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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

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Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

Ken Jennings

Mathematics & Sciences; Cartography, map-making & projections

Paperback

It comes as no surprise that, as a kid, Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings slept with a bulky Hammond world atlas by his pillow... [more]

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of...

Ofir Driori, David McDannald

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Conservation of the environment

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An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself... [more]

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews... [more]

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

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Crowded Universe: The Race to Find Life Beyond Earth

Alan Boss

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

From one of the leaders of the search for extrasolar planets, a riveting account of the next breakthrough: the imminent discovery... [more]

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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

Vojtech Novotny

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

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Novotny, a leading tropical biologist, does Big Science in Papua New Guinea, one of the world's last wild frontiers. In this... [more]

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

Harry Nussbaumer, Lydia Bieri

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

This book explores the history of the discovery of the expanding universe, one of the most exciting exploits in astronomy.... [more]

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Water: The Essence of Life

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Water: The Essence of Life

Mark Niemeyer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Water covers more than 70 per cent of planet Earth and constitutes about 70 per cent of our bodies. This title looks at the... [more]

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Greatest Show on Earth

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Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Biodiversity

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Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies... [more]

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Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution

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Affinity, That Elusive Dream: A Genealogy of the Chemical Revolution

Mi Gyung Kim

History; Mathematics & Sciences; Physical chemistry

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A reexamination of the eighteenth-century Chemical Revolution that gives proper due to the concept of chemical affinity. [more]

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

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Kangaroos: Faces in the Mob PAL (All Region DVD)

ABC TV

Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Languages & ESL

DVD video

For two years Australian film-makers Dr Jan Aldenhoven and Glen Carruthers lived with this mob in a remote valley of magical... [more]

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The Life of Birds

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The Life of Birds

Sir David Attenborough

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Based on the ten-part program on PBS, this work presents the drama, beauty, and eccentricities of the natural world with unusual... [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [more]

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Marianne Freiberger, Rachel Thomas

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Everybody knows and understands Pythagoras' theorem, but Maths Squared introduces you to the world of Einstein's relativity... [more]

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Giles Sparrow, Graham Southorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand... [more]

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

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A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals [more]

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Peter Moore

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Meteorology & climatology; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. -- [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; Advocate - Science

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

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Savannas: A Very Short Introduction

Peter A. Furley

Mathematics & Sciences; Grasslands, heaths, prairies, tundra

Paperback

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

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The Periodic Table in Minutes: The Elements and Their Chemistry Explained in an Instant

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The Periodic Table in Minutes: The Elements and Their Chemistry Explained...

Dan Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry

Paperback

The elements and their chemistry, in minutes [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Paperback

How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

$24.99

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

$31.95

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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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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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