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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Everyday

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences

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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand unveils his groundbreaking argument that extraordinarily... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or... [more]

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Badger

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Badger

Daniel Heath Justice

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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From the iconic European badger to the African honey badger, the hog badger of Southeast Asia and the North American badger,... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy...

Thomas P. Keenan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society; Network security

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Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies, writes cyber expert Keenan, and this book gives a chilling look ahead into... [more]

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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The first zoological account of female body shape, from our ancestral past to our surgically-enhanced future [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

Andrew Banks

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A puppy comes with a lot of specific challenges. From ears to paws, they are bundles of energy. Mischievous and constantly... [more]

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

Tammy Gagne

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Kittens are not cats. They have their own very specific needs and challenges. They may scratch furniture, chew on cords, and... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

Abraham Adrian Albert, Reuben Sandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students covers finite planes, field planes, coordinates in an arbitrary plane,... [more]

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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That are Blocking Progress

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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That are Blocking Progress

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175... [more]

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The Chimp and the River

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The Chimp and the River

David Quammen

HIV & AIDS; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this frightening and fascinating masterpiece (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.... [more]

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

Justin Gregg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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Are Dolphins Really Smart? provides a highly critical look at the popular myths about dolphin intelligence and behaviour.... [more]

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering...

Leslie G. Valiant

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Artificial intelligence

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From a leading computer scientist, a unifying theory that will revolutionize our understanding of how life evolves and learns.... [more]

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The Large Hadron Collider

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The Large Hadron Collider

Bonnie Juettner Fernandes

Nuclear structure physics; Children's & Educational

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Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Hadron Super Collider, the tool that scientists use to understand... [more]

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

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Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

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Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

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Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Ross Piper

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The animal kingdom is staggeringly diverse, but the animals that most easily spring to mind the tigers, elephants, eagles... [more]

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

Richard Hamblyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Oceanography (seas)

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From the legend of Atlantis to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, this book is a cultural, historical and scientific guide... [more]

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Islands: Nature and Culture

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Islands: Nature and Culture

Stephen Royle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Filled with illustrations, Islands is a comprehensive exploration of the geographical and cultural aspects of island life... [more]

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, Oron Shagrir

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Mathematical theory of computation

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In the 1930s a series of seminal works published by Alan Turing, Kurt Godel, Alonzo Church, and others established the theoretical... [more]

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

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Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [more]

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