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War of the Whales: A True Story

War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

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

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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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Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect...

Alex Bellos

Mathematics & Sciences

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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey... [more]

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [more]

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2014 Australasian Sky Guide

2014 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

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

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with... [more]

$16.95

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

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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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Tom Ambrose

Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Gift books

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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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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

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

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

George Dehner

Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Influenza pandemics are not a new phenomenon; humans have a long history with the influenza virus. This book traces the origins... [more]

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

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

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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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

Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics...

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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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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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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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; 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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Science Without the Boring Bits: A Curious Chronology of Discovery, Invention and Wild Speculation

Science Without the Boring Bits: A Curious Chronology of Discovery, Invention...

Ian Crofton

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

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An endlessly browsable and richly entertaining alternative history of science. [more]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A new discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging.... [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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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Collins Dictionary of Astronomy

Collins

Mathematics & Sciences

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This ultimate dictionary of astronomy was co-created by a team of professional astronomers, containing over 3,500 entries... [more]

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Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

B. Jack Copeland

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Computer science

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B. Jack Copeland celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. Best known for the role... [more]

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A First Course in Geometry

A First Course in Geometry

Edward Walsh

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Suitable for college courses, this introductory text covers the language of mathematics, geometric sets of points, separation... [more]

$39.95

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [more]

$15.95

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How to Think About Analysis

How to Think About Analysis

Lara Alcock

Mathematics & Sciences; Real analysis, real variables

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Analysis is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it... [more]

$30.95

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

Deborah Blum, Tim Folger

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, edits this year's volume of the finest science and... [more]

$25.95

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Ebola: The Natural and Human History

Ebola: The Natural and Human History

David Quammen

Medical research; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search... [more]

$14.99

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