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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 12.99
Winner of the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books It was the universe?s most elusive particle, the linchpin for everything scientists dreamed up to explain how physics works. It had to be found. But projects as big as CERN?s Large Hadron Collider don?t happen without incredible risks and occasional skullduggery. In the definitive account... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 15.99
Twenty years after Stephen Hawking's 9-million-copy selling A Brief History of Time, pioneering theoretical physicist Sean Carroll takes our investigation into the nature of time to the next level. You can't unscramble an egg and you can't remember the future. But what if time doesn't (or didn't!) always go in the same direction? Carroll's paradigm-shifting... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 18.99
Where are we? Who are we? Do our beliefs, hopes and dreams mean anything out there in the void? Can human purpose and meaning ever fit into a scientific worldview? Acclaimed award-winning author Sean Carroll brings his extraordinary intellect to bear on the realms of knowledge, the laws of nature and the most profound questions about life, death and... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 16.99
The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius. In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives in... more...
- Quercus 2012; US$ 10.99
We not only share nearly 99% of our genes with chimps, we also have some 35% in common with daffodils. Throughout much of the animal and even plant kingdoms, almost the same ancient genes code for almost the same proteins. And further, to everyone's astonishment, the genes involved in making the complex eyes of fruitflies are close matches to those... more...
- Quercus 2012; US$ 8.99
In 1809, when Darwin was born, much of the world was an unexplored wilderness. Our knowledge of the past was nonexistent, and our picture of our species' history little more than a set of fantastic myths and fairytales. But a new era was dawning. Five decades later, On the Origin of the Species was able to draw on the pioneering work of explorers... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.14
An award-winning biologist takes us on the dramatic expeditions that unearthed the history of life on our planet. Just 150 years ago, most of our world was an unexplored wilderness.Our sense of how old it was? Vague and vastly off the mark. And our sense of our own species? history? A set of fantastic myths and fairy tales. Fossils had been known... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules , award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 112.95 US$ 97.89
In this landmark work, the author team led by Dr. Sean Carroll presents the general principles of the genetic basis of morphological change through a synthesis of evolutionary biology with genetics and embryology. In this extensively revised second edition, the authors delve into the latest discoveries, incorporating new coverage of comparative genomics,... more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 77.99
The question of God and Cosmology raises the deepest questions of human existence: ?Why is there something rather than nothing?? Or, to put it more personally, ?Why am I here?? The 2014 Greer-Heard Forum featured Christian philosopher William Lane Craig and atheist cosmologist Sean Carroll presenting their views before a packed crowd of over nine... more...