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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, this book reveals... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening

The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things... [more]

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists,... [more]

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

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

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising Power of Spontaneity

Trying Not to Try: The Ancient Art of Effortlessness and the Surprising...

Edward Slingerland

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Why is it hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it... [more]

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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason

Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason...

Russell Shorto

History; General & world history; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Religion & science; History of science

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A fascinating, colorful, and very readable account of early modern ideas and personalities. Shorto has a gift for storytelling.... [more]

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Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Peter S. Ungar

Dentistry; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology

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Teeth are a vital component of vertebrate anatomy and a fundamental part of the fossil record. It was the evolution of teeth,... [more]

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Ken Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Biodiversity; Gardening; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved... [more]

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Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle

Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Classic travel writing

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When On the Origin of Species came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary... [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Stephen T. Garnett, Donald C. Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

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

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A guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [more]

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission

Marc Kaufman, Elon Musk

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Mars Up Close presents the story of the Curiosity Mission from the inside - showcasing the people, the technology and the... [more]

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Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art...

Arthur I. Miller

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Impact of science & technology on society

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A dazzling look at the artists working on the frontiers of science. [more]

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Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

Papyrus - the Plant That Changed the World: from Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Botany & plant sciences; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

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How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This... [more]

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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Nick Bostrom

Risk assessment; Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Artificial intelligence; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

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This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines... [more]

$38.95

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Alan P. Lightman

Philosophy; Popular science

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Explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition... [more]

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The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

The Art of the Snowflake: A Photographic Album

Kenneth Libbrecht

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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The secret of the snowflake's fleeting beauty, and of the art of capturing it on film. [more]

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Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection

Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection

Henry Shue

Ethics & moral philosophy; Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Climate change is the most difficult threat facing humanity this century and negotiations to reach international agreement... [more]

$50.95

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

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; History of science

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Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth? To be human... [more]

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