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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

Paperback

Introduction to calculus for both undergraduate math majors and those pursuing other areas of science and engineering for... [more]

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

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Florilegium: The Royal Botanic Gardens Celebrating 200 Years

Royal Botanic Gardens

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

Paperback

Presents a memoir from Oliver Sacks, which is both a departure from and an enhancement of his previous psychologically orientated... [more]

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

Chris Impey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Expansive and enlightening... Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids. -New York Times Book Review... [more]

$23.95

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant...

Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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In recent years, Google s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM s Watson trounced the... [more]

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

Martine Rothblatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

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Martine Rothblatt has been at the forefront of AI research, and is a clearheaded thinker when it comes to understanding the... [more]

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Finding Zero

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Finding Zero

Amir D. Aczel

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences

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The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. [more]

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

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An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [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

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of 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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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

Tim Lenton

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

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Earth System Science regards the Earth as an integrated system of interacting atmosphere, oceans, rocks, and biosphere. In... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory.... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

Richard Evershed, Nicola Temple

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

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Horsemeat in our burgers, melamine in our infant's milk, artificial  colours in our fish and fruit... as our urban lifestyle... [more]

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

James Binney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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Astrophysics is said to have been born when Isaac Newton saw an apple drop in his orchard and had the electrifying insight... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

Steve Levine

Business & Economics; Electrical power industries; Popular science; Energy conversion & storage; Automotive technology & trades

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The United States, China and virtually every other nation with an industrial base have concluded that powerful advanced batteries... [more]

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

Ariel Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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This captivating illustrated collection brings together stories from dozens of international astronauts--men and women who've... [more]

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

Robert Clark

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Hobbies; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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These beautiful photographs from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark offer a fascinating new view... [more]

$55.00

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

David Nixon, Nicole Stott

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Mathematics & Sciences

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In 1984 President Ronald Reagan gave NASA the go-ahead to build a Space Station. A generation later, the International Space... [more]

$130.00

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum

Carvings: artworks; Art techniques & principles; Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c.... [more]

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [more]

$45.95

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

Carolyn Fry

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Plant reproduction & propagation; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At a time when the world faces pressures from climate change and biodiversity loss, seeds have never been more important.... [more]

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

$47.95

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

Paperback

Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

$38.95

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