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Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted Global Economy

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Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted...

Mark Schapiro

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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This new economic landscape is a function of the enormous costs that climate change is imposing on every society around the... [more]

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Materials: A Very Short Introduction

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Materials: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Hall

Mathematics & Sciences; Materials science

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In this Very Short Introduction, Christopher Hall shows how material science combines physics, chemistry, and biology with... [more]

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

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A journey of discovery through the spectacular intricacies of reproduction in the animal kingdom. [more]

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Moon: Nature and Culture

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Moon: Nature and Culture

Edgar Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A witty and informative tale of everything lunar, tracing the moon's cultural resonance throughout humanity's history. [more]

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The mathematical certainty of Nate Silver meets the insights of Daniel Kahneman in this lively deconstruction of lies, damned... [more]

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Hedgehog

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Hedgehog

Hugh Warwick

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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A natural and cultural history of the hedgehog that explores the symbolism of the animal, from Romans who regarded it as a... [more]

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

Ben Goldacre

Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services; Mathematics & Sciences

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The very best journalism from one of Britain's most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Ian Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Now in its 4th year, this annual collection celebrates the finest Australian science writing of the year. [more]

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Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience

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Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience

Michael Gazzanigga

Mathematics & Sciences

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Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes... [more]

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Bugs in Close-Up

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Bugs in Close-Up

Colin Hutton

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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How many people have actually seen the 'face' of a tiny jumping spider, or the beautiful compound eyes of a female horsefly?... [more]

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Starmus

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Starmus

Garik Israelian , Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Never before has such an ambitious series of talks, articles, and recollections been assembled to celebrate the human exploration... [more]

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

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Nature's Third Cycle: A Story of Sunspots

Arnab Rai Choudhuri

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

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The 11-year cycle of sunspots is one of the most intriguing natural cycles known to mankind. This book explores the fascinating... [more]

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Living with the Stars: How the Human Body is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars

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Living with the Stars: How the Human Body is Connected to the Life Cycles...

Karel Schrijver, Iris Schrijver

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Living with the Stars describes the many fascinating connections between the universe and the human body, which range from... [more]

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

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The Altruistic Brain: How We are Naturally Good

Donald W. Pfaff

Medicine; Neurosciences

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The Altruistic Brain uses language accessible to non-scientists so as to present an elegant theory of how human beings are... [more]

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All is Change: Of Motion: Ancient and Modern

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All is Change: Of Motion: Ancient and Modern

J. F. Riley

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; History of mathematics

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How to Build a Universe: From the Big Bang to the End of Universe

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How to Build a Universe: From the Big Bang to the End of Universe

Ben Gilliland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Ben Gilliland, author of the Metro's popular MetroCosm column, explains how the idea of the Universe 'being born' came to... [more]

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Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

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Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Vaughan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems; Geology & the lithosphere

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The Earth contains a vast array of minerals, many with highly complex arrangements of atoms of several elements. In this Very... [more]

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Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

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Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

B. Jack Copeland

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Computer science

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B. Jack Copeland celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. Best known for the role... [more]

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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Bulent Atalay

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; History of mathematics

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Math and the Mona Lisa sees the transcendent unity of art and science in almost every aspect of Da Vinci's life and work.... [more]

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Linear Programming: An Introduction to Finite Improvement Algorithms

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Linear Programming: An Introduction to Finite Improvement Algorithms

Daniel Solow

Mathematics & Sciences; Linear programming

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This text covers the basic theory and computation for a first course in linear programming, including substantial material... [more]

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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

John Tresch

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Focusing on a set of celebrated technologies, including steam engines, early photography, and mass-scale printing, the author... [more]

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Infinite Series

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Infinite Series

Isidore Isaac Hirschman

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students examines Taylor series, Fourier series, uniform convergence, power series,... [more]

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A First Course in Geometry

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A First Course in Geometry

Edward Walsh

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Suitable for college courses, this introductory text covers the language of mathematics, geometric sets of points, separation... [more]

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Lebesgue Integration

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Lebesgue Integration

J. H. Williamson

Mathematics & Sciences; Integral calculus & equations

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Concise introduction to Lebesgue integration may be read by any student familiar with real variable theory and elementary... [more]

$22.95

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [more]

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