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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

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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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Structural Analysis

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Structural Analysis

Aslam Kassimali

Mathematics & Sciences; Structural engineering

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Teaches students the basic principles of structural analysis using the classical approach. This book includes chapters that... [more]

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Everything You Need to Know about Inventions

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Everything You Need to Know about Inventions

Michael Heatley, Colin Salter

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Trivia & quiz question books

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Who wore the first pair of glasses? When was the first newspaper printed? Who took the first photograph? Where was the first... [more]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the Big Crunch, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about the Universe: From the Big Bang to the...

Chris Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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The Earth is a fascinating place of unbelievable wonder -- and it's the only home we've ever known. But our planet is just... [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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The History of the Space Shuttle

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The History of the Space Shuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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With its delta wing orbiter, twin solid rocket boosters and bright orange external fuel tank, NASA's Space Transportation... [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

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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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What If the Earth Had Two Moons?

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What If the Earth Had Two Moons?

Neil F. Comins

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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What if? questions have always stimulated people to think in new ways. This title leads us on a fascinating 10 world journey... [more]

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Brain Food

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Brain Food

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Family & health

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In his typically engrossing style, Dr Karl places the food industry under the microscope, gives an insight into your insides,... [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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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

Alan W. Hirshfeld

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

A charming introduction to the life and legacy of an extraordinary man. -New Scientist [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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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

Patricia Daniels, Robert Burnham

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Offers information that challenges the reader with did-you-know surprises: the Sun's true temperature and timeline; an inside... [more]

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The Best American Science Writing

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The Best American Science Writing

Natalie Angier, Jesse Cohen

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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The ninth edition of the popular annual series, hailed as superb brain candy ( Kirkus ), once again collects the most crucial,... [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]

$35.00

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Bad Science

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Bad Science

Ben Goldacre

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Ben Goldacre's wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky... [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

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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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The Southern Sky Guide

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The Southern Sky Guide

David Ellyard, Wil Tirion

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. [more]

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

Ashley Hay, Robyn Stacey

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

Hardback

Museum presents a new telling of the richness of Australia's natural history. [more]

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

Steve Massey

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Ever wondered what lies out there in the Solar System beyond our own planet? This guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planets... [more]

$29.95  $13.00

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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

Hardback

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 Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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The Brain: Ponderables

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The Brain: Ponderables

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

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The Wonders of Light

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The Wonders of Light

Marta Garcia-Matos, Lluis Torner

Mathematics & Sciences; Light (optics)

Paperback

Discover the spectacular power of light with this stunning celebration of the ways in which light-based technology has shaped... [more]

$63.95

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Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on the Free Highway

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Confronting the Internet's Dark Side: Moral and Social Responsibility on...

Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer security

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This book outlines social and moral guidelines to combat violent, hateful, and illegal activity on the Internet. [more]

$49.95

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