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Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

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Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

Thomas Rid

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Thomas Rid's revelatory cybernetic history pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention... [more]

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The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics

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The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other...

Owen O'Shea

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for... [more]

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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A provocative exploration of the 'new ecology' and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong [more]

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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The incredible true story of the discovery of DNA as told by biologist and scientific historian Matthew Cobb. [more]

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Dr Peter Moore

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Meteorology & climatology; History of engineering & technology

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A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. -- [more]

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Marianne Freiberger, Rachel Thomas

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Everybody knows and understands Pythagoras' theorem, but Maths Squared introduces you to the world of Einstein's relativity... [more]

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Giles Sparrow, Graham Southorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand... [more]

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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

Chris Goodall

Alternative & renewable energy industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Tracing the switch from fossil fuels to solar power and looking at the technology, people and trends that will take us there.<br... [more]

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Ancient Monuments the World Over

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks...

Lynne Kelly

History; Indigenous peoples; Memory; Popular science

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In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the... [more]

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

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Unnatural Selection: How We are Changing Life, Gene by Gene

Emily Monosson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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In Unnatural Selection, Emily Monosson shows how our drugs, pesticides, and pollution are exerting intense selection pressure... [more]

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia: An Early Account by A. E. Newsome...

Alan Newsome, Thomas Newsome

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Marsupials & monotremes; Wildlife: mammals

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A unique insight into one of Australia's most iconic land mammals [more]

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Big, Bold and Blue: Lessons from Australia's Marine Protected Areas

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Big, Bold and Blue: Lessons from Australia's Marine Protected Areas

Geoff C. Wescott, James Fitzsimons

Mathematics & Sciences; Oceanography (seas); Applied ecology; Conservation of the environment

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Documents the progress across Australia's marine waters in developing the marine protected area system, the challenges faced... [more]

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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

Professor Richard Wiseman

Conjuring & magic; Popular science; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

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What would you do if someone bet you they could balance a coin on the edge of a banknote, walk through a postcard, or make... [more]

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Physics

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The description for this book, Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Remarkable Birds: The Beauty and Wonder of the Avian World

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Remarkable Birds: The Beauty and Wonder of the Avian World

Mark Avery

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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We share the Earth with more than 10,000 species of birds and we have always been enchanted by them. This book features over... [more]

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Blueprint for a Battlestar: Serious Scientific Explanations for Sci-Fis Greatest Inventions

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Blueprint for a Battlestar: Serious Scientific Explanations for Sci-Fis...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Blueprint for a Battlestar takes twenty-five remarkable and memorable technologies from the world of sci-fi, from Star Wars... [more]

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

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Skeletons: The Extraordinary Form and Function of Bones

Andrew Kirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

Hardback

Bone is one of the most extraordinary materials in the natural world - flexible and strong, available in a number of types... [more]

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Qbism: The Future of Quantum Physics

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Qbism: The Future of Quantum Physics

Hans Christian Von Baeyer

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

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Short for Quantum Bayesianism, QBism adapts conventional features of quantum mechanics in light of a revised understanding... [more]

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

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Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

Sara Pascoe

Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Medicine; Popular science; Humour

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Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes... [more]

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity... [more]

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

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Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

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Baseball's All-Time Best Sluggers: Adjusted Batting Performance from Strikeouts to Home Runs

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Baseball's All-Time Best Sluggers: Adjusted Batting Performance from Strikeouts...

Michael J. Schell

Mathematics & Sciences; Baseball

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Presents an examination of the game of baseball using the most statistical tools available. This book provides an evaluation... [more]

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

John M. Henshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

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Smartly conceived and fast paced, his book offers something for anyone curious about math and its impacts. [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Spanning the globe and several centuries, this book tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and... [more]

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