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Mathematics & Sciences

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

Steven Connor

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Ideas about numbers, magnitudes and frequencies shape and give texture to almost everything we feel, say, dream and do. In... [more]

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Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault

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Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault

Cary Fowler

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

The remarkable story of the Global Seed Vaultâ??and the valiant effort to save the past and the future of agricultureCloser... [more]

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<b>A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive.</b> [more]

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments - epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and... [more]

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Hello, is This Planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station

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Hello, is This Planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station...

Tim Peake

Photographic reportage; Aerial photography; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Takes readers on a tour of the author's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 photographs... [more]

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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics...

Oliver Uberti, James Cheshire

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

From the best-selling authors of London: The Information Capital comes the first book to use big data to map the movements... [more]

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Human biology

Paperback

Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases,... [more]

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Introductory Course on Differentiable Manifolds

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Introductory Course on Differentiable Manifolds

Siavash Shahshahani

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential & Riemannian geometry

Paperback

Rigorous course for advanced undergraduates and graduate students requires a strong background in undergraduate mathematics.... [more]

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Why are We Waiting?: The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate Change

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Why are We Waiting?: The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate...

Nicholas Stern

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

Paperback

Water is a key that unlocks much of Chinese history and thought. This secret history of China takes us on a journey through... [more]

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Sociology; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In How Population Will Transform Our World , Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

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Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future

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Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future

David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Chemistry; Global warming; Environmental science, engineering & technology; Space science

Hardback

For the first time in Earth's history, our planet is experiencing a confluence of rapidly accelerating changes prompted by... [more]

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Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About Thinking from Pascal to Babbage

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Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About...

Matthew L. Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Precision instruments manufacture

Hardback

From Blaise Pascal in the 1600s to Charles Babbage in the first half of the nineteenth century, inventors struggled to create... [more]

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [more]

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

There is no part of our bodies that fully rotates - be it a wrist or ankle or arm in a shoulder socket, we are made to twist... [more]

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The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

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The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Palaeontology

Hardback

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our... [more]

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Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior

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Human Evolution: Our Brains and Behavior

Robin Dunbar

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

The story of human evolution has fascinated us like no other area of science: we have an insatiable curiosity about who we... [more]

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan Avent

Business & Economics; Labour economics; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

'Ryan Avent is a superb writer ...highly readable and lively' Thomas Piketty To work is human. It puts food on the table,... [more]

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Popular science; Humour

Paperback

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what... [more]

$19.99

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Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

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Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home...

Chris Woodford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

<b>Everything you ever wanted to know about the surprising science behind how things in your home work.</b> [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

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

Paperback

Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations...

Andrew Lawler

Mathematics & Sciences; Poultry farming; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

Everything you need to know (or would be interested to learn) about humanity's other best friend and partner, the humble chicken,... [more]

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