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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

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Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive

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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive

Charles Duhigg

Business & management; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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In his international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winner the author explained why we do what we do. In this... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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An anthology featuring the year's finest writing on mathematics from around the world. It helps readers discover why Freeman... [more]

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of...

Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind

Cultural studies; Business & Economics; Business competition; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will... [more]

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Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction

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Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction

Gary B. Ferngren

Religion: general; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Weissenbacher, Stephen P. Weldon, and Tomoko Yoshida [more]

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy...

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Social discrimination; History of science

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People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past, Present and Future of the Cosmos

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past,...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

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A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed... [more]

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Tree

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Tree

Matthew Battles

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Tree explores the... [more]

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Earth sciences; Global warming

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The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological... [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

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Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

Storm Dunlop

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Physical geography & topography; Global warming; Weather

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The weather affects everyone on Earth, influencing both our day-to-day decisions and long term plans for leisure and work.... [more]

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

Laura Laing

Mathematics & Sciences

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Everyone has heard students' most common complaint in maths class: "Why do I need to learn this? I'll never use it when... [more]

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability Rule Our Lives

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Gladiators, Pirates and Games of Trust: How Game Theory, Strategy and Probability...

Haim Shapira

Mathematics & Sciences; Game theory

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This book provides many humorous anecdotes and insightful examples of how our daily lives are affected by Game Theory. Game... [more]

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

Elaine Morgan

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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The classic account of the theory that human evolution had an aquatic origin, did humans descend from a semi-aquatic environment?... [more]

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The Turing Guide

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The Turing Guide

Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, Robin Wilson

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

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This carefully edited resource brings together contributions from some of the world's leading experts on Alan Turing to create... [more]

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat

Philip Lymbery

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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<b>Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.</b> [more]

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The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible

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The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible

Lance Fortnow

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Functional analysis & transforms; Optimisation; History of mathematics; Popular science

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The P-NP problem is the most important open problem in computer science, if not all of mathematics. Simply stated, it asks... [more]

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Calculus; Differential calculus & equations; Applied mathematics; Popular science

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Shares the story of formula - long regarded as the gold standard for mathematical beauty - and shows why it still lies at... [more]

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

Professor Joanna Bourke

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; History of ideas; History of medicine; Pain & pain management; Popular science

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The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding... [more]

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Epigenetics: A Graphic Guide

Cath Ennis

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A brand new science title in the renowned graphic novel-style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series. [more]

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Eureka!: The Birth of Science

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Eureka!: The Birth of Science

Andrew Gregory

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

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An exploration of the eruption of scientific activity in the Ancient Greek world [more]

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Fishes (ichthyology)

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We found Nemo and we're looking for Dory - now we need a radical rethink of the way we think about fish [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

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Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Lorraine Daston

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Archives bring to mind rooms filled with old papers and dusty artifacts. But for scientists, the detritus of the past can... [more]

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