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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's...

David Barrie

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

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Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.... [more]

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Monkeys, Myths and Molecules: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

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Monkeys, Myths and Molecules: Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science...

Joe Schwarcz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away.... [more]

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

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Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe

Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Simon Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Describes the saga of humankind's quest to unravel the secrets of the universe. This title explains the physics and the history... [more]

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The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand

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The Science of TV's the Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand...

Dave Zobel

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

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Reveals the hard facts behind the laughter on TV's most popular sitcom  The highest-rated scripted show on TV, ... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Medicine: More Than 150 Years of Reporting on the Evolution of Medicine

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The New York Times Book of Medicine: More Than 150 Years of Reporting on...

Abraham Verghese

Reportage & collected journalism; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

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A collection of 150 articles from the New York Times archive. It charts the developing scientific insights, breakthroughs... [more]

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

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

Helen Scales

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

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

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences - a theory of gravity, matter, space... [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; Popular science; Diets & dieting

Paperback

A radical new book that explores the connection between our guts and our health by one of the leading scientists in the field.... [more]

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Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz to Einstein

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Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz...

Jennifer Coopersmith

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Energy

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This book explains the idea of energy by tracing the story of its discovery, from Galileo through to Einstein. It explains... [more]

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The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?

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The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?

Miguel Farias, Catherine Wikholm

Religion & beliefs; Psychology; Popular science

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Millions of people meditate daily. Many believe it affects how we feel and behave. But can we actually change through meditation?... [more]

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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

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Figures for Fun: Stories, Puzzles and Conundrums

Yakov I. Perelman, Yakov Perelman

Mathematics & Sciences

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This motley collection features more than 100 puzzles involving coin tricks, chess problems, magic squares, and a host of... [more]

$16.95

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Margaret Lazarus Dean

History of the Americas; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known... [more]

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy

Gian Andrea Pagnoni, Stephen Roche

Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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This is a book that tackles the most important issue of our age in a highly informative, accessible and engaging way. [more]

$45.95

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

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Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time

Tim Maudlin

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Physics

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Introduces nonphysicists to the core philosophical issues surrounding the nature and structure of space and time, and is also... [more]

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Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra

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Birds and Animals of Australia's Top End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and...

Nick Leseberg, Iain Campbell

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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One of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth, the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory... [more]

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

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Constellation Myths: With Aratus's Phaenomena

Eratosthenes, Hyginus, Aratus

History; Galaxies & stars

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This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus'... [more]

$17.95

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully... [more]

$71.01

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

Hardback

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

$37.95

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Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo: A Rare Photographic History

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Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo: A Rare Photographic History

John Bisney, J. L. Pickering

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Beginning in 1967, Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo chronicles the program's twelve missions and its two follow-ons,... [more]

$89.95

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

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Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

Buzz Aldrin, Leonard David

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics

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Celebrated astronaut and bestselling author Buzz Aldrin boldly supports the continuing quest to explore the new frontiers... [more]

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

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The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... and Create More

Luke Dormehl

Mathematics & Sciences; Numerical analysis; Popular science

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What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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