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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Risk

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Risk

Sue Stockdale, Clive Steeper

Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

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All That Matters about Risk - what it is, how we make decisions, and how we can do so more rationally. [more]

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present -... [more]

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The fastest way to learn about astronomy, from the constellations to cosmology. [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

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Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

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What If Einstein Was Wrong: Asking the Big Questions About Physics

Brian Clegg, Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Challenges a team of scholars to experiment with 50 topical science speculations at a time when the hunt for the Higgs boson... [more]

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Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life

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Alex Through the Looking Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect...

Alex Bellos

Mathematics & Sciences

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From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey... [more]

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Mouse

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Mouse

Georgie Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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An animal worshipped, slaughtered, loved and loathed, the mouse is a beguiling part of our culture and environment. Mouse... [more]

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come from

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A Brief History of Mathematical Thought: Key Concepts and Where They Come...

Luke Heaton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Mathematics is a product of human culture which has developed along with our attempts to comprehend the world around us. In... [more]

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections of Animals from Aardvarks to Zebras

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Birds, Bees and Educated Fleas: An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections...

Bruce Montague

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

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Arranged alphabetically by species, here is the perfect handbook for any peeping Tom or Tomasina who wants to know what goes... [more]

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Goat

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Goat

Joy Hinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Farm & working animals

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This book traces the history of the animal, moving from their evolution through their domestication and global spread to the... [more]

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health

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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health...

Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

Gender studies, gender groups; Clinical psychology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching.... [more]

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Molnar

Mathematics & Sciences; Historical geology

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Plate tectonics caused a revolution in our understanding of the Earth. It has aided our understanding of why earthquakes and... [more]

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

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The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

Susan Greenfield

Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Susan Greenfield, one of the world's pre-eminent scientists, takes the reader on a guided tour of the final frontier in human... [more]

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

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Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe

Martin Rees

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers. [more]

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Sex by Numbers: What Statistics Can Tell Us About Sexual Behaviour

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Sex by Numbers: What Statistics Can Tell Us About Sexual Behaviour

David Spiegelhalter

Sociology: sexual relations; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to... [more]

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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

Bernd Heinrich

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The story and science of how animals find their way home. [more]

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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Cynthia Barnett

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.  It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of... [more]

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

Jedediah Purdy

History; Political science & theory; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Tales of Remarkable Birds

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Tales of Remarkable Birds

Dominic Couzens

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An intriguing exploration of strange and surprising bird behavior from throughout the avian world. [more]

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NASA Voyager 1 & 2 Owners' Workshop Manual: 1977 Onwards (Including Pioneer 10 & 11)

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NASA Voyager 1 & 2 Owners' Workshop Manual: 1977 Onwards (Including Pioneer...

Christopher Riley

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Popular astronomy & space

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Voyager 1 has recently crossed the boundary of our solar system and passed into interstellar space, and Voyager 2 is likely... [more]

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the...

Susannah Gibson

General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biology, life sciences

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Does the natural world divide neatly into 'animal, vegetable, mineral'? Discoveries in the 18th century threw the question... [more]

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious Beliefs

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Mathematicians and Their Gods: Interactions Between Mathematics and Religious...

Snezana Lawrence, Mark McCartney

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

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This is a book on the relationship between mathematics and religious beliefs. This book shows that, throughout scientific... [more]

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Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?

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Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?

Andrew Lawler

History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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Queen Victoria was obsessed with it. Socrates' last words were about it. Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur made their scientific... [more]

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

Siobhan Roberts

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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An inadvertently authorized biography. [more]

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