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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Cultural studies; Botany & plant sciences

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the...

John Horgan

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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A reissue of the classic work by John Horgan wherein he makes the powerful case that science is ending. [more]

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Cave: Nature and Culture

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Cave: Nature and Culture

Ralph Crane, Lisa Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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This book is a highly illustrated history of caves, showing their role in human imagination, as well as being a unique feature... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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An engaging popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, taking in the sheer magnificence of its discovery,... [more]

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

Kathy Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Our peculiarly British obsession with gardens goes back a long way and Plants: From Roots to Riches takes us back to where... [more]

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Leonard Susskind

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

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In The Theoretical Minimum, the author provided a first course in classical mechanics, offering readers everything they need... [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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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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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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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

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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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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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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]

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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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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]

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Molnar

Mathematics & Sciences; Historical geology

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Plate tectonics caused a revolution in our understanding of the Earth. It has aided our understanding of why earthquakes and... [more]

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

Martin Rees

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers. [more]

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present -... [more]

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The fastest way to learn about astronomy, from the constellations to cosmology. [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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