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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Advocate - Science

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Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [more]

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of... [more]

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the...

John Horgan

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Advocate - Science

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A reissue of the classic work by John Horgan wherein he makes the powerful case that science is ending. [more]

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Against the Grain: 14 Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

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Against the Grain: 14 Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Bill Hampel

Mathematics & Sciences; Agricultural science; Advocate - Science

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14 Farmers tell how they are adapting to climate change.  Can we humans simply ignore the fires, floods and increased... [more]

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Letters to My Grandchildren

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Letters to My Grandchildren

David Suzuki

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from... [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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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Popular astronomy & space

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Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness... [more]

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Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems: Pre-University Physics and Maths Puzzles with Solutions

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Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems: Pre-University Physics and Maths...

Thomas Povey

Mathematics & Sciences; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy; Educational: Physics

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The essential guide for would-be students in the mathematical sciences. [more]

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

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Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics

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In this Very Short Introduction Frank Close describes the historical development of nuclear physics, our understanding of... [more]

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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane

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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to...

S. Frederick Starr

History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; History of religion; History of science

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Tells the story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its... [more]

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How to See the World

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How to See the World

Nicholas Mirzoeff

Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly... [more]

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World...

Amir Alexander

Mathematics & Sciences

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The epic story of the origin of calculus [more]

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Beekeeping For Dummies

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Beekeeping For Dummies

Howland Blackiston

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping)

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Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? This book guides you on becoming a back yard bee keeper. It gives... [more]

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

Kjartan Poskitt

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence.... [more]

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

Patrick Allitt

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Few topics incite more passion and controversy than the idea of climate change. Historian Patrick Allitt argues that a mood... [more]

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A Rough Ride to the Future

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A Rough Ride to the Future

James Lovelock

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system. This book introduces two new author's... [more]

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

Allen Ma, Amber Kuang, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Practice makes perfect! Get perfect with a thousand and one practice problems!1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies... [more]

$28.95

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - and see how the victims changed... [more]

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All About Butterflies of Australia

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All About Butterflies of Australia

Garry Sankowsky

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

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Shrimps, Prawns and Lobsters

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Shrimps, Prawns and Lobsters

Gary Poore

Mathematics & Sciences; Crustaceans

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For most of us, shrimps, prawns and lobsters immediately brings to mind something edible and tasty. Many are small inconspicuous... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Medicine: More Than 150 Years of Reporting on the Evolution of Medicine

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The New York Times Book of Medicine: More Than 150 Years of Reporting on...

Abraham Verghese

Reportage & collected journalism; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

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A collection of 150 articles from the New York Times archive. It charts the developing scientific insights, breakthroughs... [more]

$34.99

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Ken Thompson

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

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Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved... [more]

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.... [more]

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The Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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The Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells...

Helen Scales

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

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A biological and cultural biography of the seashell - ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences - a theory of gravity, matter, space... [more]

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