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Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great...

Mario Livio

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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Mario Livio shows how even geniuses made major mistakes and how their errors were an essential aspect to achieving scientific... [more]

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Missing Microbes: How Killing Bacteria Creates Modern Plagues

Missing Microbes: How Killing Bacteria Creates Modern Plagues

Martin Blaser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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A clarion call to save humanity's most essential fellow creatures - and our health [more]

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Australian High Country Raptors

Australian High Country Raptors

Jerry Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Birds (ornithology)

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Offers a chance to look into the lives of Australia's fascinating birds of prey. [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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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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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; Nuclear structure physics; 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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Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

George Monbiot

Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a wider space... [more]

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50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know

Tony Crilly

Mathematics & Sciences

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50 concise essays explaining the mathematical laws and principles that underpin our world. [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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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 Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Nicholas Wade

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Game theory; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously... [more]

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A Book of Set Theory

A Book of Set Theory

Charles C. Pinter

Mathematics & Sciences; Set theory

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This accessible approach to set theory for upper-level undergraduates poses rigorous but simple arguments. Topics include... [more]

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Groups, Rings, Modules

Groups, Rings, Modules

Maurice Auslander

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Groups & group theory

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Classic monograph covers sets and maps, monoids and groups, unique factorization domains, localization and tensor products,... [more]

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Geometry, Its Elements and Structure

Geometry, Its Elements and Structure

Alfred S. Posamentier, J. Houston Banks, Robert L Bannister

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Geared toward high school students, this text covers plane, solid, coordinate, vector, and non-Euclidean geometry. More than... [more]

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A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

A Beginner's Guide to Mathematical Logic

Raymond M. Smullyan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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Combining stories of great writers and philosophers with quotations and riddles, this completely original text for first courses... [more]

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Functionals of Finite Riemann Surfaces

Functionals of Finite Riemann Surfaces

Menahem Schiffer, Donald C Spencer

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Calculus; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Advanced monograph, based on the authors' lectures at Princeton University, remains a fundamental book for graduate students.... [more]

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The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Michael F. Land

Medicine; Evolution; Neurosciences; Animal physiology

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In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Land introduces all aspects of the eye and vision in both human and animals. He looks... [more]

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