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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jim Al-Khalili, Johnjoe McFadden

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum & theoretical chemistry

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Drawing on recent ground-breaking experiments around the world, they show how photosynthesis relies on subatomic particles... [more]

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

Lucie Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and... [more]

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Into the Black

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Into the Black

Rowland White

Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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On 12th April 1981, NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight.... [more]

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

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Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

Nick Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A gifted biologist's careful and beguiling study of why cuckoos have got away with tricking other birds into hatching and... [more]

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

Luciano Floridi

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi argues that the explosive developments in Information and... [more]

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Silke Ackermann

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Part of the acclaimed Director's Choice series, an insight is offered into the Museum of the History of Science by the Director's... [more]

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

Robin Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Discrete mathematics; Combinatorics & graph theory

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Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores... [more]

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

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The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat

Tim Spector

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular science; Human biology

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One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health [more]

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

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Albert Einstein: Pocket Giants

Andrew May

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein and everyone knows that he was a genius. Yet only a few people understand his work.... [more]

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Rust: The Longest War

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Rust: The Longest War

Jonathan Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Mechanics of solids

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A thrilling drama of man versus nature-detailing the fierce, ongoing fight against the mightiest and unlikeliest enemy: rust.... [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

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A biological and cultural biography of the seashell--ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity

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The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and the Mathematical Theory of Plasticity...

J. N. Goodier, P. G. Hodge, Jr

Mathematics & Sciences; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics); Stress & fracture

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Comprising two classic essays by experts on the mathematical theories of elasticity and plasticity, this volume is noteworthy... [more]

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Lure of the Thylacine: True Stories and Legendary Tales of the Tasmanian Tiger

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Lure of the Thylacine: True Stories and Legendary Tales of the Tasmanian...

Col Bailey

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Speculation by an ever-growing band of Tasmanian tiger devotees that the thylacine still exists has not wavered, despite the... [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex... [more]

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

Robert Colvile

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up--and why we... [more]

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Seal

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Seal

Victoria Dickenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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Seal by Victoria Dickenson explores the natural and cultural history of an animal that has piqued and delighted human interest... [more]

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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

Stephen Blake

Middle Eastern history; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies; Mathematics & Sciences

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<p> <table>&lt;tbody&gt;<tr><td>This textbook surveys the major advances in the heavenly sciences from Isfahan, Maragha... [more]

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Gold: Nature and Culture

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Gold: Nature and Culture

Rebecca Zorach, Michael W. Phillips, Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A lively, critical account of this 'noblest' of metals, examining the scientific and cultural history of gold. [more]

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Sheep

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Sheep

Philip Armstrong

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Farm & working animals

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A unique exploration of the biology and history of sheep, as well as their place in literature and the other creative arts.... [more]

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia: An Ecological and Behavioural Guide...

Roger Farrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology)

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A unique field guide that uses host plants and behavioural attributes as the starting point for identifying insects. Richly... [more]

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The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

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The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

David Hone

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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The fascinating story of the king of the dinosaurs as never told before. [more]

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1000 Butterflies

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1000 Butterflies

Adrian Hoskins

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

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1,000 Butterflies is the perfect accompaniment to the author's first title on Butterflies of the World. This title will be... [more]

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50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know

Gail Dixon, Paul Parsons

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The key concepts of science explained in 50 insightful essays [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

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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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The Schwarz Lemma

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The Schwarz Lemma

Sean Dineen

Mathematics & Sciences; Complex analysis, complex variables

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this self-contained overview covers the classical Schwarz lemma,... [more]

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