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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Stephen Brusatte
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WINNER 19,050 votes
While many of this year's nominees looked to the future, Steve Brusatte wins Best Science & Technology with his engaging exploration of the distant past. In The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, the paleontologist traces the evolution of the majestic prehistoric creatures, interspersing the scientific narrative with his own stories of globe-trotting expeditions and remarkable discoveries.

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Stephen Brusatte
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