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Mathematics & Sciences

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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The incredible true story of the discovery of DNA as told by biologist and scientific historian Matthew Cobb. [more]

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Steven C. Hatch

Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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A unique insight into how and why medicine can go wrong: combines Daniel Kahneman with Atul Gawande to explain the science... [more]

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Ancient Monuments the World Over

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks...

Lynne Kelly

History; Indigenous peoples; Memory; Popular science

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In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the... [more]

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

Sara Pascoe

Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Medicine; Popular science; Humour

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Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes... [more]

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How to Bake Pi: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex Maths

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How to Bake Pi: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex Maths

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Mobius bagels, Euclid's flourless chocolate cake and apple pi - this is maths, but not as you know it. In How to Bake Pi,... [more]

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The Telescope: A Short History

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The Telescope: A Short History

Dr. Richard Dunn

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; History of science

Hardback

The story of the telecope's development, a fascinating narrative of scientific endeavour, exploration and ingenuity [more]

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Birds: Myth, Lore and Legend

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Birds: Myth, Lore and Legend

Rachel Warren-Chadd, Marianne Taylor

Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

<b>The stories, myths, and legends associated with more than 80 kinds of birds from around the world.</b> [more]

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Secrets of the Seas: A Journey into the Heart of the Oceans

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Secrets of the Seas: A Journey into the Heart of the Oceans

Callum Roberts

Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

<b>A superb visual celebration of life within and beneath the world's seas and oceans.</b> [more]

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Owls: A Guide to Every Species

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Owls: A Guide to Every Species

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Owls brings together full descriptions and distribution maps for all 225 owl species in the world, illustrated with stunning... [more]

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

Paperback

Exploring the possibilities of time travel, life on other planets, artificial intelligence, parallel universes and more, this... [more]

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Elements of Tensor Calculus

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Elements of Tensor Calculus

A. Lichnerowicz, Andrae Lichnerowicz

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Part I: rigorous presentation of tensor calculus as a develoment of vector analysis. Part II: important applications of tensor... [more]

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The Science of Game of Thrones: A Myth-Busting, Mind-Blowing, Jaw-Dropping and Fun-Filled Expedition Through the World of Game of Thrones

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The Science of Game of Thrones: A Myth-Busting, Mind-Blowing, Jaw-Dropping...

Helen Keen

Fantasy; Popular science; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

A myth-busting, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping and fun-filled expedition through the world of Game of Thrones. [more]

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Baseball's All-Time Best Sluggers: Adjusted Batting Performance from Strikeouts to Home Runs

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Baseball's All-Time Best Sluggers: Adjusted Batting Performance from Strikeouts...

Michael J. Schell

Mathematics & Sciences; Baseball

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Presents an examination of the game of baseball using the most statistical tools available. This book provides an evaluation... [more]

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Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb

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Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb

Jeff Hughes

Mathematics & Sciences

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Launched in 1942, the Manhattan Project was a well-funded, secret effort by the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada... [more]

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Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Lawrence Squeri

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science

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Imagine a network of extraterrestrials in radio contact with each other across the universe, superior beings who hail from... [more]

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The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life

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The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit...

Rodney Dietert

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Popular medicine & health

Hardback

A cutting-edge new book that reveals how foreign microbes might actually be good for us, contrary to past belief. The microorganisms... [more]

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Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

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Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Samuel Arbesman

Philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

On July 8th, 2015, something weird happened. The NYSE computers went down and trading was suspended for several hours. The... [more]

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The Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

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

Paperback

The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As... [more]

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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Peter P. Marra, Chris Santella

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Cats as pets

Hardback

The description for this book, Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer, will be forthcoming. [more]

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The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

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The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is...

Lawrence Shapiro

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

Hardback

There are many who believe Moses parted the Red Sea and Jesus came back from the dead. Others are certain that exorcisms occur,... [more]

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Physics

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The description for this book, Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys: The Fascinating Fossil Mammals of South America

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Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys: The Fascinating Fossil Mammals of...

Darin A. Croft

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Wildlife: mammals; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth-giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world's largest... [more]

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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

Professor Richard Wiseman

Conjuring & magic; Popular science; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

Hardback

What would you do if someone bet you they could balance a coin on the edge of a banknote, walk through a postcard, or make... [more]

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