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The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and...

William K Klingaman, Nicholas P Klingaman

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Natural disasters; Weather

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In the tradition of Krakatoa and Guns, Germs, and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year 1816, when there was no summer.... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Michael Moss

Food manufacturing & related industries; Medicine; Popular science; Food & beverage technology

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In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity... [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

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

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World...

Denise Kiernan

Autobiography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences

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Kiernan traces the astonishing story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee--one of the Manhattan Project's... [more]

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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs

My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our...

Brian Switek

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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The brilliant dinosaur fanatic Switek investigates the tension between dinosaurs as scientific objects and pop-culture icons... [more]

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Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

Joshua Greene

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Neurosciences

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A pioneering neuroscientist reveals how our social instincts turn Me into Us, but turn Us against Them - and what we can do... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra operations Whether... [more]

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Charles Wheelan

Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The bestselling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book aboutstatistics that readers will welcome and enjoy.... [more]

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30-second Brain

30-second Brain

Anil Seth

Public health & preventive medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Children's & Educational

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The bestselling 30-Second... series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you really should... [more]

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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Carl Schaschke

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biochemical engineering; Chemical engineering; Materials science

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This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as... [more]

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A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology

Michael Allaby

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary of zoology available. It contains over 6,000 A-Z entries covering all aspects... [more]

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Patricia Fanning, Simon Holdaway

History; Landscape archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment & Planning; Earth sciences; Historical geology; The environment; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources

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This book provides readers with a unique understanding of the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment... [more]

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Butterflies CloseUp

Butterflies CloseUp

Wild Dog Books

Photographs: collections; Insects (entomology); Children's & Educational

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Take a closer look at these beautiful flying insects. Butterflies undergo one of the most amazing transformations experienced... [more]

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Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Robert L. Trivers

Hoaxes & deceptions; Science: general issues; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Wildlife: general interest

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Looks at how and why we so often deceive ourselves. This book examines not only how we self-deceive, but also why, taking... [more]

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business...

Eric Schmidt III, Jared A. Cohen

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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The must-read book for anyone concerned about the present and the future [more]

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The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend

The Genius of Dogs: Discovering the Unique Intelligence of Man's Best Friend...

Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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The international bestseller that reveals the amazing mind of your favourite friend [more]

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Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Seven Modern Plagues: And How We are Causing Them

Mark Jerome Walters

Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Every time we sneeze, there seems to be a new form of flu: bird flu, swine flu, Spanish flu, Hong Kong flu, H5N1, and most... [more]

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Historical geology; Global warming

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In this Very Short Introduction Jamie Woodward examines the environmental shifts that took place during the Great Ice Age... [more]

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A Dictionary of Statistics

A Dictionary of Statistics

Graham J. G. Upton, Ian Cook

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries... [more]

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The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes

Barrett O'Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics as well as for physicists, this unique monograph... [more]

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The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual Change

The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual...

Paul Thagard

Philosophy; Drug-induced states; Bio-ethics

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A cognitive science perspective on scientific development, drawing on philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and computational... [more]

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What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night

What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up...

John Brockman

Social forecasting, future studies; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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John Brockman, editor of This Will Make You Smarter, presents his latest thought-provoking book, featuring insights from... [more]

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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change

A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change

John Glassie

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 An Atlantic Wire Best Book of 2012 A New York Times Book Review Editor's... [more]

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The Germ Code: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes

The Germ Code: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Microbes

Jason Tetro

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science

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Human beings are engaged in a 'war on germs', in which they develop ever-more sophisticated weapons and defensive strategies.... [more]

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