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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 80,152 results

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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Unlikely Loves

Unlikely Loves

Jennifer Holland

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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An exploration of animal attachments that, in human terms, can only be called love. Take, for instance, the dog living in... [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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An Amazon.com Best of the Month in Nonfiction for February 2014 What can we learn from the genomes of our closest evolutionary... [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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Cosmic Menagerie

Cosmic Menagerie

Mark A. Garlick

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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10 stunning animations launch readers on an unforgettable visual journey through the universe exploring black holes, supergiant... [more]

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Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World

Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World

Peter Christoff

Development economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Hydrology & the hydrosphere; Global warming; Sustainability; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada --Title page verso. [more]

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What is Chemistry?

What is Chemistry?

Peter W. Atkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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If humans had not harnessed chemistry, we would all literally still be living in the Stone Age. Peter Atkins celebrates the... [more]

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Will Mozart Make My Baby Smart?: And Other Mythbusting Tales of Pregnancy and Childhood

Will Mozart Make My Baby Smart?: And Other Mythbusting Tales of Pregnancy...

Andrew Whitehouse

Social & cultural history; Age groups: children; Science: general issues; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Child care & upbringing

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Is there a more remarkable process than the creation of human life? Aided by little more than a bottle of wine, a Barry White... [more]

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What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff

What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh

Television; Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]

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Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea

Katherine Harmon Courage

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates

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We eat, study, copy, and idealize the octopus. Yet this strange creature still eludes our understanding. With eight arms,... [more]

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Facing Extinction: The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them

Facing Extinction: The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them

Paul Donald, Nigel Collar, Stuart Marsden, Debbie Pain

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An authoritative study of extinction in birds, with case studies of 20 critically endangered species and the research initiatives... [more]

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The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Cretien van Campen

Philosophy of mind; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Memory; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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The senses can be powerful triggers for memories of our past, eliciting a range of both positive and negative emotions. In... [more]

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James Clerk Maxwell: Perspectives on His Life and Work

James Clerk Maxwell: Perspectives on His Life and Work

Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Mathematical physics

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James Clerk Maxwell (1831 -1879) was one of the most important mathematical physicists of all time. In scientific terms his... [more]

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Warriors and Worriers: The Survival of the Sexes

Warriors and Worriers: The Survival of the Sexes

Joyce F. Benenson

Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences

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The question of exactly what sex differences exist and whether they have a biological foundation has been one of our culture's... [more]

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Booderee National Park: The Jewel of Jervis Bay

Booderee National Park: The Jewel of Jervis Bay

David B. Lindenmayer, Christopher MacGregor, Nick C. Dexter, Martin Fortescue

Service industries; Botany & plant sciences; Plant ecology; Animal ecology; Forests, rainforests; The environment; Biodiversity; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Discover why Booderee National Park is a special part of Australia's natural heritage. [more]

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Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson

Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson...

John Moffat

Mathematics & Sciences; Particle & high-energy physics

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Among the current books that celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, Cracking the Quantum Code of the Universe is a rare... [more]

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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself

Jamie A. Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Developmental biology; Human biology

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How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and... [more]

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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction...

Joel Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The epic story of why passenger pigeons became extinct and what that says about our current relationship with the natural... [more]

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Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

David Wootton

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

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Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as... [more]

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