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Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

John Freely

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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How science was born in a religious age [more]

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

Service industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [more]

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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell Us About Evolution, Biodiversity and Ourselves

Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds and Beasts Tell...

Menno Schilthuizen

Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The story of evolution as you've never heard it before What's the easiest way to tell species apart? Check their genitals.... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Molecular biology

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John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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30-Second Elements

30-Second Elements

Eric Scerri

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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30-Second Elements presents you with the foundations of chemical knowledge, distilling the 50 most significant chemical elements... [more]

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Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

James T. Costa

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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Darwin is credited with discovering evolution through natural selection, but Alfred Russel Wallace saw the same process at... [more]

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The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged

The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry...

Cathy Cobb, Monty L Fetterolf, Harold Goldwhite

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Popular science; Chemistry; Magic, spells & alchemy

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A unique approach to the history of science using do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate... [more]

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Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem

Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude...

National Maritime Museum, Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts; Precision instruments manufacture; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude . [more]

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In the Interests of Safety: The Absurd Rules That Blight Our Lives and How We Can Change Them

In the Interests of Safety: The Absurd Rules That Blight Our Lives and How...

Tracey Brown, Michael Hanlon

Fiction & Literature; Occupational & industrial health & safety; Popular science

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Does an airline pilot really need to surrender his tweezers at airport security when he's about to board an aircraft equipped... [more]

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Paradoxes in Mathematics

Paradoxes in Mathematics

Stanley J. Farlow

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Students and puzzle enthusiasts will get plenty of enjoyment plus some painless mathematical instruction from 30 conundrums,... [more]

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Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Finite Quantum Electrodynamics: The Causal Approach

Gunter Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The third edition of this classic graduate-level physics text covers relativistic quantum mechanics, field quantization, causal... [more]

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The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

The Universe Within: A Scientific Adventure

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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What links the birth of the moon to our body clocks? How did the creation of the Atlantic Ocean affect how we have children?... [more]

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Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own

Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very, Very Different from Our Own...

David Toomey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Xenobiotics

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A fascinating introduction to the weirdest life forms known to science and the maverick scientists who search for them. [more]

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Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

Harry Collins

Philosophy; Sociology & anthropology; Sociology; Education; Impact of science & technology on society

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To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common... [more]

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Diamonds

Diamonds

Ian Smillie

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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Diamonds are a multi-billion dollar business involving some of the world's largest mining companies, a million and a half... [more]

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Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Me, Myself, and Why: Searching for the Science of Self

Jennifer Ouellette

Society & Social Sciences; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Neurosciences

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Dives into the miniscule ranges of variation to understand just what sets us apart. In this book, the author draws on research... [more]

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Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Anatomies: The Human Body, Its Parts and The Stories They Tell

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Including facts, stories and information drawn from across history, science, art and literature - from finger-prints to angel... [more]

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Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Creation: The Origin of Life / The Future of Life

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Tells a story that uses science to explain what life is and where it first came from, offering answers to the very grandest... [more]

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The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

Larry Young, Brian Alexander

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Sexual behaviour; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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First published in... 2012. --T.p. verso. [more]

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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We...

Marlene Zuk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Early man

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A whip-smart, brilliantly researched expos of pseudoscientific myths about the evolutionary past and how people should live... [more]

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Personal Intelligence

Personal Intelligence

John D. Mayer

Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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John D. Mayer, the renowned psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now draws on... [more]

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The Autistic Brain

The Autistic Brain

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek

Child & developmental psychology; Abnormal psychology; Teaching of autistic students; Medicine; Neurosciences; Popular medicine & health; Advice on parenting

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Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well... [more]

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Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Lin Sutherland, Gayle Sutherland

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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This guide describes Australia's common minerals and gems, some rarities and the odd curiosity and will enable collectors... [more]

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Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Night School: The Hidden Science of Sleep and Dreams

Richard Wiseman

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. This book uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain - and... [more]

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Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Gary Klein

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Insights - like Darwin's understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick's breakthrough discoveries... [more]

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