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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain

Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics...

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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From the reign of Charles II to the early 19th century, a curious Almanac - part 'teach-yourself mathematics', part political... [more]

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Eliot Weinberger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Weinberger’s essays are like encyclopaedias in miniature, crammed with curious details that make you wonder at the... [more]

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Winged Sentinels

Winged Sentinels

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjorn Lomborg

Economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Bjorn Lomborg challenges world-class economists to describe the costs and benefits of a range of policies to combat global... [more]

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Climate change. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. The Large Hadron Collider. What do these things have in common? They all... [more]

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Bugs Britannica

Bugs Britannica

Peter Marren

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

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Discussing the fascinating habits of the bug world, this title includes the eccentric behaviour of the bug obsessives themselves.... [more]

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The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed...

The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius...

Amir D. Azcel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Nicolas Bourbaki, whose mathematical publications began to appear in the late 1930s was a direct product as well as a major... [more]

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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Collins

Mathematics & Sciences

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War of the Whales: A True Story

War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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Two men face off against an all-powerful navy-and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. [more]

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Michael R. Trimble

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and... [more]

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines...

Morten Strange

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Borneo, including the birds... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of... [more]

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The Human Age

The Human Age

Diane Ackerman

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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'Our relationship with nature has changed ...radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced... [more]

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business... [more]

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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens...

Benedict Carey

Learning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns [more]

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Problems in Quantum Mechanics

Problems in Quantum Mechanics

D. ter Haar

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

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This wide-ranging collection of problems and solutions covers one-dimensional motion, tunnel effect, angular momentum, central... [more]

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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Joanne Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The perfect introduction to the central ideas of physics in 50 concise essays. [more]

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Bill McGuire

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Natural disasters

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In this Very Short Introduction Bill McGuire explores the potential catastrophes facing our planet. Assessing both the probability... [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Society & culture: general; Management decision making; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Applied mathematics; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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Nonlinear Dynamics: Exploration Through Normal Forms

Nonlinear Dynamics: Exploration Through Normal Forms

Peter B. Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this exposition covers the method of normal forms and its application... [more]

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How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes

How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes

Lester Dubins

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Stochastics

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Revised and updated edition of the classic of advanced statistics. Uses concepts of gambling to develop important ideas in... [more]

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Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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Helps you discover the massive challenges that face explorers, both human and robotic, to uncover the current and future technologies... [more]

$42.95

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The Conscious Mind

The Conscious Mind

Zoltan Torey

Philosophy of mind; Conscious & unconscious; Mathematics & Sciences

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How did the human mind emerge from the collection of neurons that makes... [more]

$24.95

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