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Mathematics & Sciences

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

Frank Wilczek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

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Sustainability: A History

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Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

History of ideas; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

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Robots

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Robots

John M. Jordan

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics

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Robots are entering the mainstream. Technologies have advanced to the point of mass commercialization -- Roomba, for example... [more]

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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction

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Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction...

Susan Elizabeth Hough

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death. Seismologists still can't predict when... [more]

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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us

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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot...

Noson S. Yanofsky

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; History of science

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<div> Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring... [more]

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

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The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

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Machine Learning: The New AI

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Machine Learning: The New AI

Ethem Alpaydin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Machine learning

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Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use every day, from product recommendations to voice recognition... [more]

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The Invention of Numbers

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The Invention of Numbers

Peter Bentley

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems; Number theory

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Discover the entertaining, often surprising, story of numbers. [more]

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Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts

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Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts

Mark Denny

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

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How do meteorologists design forecasts for the next day's, the next week's, or the next month's weather? Are some forecasts... [more]

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos

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Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos

Loren Eiseley

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Palaeontology; Space science; The natural world, country life & pets

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<b>A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.</b> To read Loren Eiseley... [more]

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

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Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution

Scott Solomon

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology

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Are humans still subject to the forces of evolution? An evolutionary biologist provides surprising insights into the future... [more]

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Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward

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Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward...

David W. Orr

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Mechanical engineering & materials

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A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability [more]

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

Dr Maria Rosa Antognazza

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy of mathematics

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This Very Short Introduction considers who Leibniz was and introduces his overarching intellectual vision. It follows his... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; 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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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Worship, rites & ceremonies; Medicine; Haematology; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Keegan Kuhn, Kip Andersen

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Farm & working animals

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Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary &quot;Cowspiracy&quot; explores the impacts... [more]

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Statistics For Dummies

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Statistics For Dummies

Deborah J. Rumsey

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521) was previously published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082).... [more]

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The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

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The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

Tim Dee

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Beginning in summer with clouds of breeding seabirds in Shetland and ending with nightjars like giant moths in the heart of... [more]

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Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

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Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

Mark Cocker

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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One night the author followed the roiling, deafening flock of rooks and jackdaws which regularly passed over his Norfolk home... [more]

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A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

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A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

Dave Goulson

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

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As a small boy, the author was obsessed with wildlife - from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets to his ill-fated experiments... [more]

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed towards space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed... [more]

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A Day in the Life of the Brain

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A Day in the Life of the Brain

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Gravity

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An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the... [more]

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Laurie Winkless

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Technology: general issues

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<b>A window into the hidden science and engineering that are the backbone and lifeblood of the city, now and in the future.</b>... [more]

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences

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Eight fascinating examples show how understanding of certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic... [more]

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