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Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem

Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude...

National Maritime Museum, Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts; Precision instruments manufacture; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude . [more]

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Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren...

Joseph F. C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming; Nuclear issues

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Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do... [more]

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The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

James R. Hurford

linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics; Anthropology; Human biology

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This book offers an accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language and what sets... [more]

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How Animals Grieve

How Animals Grieve

Barbara J. King

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

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Scientists have long cautioned against attributing familiar emotions to animals, arguing that it limits our ability to truly... [more]

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The Year without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

The Year without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and...

William K Klingaman, Nicholas P Klingaman

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Natural disasters; Weather

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In the tradition of Krakatoa and Guns, Germs, and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year 1816, when there was no summer.... [more]

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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World...

Denise Kiernan

Autobiography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences

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Kiernan traces the astonishing story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee--one of the Manhattan Project's... [more]

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The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter

Katherine Freese

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

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The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe - from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars - constitute... [more]

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The Amazing World of Flyingfish

The Amazing World of Flyingfish

Steve N. G. Howell

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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If you travel the open ocean anywhere in the tropics, you are very likely to see flyingfish. These beautifully colored ocean... [more]

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Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field

Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field

John Lewis-Stempel

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Offers an account of an English meadow's life from January to December. This title records the passage of the seasons from... [more]

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Why Does My Dog Do That?: Answers to the 50 Questions Dog Lovers Ask

Why Does My Dog Do That?: Answers to the 50 Questions Dog Lovers Ask

Sophie Collins

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets; Dogs as pets

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Why does your dog get so possessive over the sofa, or so excited when someone calls at the front door? And why does he bark... [more]

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Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Michael Moss

Food manufacturing & related industries; Medicine; Popular science; Food & beverage technology

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In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra operations Whether... [more]

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Judgement Day: The Science of Discworld IV

Judgement Day: The Science of Discworld IV

Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

Fantasy; Fiction companions; Popular science

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Marjorie Daw is a librarian, and takes her job - and indeed the truth of words - very seriously. She doesn't know it, but... [more]

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Charles Wheelan

Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The bestselling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book aboutstatistics that readers will welcome and enjoy.... [more]

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Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The fastest way to learn the facts of physics, from fluid dynamics to quarks and gluons. [more]

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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

Alex Pentland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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Where do ideas come from? How do they get put into action? How can we create social structures that are productive and creative?... [more]

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The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend

The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend...

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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The international bestseller that reveals the amazing mind of your favourite friend [more]

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Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

Richard Heinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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A study of 'fracking' (hydraulic fracturing), that casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that has hijacked the discussion... [more]

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A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology

Michael Allaby

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary of zoology available. It contains over 6,000 A-Z entries covering all aspects... [more]

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Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

James Lovelock

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; The environment

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James Lovelock tells the story of his life as an independent scientist and how he came to develop his inventions and theories.... [more]

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Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Mark Jerome Walters

Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Every time we sneeze, there seems to be a new form of flu: bird flu, swine flu, Spanish flu, Hong Kong flu, H5N1, and most... [more]

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Historical geology; Global warming

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In this Very Short Introduction Jamie Woodward examines the environmental shifts that took place during the Great Ice Age... [more]

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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Carl Schaschke

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biochemical engineering; Chemical engineering; Materials science

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This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as... [more]

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Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Robert L. Trivers

Hoaxes & deceptions; Science: general issues; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Wildlife: general interest

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Looks at how and why we so often deceive ourselves. This book examines not only how we self-deceive, but also why, taking... [more]

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Forgotten Algebra

Forgotten Algebra

Barbara Lee Bleau

Education; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Topics covered include: definitions and symbols, first-degree equations, second degree equations, operations with functions,... [more]

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