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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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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]

$33.95

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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]

$34.99

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Forests in our changing world: New Principles for Conservation and Management

Forests in our changing world: New Principles for Conservation and Management...

Joe Landsberg, Richard H. Waring

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment

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Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defence against the worst effects of climate change,... [more]

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The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

Yoram Bauman, Grady Klein

Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change is no laughing matter, but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers... [more]

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

Richard Holmes

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Aircraft: general interest; Air sports & recreations

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'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, Falling Upwards is really a history of hope and fantasy-and the quixotic characters... [more]

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles R. Sheppard

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Coral reefs

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Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating... [more]

$14.95

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The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Electrical engineering

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1894. Probably the most comprehensive book about Tesla's work and fully illustrated! [more]

$19.99

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Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

John H. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Non-linear science; Physics; Biology, life sciences

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In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology... [more]

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I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child Hooked on Books

I Spy a Great Reader: How to Unlock the Literacy Secret and Get Your Child...

Jackie French

Literacy strategies; Physics; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting; Child care & upbringing

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Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can... [more]

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Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper

Robert Bryce

Mathematics & Sciences

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In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is... [more]

$21.99

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Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Confronting Contagion: Our Evolving Understanding of Disease

Melvin Santer

History of Western philosophy; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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A history of disease theory, from Classical Antiquity to modern times, discussing the various supposed causes to which people... [more]

$41.95

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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Discusses the role of chance and randomness in the writings of Charles Darwin, as well as Darwinist thought. [more]

$35.95

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Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life

Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life

Susan Middleton

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

A stunning new view of ocean life combining art and science. [more]

$60.00

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