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Mathematics & Sciences

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The Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Evaluates Haldane's social and political background, as well as his scientific creativity and accomplishments. [more]

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Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory

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Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory

Allison K. Henrich

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

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Well-written and engaging, this hands-on approach features many exercises to be completed by readers. Topics include knot... [more]

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

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In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity

Moheb Costandi

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know... [more]

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Nature is a Battlefield: Towards a Political Ecology

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Nature is a Battlefield: Towards a Political Ecology

Razmig Keucheyan

Mathematics & Sciences

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In the midst of the current ecological crisis, there is often lofty talk of the need for humanity to overcome its divisions... [more]

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The Case Against Sugar

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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes

Food & society; Medicine; Popular science; Diets & dieting

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More than half a billion adults and 40 million children on the planet are obese. Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Evidence... [more]

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The New Nature

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The New Nature

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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The time has to come to reinvent nature. The natural world is adapting to humans and changing fast. Our cities and farms are... [more]

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Einstein: A Biography

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Einstein: A Biography

Jurgen Neffe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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In Einstein: A Biography, Jurgen Neffe presents a clear and probing portrait of the man behind the myth. He recounts Einstein's... [more]

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Beasts in My Belfry

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Travel & holiday

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From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists [more]

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist You've Never Heard of

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist...

Joel N. Shurkin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known... [more]

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel, Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

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A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers... [more]

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of science; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed...

Sharon Weinberger

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

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<b>The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the most authoritative account we have of the... [more]

$58.95

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Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places

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Cafe Neandertal: Excavating Our Past in One of Europe's Most Ancient Places...

Beebe Bahrami

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences

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Cafe Neandertal pulls us deeply into the complex mystery of the Neandertals, shedding a surprising light on what it means... [more]

$47.95

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search...

Michael Summers, Clarence J Robinson Professor of Physics James Trefil (George Mason University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

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Astronomer Michael Summers and physicist James Trefil explore remarkable recent discoveries. [more]

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Gemmology

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Gemmology

Peter G. Read

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems

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Since Gemmology was published, readers have used it to gain an in-depth appreciation of the science of gemmology, its history... [more]

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The Amazing World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Journey Through the Mesozoic Era

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The Amazing World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Journey Through the Mesozoic...

James Kuether

Electronic, holographic & video art; Mathematics & Sciences; Family & relationships; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs have filled us with wonder since the first monstrous bones were pulled from the earth thousands of years ago. For... [more]

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Future Arctic: Field Notes from a World on the Edge

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Future Arctic: Field Notes from a World on the Edge

Edward Struzik

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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A veteran journalist explores the changing Arctic and why it should matter to the rest of the world. [more]

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science... [more]

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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped...

Margot Lee Shetterly

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences

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#1 New York Times Bestseller NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Oscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay Set... [more]

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Reed Concise Guide Frogs of Australia

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Reed Concise Guide Frogs of Australia

Marion Anstis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cooking for parties

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A new title in our existing popular series of the Reed Concise Field Guides to Australian Wildlife. This is the ultimate pocket... [more]

$14.99

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Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography: Reform, Revolt and Rebellion

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Reinvention of Australasian Biogeography: Reform, Revolt and Rebellion

Malte Ebach

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

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The story of the evolution of biogeographical practice in Australasia. [more]

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Get Well Soon

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Get Well Soon

Jennifer Wright

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

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Get Well Soon delivers the gruesome, morbid details of some of the worst plagues in human history, as well as stories of the... [more]

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

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Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious. [more]

$23.95

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