Kindle eBook Daily Deals 08/14/20

  1. Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery (Science, $2.99)
    1. By Scott Kelly
    2. 4.7/5 stars with 1,062 reviews
    3. The veteran of four spaceflights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly hostile to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both life-threatening and mundane: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the catastrophic risks of colliding with space junk; and the still more haunting threat of being unable to help should tragedy strike at home–an agonizing situation Kelly faced when, on a previous mission, his twin brother’s wife, American Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was shot while he still had two months in space.
  2. Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation (Science, $1.99)
    1. By Bill Nye
    2. 4.6/5 stars with 964 reviews
    3. In Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, he explains why race does not really exist; evaluates the true promise and peril of genetically modified food; reveals how new species are born, in a dog kennel and in a London subway; takes a stroll through 4.5 billion years of time; and explores the new search for alien life, including aliens right here on Earth.

 

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