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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,496 results

Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

Biography; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients... [more]

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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction...

Joel Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The epic story of why passenger pigeons became extinct and what that says about our current relationship with the natural... [more]

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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

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Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Andrew T. Guzman

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

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In Overheated, Guzman takes climate change out of the realm of scientific abstraction to explore its real-world consequences.... [more]

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Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment

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Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment

Steve Morton, David Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources

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A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book. [more]

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity Hotspot

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Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia: A Global Biodiversity...

Hans Lambers

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Southwest Australia is a region increasingly recognised for its high levels of biodiversity and endemism, and is recognized... [more]

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Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima

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Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukishima...

Helen (ed) Caldicott

Mathematics & Sciences

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Crisis Without End is both essential reading and a major corrective to the public record on Fukushima. [more]

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Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules

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Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules

Michael Huber

Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Combines ancient mythology and modern mathematics. This book offers helpful hints and complete solutions, and the appendixes... [more]

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

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Rational Mechanics: The Classic Notre Dame Course

R. Catesby Taliaferro

Mathematics & Sciences; Classical mechanics

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Stressing the history of science as well as the relevant physics and mathematics, this volume covers ancient Greek celestial... [more]

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The Fourth Dimension Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality

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The Fourth Dimension Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality

Rudy Rucker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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One of the most talented contemporary authors of cutting-edge math and science books conducts a fascinating tour of a higher... [more]

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

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How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

Joseph E. Armstrong

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Palaeontology

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On this blue planet, long before pterodactyls took to the skies and tyrannosaurs prowled the continents, tiny green organisms... [more]

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Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

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Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

William R. Uttal

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Cognitive neuroscience explores the relationship between our minds and our... [more]

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

B. Alan Wallace

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Neurosciences

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By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern... [more]

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What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution

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What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution

Lawrence Lipking

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Lawrence Lipking offers a new perspective on how to understand the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century, emphasizing... [more]

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

Sam Harris

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Religion & science; Popular science

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From multiple New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist, Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the millions who follow... [more]

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines...

Morten Strange

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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This guide covers 668 species found in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines and Borneo. Each species is illustrated with... [more]

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships

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Wild Connection: What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us About Human Relationships...

Jennifer L. Verdolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

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Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships. A specialist in animal... [more]

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

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Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain

Michael R. Trimble

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and... [more]

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

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The Brain Supremacy: Notes from the Frontiers of Neuroscience

Kathleen Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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The human mind and brain are now among the hottest subjects in scientific research. Breakthrough techniques mean we are on... [more]

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

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At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of... [more]

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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

Diane Ackerman

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Popular science; History of engineering & technology

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A beautifully-written, insightful and urgent enquiry into man's relationship with nature and our impact on the planet. [more]

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

Television; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences

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The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

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Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia's Changing Seasons

Timothy J. Entwisle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. [more]

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

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Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older

Andre Aleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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We all worry occasionally that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't work as well as they used to. In this groundbreaking... [more]

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and...

John Medina

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Includes link to 'Brain Rules' film --Cover. [more]

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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens

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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens...

Benedict Carey

Learning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns [more]

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