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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

Hardback

Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine...

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island [more]

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

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

Paperback

Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky  meta-memoir  raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

Paperback

The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration

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Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration

Michael Soluri

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

A stunning, unprecedented collection of photographs and essays that goes behind the scenes at NASA. [more]

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

Ernest Freeberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Original publication and copyright date: 2013. [more]

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

John Rhodes

Humanities; History; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Spanning three centuries, The End of Plagues weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology,... [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

Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. [more]

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind...

Ajik Varki

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences

Hardback

<div>At a chance meeting in 2005, Danny Brower posed an unusual idea to Ajit Varki that explained the origins of human uniqueness... [more]

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

Paperback

Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

Eric Chaline

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Mechanical engineering

Hardback

Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization.... [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [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 book examines... [more]

$19.99

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

American Heritage Dictionary

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Rev. ed. of: The American heritage science dictionary. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2008. [more]

$39.95  $16.00

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun,... [more]

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Organic Chemistry: A Short Course

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Organic Chemistry: A Short Course

Harold Hart (Michigan State University, USA), Christopher M Hadad, Leslie E Craine (Central Connecticut State University, USA), David J Hart (The Ohio State University, USA)

Education; Mathematics & Sciences; Organic chemistry

Hardback

Rev. ed. of: Organic chemistry / Harold Hart ... [et al.]. 2007. 12th ed. [more]

$157.95

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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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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries,...

John Brockman

General encyclopaedias; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Today's most visionary thinkers reveal the cutting-edge scientific ideas and breakthroughs you must understand. Scientific... [more]

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Organic Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry

Graham Patrick

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Organic chemistry; Biochemistry; Industrial chemistry

Paperback

Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long... [more]

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

Ian Stewart

Philosophy; Religion: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science

Paperback

Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and... [more]

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy...

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of science

Paperback

People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began... [more]

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