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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

Paul Johnson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Eminent historian Johnson provides a rich, succinct portrait of Charles Darwin. Marked by the insightful observation, spectacular... [more]

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Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

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Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

Katherine Harmon Courage

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Veteran journalist and contributing editor for 'Scientific American,' Katherine Harmon Courage dives into the mystifying... [more]

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King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Element

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King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Element

David Berlinski

Mathematics & Sciences

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Offers an exploration of the origins and critical legacy of Euclid's book The Elements , which still stands as a cornerstone... [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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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

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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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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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The Crowded Universe

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The Crowded Universe

Alan Boss

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

<div>From one of the leaders of the search for extrasolar planets, a riveting account of the next breakthrough: the imminent... [more]

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On Rare Birds

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On Rare Birds

Anita Albus

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species

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In this gorgeously illustrated book, Anita Albus recounts the sad histories of several extinct bird species, including the... [more]

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The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian Social Life

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The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian...

Bridget Stutchbury

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

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Biologist Stutchbury takes readers along on her escapades as a bird detective, taking blood samples from nestlings for DNA... [more]

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The Coast of Australia

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The Coast of Australia

Andrew D. Short, Colin D. Woodroffe

Mathematics & Sciences

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The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast. [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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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

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

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection and Reproduction

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The Paradox of Evolution: The Strange Relationship Between Natural Selection...

Stephen Rothman

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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This book examines a little-noted contradiction inherent in the two essential elements of Darwin's theory of biological evolution... [more]

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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The Invisible History of the Human Race describes how biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals. [more]

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The Taste of Home: In Search of the Secrets of Flavor

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The Taste of Home: In Search of the Secrets of Flavor

Diane Fresquez

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Do men and women experience taste and smell differently? What do apple trees have in common with humans? And what happens... [more]

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Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Dobson

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting... [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In The Improbable Primate, Clive Finlayson gives a provocative view of human evolution, arguing that the critical factor that... [more]

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences

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Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [more]

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The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

William H. Brock

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction maps the historical development of chemistry from man's earliest exploration in the Stone Age... [more]

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

This is both a field guide for travellers and a reference book for the home library. It covers more than 590 wildflowers from... [more]

$35.00

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World Hunger: 10 Myths

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World Hunger: 10 Myths

Joseph Collins, Frances Moore Lappe

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

<p>From best-selling authors Frances Moore Lapp&Atilde;&copy; and Joseph Collins comes the 21st century&acirc;&euro;&trade;s... [more]

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The Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut's View

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The Orbital Perspective: An Astronaut's View

Colonel Ron Garan

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was a powerful, transformative experience - one that he... [more]

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Science for Life: A Manual for Better Living

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Science for Life: A Manual for Better Living

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A reference tool for informed modern living that separates scientific truth from media myth. [more]

$23.99

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

Richard D. Bardgett

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Earth Matters describes the importance of soil, the many ways in which we depend on it, and how humans have worked with the... [more]

$38.95

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The Best Writing on Mathematics

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The Best Writing on Mathematics

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences

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Offers surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics. This book explains mathematical aspects... [more]

$42.95

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