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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,586 results

Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

Biography; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients... [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

Hardback

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

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War of the Whales: A True Story

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War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

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

Hardback

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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The World of Birds

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The World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of... [more]

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [more]

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine...

Jeff Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and... [more]

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Tom Ambrose

Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

For an invention with a history of just 200 years, the simple bicycle has changed the world in many ways. The History of Cycling... [more]

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My Brief History

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My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

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

Hardback

The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Michael Bright

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

Hardback

A spectacular journey through this vast continent, with inspiring photography capturing wildlife behaviour, amazing new creatures... [more]

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,...

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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A star-gazer since childhood, astronomer Gaensler has not lost his wide-eyed fascination with the stars. In this engaging,... [more]

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

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

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

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

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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

Hardback

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

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews... [more]

$19.99

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

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

Paperback

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

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

Hardback

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

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Sydney Birds and Where to Find Them

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Sydney Birds and Where to Find Them

Peter Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The 30 top bird-watching localities in and around Sydney. Each locality entry lists the key species to look out for including... [more]

$35.00

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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An authoritative reference work and indispensable guide to the rainforest flora of Australia, with more than 300 commonly... [more]

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Atomic Awakening: A New Look at the History and Future of Nuclear Power

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Atomic Awakening: A New Look at the History and Future of Nuclear Power...

James A. Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear power & engineering

Hardback

Nuclear power is a paradox of danger and salvation-how is it that the renewable energy source our society so desperately needs... [more]

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

Harry Nussbaumer, Lydia Bieri

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

This book explores the history of the discovery of the expanding universe, one of the most exciting exploits in astronomy.... [more]

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Origins: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin, 1822-1859. Anniversary Edition.

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Origins: Selected Letters of Charles Darwin, 1822-1859. Anniversary Edition....

Frederick H. Burkhardt

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Special Anniversary Edition of the best-selling Burkhardt: Charles Darwin's Letters: A Selection 1825-1859 now with previously... [more]

$63.95  $30.00

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob [1 DVD, Min 59, Rating G]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob [1 DVD, Min 59, Rating G]

ABC TV

Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Languages & ESL

DVD video

For two years Australian film-makers Dr Jan Aldenhoven and Glen Carruthers lived with this mob in a remote valley of magical... [more]

$29.95

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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Collins

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

This ultimate dictionary of astronomy was co-created by a team of professional astronomers, containing over 3,500 entries... [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

$15.95

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy...

Thomas P. Keenan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society; Network security; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies, writes cyber expert Keenan, and this book gives a chilling look ahead into... [more]

$22.99

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