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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

Diane Ackerman

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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'Our relationship with nature has changed ...radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced... [more]

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

Television; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences

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The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Timothy J. Entwisle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens...

Benedict Carey

Learning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns [more]

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Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Australia's Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective

Murray Johnson

History; Indigenous peoples; Evolution

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Places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. Discusses the pioneering... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Quantum Mechanics with Applications

David Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text provides foundation in the mathematical study and properties of wave motion. Topics include physical consequences... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics

David Beard

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory treatment appeals to readers' intuitive grasp of wave theory of light, relating quantum mechanics to physical... [more]

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Final Frontier

Final Frontier

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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Helps you discover the massive challenges that face explorers, both human and robotic, to uncover the current and future technologies... [more]

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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

Lisa-Ann Gershwin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing... [more]

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The Conscious Mind

The Conscious Mind

Zoltan Torey

Philosophy of mind; Conscious & unconscious; Mathematics & Sciences

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How did the human mind emerge from the collection of neurons that makes... [more]

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Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments

Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments...

Alfred S. Posamentier, Ingmar Lehmann

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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An innovative and appealing way for the layperson to develop math skills--while actually enjoying it Most people agree that... [more]

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Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer

Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer...

Rob Manning, William L Simon (Rancho Santa Fe, CA, author?)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the... [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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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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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Joanne Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The perfect introduction to the central ideas of physics in 50 concise essays. [more]

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality

The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality...

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics

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Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why... [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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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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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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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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