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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

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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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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Algebraic Logic

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Algebraic Logic

Paul R. Halmos

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Concise volume features ten articles by a prominent mathematician that originally appeared in journals between 1954-59. Covering... [more]

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Atmospheric physics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history. Our past,... [more]

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

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The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles...

Sir Isaac Newton

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Classical mechanics; Mathematical physics

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Describes the acceleration, deceleration, and inertial movement; fluid dynamics; and the motions of the earth, moon, planets,... [more]

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

Richard D. Bardgett

Mathematics & Sciences; Soil science, sedimentology; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues

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Earth Matters describes the importance of soil, the many ways in which we depend on it, and how humans have worked with the... [more]

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

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Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

linguistics; Philosophy of language; Evolution

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We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system... [more]

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Geometric Algebra

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Geometric Algebra

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Geometry

Paperback

Classic overview for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics explores affine and projective geometry,... [more]

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Deductive Geometry

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Deductive Geometry

E. A. Maxwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Concise review examines geometry of the straight line, circle, plane, and sphere as well as associated configurations, including... [more]

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Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration

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Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration...

Chris Impey, Holly Henry

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Describes the unmanned space missions that have opened windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances... [more]

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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

Hayley Birch

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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An insightful guide to the most important and cutting-edge developments in chemistry. [more]

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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her

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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the...

Rowland White

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

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The real-life techno-thriller from a bestselling author and aviation expert that recaptures the historic moments leading... [more]

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Conquer Algebra I with these key lessons, practice problems, and easy-to-follow... [more]

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Science, Culture and Society: Understanding Science in the 21st Century

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Science, Culture and Society: Understanding Science in the 21st Century...

Mark Erickson

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Science: general issues

Paperback

Science occupies an ambiguous space in contemporary society. Scientific research is championed in relation to tackling environmental... [more]

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Physics I For Dummies

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Physics I For Dummies

Steven Holzner, Daniel Funch Wohns, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Offering approachable lessons, examples, and practice opportunities - as well as access to additional practice problems online,... [more]

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us...

Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The discovery of the quantum-the idea, born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics, that energy comes in finite... [more]

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Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies

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Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies

Sara Lewis

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

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For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery:... [more]

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Wildflowers of Australia

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Wildflowers of Australia

Ken Stepnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

One of the first three titles in an exciting new series of concise field guides. This is the ultimate keep in your pocket... [more]

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Wildlife of the Galapagos

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Wildlife of the Galapagos

Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, David Hosking

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

A guide to the islands threatened by alien species and diseases that have diminished but not destroyed what so enchanted Darwin... [more]

$34.95

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn...

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; History of medicine; Surgical techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

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Thomas Mutter was an audacious medical innovator who pioneered the use of ether as anaesthesia, the sterilisation of surgical... [more]

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning...

Marcelo Gleiser

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

Paperback

<div>To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion of what&acirc;&euro;&trade;s &acirc;&euro;&oelig;out... [more]

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The Natural History of Selborne

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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White

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

Paperback

The Natural History of Selborne (1789)is written as a series of letters, which describe with wit and precision the flora and... [more]

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Earthquake Time Bombs

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Earthquake Time Bombs

Robert S. Yeats

Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology

Paperback

Assesses the cities and communities at critical risk of devastating earthquakes, and asks what we can do to protect them.... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book... [more]

$22.99

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The Internet is Not the Answer

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The Internet is Not the Answer

Andrew Keen

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

In this controversial and explosive book, Andrew Keen argues that the Internet has had a disastrous impact on all our lives... [more]

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