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Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Physical chemistry

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In this essential guide for students of chemistry, Peter Atkins' Very Short Introduction explains the principles and phenomena... [more]

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The Secret World of Oil

The Secret World of Oil

Ken Silverstein

Political corruption; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilisationů But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting-... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting Your Life at Risk

Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting...

Julian Cribb

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Family & health

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From morning to night, we are surrounded by man-made chemicals, most of them untested, many of them toxic. It's the price... [more]

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs didn't die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and... [more]

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Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Ramamurti Shankar

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Classical mechanics; Thermodynamics & heat; Relativity physics

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Explains the fundamental concepts of physics from Galileo's and Newton's discoveries to the twentieth-century's revolutionary... [more]

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Marc Kaufman, Elon Musk

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Physics; Astrophysics; Earth sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Mars Up Close presents the story of the Curiosity Mission from the inside - showcasing the people, the technology and the... [more]

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

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

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Botany & plant sciences; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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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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Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art...

Arthur I. Miller

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Impact of science & technology on society

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A dazzling look at the artists working on the frontiers of science. [more]

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Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Glimpses of Australian Birdlife

Sally Elmer Peter Slater Raoul Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A visual delight that would make a wonderful gift for nature lovers or those interested in nature. [more]

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How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This... [more]

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning...

Marcelo Gleiser

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

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Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth? To be human... [more]

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Milestones of Space: Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Milestones of Space: Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National...

Curators of the National Air And Space Museum, Martin J. Collins, James E. David, David H. DeVorkin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In Milestones of Space, Michael Neufeld and select curators of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a gorgeous... [more]

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Natural histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum Of Natural History Library

Natural histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

Tom Baione

Prints & printmaking; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [more]

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Alan P. Lightman

Philosophy; Popular science

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Explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition... [more]

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World

Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World...

Amir Alexander

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; History of science

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The epic story of the origin of calculus [more]

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H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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As a child the author was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books,... [more]

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The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

Kenneth Libbrecht

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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The secret of the snowflake's fleeting beauty, and of the art of capturing it on film. [more]

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Flooded Forest and Desert Creek: Ecology and History of the River Red Gum

Flooded Forest and Desert Creek: Ecology and History of the River Red Gum...

Matthew J. Collof

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment & Planning; The environment; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainability; Horticulture

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The ecology and life history of the most widely distributed species of Eucalyptus in Australia - the river red gum. [more]

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The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral...

Herbert Gintis

Society & Social Sciences; Game theory

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Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics,... [more]

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A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

A First Course in Topology: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

Robert Conover

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Topics include sets and functions, infinite sets and transfinite numbers, topological spaces and basic concepts, product spaces,... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeology; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Paul Davies

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; Physics; The natural world, country life & pets

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From quantum to biological and digital, here eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information.... [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance...

Steven Kotler

Popular science; Extreme sports

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A razor-sharp analysis of how record-breaking exploits in extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. [more]

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