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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists...

Lawrence Weschler

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Hardback

<b>From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose... [more]

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Animals Strike Curious Poses

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Animals Strike Curious Poses

Elena Passarello

Literary essays; History; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

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With exuberant wit, Elena Passarello casts her gaze on famous historical animals, crafting an essay collection organized as... [more]

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The Book of Shells: A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six Hundred Shells

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The Book of Shells: A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six...

Fabio Moretzsohn, Jerry Harawewych

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

The lifesize guide to identifying and classifying shells. The Book of Shells curates a lifesize collection of 600 of the most... [more]

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

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Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI

Hector J. Levesque

Mathematics & Sciences; Machine learning

Hardback

What do computers, cells, and brains have in common? Computers are electronic devices designed by humans; cells are biological... [more]

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The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge

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The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge

Abraham Flexner

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Physics

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The description for this book, The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge, will be forthcoming.</p> [more]

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

Frank Close

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Advocate - Science

Hardback

In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read... [more]

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Quantum Weirdness

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Quantum Weirdness

William J. Mullin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Quantum mechanics allows accurate predictions of nature, yet it also uncovers surprises like teleportation and multiple universes.... [more]

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The Real Analysis Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Proofs

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The Real Analysis Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Proofs...

Raffi Grinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

Paperback

Real analysis is difficult. For most students, in addition to learning new material about real numbers, topology, and sequences,... [more]

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Lectures on Integral Equations

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Lectures on Integral Equations

Harold Widom

Mathematics & Sciences; Integral calculus & equations

Paperback

Concise classic presents main results of integral equation theory as consequences of theory of operators on Banach and Hilbert... [more]

$22.95

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

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Picasso's Brain: The Basis of Creative Genius

Christine Temple

Psychology; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating study of the factors that contribute to creative genius from an eminent neuropsychologist, using Pablo Picasso... [more]

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Spooky Action at a Distance

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Spooky Action at a Distance

George Musser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time: nonlocality - the ability of... [more]

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Incredible Stories from Space

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Incredible Stories from Space

Nancy Atkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In The Incredible Stories of Modern Space Exploration, Nancy takes readers beyond the surface of what some of the most sophisticated... [more]

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of...

Thomas L. Friedman

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political economy; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

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<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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What Colour is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's Brightest Quiz

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What Colour is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

The mind-bending quiz book that every science geek needs in their Christmas stocking [more]

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

Siobhan Roberts

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

Paperback

<b> A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast. --James Gleick, author of <i>The Information</i></b>... [more]

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SAT Chemistry: 13th Edition

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SAT Chemistry: 13th Edition

Mark C. Kernion, A. Joseph Mascetta

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry

Paperback

Includes a diagnostic test and four practice tests with all questions answered and explained. Also offers detailed reviews,... [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology)

Paperback

Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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SAT Math Level 2

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SAT Math Level 2

Richard Ku

Mathematics; Educational material

Paperback

Includes a diagnostic test, detailed topic reviews, six full-length model tests with answers, explanations, and morel. The... [more]

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Falcon

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Falcon

Helen Macdonald

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

In 'Falcon', bestselling natural history writer Helen Macdonald ranges across the globe and over many millennia, taking in... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Fiction companions; Popular science

Paperback

Fifteen novels. Fifteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn t mean its all made-up . . . [more]

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Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene

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Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene

McKenzie Wark

Social & political philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

Radical new critical theory for the twenty-first century: how to think about the Anthropocene [more]

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Aliens: Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?

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Aliens: Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?

Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

Paperback

It's the biggest question we've ever faced, one that has fascinated generations of humans: do aliens exist? If they did, what... [more]

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The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World

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The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World...

Abigail Tucker

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Paperback

An adventure through world history, natural science, and pop culture in search of how cats conquered the world, the Internet,... [more]

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