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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,496 results

Letters to a Young Scientist

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Letters to a Young Scientist

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Applied ecology

Paperback

Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. [more]

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems ... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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Bug Music

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Bug Music

David Rothenberg

Social & political philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the North Eastern United States emerged from their seventeen year cycle - the longest... [more]

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The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New Edition)

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The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: A life in Science (New...

Peter Doherty

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery... [more]

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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

Thalma Lobel

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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How the body unconsciously affects our everyday decisions and choices -- [more]

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

George M. Church, Edward Regis

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Biotechnology

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When humans can control the genetic makeup of organisms to the extent foreseen by synthetic biologists, nature will no longer... [more]

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Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Physical chemistry

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In this essential guide for students of chemistry, Peter Atkins' Very Short Introduction explains the principles and phenomena... [more]

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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Joe Schwarcz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Today, hyperbole dominates the media, which makes separating science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat,... [more]

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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its discover means for our understanding of the laws of nature)

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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its...

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, whose... [more]

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Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft

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Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft...

Jay Gallentine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Jay Gallentine offers the first complete, people-orientated history of the first two decades of unmanned space probes & planetary... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs didn't die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and... [more]

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Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease

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Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease...

Brian Douglas Cooke

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations. [more]

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

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A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia

David Rentz

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. [more]

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Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting Your Life at Risk

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Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting...

Julian Cribb

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Family & health

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From morning to night, we are surrounded by man-made chemicals, most of them untested, many of them toxic. It's the price... [more]

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

Ruth S. Defries

History; Food & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Evolution

Hardback

A MacArthur Genius and eminent scientist shows how an ordinary mammal manipulated nature to become a technologically sophisticated... [more]

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God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos

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God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos

Victor J. Stenger

Philosophy; Cosmology & the universe

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Cosmologists have reasons to believe that the vast universe in which we live is just one of an endless number of other universes... [more]

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The Secret World of Oil

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The Secret World of Oil

Ken Silverstein

Political corruption; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilisationů But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting-... [more]

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An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens

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An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens

Ian Morison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Provides extensive guidance for amateurs on observing and imaging equipment and demonstrates how to best use them. [more]

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Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics

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Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the...

Zvi Artstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator... [more]

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance...

Mark Avery

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity; Wildlife: general interest

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September 1st, 2014 marks the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history--the demise of the Passenger... [more]

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No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture

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No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture...

Matthew D. Tribbe

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends... [more]

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National Birds of the World: Avian Emblems of the World

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National Birds of the World: Avian Emblems of the World

Ron Toft

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

National Birds is a unique celebration of the world's many and varied species of birds adopted by nations. [more]

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Sustainability: A History

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Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

Hardback

An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change...

George Marshall

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Hardback

A witty, insightful, and groundbreaking take on one of the most urgent questions of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific... [more]

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