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Cave: Nature and Culture

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Cave: Nature and Culture

Ralph Crane, Lisa Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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This book is a highly illustrated history of caves, showing their role in human imagination, as well as being a unique feature... [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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How Plants Work: The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do

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How Plants Work: The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do

Linda Chalker-Scott

Mathematics & Sciences; Gardening: plants

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In How Plants Work expert author Linda Chalker-Scott helps readers understand the science behind everyday challenges that... [more]

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Cultural studies; Botany & plant sciences

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

Kathy Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Our peculiarly British obsession with gardens goes back a long way and Plants: From Roots to Riches takes us back to where... [more]

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics; Advocate - Science

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what... [more]

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

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A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained

Richard Bird

History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key... [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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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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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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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

Yakov I. Perelman, Yakov Perelman

Mathematics & Sciences

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This motley collection features more than 100 puzzles involving coin tricks, chess problems, magic squares, and a host of... [more]

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An Introduction to Star Formation

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An Introduction to Star Formation

Derek Ward-Thompson, Anthony P. Whitworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

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Ideal for students and researchers alike, this advanced textbook provides a complete overview of star formation. [more]

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

History; Galaxies & stars

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This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus'... [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]

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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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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 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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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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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 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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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Simon Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Describes the saga of humankind's quest to unravel the secrets of the universe. This title explains the physics and the history... [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]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

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Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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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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