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Table of Contents
Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity: Can A Human Ever Travel Faster than the Speed of Light, at "Warp Speed?"
The Atom: Why?
Quantum Mechanics: How Can the Electron Behave like both a Particle and a Wave?
Atoms in Combination: The Chemical Bond
Properties of Materials: How Have Computers Gotten so Much Faster?
The Nucleus of the Atom: How do Scientist Determine the age of the Oldest Human Fossils?
The Ultimate Structure of Matter: How Can Antimatter be Used to Probe the Human Brain?
The Stars: How Much Longer can the Sun Sustain Life on Earth?
Cosmology: Will the Universe Ever End?
The Earth and Other Planets: Is Earth the Only Planet with Life?
Plate Tectonics: Can We Predict Destructive Earthquakes?
Cycles of the Earth: Will we Ever Run Out of Fresh Water?
Ecology Ecosystems and the Environment: Are Human Activities Affecting the Global Environment?
Strategies of Life: What is Life?
Molecules of Life: What Constitutes a Healthy Diet?
The Living Cell: What is the Smallest Living Thing?
Classical and Modern Genetics: Why do Offspring Resemble their Parents?
The New Science of Life: Can We Cure Cancer?
Evolution: How Did Life Arise
Appendix A. Human Anatomy
Appendix B. Units and Numbers
Appendix C. The Geologic Time Scale
Appendix D. Selected Physical Constants and Astronomical Data
Appendix E. Properties of the Planets
Appendix F. The Chemical Elements
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