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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its discover means for our understanding of the laws of nature)

Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its...

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, whose... [more]

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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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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Joe Schwarcz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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Today, hyperbole dominates the media, which makes separating science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat,... [more]

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

George M. Church, Edward Regis

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Biotechnology

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When humans can control the genetic makeup of organisms to the extent foreseen by synthetic biologists, nature will no longer... [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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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 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 Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

Mathematics & Sciences; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [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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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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Australia's Remarkable Trees

Australia's Remarkable Trees

Richard Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Elephantine Boabs dot the Kimberley region of Western Australia; cattle rub against giant Bottle Trees and Ironbarks in Queensland,... [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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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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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, this book reveals... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Ken Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Biodiversity; Gardening; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved... [more]

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Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising Power of Spontaneity

Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising...

Edward Slingerland

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Why is it hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it... [more]

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Stephen T. Garnett, Donald C. Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Global warming

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Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

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

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle

Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The environment; The natural world, country life & pets; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing; Classic travel writing

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When On the Origin of Species came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary... [more]

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