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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality...

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics

Paperback

Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why... [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas. [more]

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

This book presents in intimate detail the man who helped engineer the modern world. One of history's most prolific inventors... [more]

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes Our Lives - And We Shape the Cosmos

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes Our...

Adam Frank

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Paperback

An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the Big Bang and beyond [more]

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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

Ken Jennings

Mathematics & Sciences; Cartography, map-making & projections

Paperback

It comes as no surprise that, as a kid, Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings slept with a bulky Hammond world atlas by his pillow... [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

Hardback

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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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)

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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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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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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

Vojtech Novotny

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

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Novotny, a leading tropical biologist, does Big Science in Papua New Guinea, one of the world's last wild frontiers. In this... [more]

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Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution

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Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution

Mi Gyung Kim

History; Mathematics & Sciences; Physical chemistry

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A reexamination of the eighteenth-century Chemical Revolution that gives proper due to the concept of chemical affinity. [more]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

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]

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Miss Leavitts Stars: The Untold Story Of The Woman Who Discovered How To Measure the Universe

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Miss Leavitts Stars: The Untold Story Of The Woman Who Discovered How To...

G. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Radcliffe-educated Henrietta Swan Leavitt, fighting ill health and progressive deafness, stumbled upon a new law that allowed... [more]

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

Luciano Floridi

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi argues that the explosive developments in Information and... [more]

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

Nick Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A gifted biologist's careful and beguiling study of why cuckoos have got away with tricking other birds into hatching and... [more]

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The Schwarz Lemma

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The Schwarz Lemma

Sean Dineen

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this self-contained overview covers the classical Schwarz lemma,... [more]

$33.95

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The Impact of Science on Society

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The Impact of Science on Society

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

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Previously published: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. [more]

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

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Touch: The Science of the Sense That Makes Us Human

David J. Linden

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Exploring the many surprising facts and myths about our sense of touch, this book reveals how it defines us - and how, by... [more]

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: A Scientific Exploration into the Heart of Our Planet

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: A Scientific Exploration into the Heart...

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A history of exploration beneath the surface of our planet, a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery over the past 150... [more]

$22.99

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Dinosaurs: The Grand Tour: Everything Worth Knowing about Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops

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Dinosaurs: The Grand Tour: Everything Worth Knowing about Dinosaurs from...

Keiron Pim

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

A Main Selection of Scientific American Book Club Remarkably all-encompassing and superbly illustrated . . . a fascinating... [more]

$33.95

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging Science of Neurostimulation

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Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change, Emotional Awakening, and the Emerging...

John Elder Robison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the... [more]

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Melvin Konner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

A sparkling, thought-provoking account of sexual differences. Whether you're a man or a woman, you'll find his conclusions... [more]

$23.95

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Forensic Science: A Beginner's Guide

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Forensic Science: A Beginner's Guide

Jay Siegel

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

This fully-updated second edition follows the evidence from the crime scene to the court room [more]

$22.99

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

As you read these words Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business; eating, reproducing,... [more]

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Crystallography: A Very Short Introduction

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Crystallography: A Very Short Introduction

A. M. Glazer

Mathematics & Sciences; Crystallography

Paperback

Crystallography is a vital field that underlies much research in chemistry and materials science, and has played a central... [more]

$15.95

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Into the Black

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Into the Black

Rowland White

Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Paperback

On 12th April 1981, NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight.... [more]

$35.00

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