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Labrador: The Story of the World's Favourite Dog

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Labrador: The Story of the World's Favourite Dog

Ben Fogle

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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A social history of Labradors, and how they have become the world's most beloved dogs, by writer, presenter and long-time... [more]

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Fossils: The Key to the Past

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Fossils: The Key to the Past

Richard A. Fortey

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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The world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in... [more]

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

J. Richard Gott, III

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

<div>J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made... [more]

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

Galaxies & stars

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This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus'... [more]

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

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The World the Game Theorists Made: Game Theory and Cold War Culture

Paul Erickson

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory; History of science

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Drawing on a diverse collection of institutional archives, personal correspondence and papers, and interviews, the author... [more]

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The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

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The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Peter V. Rabins

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Medicine: general issues; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Why was there a meltdown at the Fukushima power plant? Why do some people get cancer and not others? Why is global warming... [more]

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The Extreme Life of the Sea

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The Extreme Life of the Sea

Stephen R. Palumbi, Anthony R. Palumbi

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. This book takes readers to the... [more]

$36.95

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Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World

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Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World

Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology

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On the eve of the bicentenary of the great eruption, this title tells the story of the weather chaos it wrought, weaving the... [more]

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Scott Richard Shaw

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

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Dinosaurs, however toothy, did not rule the earth-and neither do humans. But what were and are the true potentates of our... [more]

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The Nature of Space and Time

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The Nature of Space and Time

Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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How could quantum gravity, a theory that could explain the earlier moments of the big bang and the physics of the enigmatic... [more]

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and... [more]

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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In Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, Bill Nye explains why race does not really exist; evaluates the true... [more]

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Can Science Explain Religion?

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Can Science Explain Religion?

James W. Jones

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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Drawing on scientific research and logical argument James Jones directly confronts the claims that cognitive science can eliminate,... [more]

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What to Think About Machines That Think: Today's Leading Thinkers on the Age of Machine Intelligence

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What to Think About Machines That Think: Today's Leading Thinkers on the...

John Brockman

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

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As the world becomes ever more dominated by technology, John Brockman's latest addition to the acclaimed and bestselling&nbsp;... [more]

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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

Walter Moore

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A highly readable biography of the great scientist, Erwin Schrodinger (author of What is Life?). [more]

$37.95

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Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

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Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

Martin F. Price

Mathematics & Sciences; Mountains

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In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Price addresses the role of mountains in global ecosystems and within human culture.... [more]

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The Society of Genes

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The Society of Genes

Itai Yanai, Martin Lercher

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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Since Dawkins popularized the notion of the selfish gene, the question of how these selfish genes work together to construct... [more]

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes In, On, and Around You

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Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and...

Rob DeSalle, Susan L. Perkins

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Revolutionary research is revealing how the trillions of microbes living on and in our bodies can keep us healthy... or make... [more]

$53.95

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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

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How Do You Find an Exoplanet?

John Asher Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

Hardback

An authoritative primer on the four key techniques that today's planet hunters use to detect the feeble signals of planets... [more]

$66.00

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The Wheel: Inventions and Reinventions

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The Wheel: Inventions and Reinventions

Richard W. Bulliet

History; Impact of science & technology on society; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the... [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biodiversity

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the... [more]

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing

Rebecca Skloot, Tim Folger

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Rebecca Skloot, #1 New York Times best-selling author, edits this year svolume of the finestscience and nature writing.... [more]

$26.95

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All About Garden Wildlife of Australia

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All About Garden Wildlife of Australia

Garry Sankowsky

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

This book, the second title in an exciting new series, investigates the ever-popular subject of the wildlife which can be... [more]

$29.99

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

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This book looks at fifty great calculations, exploring how and why they were developed and assessing their impact on the history... [more]

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Astronomy 2016 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2016 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

$27.95

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