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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,508 results

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

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The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future...

Richard B. Alley

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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In the 1990s Richard B. Alley and his colleagues made headlines with the discovery that the last ice age came to an abrupt... [more]

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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

John Tresch

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Focusing on a set of celebrated technologies, including steam engines, early photography, and mass-scale printing, the author... [more]

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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

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Math and the Monalisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo Da Vinci

Bulent Atalay

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; History of mathematics

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Math and the Mona Lisa sees the transcendent unity of art and science in almost every aspect of Da Vinci's life and work.... [more]

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Lebesgue Integration

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Lebesgue Integration

J. H. Williamson

Mathematics & Sciences; Integral calculus & equations

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Concise introduction to Lebesgue integration may be read by any student familiar with real variable theory and elementary... [more]

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

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Genes: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathan Slack

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this Very Short Introduction to the gene Jonathan Slack explores the discovery, nature, and role of genes in evolution... [more]

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How to Think About Analysis

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How to Think About Analysis

Lara Alcock

Mathematics & Sciences; Real analysis, real variables

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Analysis is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it... [more]

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014

Deborah Blum, Tim Folger

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, edits this year's volume of the finest science and... [more]

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How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

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How to Solve it: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

Georg Polya

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

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A collection of practical lessons that demonstrates how the true mathematician learns to draw unexpected analogies, tackle... [more]

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Ebola: The Natural and Human History

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Ebola: The Natural and Human History

David Quammen

Medical research; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences

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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search... [more]

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital...

J. Craig Venter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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Where did our search to understand life come from? And where will it take us? [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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What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell

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What a Wonderful World: Life, the Universe and Everything in a Nutshell...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don't Exist

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to...

Evgeny Morozov

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share... [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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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Suzanne Cory

History; Impact of science & technology on society

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Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer... [more]

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [more]

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Elliptic Tales: Curves, Counting, and Number Theory

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Elliptic Tales: Curves, Counting, and Number Theory

Avner Ash, Robert Gross

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

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Describes the developments in number theory by looking at one of the most exciting unsolved problems in contemporary mathematics... [more]

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The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count on

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The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count on

Julian Havil

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory; History of mathematics

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The ancient Greeks discovered them, but it wasn't until the nineteenth century that irrational numbers were properly understood... [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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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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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science-and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

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Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction

Bill McGuire

Mathematics & Sciences; Natural disasters

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In this Very Short Introduction Bill McGuire explores the potential catastrophes facing our planet. Assessing both the probability... [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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