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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

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The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the...

John Horgan

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

A reissue of the classic work by John Horgan wherein he makes the powerful case that science is ending. [more]

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Against the Grain: 14 Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

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Against the Grain: 14 Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Bill Hampel

Mathematics & Sciences; Agricultural science

Paperback

14 Farmers tell how they are adapting to climate change.  Can we humans simply ignore the fires, floods and increased... [more]

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

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Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment

Jon Butterworth

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

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The first insider account of the work at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the discovery of the Higgs particle - and what... [more]

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small Has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [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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Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

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Social: Why Our Brains are Wired to Connect

Matthew D. Lieberman

Social interaction; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

Paperback

Being social is as fundamental to our survival as our ability to navigate the world through vision and reason. In this book,... [more]

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Letters to My Grandchildren

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Letters to My Grandchildren

David Suzuki

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences

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In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from... [more]

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World

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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World...

Amir Alexander

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The epic story of the origin of calculus [more]

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A Dangerous Master: How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control

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A Dangerous Master: How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control...

Wendell Wallach

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Automatic control engineering

Hardback

We live in an age of awesome technological potential. From nanotechnology to synthetic organisms, new technologies stand to... [more]

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The Sceptical Optimist: Why Technology isn't the Answer to Everything

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The Sceptical Optimist: Why Technology isn't the Answer to Everything

Nicholas Agar

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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In The Paradox of Progress, Nicholas Agar challenges the central claims of 'radical optimism': that technological progress... [more]

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A Brief History of Numbers

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A Brief History of Numbers

Leo Corry

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

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This is the story behind the idea of number, from the Pythagoreans, up until the turn of the 20th century, through Greek,... [more]

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Global Warming: The Complete Briefing

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Global Warming: The Complete Briefing

John T. Houghton

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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John T. Houghton's definitive, full-colour, guide to climate change is fully up-to-date with the latest IPCC findings. [more]

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Carbon Crunch: How We're Getting Climate Change Wrong - And How to Fix it

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Carbon Crunch: How We're Getting Climate Change Wrong - And How to Fix it...

Dieter Helm

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

Despite commitments to renewable energy and two decades of international negotiations, global emissions continue to rise.... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Physiology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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All About Butterflies of Australia

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All About Butterflies of Australia

Garry Sankowsky

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

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Everyday Maths for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

Kjartan Poskitt

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence.... [more]

$17.95

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A Rough Ride to the Future

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A Rough Ride to the Future

James Lovelock

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

Presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system. This book introduces two new author's... [more]

$22.99

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Beekeeping For Dummies

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Beekeeping For Dummies

Howland Blackiston

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping)

Paperback

Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? This book guides you on becoming a back yard bee keeper. It gives... [more]

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

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A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

Patrick Allitt

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

Few topics incite more passion and controversy than the idea of climate change. Historian Patrick Allitt argues that a mood... [more]

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

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1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies

Allen Ma, Amber Kuang, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Paperback

Practice makes perfect! Get perfect with a thousand and one practice problems!1,001 Geometry Practice Problems For Dummies... [more]

$28.95

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - and see how the victims changed... [more]

$19.99

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Brains Explains Quantum Physics: Thunderbirds

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Brains Explains Quantum Physics: Thunderbirds

Dr. Ben Still, ITV Ventures Limited

Fiction-related items; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Hardback

Who better to bring the most difficult subjects to the common man than International Rescue's own genius - Brains! [more]

$14.99

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Shrimps, Prawns and Lobsters

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Shrimps, Prawns and Lobsters

Gary Poore

Mathematics & Sciences; Crustaceans

Paperback

For most of us, shrimps, prawns and lobsters immediately brings to mind something edible and tasty. Many are small inconspicuous... [more]

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

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

Ken Thompson

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

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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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Cakes, Custard and Category Theory: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex Maths

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Cakes, Custard and Category Theory: Easy Recipes for Understanding Complex...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Most people imagine maths is something like a slow cooker: very useful, but pretty limited in what it can do. Maths, though,... [more]

$27.99

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