Cell Phone Science

What Happens When You Call and Why
By Michele SequeiraMichael Westphal

Authors Michele Sequeira and Michael Westphal help young people explore this now-commonplace, socially important gadget that connects today's youth with their friends.

Subjects: ChildrenScience


On the Trail of Habitat Change
By Daniel Shaw

Eco-tracking tells true life success stories of young people involved in citizen science efforts and how others can join in tracking climate change, local wildlife, and other parts of the natural world.

Powering the Future

New Energy Technologies
By Eva Thaddeus
Illustrations by Catherine Paplin

This lively introduction to alternative energy sources highlights the science that will play a vital role in our lives today and in the future.

Raptors of New Mexico

Edited by Jean-Luc E. Cartron

This beautifully illustrated study is the first book to focus on the birds of prey of New Mexico.

What Are Global Warming and Climate Change?

Answers for Young Readers
By Chuck McCutcheon

Using a question-and-answer format supplemented by hands-on activities, this book fosters an understanding of the complex processes at work in global warming and climate change.

Dreaming the Biosphere

The Theater of All Possibilities
By Rebecca Reider

Reider tells the tangled tale of the creation, and eventual disintegration, of the experimental eco-utopia known as Biosphere 2.

Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute

The Memoirs of George A. Cowan
By George A. Cowan

Cowan relates the details of his unique scientific career.

The Tree Rings' Tale

Understanding Our Changing Climate
By John Fleck

Science writer Fleck addresses one of the most important guiding principles for life in the arid West and one that scientists have long recognized: climate variability.

The Adaptive Optics Revolution

A History
By Robert Duffner

Duffner has compiled the history of the most revolutionary breakthrough in astronomy since Galileo pointed his telescope skyward--the technology that will greatly expand our understanding of the universe.

Valles Caldera

A Geologic History
By Fraser Goff

Formed by massive volcanic eruptions over a million years ago, the Valles Caldera offers scientists unprecedented opportunities for studying its geologic wonders, and now as a national preserve, it offers the public a unique outdoor experience.