

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: 604449

ISBN: 0878421475

Condition: Near Fine. 1983


No spine crease. Maps, b/w photos, glossary.. 322 pages. The rise of mountains and the spread of deserts has marked the geologic history of Arizona. Landscapes that we see here today are here because of landscapes of the past, and because of tremendous forces deep within the earth, forces that carry continents into collisions and then drag them apart again, forces of heat and pressure and the slow churning boil of the earth's interior. Landscape features result, too, fro... View more info

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Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant

By: Stone, Richard

Price: $6.84

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Perseus Publishing:

Our Product Number: 603548

ISBN: 0738202819

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket. 2001. First Edition


Blue gray boards with navy spine imptinted in blue metallic with title and author. Map of Russia and Asia on blue endpages. Full number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. 8 pages of b/w photos. Index.. 256 pages. The author chronicles the recent search for the carcass of a mammoth using Soviet-era helicopters, ground penetrating radar, and GPS as tools of the trade as scientists attempt to unlock the mysteries of how this ancient creature lived and died. View more info

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1001 Texas Place Names

By: Tarpley, Fred

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 608693

ISBN: 0292760167

Condition: Near Fine. Minor edgewear on back edge of spine . 1990. First Edition


256 pages. From Notrees to Pine Island, from Scotland to Moscow, from Dickens to Tennyson, from Spur to Lariat, from Buck Naked to Bald Prairie--Texans are unsurpassed for the imaginative names they give their towns and cities. Fred Tarpley has chosen 1001 of the most unusual and interesting of the 75,000 place names that dot the Texas map. The names of Texas communities and places can be traced to a number of basic sources, including people; landscapes; the Bible; li... View more info

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Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law

By: Woit, Peter

Price: $6.32

Publisher: New York, Basic Books:

Our Product Number: 605887

ISBN: 0465092764

Condition: Near Fine. Pea-size mark on cover . 2007. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 320 pages. When does physics depart the realm of testable hypothesis and come to resemble theology? Peter Woit argues that string theory isn’t just going in the wrong direction, it’s not even science. Not Even Wrong shows that what many physicists call superstring "theory” is not a theory at all. It makes no predictions, not even wrong ones, and this very lack of falsifiability is what has allowed... View more info

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The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts and Special Effects

By: Wolf, Steve

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607021

ISBN: 1599053853

Condition: Near Fine. 2010


Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR. 195 pages. Signed by Author. Shot, set on fire, tossed from buildings, and thrown off mountains, Steve Wolf coordinates stunts and special effect for Hollywood action movies. He's worked with dozens of stars. Much of his work looks dangerous, but in this student text, he explains how he uses basic science to make his stunts as safe as they are exciting. Loaded with fascinating facts, safety tips, informative diagrams, and amazing photo... View more info