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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

Paolo Pelosi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Hardback

Smell is arguably the most evocative of senses, linked to memories and associations. For most animals it is vital for survival.... [more]

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Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age

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Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age

Bruce Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Light (optics)

Hardback

<div>Light begins at Stonehenge, where crowds cheer a solstice sunrise. After sampling myths explaining First Light, the story... [more]

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history.... [more]

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

Gerolamo Cardano, Girolamo Cardano

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Gambling: theories & methods

Paperback

Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he formulated some basic ideas more than a century before the better-known... [more]

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Green Guide to Trees of Australia

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Green Guide to Trees of Australia

Peter Krish

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

This new title in New Holland's award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia's trees... [more]

$18.99

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I Used to Know That: General Science

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I Used to Know That: General Science

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

For those whose memories of learning science at school consist of burning magnesium and playing with iron filings and a magnet,... [more]

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We are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk About Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

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We are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk About Their Work,...

Stefan Klein

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Offers a collection of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists. This book reveal what they still... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

Paperback

An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

Ben Goldacre

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The very best journalism from one of Britain's most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science... [more]

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their... [more]

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Chance: The Science and Secrets of Luck, Randomness and Probability

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Chance: The Science and Secrets of Luck, Randomness and Probability

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

For you to be here today reading this requires a mind-boggling series of lucky breaks, starting with the Big Bang and ending... [more]

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Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of Science?

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Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of...

James A. Marcum

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

50th anniversary of Thomas Kuhn's Structure of scientific revolutions. [more]

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

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Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

Robert Burn

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology

Paperback

Nudibranchs, the 'butterflies of the sea', belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled slugs, sap-sucking... [more]

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The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures

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The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures

William deBuys

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in the heart of... [more]

$32.99

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

Paperback

A wide-ranging and thoughtful (Wall Street Journal) exploration of the varied obsessions that the civilized West has had... [more]

$23.99

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Moons: A Very Short Introduction

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Moons: A Very Short Introduction

David A. Rothery

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Our Solar System contains more moons than planets. They show astonishing variety, and some look more likely than Mars to host... [more]

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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain

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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain...

Allan Ropper, Brian David Burrell

Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Clinical psychology; Popular science

Paperback

One of the world's leading neurologists reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the brain disorders that he and his... [more]

$22.99

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Pocket Garden Bird Watch

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Pocket Garden Bird Watch

David Andrew, Mark Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Birdwatching can be done from your doorstep with Pocket Garden Bird Watch, which has been carefully adapted from the UK edition... [more]

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe...

William Hartston

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour

Paperback

A fascinating and unputdownable exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the... [more]

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The Great Climate Robbery

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The Great Climate Robbery

Grain

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

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The Magic of Maths: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

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The Magic of Maths: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

Arthur Benjamin

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Magic of Maths is the maths book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples, from ice cream... [more]

$24.99

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Sound: A Very Short Introduction

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Sound: A Very Short Introduction

Mike Goldsmith

Music; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics); Acoustic & sound engineering

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction explores the science of sound and its nature, hearing and harmony. Considering sound we can't... [more]

$15.95

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Epicureanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Epicureanism: A Very Short Introduction

Catherine Wilson

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction corrects the prevalent view of Epicureanism that often conjures up ideas of tasty delights and... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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The Brain: The Story of You

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The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Drawing on the discoveries, this book shows that it also has the power to change our world for the better - it can enhance... [more]

$32.99

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