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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

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

Paperback

Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

Christophe Galfard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An instant popular science classic that explains the mysteries of physics for readers of all ages. [more]

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [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; Advocate - Science

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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The Convergence: The Deepest Idea in the Universe

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The Convergence: The Deepest Idea in the Universe

Peter Watson

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist. [more]

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No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon

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No Dream is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Popular psychology

Hardback

A beautiful memento, a thought-provoking set of ideas, and a new opportunity for Buzz Aldrin to connect with the masses of... [more]

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

Richard Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world... [more]

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first... [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)

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

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Australian Wildlife After Dark

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Australian Wildlife After Dark

Bruce Thomson, Martyn Robinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Australia is a land with many animals found nowhere else on Earth. Yet many are active only during the cooler evening and... [more]

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Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos

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Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos...

Priyamvada Natarajan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

For all curious readers, a lively introduction to radical ideas and discoveries that are transforming our knowledge of the... [more]

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

Paperback

Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [more]

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Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human

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Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human

George Michelsen Foy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Navigation & seamanship; Travel writing

Hardback

A gripping personal and scientific odyssey to discover how humans navigate landscape, life, emotions, memory and everything... [more]

$36.99

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The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry

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The Chemistry Book: From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History...

Derek Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Hardback

From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this chronology presents 250 milestones in the... [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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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Hardback

The world's greatest naturalist (Jeffrey Sachs) proposes a plan to save Earth's imperiled biosphere. [more]

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

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Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland

Alex Bellos

Art & Architecture; Mathematics; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items

Paperback

Alex Bellos, bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland, joins the meditative colouring book craze with this unique... [more]

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Aaron O'Dea, Taylor, Paul D.

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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This is the epic story of life on Earth, uniquely retold through some of the most significant fossils ever found. The book... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

Hardback

The story of the fifty-year search by the world s top scientists for a missing planet, and Albert Einstein s remarkable proof... [more]

$43.95

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Peter Valder

History of science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Hardback

This is the garden that gave the world the Wollemi Pine - previously known only from 40,000 year old fossils. The garden that... [more]

$65.00

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How We'll Live on Mars

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How We'll Live on Mars

Stephen Petranek

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science

Hardback

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. [more]

$16.99

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

Paperback

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

Hardback

From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

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