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Table of Contents
|Science: A Way of Knowing: How do you know what you know?|
|The Ordered Universe: Why do planets appear to wander slowly across the sky?|
|Energy: Why must animals eat to stay alive?|
|Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics: Why is it easier to make an omelet from an egg than to make an egg from an omelet?|
|Electricity and Magnetism: What is lightning?|
|Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation: What is color?|
|Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity: Can a human ever travel faster than the speed of light, at warp speed;?|
|The Atom: Why are there so many different materials in the world?|
|Quantum Mechanics: How can the electron behave like both a particle and a wave?|
|Atoms in Combination: The Chemical Bond: How does blood clot?|
|Materials and Their Properties: How have computers gotten so much faster?|
|The Nucleus of the Atom: How do scientists 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 end?|
|Earth and Other Planets: Is Earth the only planet with life?|
|Plate Tectonics: Can we predict destructive earthquakes?|
|Eart's Many Cycles: 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?|
|The Living Cell: What is the smallest living thing?|
|Molecules of Life: What constitutes a healthy diet?|
|Classical and Modern Genetics: Why do offspring resemble their parents?|
|The New Science of Life: Can we cure cancer?|
|Evolution: How did life emerge on the ancient Earth?|
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