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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 80,152 results

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Eliot Weinberger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Weinberger’s essays are like encyclopaedias in miniature, crammed with curious details that make you wonder at the... [more]

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Winged Sentinels

Winged Sentinels

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjorn Lomborg

Economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Bjorn Lomborg challenges world-class economists to describe the costs and benefits of a range of policies to combat global... [more]

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Doomsday Men: The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

Doomsday Men: The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

P. Smith

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Nuclear weapons; Physics

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It was the weapon to end all weapons: the doomsday device. A huge nuclear bomb so powerful that it could envelop the entire... [more]

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The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System

The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System

Ronald Greeley, Raymond M. Batson

Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronomical charts & atlases

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The definitive reference atlas of the Solar System, now available in a smaller user-friendly format. [more]

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The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children?... [more]

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Diamonds

Diamonds

Ian Smillie

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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Diamonds are a multi-billion dollar business involving some of the world's largest mining companies, a million and a half... [more]

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Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Harry Collins

Philosophy; Sociology & anthropology; Sociology; Education; Impact of science & technology on society

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To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common... [more]

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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

Larry Young, Brian Alexander

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Sexual behaviour; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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First published in... 2012. --T.p. verso. [more]

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Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Including facts, stories and information drawn from across history, science, art and literature - from finger-prints to angel... [more]

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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Jennifer Ouellette

The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Neurosciences

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A fascinating tour through the science behind who we are and how we got this way--from the author of The Calculus Diaries... [more]

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Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest... [more]

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Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own

Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own...

David Toomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Xenobiotics

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A fascinating introduction to the weirdest life forms known to science and the maverick scientists who search for them. [more]

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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We...

Marlene Zuk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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A whip-smart, brilliantly researched expos of pseudoscientific myths about the evolutionary past and how people should live... [more]

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The Autistic Brain

The Autistic Brain

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek

Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Teaching of autistic students; Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advice on parenting

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Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well... [more]

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Personal Intelligence

Personal Intelligence

John D. Mayer

Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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John D. Mayer, the renowned psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now draws on... [more]

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Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Richard Wiseman

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. This book uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain - and... [more]

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Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Gary Klein

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Insights - like Darwin's understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick's breakthrough discoveries... [more]

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A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

Dr Brendan Carmel, Robert Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Reptiles & amphibians as pets

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This 176-page title with 240 colour photographs is the only pet owner/breeder reference on health and diseases in reptiles... [more]

$55.00

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This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and More WTF Research

This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and...

Marc Abrahams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Humour

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The mind behind the infamous Ig Nobel Prizes presents an addictive collection of improbable research all about us - and you... [more]

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Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Brian Clegg takes readers on an incredible trip around our random universe and the chaos that underpins it. [more]

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You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

Victoria Williamson

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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A deft, unique exploration of how music makes us who we are, throughout our lives. [more]

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The Astronaut Wives Club

The Astronaut Wives Club

Lily Koppel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Family & relationships

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The true story of the wives behind the American Space Race, the challenges they faced in the '50s and '60s, and the 40 year... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeology; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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