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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,567 results

The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of science

Hardback

How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny... [more]

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War of the Whales: A True Story

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War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Two men face off against an all-powerful navy-and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. [more]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,...

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

A star-gazer since childhood, astronomer Gaensler has not lost his wide-eyed fascination with the stars. In this engaging,... [more]

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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]

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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 title reviews... [more]

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The Sun's Heartbeat: and Other Stories from the Life of the Star That Powers Our Planet

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The Sun's Heartbeat: and Other Stories from the Life of the Star That Powers...

Bob Berman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Peppered with memorable anecdotes about spectral curiosities, The Sun's Heartbeat is a robust narrative that explores the... [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)

Paperback

A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Farmer Buckley's Exploding Trousers: and Other Odd Events on the Way to Scientific Discovery

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Farmer Buckley's Exploding Trousers: and Other Odd Events on the Way to...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Humour

Paperback

The all-but-forgotten heroes and highlights of everyday science [more]

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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]

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Sydney Birds and Where to Find Them

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Sydney Birds and Where to Find Them

Peter Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The 30 top bird-watching localities in and around Sydney. Each locality entry lists the key species to look out for including... [more]

$35.00

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob [1 DVD, Min 59, Rating G]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob [1 DVD, Min 59, Rating G]

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]

$29.95

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

Henry Nicholls

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

Paperback

The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm...

Lewis Dartnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Technology: general issues

Paperback

How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? [more]

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places

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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote...

Roger Lovegrove

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Renowned naturalist Roger Lovegrove has travelled to the world's remotest islands, from the South Seas to the Arctic Circle.... [more]

$20.95

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