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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

Peter Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Earth sciences

Paperback

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship... [more]

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

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Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth

Justin Gregg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Marine & freshwater mammals

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Are Dolphins Really Smart? provides a highly critical look at the popular myths about dolphin intelligence and behaviour.... [more]

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The Large Hadron Collider

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The Large Hadron Collider

Bonnie Juettner Fernandes

Nuclear structure physics; Children's & Educational

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Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Hadron Super Collider, the tool that scientists use to understand... [more]

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

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Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

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Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

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Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Ross Piper

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The animal kingdom is staggeringly diverse, but the animals that most easily spring to mind the tigers, elephants, eagles... [more]

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

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Computability: Turing, Godel, Church, and Beyond

B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, Oron Shagrir

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; Mathematical theory of computation

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In the 1930s a series of seminal works published by Alan Turing, Kurt Godel, Alonzo Church, and others established the theoretical... [more]

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

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Tsunami: Nature and Culture

Richard Hamblyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Oceanography (seas)

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From the legend of Atlantis to the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, this book is a cultural, historical and scientific guide... [more]

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Islands: Nature and Culture

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Islands: Nature and Culture

Stephen Royle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

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Filled with illustrations, Islands is a comprehensive exploration of the geographical and cultural aspects of island life... [more]

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

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Probably Approximately Correct: Nature's Algorithms for Learning and Prospering...

Leslie G. Valiant

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Artificial intelligence

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From a leading computer scientist, a unifying theory that will revolutionize our understanding of how life evolves and learns.... [more]

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Food Unwrapped: Lifting the Lid on How Our Food is Really Produced

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Food Unwrapped: Lifting the Lid on How Our Food is Really Produced

Daniel Tapper

Popular science; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

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Is a glass of red wine a day actually good for you? Do free-range eggs really taste better? How does coffee become decaffeinated?... [more]

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [more]

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The Coal Face

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The Coal Face

Tom Doig

Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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On 9 February 2014 a fire took hold in the Hazelwood coal mine near Morwell... [more]

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After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program

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After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program

John M. Logsdon

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Once the United States landed on the moon in July 1969, it was up to President Nixon to decide what to do in space after Apollo.... [more]

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Combinatorial Geometry in the Plane

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Combinatorial Geometry in the Plane

Hugo Hadwiger, Hans Debrunner, Victor Klee

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Advanced undergraduate-level text discusses theorems on topics restricted to the plane, such as convexity, coverings, and... [more]

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Homology Theory on Algebraic Varieties

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Homology Theory on Algebraic Varieties

Andrew Wallace

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebraic geometry

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Concise and authoritative monograph, geared toward advanced undergraduate and graduate students, covers linear sections, singular... [more]

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Rings and Homology

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Rings and Homology

James P. Jans

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Geared toward those who have completed a college course in basic algebra and seek an introduction to ring structure and homological... [more]

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Introduction to the Theory of Abstract Algebras

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Introduction to the Theory of Abstract Algebras

Richard Pierce

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Suitable for introductory graduate-level courses and independent study, this text explores major themes of universal algebra:... [more]

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Selected Topics in the Classical Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable

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Selected Topics in the Classical Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable...

Maurice Heins

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Elegant and concise, this text explores properties of meromorphic functions, Picard theorem, harmonic and subharmonic functions,... [more]

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A Short Course in Automorphic Functions

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A Short Course in Automorphic Functions

Joseph Lehner

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Concise treatment covers basics of Fuchsian groups, development of Poincare series and automorphic forms, and the connection... [more]

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Birds of South-East Asia

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Birds of South-East Asia

Craig Robson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This concise edition of the award-winning field guide is both portable and compact, making the book accessible and key species... [more]

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Pests, Diseases, Ailments and Allies of Australian Plants

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Pests, Diseases, Ailments and Allies of Australian Plants

David L. Jones, Rodger Elliot, Trevor L. Blake, Sandie Jones

Plant pathology & diseases; Gardening; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Amateur and professional gardeners, horticulturists, commercial nurseries and students will find this book invaluable. Pests,... [more]

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars

Lee Billings

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Evolution

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From science writer Lee Billings, an intimate history of Earth and the quest for life beyond the solar system. [more]

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Night School: The Life-Changing Science of Sleep

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Night School: The Life-Changing Science of Sleep

Richard Wiseman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Every night you close your eyes, become oblivious to your surroundings... [more]

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Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives

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Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives

Peter Olofsson

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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<p>Praise for the First Edition If there is anything you want to know, or remind yourself, about probabilities, then look... [more]

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biophysics; Biology, life sciences

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Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? Even in this age of cloning and synthetic... [more]

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