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Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

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Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home...

Chris Woodford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the surprising science behind how things in your home work. [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

Aleesah Darlison

Marsupials & monotremes; Endangered species & extinction of species; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Wildlife (Children's&YA)

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I am the last of my kind.... [more]

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Beetle

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Beetle

Adam Dodd

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

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Thoroughly illustrated, bursting with historical detail and accessibly written, this cultural and natural history of the beetle... [more]

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Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

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Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

Samir Okasha

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

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In How Population Will Transform Our World , Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

Martin Ford

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 [more]

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

Sara Pascoe

Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Medicine; Popular science; Humour

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Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes... [more]

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

John M. Henshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Smartly conceived and fast paced, his book offers something for anyone curious about math and its impacts. [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

Owen Gingerich

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus... [more]

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond

Christophe Galfard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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An instant popular science classic that explains the mysteries of physics for readers of all ages. [more]

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Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb

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Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb

Jeff Hughes

Mathematics & Sciences

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Launched in 1942, the Manhattan Project was a well-funded, secret effort by the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada... [more]

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon...

Robert Whitaker

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration

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An adventure story and a love story set in the heart of the Amazonian jungle [more]

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What We Cannot Know: Explorations at the Edge of Knowledge

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What We Cannot Know: Explorations at the Edge of Knowledge

Marcus du Sautoy

Mathematics & Sciences

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Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. [more]

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Moth

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Moth

Matthew Gandy

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

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A cultural and natural history of the moth, which may seem drab compared to the butterfly, but which in fact has more species... [more]

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Scorpion

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Scorpion

Louise M. Pryke

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

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A natural and cultural history of that most potent of arthropod, the scorpion. [more]

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Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

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Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

Peter A. Furley

Mathematics & Sciences; Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra

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Due to pressures on land for development, savannas are at the forefront of research and conservation concerns. Here, Peter... [more]

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Project Gemini: America in Space Series

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Project Gemini: America in Space Series

Eugen Reichl

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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In just two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1964, two unmanned and ten manned flights took place in the Gemini program. This... [more]

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Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of China

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Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of China

John Mackinnon, Nigel Hicks

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

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A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to China, one of the world's top destinations... [more]

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The Perfect Bet: How Science and Maths are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling

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The Perfect Bet: How Science and Maths are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling...

Adam Kucharski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gambling: theories & methods

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Gamblers have been trying to figure out how to game the system since our ancestors first made wagers over dice fashioned from... [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; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1915, Albert Einstein unveiled his masterwork - a theory, in his words, 'of incomparable beauty': the General Theory of... [more]

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The Evolution of Everything: How Small Changes Transform Our World

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The Evolution of Everything: How Small Changes Transform Our World

Matt Ridley

Social & cultural history; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences

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We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Acclaimed author, Matt Ridley, shows just how wrong this is in his compelling... [more]

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness...

Alanna Collen

Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of... [more]

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