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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

$24.99

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the... [more]

$32.99

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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]

$89.95

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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]

$29.99

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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]

$17.95

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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]

$35.00

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Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon, 1963 - 1972

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Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon, 1963 - 1972

David West Reynolds

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Featuring a wealth of rare photographs, artwork, and cutaway illustrations, Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon, 1963-1972... [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]

$39.99  $20.00

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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]

$28.95

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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]

$29.95  $12.00

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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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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]

$39.95  $15.00

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

$44.95  $15.00

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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]

$44.99  $20.00

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The Brain That Changes Itself

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The Brain That Changes Itself

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A new discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging.... [more]

$29.99

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I Used to Know That: General Science

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I Used to Know That: General Science

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

I Used To Know That: General Science is an easy and accessible trip down memory lane, helping you remember all those useful... [more]

$22.95  $10.00

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The Shuttle Story

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The Shuttle Story

John Christopher

Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

STS - the Space Transportation System - is a 'space plane' to be known as the Space Shuttle. First flown in 1981, the Shuttle... [more]

$26.99  $12.00

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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]

$29.95  $10.00

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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

Paperback

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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The Apollo Story

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The Apollo Story

John Christopher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the surface of the Moon in July 1969, it marked the pinnacle of the Apollo... [more]

$26.99  $12.00

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Earth on Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet

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Earth on Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet

Angelika Jung-Huttl

Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Spectacular images of the world's most beautiful and dramatic volcanic landscapes. [more]

$79.95  $30.00

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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]

$19.99  $10.00

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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]

$29.99  $10.00

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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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