This series of resource books is designed to give teachers, students, and general readers insight into complex science topics. Each book is a collection of essays by leading scientists, case studies and profiles, organized, and introduced by a Museum curator.

Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge
engages readers in the study of planets, galaxies, and the search for life on other planets. Edited by Steven Soter and Neil de Grasse Tyson. $24.95
The Biodiversity Crisis: Losing What Counts
offers general audiences a clear understanding of the current threats to life on Earth precipitated by the fastest mass extinction in Earth's history. Edited by Michael J. Novacek. $19.95
Earth: Inside and Out
explores the current research surrounding the Earth's processes, including the history of Earth, climate and climate change, conditions of habitability, volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics. Edited by Edmond A. Mathez. $19.95
Epidemic! The World of Infectious Disease
presents the study of infectious disease through a natural history perspective and examines the relationships between evolution, ecology, and culture. Edited by Rob DeSalle. $19.95
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