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Water: A Very Short Introduction

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Water: A Very Short Introduction

John Finney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Physical chemistry; Life sciences: general issues; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Around 71% of the Earth's surface is covered in water. In this Very Short Introduction John Finney explores the science of... [more]

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Fair Food: Stories from a Movement Changing the World

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Fair Food: Stories from a Movement Changing the World

Nick Rose

Mathematics & Sciences

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Australia's food system is more than just broken: it's killing us. Now is the time to act, to make a difference - to change... [more]

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Tail Talk the Secret Language of Dogs: Over 50 Ways to Read What Your Pet is Telling You: Understanding the Secret Languages of Dogs

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Tail Talk the Secret Language of Dogs: Over 50 Ways to Read What Your Pet...

Sophie Collins

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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Helps you to learn the canine body-language alphabet, letter by letter, and then galvanizes your knowledge in a handy phrasebook... [more]

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

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Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Anthony Trewavas

Mathematics & Sciences; Plant physiology

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This book provides a convincing argument for the view that whole cells and whole plants growing in competitive wild conditions... [more]

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Evolution: The Whole Story

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Evolution: The Whole Story

Steve Parker, Dr. Alice Roberts

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative... [more]

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Australian Predators of the Sky

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Australian Predators of the Sky

Penny Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Advocate - Science

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Our relationship with the birds of prey has always been conflicted. Raptors are admired for their strength and independence,... [more]

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

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How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist

William H. Elliott, Daphne C. Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biochemistry

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Explains the fundamentals of how life works in a captivating and accessible manner. [more]

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Birds of the Darwin Region

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Birds of the Darwin Region

Niven McCrie, Richard Noske

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A comprehensive treatment of the birds of Darwin, including 258 regularly occurring species and 65 vagrants. [more]

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Reef Fishes: Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef

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Reef Fishes: Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef

Michelle Brayshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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Reef Fishes is full of the most beautiful fish on the Great Barrier Reef. It reveals, with illustrated photographs and information,... [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)

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

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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]

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The Technological Singularity

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The Technological Singularity

Murray Shanahan

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics; Machine learning

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The idea that human history is approaching a singularity -- that ordinary humans will someday be overtaken by artificially... [more]

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Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home

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Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home...

Pope Francis

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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With an exclusive introduction by the acclaimed Harvard historian Naomi Oreskes, this is the complete text of the landmark... [more]

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

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Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves...

Bob Berman

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Astronomy, space & time; Light (optics); Geophysics

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From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.... [more]

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A Buzz in the Meadow

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A Buzz in the Meadow

Dave Goulson

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

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Helps you to learn how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, about the importance of houseflies, why butterflies have spots... [more]

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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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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House of Karls

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House of Karls

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In the ruthless pursuit of scientific fact, there is no candidate more formidable than Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Power hungry... [more]

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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

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Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Andreas Wagner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Discover the final puzzle piece to complete Darwin's theory of evolution in this landmark book from one of today's most inventive... [more]

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Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

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Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

Martin F. Price

Mathematics & Sciences; Mountains

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In this Very Short Introduction, Martin Price addresses the role of mountains in global ecosystems and within human culture.... [more]

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Light: A Very Short Introduction

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Light: A Very Short Introduction

Ian A. Walmsley

Mathematics & Sciences; Light (optics)

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In this Very Short Introduction Ian Walmsley introduces the physics of light. Beginning with the earliest conceptions of... [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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Looking for the Goshawk

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Looking for the Goshawk

Conor Mark Jameson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The book recounts the author's search for the Goshawk, a charismatic raptor commonly seen in Europe but highly elusive in... [more]

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Atomic: The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb, 1939-49

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Atomic: The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb,...

Jim Baggott

History; Military history; Nuclear weapons; History of science

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Drawing on declassified material such as MI6's Farm Hall transcripts, coded Soviet messages cracked by American cryptographers... [more]

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

Marc Lewis

Addiction & therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded... [more]

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend,... [more]

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