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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

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Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [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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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

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Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll... [more]

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A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials

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A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials

Christopher Dickman, Rosemary Woodford Granf

Mathematics & Sciences; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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The fine text distinguishes the diverse marsupial group from other mammals and places it in its geographic context. It covers... [more]

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

Steve Levine

Business & Economics; Electrical power industries; Popular science; Energy conversion & storage; Automotive technology & trades

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The United States, China and virtually every other nation with an industrial base have concluded that powerful advanced batteries... [more]

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Time at Taronga: A Zoo Down-Under

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Time at Taronga: A Zoo Down-Under

Catharine Retter

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday guides

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A captivating profile of 100 animals across 100 years at Taronga Zoo. Time at Taronga shares intimate stories from the Zoo's... [more]

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

Seth M. Siegel

Regional studies; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Water supply & treatment

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An essential look at the unknown story of how Israel has avoided the coming water crisis despite being mostly desert. [more]

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future...

Mason Inman

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

Hardback

A biography of Marion King Hubbert, one of the twentieth century's most influential energy experts, who was dubbed the father... [more]

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

Robert Clark

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Hobbies; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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These beautiful photographs from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark offer a fascinating new view... [more]

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

Ariel Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This captivating illustrated collection brings together stories from dozens of international astronauts--men and women who've... [more]

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

Jazz; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

Hardback

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [more]

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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'Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political freedom withers and dies. Without countervailing voices,... [more]

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You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future

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You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future

Jonathon Keats

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

You Belong to the Universe documents Buckminster Fuller's six-decade quest to make the world work for one hundred percent... [more]

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum

Carvings: artworks; Art techniques & principles; Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c.... [more]

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

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Seeds: Safeguarding Our Future

Carolyn Fry

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Plant reproduction & propagation; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At a time when the world faces pressures from climate change and biodiversity loss, seeds have never been more important.... [more]

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Principles of Topology

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Principles of Topology

Fred H. Croom

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Designed for a one-semester introductory course, this text covers metric spaces, general topological spaces, continuity, topological... [more]

$34.95

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

Phil Torres

Religion & science; Theology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Natural disasters

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We live in a genuinely unique period of human history, one in which the alarmist's hackneyed warning that The end is near!... [more]

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Atmospheric physics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history. Our past,... [more]

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

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Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

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Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know

Joseph Romm

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change will have a bigger impact on humanity than the Internet has had. The last decade's spate of superstorms, wildfires,... [more]

$20.95

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself...

David Rothery

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Written by Dr David Rothery, a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the... [more]

$32.99

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The Aliens Are Coming! The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe

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The Aliens Are Coming! The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our...

Ben Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? The brand-new... [more]

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your...

Bruce Schneier

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Computer security

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Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who's with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded,... [more]

$25.95

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World Hunger: 10 Myths

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World Hunger: 10 Myths

Joseph Collins, Frances Moore Lappe

Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

Paperback

<p>From best-selling authors Frances Moore Lapp&Atilde;&copy; and Joseph Collins comes the 21st century&acirc;&euro;&trade;s... [more]

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