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What Colour is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's Brightest Quiz

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What Colour is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trivia & quiz question books

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The mind-bending quiz book that every science geek needs in their Christmas stocking [more]

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Shoot the Moon: A Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging

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Shoot the Moon: A Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging

Nicolas Dupont-Bloch

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

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Dedicated to modern lunar imaging, this is an in-depth and illustrated guide to capturing impressive images of our nearest... [more]

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Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene

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Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene

McKenzie Wark

Social & political philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Radical new critical theory for the twenty-first century: how to think about the Anthropocene [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

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<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

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Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology

Sean Prentiss, Joe Wilkins

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Biology, life sciences; The environment

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Offering guidance on writing poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, Environmental and Nature Writing is a complete introduction... [more]

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory

Robert J. Baston

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Geared toward students of physics and mathematics; presupposes no familiarity with twistor theory. A huge amount of information,... [more]

$27.95

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

Manfredo P. Do Carmo

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry

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One of the most widely used texts in its field, this volume's clear, well-written exposition is enhanced by many examples... [more]

$49.95

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Category Theory in Context

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Category Theory in Context

Emily Riehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Algebra

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Introduction to concepts of category theory - categories, functors, natural transformations, the Yoneda lemma, limits and... [more]

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

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Energy Methods in Applied Mechanics

Henry L. Langhaar

Mathematics & Sciences; Engineering: general; Materials science

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Integrated, modern treatment explores applications to dynamics of rigid bodies, analysis of elastic frames, general elastic... [more]

$42.95

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic...

Matthew Stanley

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Explores the overlap and shift between theistic and naturalistic science through a parallel study of two major scientific... [more]

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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<div> All organisms and species are transitory, yet life endures. The origin, extinction, and evolution of species'interconnected... [more]

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Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

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Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

Jan Zalasiewicz

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere

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Rocks are crucial constituents of our lives, not only making the solid ground beneath our feet, but breaking up into the soil... [more]

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

David Wootton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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We live in a world made by science. How and when did this happen? This book features a story of intellectual and cultural... [more]

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

Dr. Carin Bondar

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

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A brilliantly engaging guide to the reproductive habits of creatures great and small. [more]

$22.99

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, the Cosmos 2 Copy Box Set

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, the Cosmos 2 Copy...

Loren Eiseley

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Palaeontology; Space science; The natural world, country life & pets

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<b>A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.</b> To read Loren Eiseley... [more]

$114.95

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

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A gripping narrative about the Zika virus outbreak from The New York Times science reporter covering the epidemic. [more]

$20.95

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

Australian Koala Foundation

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Gift books

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The koala is the first animal many of us name when asked about Australian wildlife and a symbol of Australia's national identity... [more]

$19.99

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Paul G. Falkowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Microbiology (non-medical)

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For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms... [more]

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [more]

$34.99

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A lively deconstruction of statistical lies we so easily lap up and the damage they do, bringing into stark relief the fraud... [more]

$19.99

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The String Book

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The String Book

Adam Hart-Davis

History; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Ropework, knots & macrame

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The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

Richard Mabey

Mathematics & Sciences; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and... [more]

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The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

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The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius, Dominique Raynaud

Mathematics & Sciences

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First published in France under the title Planete blanche, les glaces, le climat et l'environnement, Odile Jacob, 2008. [more]

$48.95

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