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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

Richard Mabey

Mathematics & Sciences; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and... [more]

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

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Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable

Paul G. Falkowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Microbiology (non-medical)

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For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms... [more]

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

Australian Koala Foundation

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Gift books

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The koala is the first animal many of us name when asked about Australian wildlife and a symbol of Australia's national identity... [more]

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Science Without Numbers

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Science Without Numbers

Hartry Field

Philosophy; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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Science Without Numbers caused a stir in 1980, with its bold nominalist approach to the philosophy of mathematics and science.... [more]

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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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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

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Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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<div> All organisms and species are transitory, yet life endures. The origin, extinction, and evolution of species'interconnected... [more]

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

Frank Wilczek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

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Sustainability: A History

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Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

History of ideas; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

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Machine Learning: The New AI

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Machine Learning: The New AI

Ethem Alpaydin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Machine learning

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Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use every day, from product recommendations to voice recognition... [more]

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Robots

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Robots

John M. Jordan

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics

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Robots are entering the mainstream. Technologies have advanced to the point of mass commercialization -- Roomba, for example... [more]

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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us

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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot...

Noson S. Yanofsky

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; History of science

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<div> Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring... [more]

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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction

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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction...

Susan Elizabeth Hough

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death. Seismologists still can't predict when... [more]

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science

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Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic...

Matthew Stanley

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Explores the overlap and shift between theistic and naturalistic science through a parallel study of two major scientific... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Field Guide to Australian Mammals

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Field Guide to Australian Mammals

Steve Parish

Mathematics & Sciences

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Medicine; Physiology; Haematology; Animal physiology

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Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

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

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John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

Dr Maria Rosa Antognazza

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy of mathematics

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This Very Short Introduction considers who Leibniz was and introduces his overarching intellectual vision. It follows his... [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; 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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The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

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The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

Tim Dee

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Beginning in summer with clouds of breeding seabirds in Shetland and ending with nightjars like giant moths in the heart of... [more]

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Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

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Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

Mark Cocker

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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One night the author followed the roiling, deafening flock of rooks and jackdaws which regularly passed over his Norfolk home... [more]

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A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

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A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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As a small boy, the author was obsessed with wildlife - from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets to his ill-fated experiments... [more]

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed towards space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed... [more]

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Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

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Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

Charles Watkins

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests

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The great variety of values and meanings different human societies have and ascribe to trees and forests are unpicked and... [more]

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