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The Growth of Knowledge About Mars (February 19, 2006)
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Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet by Steven W. Squyres 4.5 out of 5 stars   (48)
Marswalk One: First Steps on a New Planet (Springer Praxis Books) by David Shayler 4.0 out of 5 stars   (3)
Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination by Robert Markley 5.0 out of 5 stars   (1)
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Opinion About Extraterrestrial Life Before the 20th Century (February 18, 2006)
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The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750-1900 by Michael J. Crowe 4.5 out of 5 stars   (2)
Plurality of Worlds: The Extraterrestrial Life Debate from Democritus to Kant by Steven J. Dick 4.0 out of 5 stars   (1)
Civilized Life in the Universe: Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials by George Basalla 4.0 out of 5 stars   (4)
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Implications of Contact with Extraterrestrial Civilizations (July 21, 2007)
This list includes:
Are We Alone?: Philosophical Implications Of The Discovery Of Extraterrestrial Life by Paul Davies 4.0 out of 5 stars   (25)
After Contact: The Human Response To Extraterrestrial Life by Albert A. Harrison 4.1 out of 5 stars   (12)
Many Worlds: The New Universe, Extraterrestrial Life, and the Theological Implications by Steven J. Dick 3.7 out of 5 stars   (3)
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The Historical Significance of the Space Race (February 16, 2006)
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This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age (Modern Library Paperbacks) by William E. Burrows 3.8 out of 5 stars   (31)
the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age by Walter A. McDougall 4.5 out of 5 stars   (15)
Countdown: A History of Space Flight by T. A. Heppenheimer 4.8 out of 5 stars   (9)
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The Dangers of Too Much Medical Care (February 14, 2008)
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Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by Shannon Brownlee 4.4 out of 5 stars   (70)
Last Well Person: How to Stay Well Despite the Health-care System by Nortin M. Hadler 4.2 out of 5 stars   (30)
Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises by Richard A. Deyo 4.8 out of 5 stars   (10)
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Cultural and Psychological Meaning of UFOs & Alien Abduction (February 5, 2006)
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Alien Abductions: Creating a Modern Phenomenon by Terry Matheson 4.0 out of 5 stars   (3)
Angels and Aliens: UFO's and the Mythic Imagination by Keith Thompson 4.3 out of 5 stars   (13)
Captured By Aliens: The Search for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe by Joel Achenbach 4.5 out of 5 stars   (35)
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My Favorite Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies (and TV) (July 26, 2006)
This list includes:
Star Wars Trilogy (A New Hope / The Empire Strikes Back / Return of the Jedi) (Widescreen Edition with Bonus Disc) DVD ~ Mark Hamill 3.7 out of 5 stars   (4,557)
Star Trek The Original Series - The Complete Seasons 1-3 DVD ~ William Shatner 4.5 out of 5 stars   (1,249)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - The Director's Cut (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ William Shatner 4.6 out of 5 stars   (937)
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SF and Fantasy for People Who Rarely Read SF and Fantasy (September 17, 2007)
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Stewards of the Flame by Sylvia Engdahl 4.1 out of 5 stars   (69)
Children of the Star by Sylvia Engdahl 4.9 out of 5 stars   (31)
Journey Between Worlds by Sylvia Engdahl 4.4 out of 5 stars   (13)
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What Science Now Knows About the Mind's Effect on Health (July 26, 2006)
This list includes:
Who Gets Sick: How Beliefs, Moods and Thoughts Affect Health by Blair Justice 4.7 out of 5 stars   (6)
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert M. Sapolsky 4.6 out of 5 stars   (175)
The Healing Brain: Breakthrough Discoveries About How the Brain Keeps Us Healthy by Robert Ornstein 4.5 out of 5 stars   (4)
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Order from Complexity: An Exciting New Worldview (December 31, 2004)
This list includes:
At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity by Stuart Kauffman 4.1 out of 5 stars   (74)
Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos by Roger Lewin 3.7 out of 5 stars   (14)
COMPLEXITY: THE EMERGING SCIENCE AT THE EDGE OF ORDER AND CHAOS by M. Mitchell Waldrop 4.1 out of 5 stars   (89)
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