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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 80,107 results

Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction

Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction...

Emma Burns, Andrew Lowe, Nicole Thurgate, David B. Lindenmayer

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Applied ecology; Biodiversity; Management of land & natural resources; Sustainable agriculture

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Demonstrates the value and integration of existing national long-term ecological research in Australia for monitoring environmental... [more]

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This is Mars

This is Mars

Xavier Barral, NASA / MRO, Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences

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Offers a previously unseen vision of the red planet. Located somewhere between art and science, this book brings together... [more]

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Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs

Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs

Richard J. Miller

Medicine; Pharmacology; Psychiatry; Neurosciences

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Through the eyes of history, science, and culture, this exciting new book reveals the world behind psychotropic drugs, answering... [more]

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The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi

The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi

Michael R Molnar

History of religion; Christian theology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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Could the $50 purchase of an ancient coin by a Rutgers astronomer have unlocked the mystery of the Christmas Star? For years,... [more]

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The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Anjan Chatterjee

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art.... [more]

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Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-first Century

Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in...

Harry Collins

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Nuclear structure physics; Astrophysics; Nuclear power & engineering

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Brings to life science's efforts to detect cosmic gravitational waves. This title offers readers an unprecedented view of... [more]

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The War of the Sexes: How Conflict and Cooperation Have Shaped Men and Women from Prehistory to the Present

The War of the Sexes: How Conflict and Cooperation Have Shaped Men and Women...

Paul Seabright

Gender studies, gender groups; Sociology: family & relationships; Social & cultural anthropology; Behavioural economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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As countless love songs, movies, and self-help books attest, men and women have long sought different things. The result?... [more]

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The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions

The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions

Jozsef Illy

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Applied physics

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Delves into a variety of technological innovations, notably the gyrocompass, and consulted for industry in patent cases and... [more]

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philip V. Mladenov

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine... [more]

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Worlds without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Worlds without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Multiverse cosmologies imagine our universe as just one of a vast number of others. While this idea has captivated philosophy,... [more]

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Philosophy of Biology

Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

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Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

John M. Logsdon

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Aerospace & aviation technology

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While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source... [more]

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NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space

NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space

John Krige, Angelina Long Callahan, Ashok Maharaj

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; The Cold War; International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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Since its inception, NASA has participated in over 4,000 international projects, yet historians have almost entirely neglected... [more]

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Androids: Build Your Own Lifelike Robots

Androids: Build Your Own Lifelike Robots

Bryan Bergeron, Thomas B. Talbot

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics

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Learn how to create your own lifelike robots that simulate realistic human responses! [more]

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Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

Computing with Quantum Cats: From Colossus to Qubits

John R. Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Computing: general

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The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Looking back to Alan Turing's work on the Enigma machine and... [more]

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Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Rupert Sheldrake Ph.D.

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

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The bestselling author of Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home offers an intriguing new assessment of modern-day... [more]

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The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe

The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe

Jack Challoner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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An illustrated reference book to the elements that make up everything in our universe. It offers general information about... [more]

$34.95

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Economics; Business & management; Mathematics; Health & Self-Help

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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call efficient is not efficient at all? Why should... [more]

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Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

David K. Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep. [more]

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Regional Field Guide to Birds - Mallee to Limestone Coast

Regional Field Guide to Birds - Mallee to Limestone Coast

Graham Pizzey

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The Pizzey & Knight regional birding guides are easy to use, handy and portable field guides for beginner and experienced... [more]

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Through the Eyes of A Frog

Through the Eyes of A Frog

Sandy Barber, Brad Kruger

Amphibians; Children's & Educational

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Discover the wonder of a natural wetlands habitat - through the eyes of a frog. A colourful picture book which introduces... [more]

$9.95

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Unnatural Selection: Why the Geeks Will Inherit the Earth

Unnatural Selection: Why the Geeks Will Inherit the Earth

Mark Roeder

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Miscellaneous items

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A bold new theory that throws Darwin's theory on its ear: it is no longer the survival of the fittest - - the geeks shall... [more]

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Regional Field Guide to Birds - Red Centre to the Top End

Regional Field Guide to Birds - Red Centre to the Top End

Graham Pizzey

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The Pizzey & Knight regional birding guides are easy to use, handy and portable field guides for beginner and experienced... [more]

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Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life

Martin Brasier

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Cellular biology (cytology); Palaeontology

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With vivid descriptions and master storytelling, Martin Brasier introduces the quest for the missing history of life and the... [more]

$20.95

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Vital Signs 2013

Vital Signs 2013

The Worldwatch Institute

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Social research & statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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From meat consumption to automobile production to hydropower, this title documents over two dozen trends that are shaping... [more]

$26.99

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