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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free

Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free

Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Out of the Labyrinth rejoices in the serious play of mathematics and explains how to think about math as a truly common pursuit...... [more]

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Octopus

Octopus

Richard Schweid

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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Octopus documents the long and multi-faceted relationship between human and cephalopod. The book relates both what is known... [more]

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Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction

Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science...

Charles L. Adler

Literary studies: general; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Explains why fantasy in the Harry Potter and Dresden Files novels cannot adhere strictly to scientific laws, and when magic... [more]

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30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Mindblowing Discoveries in Astronomy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

30-Second Astronomy: The 50 Most Mindblowing Discoveries in Astronomy, Each...

Martin Rees

Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

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The 50 most cosmic concepts, each explained in half a minute. [more]

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Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Philosophy of science

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Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention... [more]

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

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

Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

Business & Economics; Economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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A New York Times Bestseller A revolution is under way. [more]

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We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer's

Dick Swaab

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Everything we think, do, and refrain from doing is determined by our brain. It shapes our potential, our limitations, and... [more]

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Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions

Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions...

Trevor Norton

Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors

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A celebration of the extraordinary people who created the modern world, spiced with anecdotes and wit. Trevor Norton, who... [more]

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Hummingbirds: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Hummingbirds: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Michael Fogden, Marianne Taylor, Sheri L. Williamson

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Hummingbirds have always held popular appeal, with their visual brilliance, extraordinary flight dexterity, and jewel-like... [more]

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Apes and Human Evolution

Apes and Human Evolution

Russell H. Tuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Primates; Human biology

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Synthesizes a vast literature in primate evolution and behavior to explain how apes and humans evolved in relation to one... [more]

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Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin

Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin

Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny, Bob Montgomerie

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Miscellaneous items

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Provides a history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and... [more]

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

Harold G. Cogger

Mathematics & Sciences; Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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New edition of the classic guide to all of Australia's rich and varied herpetofauna. [more]

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Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource...

David L. Sedlak

Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply; Water supply & treatment

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Begins by describing Water 1.0, the early Roman aqueducts, fountains and sewers that made dense urban living feasible. This... [more]

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Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science

Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical...

Nathalia Holt

Medicine; HIV & AIDS; Cellular biology (cytology); Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

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Is the end of HIV upon us? Award-winning research scientist and HIV fellow at the Ragon Institute, Nathalia Holt, reveals... [more]

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Comets!: Visitors from Deep Space

Comets!: Visitors from Deep Space

David J. Eicher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Practical guide to the history and science of comets, including techniques and tips on how to observe and image them. [more]

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Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

Mark Diesendorf

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment & Planning

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This book is a call to action on climate change, filled with clear and detailed information on the strategies we need to adopt... [more]

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Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and its Hidden Powers

Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and its Hidden...

Joseph Mazur

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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What did mathematicians rely on for their work before then? And how did mathematical notations evolve into what we know today?... [more]

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Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science's First Family

Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science's First Family...

Shelley Emling

Autobiography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The first book to focus on the relationship between famed scientist Marie Curie and her two remarkable daughters. Drawing... [more]

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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

Biography; Memoirs; Psychology; Rehabilitation: brain & spinal injuries; Neurosciences

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Susannah Cahalan was a happy, clever, healthy twenty-four-year old. Then one day she woke up in hospital, with no memory of... [more]

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Think: Why You Should Question Everything

Think: Why You Should Question Everything

Guy P Harrison

Philosophy: logic; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Philosophy of science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up. This fresh and exciting approach... [more]

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Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Inside the Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Ray Monk

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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J Robert Oppenheimer is among the contentious and important figures of the twentieth century. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory,... [more]

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The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic

The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic

Jonathan Rottenberg, Jonathan Rottenberg

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Evolution; Coping with personal problems; Coping with illness

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Why are we losing the fight against depression? Despite an explosion of scientific research on depression - from cross-cultural... [more]

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Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Ms Susan Q Stranahan, The Union of Concerned Scientists

Asian history; Social impact of disasters; Aid & relief programmes; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear power & engineering; Environmental science, engineering & technology; Safety in the home

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On March 11, 2011, an earthquake large enough to knock the earth from its axis sent a massive tsunami speeding toward the... [more]

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Neanderthal Man

Neanderthal Man

Svante Paabo, Svante Paabo, Svante Peaeabo

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

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What can we learn from the genomes of our closest evolutionary relatives? Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante... [more]

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The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

Trevor J. Cox

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

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Published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head under the title Sonic wonderland: a scientific odyssey of sound --Title page... [more]

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