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by Sylvia Engdahl (Eugene, OR USA)
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The Growth of Knowledge About Mars (February 19, 2006)
This list includes:
• Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet by Steven W. Squyres
• Marswalk One: First Steps on a New Planet (Springer Praxis Books) by David Shayler
• Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination by Robert Markley
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Opinion About Extraterrestrial Life Before the 20th Century (February 18, 2006)
This list includes:
• The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750-1900 by Michael J. Crowe
• Plurality of Worlds: The Extraterrestrial Life Debate from Democritus to Kant by Steven J. Dick
• Civilized Life in the Universe: Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials by George Basalla
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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
• After Contact: The Human Response To Extraterrestrial Life by Albert A. Harrison
• Many Worlds: The New Universe, Extraterrestrial Life, and the Theological Implications by Steven J. Dick
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The Historical Significance of the Space Race (February 16, 2006)
This list includes:
• This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age (Modern Library Paperbacks) by William E. Burrows
• the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age by Walter A. McDougall
• Countdown: A History of Space Flight by T. A. Heppenheimer
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The Dangers of Too Much Medical Care (February 14, 2008)
This list includes:
• Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by Shannon Brownlee
• The Last Well Person: How to Stay Well Despite the Health-Care System by Nortin M. Hadler
• Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises by Richard A. Deyo
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Cultural and Psychological Meaning of UFOs & Alien Abduction (February 5, 2006)
This list includes:
• Alien Abductions: Creating a Modern Phenomenon by Terry Matheson
• Angels and Aliens: UFO's and the Mythic Imagination by Keith Thompson
• Captured By Aliens: The Search for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe by Joel Achenbach
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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
• Star Trek The Original Series - The Complete Seasons 1-3 DVD ~ William Shatner
• Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - The Director's Cut (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ William Shatner
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SF and Fantasy for People Who Rarely Read SF and Fantasy (September 17, 2007)
This list includes:
• Stewards of the Flame by Sylvia Engdahl
• Children of the Star by Sylvia Engdahl
• Journey Between Worlds by Sylvia Engdahl
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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
• Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert M. Sapolsky
• The Healing Brain: Breakthrough Discoveries About How the Brain Keeps Us Healthy by Robert Ornstein
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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
• Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos by Roger Lewin
• COMPLEXITY: THE EMERGING SCIENCE AT THE EDGE OF ORDER AND CHAOS by M. Mitchell Waldrop
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