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The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy

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The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy...

Lester R. Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. [more]

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

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The Glass Cage: Where Automation is Taking Us

Nicholas Carr

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on... [more]

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A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse

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A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse...

Theresa Levitt

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Navigation & seamanship

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Combin[es] matters of biography, science, engineering, technology, art, history, economics and politics seemingly effortlessly... [more]

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

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Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: from the...

James Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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A gripping narrative of nuclear mishaps and meltdowns around the globe, all of which have proven pivotal to the advancement... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Everyday

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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences

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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand unveils his groundbreaking argument that extraordinarily... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Earth sciences

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all - or so we think. A New History of Life offers... [more]

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents...

Frances E. Jensen

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Teenagers: advice for parents; Popular psychology

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Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of... [more]

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Badger

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Badger

Daniel Heath Justice

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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From the iconic European badger to the African honey badger, the hog badger of Southeast Asia and the North American badger,... [more]

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy

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Technocreep: The Surrender of Privacy and the Capitalization of Intimacy...

Thomas P. Keenan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society; Network security

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Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies, writes cyber expert Keenan, and this book gives a chilling look ahead into... [more]

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis

Helen Bynum

History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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The first zoological account of female body shape, from our ancestral past to our surgically-enhanced future [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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A tale of maverick science sleuths on an exhilarating hunt for a strange, elusive and all-important particle [more]

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable... [more]

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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The Foundations of Mathematics

Ian Stewart, David Tall

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

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The transition from school to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between... [more]

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

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The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs

Andrew Banks

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A puppy comes with a lot of specific challenges. From ears to paws, they are bundles of energy. Mischievous and constantly... [more]

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

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The Secret Language of Kittens: The Body Language of Young Cats

Tammy Gagne

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Kittens are not cats. They have their own very specific needs and challenges. They may scratch furniture, chew on cords, and... [more]

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation

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Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation...

George Wuerthner, Eileen Crist, Tom Butler

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Protected natural areas have historically been the primary tool of conservationists to conserve land and wildlife. This book... [more]

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The Deeper Genome: Why There is More to the Human Genome Than Meets the Eye

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The Deeper Genome: Why There is More to the Human Genome Than Meets the...

John Parrington

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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Mapping the human genome proved to be just the beginning in understanding our genes, what makes us human, and how we can use... [more]

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

Chris Impey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space-and then reminds us that we're already there. [more]

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Peter Moore

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

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In 1865 a broken Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat. His grand meteorological project... [more]

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Creatures of the Night

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Creatures of the Night

Joe McDonald, Mary Ann McDonald

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

The secret world of nocturnal wildlife is seldom observed, even by the keenest of nature enthusiasts. This unique book offers... [more]

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They Laughed at Galileo

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They Laughed at Galileo

Albert Jack

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

That will never work... [more]

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