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Mathematics & Sciences

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mensuration & systems of measurement; Physics; Engineering measurement & calibration

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This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Laurie Winkless

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Technology: general issues

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<b>A window into the hidden science and engineering that are the backbone and lifeblood of the city, now and in the future.</b>... [more]

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Keegan Kuhn, Kip Andersen

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; The natural world, country life & pets; Farm & working animals

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Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary &quot;Cowspiracy&quot; explores the impacts... [more]

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Solid Analytic Geometry

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Solid Analytic Geometry

Abraham Adrian Albert

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry

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Concise text covers basics of solid analytic geometry and provides ample material for a one-semester course. Additional chapters... [more]

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences

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Eight fascinating examples show how understanding of certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Water is a key that unlocks much of Chinese history and thought. This secret history of China takes us on a journey through... [more]

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Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined

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Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined

Michael Frame, Amelia Urry

Mathematics & Sciences; Fractal geometry

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Fractal geometry is a uniquely fascinating area of mathematics, exhibited in a range of shapes that exist in the natural world,... [more]

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Popular science; Humour

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Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog... [more]

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Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

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Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

Darian Leader

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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The history of civilization is a history of what humans do with their hands. From early tools to machinery, from fists to... [more]

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Australia's Fascinating Birds

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Australia's Fascinating Birds

Don Goodsir

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Birds are fascinating, lively, colourful creatures that can be encountered almost everywhere. The presence of birds certainly... [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking

Documentary movies & films; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black... [more]

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity...

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Examination of appropriate formulation of quantum gauge invariance covers free fields, causal perturbation theory, spin-1... [more]

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Cynthia Barnett

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A natural history of rain, told through a lyrical blend of science, cultural history, and human drama. It is elemental, mysterious,... [more]

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Fluke: The Maths and Myths of Coincidences

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Fluke: The Maths and Myths of Coincidences

Joseph Mazur

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Discover why the odds are better than you'd think in this mathematical tribute to the great coincidences of life [more]

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

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The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

Martin Ford

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 [more]

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations...

Andrew Lawler

Mathematics & Sciences; Poultry farming; The natural world, country life & pets

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Everything you need to know (or would be interested to learn) about humanity's other best friend and partner, the humble chicken,... [more]

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

Greg Milner

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

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Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available... [more]

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Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

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Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

Samir Okasha

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores... [more]

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Lolcatz, Santa & Death by Dog: Strange and True Tales from Science and Technology

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Lolcatz, Santa & Death by Dog: Strange and True Tales from Science and Technology...

Andrew Masterson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Lolcatz, Santa, and Death by Dog, Andrew Masterson explores the windier shores of science and technology research. Have... [more]

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming Our World, and How We Need to Deal with it

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming...

Michael Bess

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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An in-depth survey of the evolving science of bio-enhancement: where we are now and how to deal with it. [more]

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The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory

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The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory...

Julia Shaw

Memory; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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Think you have a good memory? Think again. Memories are our most cherished possessions. They make us who we are. And yet the... [more]

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1001 Inventions That Changed the World

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1001 Inventions That Changed the World

Jack Challoner

Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Gift books

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From the invention of the wheel in the fifth millennium BC to the development of the worldwide web and the launch of the MP3... [more]

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

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Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine

Aleesah Darlison

Marsupials & monotremes; Endangered species & extinction of species; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Wildlife (Children's&YA)

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I am the last of my kind.... [more]

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