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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens...

Benedict Carey

Learning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns [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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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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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Bulent Atalay

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; History of mathematics

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Math and the Mona Lisa sees the transcendent unity of art and science in almost every aspect of Da Vinci's life and work.... [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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What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell

What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Bill McGuire

Mathematics & Sciences; 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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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction...

Joel Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The epic story of why passenger pigeons became extinct and what that says about our current relationship with the natural... [more]

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity Hotspot

Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity...

Hans Lambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Southwest Australia is a region increasingly recognised for its high levels of biodiversity and endemism, and is recognized... [more]

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How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes

How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes

Lester Dubins

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Stochastics

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Revised and updated edition of the classic of advanced statistics. Uses concepts of gambling to develop important ideas in... [more]

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Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; 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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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [more]

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Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima

Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima...

Helen (ed) Caldicott

Mathematics & Sciences

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Crisis Without End is both essential reading and a major corrective to the public record on Fukushima. [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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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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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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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 Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Nicholas Wade

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; 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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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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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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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Luck

Medicine; Physiology; Endocrinology; Biochemistry

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Hormones are vital to the workings of the body, and while many people are aware of what hormones do, few have an appreciation... [more]

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Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

Robert Bryce

Mathematics & Sciences

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In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is... [more]

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Richard Holmes

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

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'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, Falling Upwards is really a history of hope and fantasy-and the quixotic characters... [more]

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Forests in our changing world: New Principles for Conservation and Management

Forests in our changing world: New Principles for Conservation and Management...

Joe Landsberg, Richard H. Waring

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment

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Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defence against the worst effects of climate change,... [more]

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