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Monkeys, Myths and Molecules: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

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Monkeys, Myths and Molecules: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science...

Joe Schwarcz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away.... [more]

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Simon Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Describes the saga of humankind's quest to unravel the secrets of the universe. This title explains the physics and the history... [more]

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Cakes, Custard and Category Theory: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex Maths

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Cakes, Custard and Category Theory: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences

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Most people imagine maths is something like a slow cooker: very useful, but pretty limited in what it can do. Maths, though,... [more]

$27.99

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's...

David Barrie

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention... [more]

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The Southwest: Australia's Biodiversity Hotspot

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The Southwest: Australia's Biodiversity Hotspot

Victoria Laurie

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

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Victoria Laurie offers us in words and pictures the southwest of Australia, a land triangle that encompasses a multitude of... [more]

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The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand

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The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand...

Dave Zobel

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

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Reveals the hard facts behind the laughter on TV's most popular sitcom  The highest-rated scripted show on TV, ... [more]

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The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?

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The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?

Miguel Farias, Catherine Wikholm

Religion & beliefs; Psychology; Popular science

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Millions of people meditate daily. Many believe it affects how we feel and behave. But can we actually change through meditation?... [more]

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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

Yakov I. Perelman, Yakov Perelman

Mathematics & Sciences

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This motley collection features more than 100 puzzles involving coin tricks, chess problems, magic squares, and a host of... [more]

$16.95

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Margaret Lazarus Dean

History of the Americas; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known... [more]

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

Gian Andrea Pagnoni, Stephen Roche

Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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This is a book that tackles the most important issue of our age in a highly informative, accessible and engaging way. [more]

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

History; Galaxies & stars

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This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus'... [more]

$17.95

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

Tim Maudlin

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Physics

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Introduces nonphysicists to the core philosophical issues surrounding the nature and structure of space and time, and is also... [more]

$36.95

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Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra

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Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and...

Nick Leseberg, Iain Campbell

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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One of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth, the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory... [more]

$49.95

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Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease

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Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease

Mary Dobson

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine; History of science

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The human stories behind disease, plagues and epidemics and their deadly impact through history. [more]

$29.99

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

Brandon R. Brown

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The biography of Max Planck, a brilliant scientist living in Nazi Germany, and a man considered to be the father of quantum... [more]

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

Buzz Aldrin, Leonard David

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics

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Celebrated astronaut and bestselling author Buzz Aldrin boldly supports the continuing quest to explore the new frontiers... [more]

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Beyond Words

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Beyond Words

Carl Safina

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Carl Safina's childhood by the long island shore launched a life-long passion for animals. In his new book, Safina delves... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Numerical analysis; Popular science

Paperback

What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections of Animals from Aardvarks to Zebras

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections...

Bruce Montague

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

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Arranged alphabetically by species, here is the perfect handbook for any peeping Tom or Tomasina who wants to know what goes... [more]

$17.99

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Mouse

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Mouse

Georgie Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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An animal worshipped, slaughtered, loved and loathed, the mouse is a beguiling part of our culture and environment. Mouse... [more]

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Goat

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Goat

Joy Hinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Farm & working animals

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This book traces the history of the animal, moving from their evolution through their domestication and global spread to the... [more]

$24.99

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Risk

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Risk

Sue Stockdale, Clive Steeper

Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

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All That Matters about Risk - what it is, how we make decisions, and how we can do so more rationally. [more]

$15.99

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