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Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia

Philippa Nikulinsky

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Botanical art; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A dazzling and wondrous celebration of banksia menziesii (Firewood or Menzies' Banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Leonard Susskind provides an introduction to one great challenge that every aspiring physics buff must master: quantum mechanics.... [more]

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The Secret Life of Sleep

The Secret Life of Sleep

Kat Duff

Cultural studies; Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Gift books

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A fascinating exploration of the most universal and mysterious of human activities [more]

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The Galapagos

The Galapagos

Henry Nicholls

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.... [more]

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50 Visions of Mathematics

50 Visions of Mathematics

Dara O' Briain

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

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Relax: no one understands technical mathematics without lengthy training but we all have an intuitive grasp of the ideas behind... [more]

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Faith and Wisdom in Science

Faith and Wisdom in Science

Tom McLeish

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

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Takes a fresh approach to the 'science and religion' debate, taking a scientist's reading of the enigmatic and beautiful Book... [more]

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The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution

The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution

Keith Barnham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Our civilisation faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations... [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

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In this provocative view of human evolution, Clive Finlayson argues that the critical factor to shape us was environmental... [more]

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Cancer Virus: The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Cancer Virus: The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Dorothy H. Crawford, Ingolfur Johannessen, Alan B. Rickinson

History of medicine; Oncology; Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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This is the story of the discovery of the first human cancer virus. Through intriguing accounts that include some remarkable... [more]

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Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

David Reimer

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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The mathematics of ancient Egypt was fundamentally different from our math today. Contrary to what people might think, it... [more]

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Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Rob Kitchin, Martin Dodge

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Human geography; Software Engineering; Information visualisation

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An analysis of the ways that software creates new spatialities in everyday life, from supermarket checkout lines to airline... [more]

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The Quantum Mechanics of Many-Body Systems

The Quantum Mechanics of Many-Body Systems

D. J. Thouless

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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This monograph introduces advanced under and graduate students to the many-body theory in theoretical physics. The treatment... [more]

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Modern Methods in Partial Differential Equations

Modern Methods in Partial Differential Equations

Martin Schechter

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential calculus & equations

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When first published in 1977, this volume made recent accomplishments in its field available to advanced undergraduates and... [more]

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Counterexamples in Probability

Counterexamples in Probability

Jordan Stoyanov

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Most mathematical examples illustrate the truth of a statement; counterexamples demonstrate a statement's falsity. This third... [more]

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Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry

Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry

Frank Close, Frank Close (Professor of Theoretical Physics Oxford University and Fellow in Physics Exeter College)

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Physics

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Popular science writer's cosmic tour of asymmetry ranges from development of human embryos to the mysterious Higgs boson,... [more]

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Discord: The Story of Noise

Discord: The Story of Noise

Mike Goldsmith

Music; Popular science; Acoustic & sound engineering

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As humankind creates ever more noise, the battle to manage and control it intensifies. Mike Goldsmith considers the long history... [more]

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Hidden Worlds in Quantum Physics

Hidden Worlds in Quantum Physics

Gerard Gouesbet

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Authoritative text emphasizes history and philosophical foundations in a manner interesting to lay readers as well as students... [more]

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The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick

The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick

Benoit B Mandelbrot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Non-Euclidean geometry; History of mathematics; History of engineering & technology

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A fascinating memoir from the man who revitalized visual geometry, and whose ideas about fractals have changed how we look... [more]

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A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance

Elizabeth Warren, Elizabeth Warren

Autobiography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Shakespeare studies & criticism; History; Gender studies: women; Political structure & processes; Central government; History of science

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her... [more]

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Hope on Earth: A Conversation

Hope on Earth: A Conversation

Bing Professor of Population Studies Paul R Ehrlich (Stanford University), Michael Charles Tobias

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Conservation of the environment

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Hope on Earth is the thought-provoking result of a lively and wide-ranging conversation between two of the world's leading... [more]

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Charles Darwin: The Shaping of Evolutionary Thinking

Charles Darwin: The Shaping of Evolutionary Thinking

Lance Workman

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Mathematics & Sciences

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This book examines the history of thought surrounding the relationship between Darwinism and the behavioural sciences. Accessible... [more]

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Gravity's Engines: The Other Side of Black Holes

Gravity's Engines: The Other Side of Black Holes

Caleb A. Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Traces the two hundred year history of our attempts to discover the nature of black holes. This title reveals how these giant... [more]

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Troublesome Inheritance: Genes Race and Human History

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