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Mathematics & Sciences

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed towards space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed... [more]

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Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

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Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History

Charles Watkins

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests

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The great variety of values and meanings different human societies have and ascribe to trees and forests are unpicked and... [more]

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe...

Mike Massimino

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino [more]

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's...

Emily Voigt

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Endangered species & extinction of species

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A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or dragon fish -the world's most expensive aquarium fish-reveals... [more]

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What's So Controversial About Genetically Modified Food?

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What's So Controversial About Genetically Modified Food?

John T. Lang

Food & society; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences

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The rampant use of genetically modified food incites public debate among activists, ethicists, scientists, regulators and... [more]

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Laurie Winkless

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Technology: general issues

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<b>A window into the hidden science and engineering that are the backbone and lifeblood of the city, now and in the future.</b>... [more]

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Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell

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Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell

Alexandra Horowitz

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

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From the bestselling author of Inside of a Dog, Alexandra Horowitz now explains how dogs experience the world through that... [more]

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Attacking Probability and Statistics Problems

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Attacking Probability and Statistics Problems

David S. Kahn

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Concise, highly focused review offers everything high school and beginning college students need to know to handle problems... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Gravity

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An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the... [more]

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The Last Crocodile Hunter

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The Last Crocodile Hunter

Bob Irwin

Biography; Autobiography: general; Reptiles

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'When the world lost Steve, the animals lost the best friend they ever had, and so did I. But he's still here with me and... [more]

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything...

John Gribbin

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

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Popular science master John Gribbin tackles the very biggest question modern science has to answer. [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both... [more]

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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

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Sapiens: de Animales A Dioses: Breve Historia de la Humanidad

Yuval Noah Harari, Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Anthropology; Evolution; Languages & ESL

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<b>El libro de no ficcion del ANO.Un best seller internacional con mas de un millon de ejemplares vendidosLucido e iluminador:... [more]

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

Steven Connor

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ideas about numbers, magnitudes and frequencies shape and give texture to almost everything we feel, say, dream and do. In... [more]

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

Markus Eisl, Gerald Mansberger, Paul Schreilechner

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply; The Earth: natural history general

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An encyclopaedia and an atlas of water on planet Earth featuring astonishingly detailed photographs from cameras aboard orbiting... [more]

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A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science

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A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science

Eric Scerri

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; History of science

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In his latest book, Eric Scerri presents a completely original account of the nature of scientific progress. It consists... [more]

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

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<b>A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive.</b> [more]

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments - epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and... [more]

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How the Zebra Got its Stripes: And Other Darwinian Just So Stories

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How the Zebra Got its Stripes: And Other Darwinian Just So Stories

Leo Grasset

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Wildlife: general interest

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Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo... [more]

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Storm: Nature and Culture

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Storm: Nature and Culture

John Withington

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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This strikingly illustrated book takes an in-depth and unique look at the nature of storms and their impact on our lives.... [more]

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story...

Sydney Padua

Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences

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Deals with Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron: mathematician, gambler, and proto-programmer, and Charles Babbage, eccentric... [more]

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Opening this book, you are about to enter a wonderland. Tim Flannery, author of Atmosphere of Hope and The Weather Makers... [more]

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense...

Daniel Levitin

Social research & statistics; Probability & statistics; Impact of science & technology on society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The bestselling author of The Organized Mind explains and debunks statistics in the information age We live in a world of... [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

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Symmetry

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Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

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