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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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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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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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Blue urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Blue urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Timothy Beatley

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Urban & municipal planning

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What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? This book explores issues... [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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I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child Hooked on Books

I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child...

Jackie French

Literacy strategies; Physics; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Child care & upbringing

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Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can... [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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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles R. Sheppard

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Coral reefs

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Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating... [more]

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The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Electrical engineering

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1894. Probably the most comprehensive book about Tesla's work and fully illustrated! [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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Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion

Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion

Andrew Steane

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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Science and religious faith are two of the most important and influential forces in human life, yet there is widespread confusion... [more]

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Linear Algebra

Linear Algebra

Sterling K. Berberian

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Introductory treatment covers basic theory of vector spaces and linear maps - dimension, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors... [more]

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Applied Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists

Applied Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists

Louis A. Pipes, Dr Lawrence R Harvill

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Applied mathematics; Mathematical physics; Maths for engineers

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Suitable for advanced courses in applied mathematics, this text covers analysis of lumped parameter systems, distributed parameter... [more]

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Infinite Matrices and Sequence Spaces

Infinite Matrices and Sequence Spaces

Richard Cooke

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Algebra

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Clear, correct summation of basic results on general behavior of infinite matrices features three introductory chapters leading... [more]

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The Nature of Statistics

The Nature of Statistics

W. Wallis, Prof Harry V Roberts, PhD

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Science: general issues

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Classic text focuses on everyday applications as well as those of scientific research. Minimal mathematical background necessary.... [more]

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Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Peter Landsberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Thermodynamics & heat; Statistical physics

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Well respected, widely used volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics,... [more]

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Problems and Worked Solutions in Vector Analysis

Problems and Worked Solutions in Vector Analysis

L. R. Shorter

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Devoted to fully worked out examples, this unique text constitutes a self-contained, introductory course in vector analysis.... [more]

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Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made it Happen

Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Astronautics

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The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity Award-winning... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

The Cambridge Companion to Einstein

Michel Janssen, Christoph Lehner

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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These fourteen essays by leading historians and philosophers of science introduce the reader to the work of Albert Einstein.... [more]

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Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

John Hedley Brooke

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Offers an introduction and critical guide to the relationship between scientific thought and religious belief. [more]

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