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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life

Ben McFarland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Advocate - Science

Hardback

In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell... [more]

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The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation

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The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes...

Adam Steltzner

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

The true story of how an unlikely leader helped inspire a team of rocket scientists to achieve the near impossible: landing... [more]

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions

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In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday...

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides,... [more]

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

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Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements

Matt Wilkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Animal physiology

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A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. [more]

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

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Seahorses: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Sara A. Lourie

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

Seahorses are extraordinary creatures. They swim upright and spend days in dancing courtship. Seahorses unveils every species,... [more]

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Flight Mechanics: Theory of Flight Paths

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Flight Mechanics: Theory of Flight Paths

Angelo Miele

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

This Dover edition, first published in 2016, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published in 1962 by the... [more]

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

Jim Baggott

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

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Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe... [more]

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

Tim Lenton

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

Earth System Science regards the Earth as an integrated system of interacting atmosphere, oceans, rocks, and biosphere. In... [more]

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Finding Zero

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Finding Zero

Amir D. Aczel

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences

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The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. [more]

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant...

Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

In recent years, Google s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM s Watson trounced the... [more]

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

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An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

Richard Evershed, Nicola Temple

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

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Horsemeat in our burgers, melamine in our infant's milk, artificial  colours in our fish and fruit... as our urban lifestyle... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory.... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in... [more]

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

Steve Levine

Business & Economics; Electrical power industries; Popular science; Energy conversion & storage; Automotive technology & trades

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The United States, China and virtually every other nation with an industrial base have concluded that powerful advanced batteries... [more]

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

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Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

Seth M. Siegel

Regional studies; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Water supply & treatment

Hardback

An essential look at the unknown story of how Israel has avoided the coming water crisis despite being mostly desert. [more]

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

Martine Rothblatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

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Martine Rothblatt has been at the forefront of AI research, and is a clearheaded thinker when it comes to understanding the... [more]

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This Mortal Coil: The Human Body in History and Culture

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This Mortal Coil: The Human Body in History and Culture

Fay Bound Alberti

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

The story of the body. Fay Bound Alberti takes the human body apart in order to put it back anew, telling the cultural history... [more]

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Visual Celebration of Borneo's Wildlife

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Visual Celebration of Borneo's Wildlife

Fanny Lai, Bjorn Olesen

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

Hardback

This Borneo wildlife pictorial offers nature lovers, visitors to Borneo and armchair explorers an unparalleled introduction... [more]

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's...

Emily Voigt

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Fishes & aquaria; Expeditions

Hardback

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or dragon fish -the world's most expensive aquarium fish-reveals... [more]

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Principles of Topology

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Principles of Topology

Fred H. Croom

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology

Paperback

Designed for a one-semester introductory course, this text covers metric spaces, general topological spaces, continuity, topological... [more]

$34.95

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

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The End: What Science and Religion Tell Us About the Apocalypse

Phil Torres

Religion & science; Theology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Natural disasters

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We live in a genuinely unique period of human history, one in which the alarmist's hackneyed warning that The end is near!... [more]

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

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An Imaginary Tale: The Story of -1

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory

Paperback

Today complex numbers have such widespread practical use--from electrical engineering to aeronautics--that few people would... [more]

$38.95

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Mycology, fungi (non-medical)

Paperback

Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the... [more]

$15.95

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