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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

Alex Pentland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Where do ideas come from? How do they get put into action? How can we create social structures that are productive and creative?... [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

Paperback

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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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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Everything You Need to Know about Inventions

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Everything You Need to Know about Inventions

Michael Heatley, Colin Salter

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Trivia & quiz question books

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Who wore the first pair of glasses? When was the first newspaper printed? Who took the first photograph? Where was the first... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Numbers: The Curious Truth Behind Everyday Digits

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The Secret Lives of Numbers: The Curious Truth Behind Everyday Digits

Michael Millar

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

From the 7-day week to 24-carat gold, Chanel Number 5 to five-star luxury, this book figures out the mysterious background... [more]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the Big Crunch, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the...

Chris Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

The Earth is a fascinating place of unbelievable wonder -- and it's the only home we've ever known. But our planet is just... [more]

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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It,...

Daniel Tatarsky

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

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Which continent is the largest? What is the composition of the air we breathe? What are the seven natural wonders of the world?... [more]

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of...

Ofir Driori, David McDannald

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Conservation of the environment

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An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself... [more]

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The History of the Space Shuttle

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The History of the Space Shuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Hardback

With its delta wing orbiter, twin solid rocket boosters and bright orange external fuel tank, NASA's Space Transportation... [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]

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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

Alan W. Hirshfeld

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

A charming introduction to the life and legacy of an extraordinary man. -New Scientist [more]

$29.95  $10.00

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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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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

Patricia Daniels, Robert Burnham

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

Hardback

Offers information that challenges the reader with did-you-know surprises: the Sun's true temperature and timeline; an inside... [more]

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The Best American Science Writing

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The Best American Science Writing

Natalie Angier, Jesse Cohen

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

The ninth edition of the popular annual series, hailed as superb brain candy ( Kirkus ), once again collects the most crucial,... [more]

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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]

$35.00

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A Brief History of the Universe

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A Brief History of the Universe

J P McEvoy

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Since the dawn of time, men have gazed at the stars and attempted to chart the heavens. Beginning at Stonehenge and ending... [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]

$110.00  $50.00

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The Wavewatcher's Companion

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The Wavewatcher's Companion

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A humorous, original guide to the waves that surround us and through which we experience the world, by the bestselling author... [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]

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

Ashley Hay, Robyn Stacey

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

Hardback

Museum presents a new telling of the richness of Australia's natural history. [more]

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

Steve Massey

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Ever wondered what lies out there in the Solar System beyond our own planet? This guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planets... [more]

$29.95  $13.00

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Saturn: A New View

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Saturn: A New View

Laura Lovett, Joan Horvath, Jeff Cuzzi

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

Hardback

Features photographs of the planet Saturn taken by the spacecraft Cassini. Accompanying the wealth of imagery are essays on... [more]

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Worlds Beyond: The Thrill of Planetary Exploration as told by Leading Experts

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Worlds Beyond: The Thrill of Planetary Exploration as told by Leading Experts...

S. Alan Stern

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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Leading planetary scientists give personal accounts of their work, and their desire to understand and explore worlds beyond... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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An engaging popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, taking in the sheer magnificence of its discovery,... [more]

$22.99

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