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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Marc Kaufman, Elon Musk

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Mars Up Close presents the story of the Curiosity Mission from the inside - showcasing the people, the technology and the... [more]

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How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This... [more]

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Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Botany & plant sciences

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art...

Arthur I. Miller

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Impact of science & technology on society

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A dazzling look at the artists working on the frontiers of science. [more]

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Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Sally Elmer Peter Slater Raoul Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A visual delight that would make a wonderful gift for nature lovers or those interested in nature. [more]

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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Nick Bostrom

Risk assessment; Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

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This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines... [more]

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Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection

Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection

Henry Shue

Ethics & moral philosophy; Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change is the most difficult threat facing humanity this century and negotiations to reach international agreement... [more]

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning...

Marcelo Gleiser

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

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Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth? To be human... [more]

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The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

Kenneth Libbrecht

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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The secret of the snowflake's fleeting beauty, and of the art of capturing it on film. [more]

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Alan P. Lightman

Philosophy; Popular science

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Explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition... [more]

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World

Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World...

Amir Alexander

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; History of science

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The epic story of the origin of calculus [more]

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Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age

Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age

Alex Wright

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Library & information sciences; Information technology industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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In 1934, a Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet sketched out plans for a worldwide network of computers-or electric telescopes,... [more]

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Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science

Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science

Michael Ruse

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Michael Ruse offers a new analysis of the often troubled relationship between science and religion. [more]

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Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The third edition of this classic graduate-level physics text covers relativistic quantum mechanics, field quantization, causal... [more]

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Paradoxes in Mathematics

Paradoxes in Mathematics

Stanley J. Farlow

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Students and puzzle enthusiasts will get plenty of enjoyment plus some painless mathematical instruction from 30 conundrums,... [more]

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Diamonds

Diamonds

Ian Smillie

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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Diamonds are a multi-billion dollar business involving some of the world's largest mining companies, a million and a half... [more]

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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We...

Marlene Zuk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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A whip-smart, brilliantly researched expos of pseudoscientific myths about the evolutionary past and how people should live... [more]

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Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Including facts, stories and information drawn from across history, science, art and literature - from finger-prints to angel... [more]

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The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children?... [more]

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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Jennifer Ouellette

Society & Social Sciences; Mathematics & Sciences

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Dives into the miniscule ranges of variation to understand just what sets us apart. In this book, the author draws on research... [more]

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Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Harry Collins

Philosophy; Sociology; Impact of science & technology on society

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To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common... [more]

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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

Larry Young, Brian Alexander

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Sexual behaviour; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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First published in... 2012. --T.p. verso. [more]

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Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest... [more]

$22.99

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Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own

Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own...

David Toomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Xenobiotics

Paperback

A fascinating introduction to the weirdest life forms known to science and the maverick scientists who search for them. [more]

$19.95

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Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Lin Sutherland, Gayle Sutherland

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

This guide describes Australia's common minerals and gems, some rarities and the odd curiosity and will enable collectors... [more]

$24.95

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