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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 83,000 results

Wildlife

Wildlife

Eliot Weinberger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Weinberger’s essays are like encyclopaedias in miniature, crammed with curious details that make you wonder at the... [more]

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Winged Sentinels

Winged Sentinels

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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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjorn Lomborg

Economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Bjorn Lomborg challenges world-class economists to describe the costs and benefits of a range of policies to combat global... [more]

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Climate change. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. The Large Hadron Collider. What do these things have in common? They all... [more]

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Bugs Britannica

Bugs Britannica

Peter Marren

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Discussing the fascinating habits of the bug world, this title includes the eccentric behaviour of the bug obsessives themselves.... [more]

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Earth on Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet

Earth on Fire: How Volcanoes Shape Our Planet

Angelika Jung-Huttl

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

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

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The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed...

The Artist and the Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius...

Amir D. Azcel

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

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Nicolas Bourbaki, whose mathematical publications began to appear in the late 1930s was a direct product as well as a major... [more]

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Michael R. Trimble

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

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Problems in Quantum Mechanics

Problems in Quantum Mechanics

D. ter Haar

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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This wide-ranging collection of problems and solutions covers one-dimensional motion, tunnel effect, angular momentum, central... [more]

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Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Astrophysics

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Helps you discover the massive challenges that face explorers, both human and robotic, to uncover the current and future technologies... [more]

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Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments

Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments...

Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying it Most people agree that... [more]

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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Joanne Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The perfect introduction to the central ideas of physics in 50 concise essays. [more]

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A Fire on the Moon

A Fire on the Moon

Norman Mailer

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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Tells the scarcely credible story of the Apollo 11 mission. This book is suffused with Mailer's obsession both with the astronauts... [more]

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Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

George Monbiot

Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a wider space... [more]

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Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry

Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry

Tom Burns

Psychology; Psychiatry; Popular science

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Reviews the historical development of psychiatry. In this book, the author shows that mental illnesses are intimately tied... [more]

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Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe

Lee Smolin

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

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Nothing seems more real than time passing. We experience life as a succession of moments. But just as some of us see God as... [more]

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Nicholas Wade

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Genetics (non-medical)

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Wade, a longtime journalist covering genetic advances for The New York Times, draws widely on the work of scientists who have... [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Society & culture: general; Management decision making; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Applied mathematics; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science - and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Bill McGuire

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Natural disasters

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In this Very Short Introduction Bill McGuire explores the potential catastrophes facing our planet. Assessing both the probability... [more]

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Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet

Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet

Ugo Bardi

Central government policies; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Management of land & natural resources; Mining technology & engineering

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As we dig, drill, and excavate to unearth the planet s mineral bounty, the resources we exploit from ores, veins, seams, and... [more]

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Governing for Sustainability

Governing for Sustainability

Tom Prugh, Michael Renner, Gar Alperovitz, Katie Auth, Petra Bartosiewicz

Central government policies; Development economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Sustainability; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Citizens expect their governments to lead on sustainability. But from largely disappointing international conferences like... [more]

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I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child Hooked on Books

I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child...

Jackie French

Literacy strategies; Physics; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Child care & upbringing

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Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can... [more]

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

John H. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

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In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology... [more]

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