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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,538 results

The Galapagos: A Natural History

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The Galapagos: A Natural History

Henry Nicholls

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

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The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm...

Lewis Dartnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Technology: general issues

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How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? [more]

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

Amir D Aczel

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

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By a renowned science writer, a much-needed, clear-eyed presentation of the fact that faith in God and empirical science... [more]

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

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Louisa Atkinson's Nature Notes

Penny Olsen

Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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Nineteenth-century writer and journalist Louisa Atkinson was a remarkable woman. She was the author, at the age of 23, of... [more]

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

Gian Andrea Pagnoni, Stephen Roche

Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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This is a book that tackles the most important issue of our age in a highly informative, accessible and engaging way. [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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Mouse

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Mouse

Georgie Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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An animal worshipped, slaughtered, loved and loathed, the mouse is a beguiling part of our culture and environment. Mouse... [more]

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections of Animals from Aardvarks to Zebras

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections...

Bruce Montague

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

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Arranged alphabetically by species, here is the perfect handbook for any peeping Tom or Tomasina who wants to know what goes... [more]

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Molnar

Mathematics & Sciences; Historical geology

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Plate tectonics caused a revolution in our understanding of the Earth. It has aided our understanding of why earthquakes and... [more]

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Mathematics in Civilization

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Mathematics in Civilization

H. L. Resnikoff

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Lucid presentation explores the growth, development, and far-reaching applications of trigonometry, navigation, cartography,... [more]

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

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Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

Enrico Coen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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Offers an account of how life transforms itself - from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations.... [more]

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds

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Beyond the Brain: How Body and Environment Shape Animal and Human Minds...

Louise Barrett

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour

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Drawing on examples from animal behavior, comparative psychology, robotics, artificial life, developmental psychology, and... [more]

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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth

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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth...

Andrew H. Knoll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Knoll explores the deep history of life from its origins on a young planet to the incredible Cambrian explosion, with the... [more]

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

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Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago

Douglas H. Erwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Offers an overview of the evidence for and against a host of hypotheses concerning extinction. This book introduces the suite... [more]

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The Age of Sustainable Development

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The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Development economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work... [more]

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves Healthy

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Playing the Genetic Hand Life Gave You: Epigenetics and How to Keep Ourselves...

Craig Hassed

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

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We have within us the potential if guided wisely to enhance human flourishing at the same time as we limit the impact of disease.... [more]

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

Nicholas Carr

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on... [more]

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A Short Bright Flash

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A Short Bright Flash

Theresa Levitt

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Navigation & seamanship

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Combin[es] matters of biography, science, engineering, technology, art, history, economics and politics seemingly effortlessly... [more]

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the...

James A. Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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A gripping narrative of nuclear mishaps and meltdowns around the globe, all of which have proven pivotal to the advancement... [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Everyday

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences

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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand unveils his groundbreaking argument that extraordinarily... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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