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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

Nicholas Carr

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on... [more]

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the...

James A. Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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A gripping narrative of nuclear mishaps and meltdowns around the globe, all of which have proven pivotal to the advancement... [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Everyday

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences

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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand unveils his groundbreaking argument that extraordinarily... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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The first zoological account of female body shape, from our ancestral past to our surgically-enhanced future [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

Andrew Banks

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A puppy comes with a lot of specific challenges. From ears to paws, they are bundles of energy. Mischievous and constantly... [more]

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

Tammy Gagne

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Kittens are not cats. They have their own very specific needs and challenges. They may scratch furniture, chew on cords, and... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all - or so we think. A New History of Life offers... [more]

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Badger

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Badger

Daniel Heath Justice

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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From the iconic European badger to the African honey badger, the hog badger of Southeast Asia and the North American badger,... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

Michael F. Goodchild, David W. Rhind

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

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Effective use of today s powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problem-solving that underpins... [more]

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Moore's Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley's Quiet Revolutionary

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Moore's Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley's Quiet Revolutionary...

Arnold Thackray, David Brock, Rachel Jones

Biography: business & industry; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Transistors

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Our world today--from the phone in your pocket to the car that you drive, the allure of social media to the strategy of the... [more]

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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

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How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Groups & group theory

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What is math? How exactly does it work? And what do three siblings trying to share a cake have to do with it? In How to Bake... [more]

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

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Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Melvin Konner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Hardback

A lively, richly informed argument for the natural superiority of women from the acclaimed author of The Tangled Wing. [more]

$33.95

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AsapSCIENCE: Answers to the World's Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena

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AsapSCIENCE: Answers to the World's Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent...

Mitchell Moffit, Greg Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

From the creators of the wildly popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE comes a book about the science that people actually want... [more]

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Testosterone: Sex, Power, and the Will to Win

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Testosterone: Sex, Power, and the Will to Win

Joe Herbert

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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Testosterone lies at the heart of maleness, and is involved in aggression, competitiveness, and risk-taking - all essential... [more]

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Scientific Babel: The Language of Science from the Fall of Latin to the Rise of English

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Scientific Babel: The Language of Science from the Fall of Latin to the...

Michael Gordin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Today scientists are a resolutely monoglot community, using exclusively English - but the rise of English was anything but... [more]

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The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

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The Interstellar Age: Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission - told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. ... [more]

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

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Biocode: The New Age of Genomics

Dawn Field, Neil Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome

Hardback

In Biocode, Dawn Field and Neil Davies capture the scale and excitement of the rapidly growing field of genomics. From automatic... [more]

$34.95

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