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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate Change: How the Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Atmospheric physics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

Hardback

Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the breadth of human history. Our past,... [more]

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

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The Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum

Carvings: artworks; Art techniques & principles; Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c.... [more]

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

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The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of...

Stephon Alexander

Jazz; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

Hardback

More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming... [more]

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

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What's it Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

Ariel Waldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This captivating illustrated collection brings together stories from dozens of international astronauts--men and women who've... [more]

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Hardback

'Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political freedom withers and dies. Without countervailing voices,... [more]

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

David Nixon, Nicole Stott

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

In 1984 President Ronald Reagan gave NASA the go-ahead to build a Space Station. A generation later, the International Space... [more]

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

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Earth Matters: How Soil Underlies Civilization

Richard D. Bardgett

Mathematics & Sciences; Soil science, sedimentology; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

Earth Matters describes the importance of soil, the many ways in which we depend on it, and how humans have worked with the... [more]

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Deductive Geometry

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Deductive Geometry

E. A. Maxwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Paperback

Concise review examines geometry of the straight line, circle, plane, and sphere as well as associated configurations, including... [more]

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Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration

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Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration...

Chris Impey, Holly Henry

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Describes the unmanned space missions that have opened windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances... [more]

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Geometric Algebra

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Geometric Algebra

Emil Artin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Geometry

Paperback

Classic overview for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics explores affine and projective geometry,... [more]

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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

Hayley Birch

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

An insightful guide to the most important and cutting-edge developments in chemistry. [more]

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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her

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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the...

Rowland White

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

The real-life techno-thriller from a bestselling author and aviation expert that recaptures the historic moments leading... [more]

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Physics I For Dummies

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Physics I For Dummies

Steven Holzner, Daniel Funch Wohns, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Offering approachable lessons, examples, and practice opportunities - as well as access to additional practice problems online,... [more]

$42.95

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us...

Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The discovery of the quantum-the idea, born in the early 1900s in a remote corner of physics, that energy comes in finite... [more]

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Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies

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Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies

Sara Lewis

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

Hardback

For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery:... [more]

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

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U Can: Algebra I For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling, Consumer Dummies

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Conquer Algebra I with these key lessons, practice problems, and easy-to-follow... [more]

$42.95

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Wildflowers of Australia

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Wildflowers of Australia

Ken Stepnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

One of the first three titles in an exciting new series of concise field guides. This is the ultimate keep in your pocket... [more]

$14.99

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Wildlife of the Galapagos

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Wildlife of the Galapagos

Julian Fitter, Daniel Fitter, David Hosking

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

A guide to the islands threatened by alien species and diseases that have diminished but not destroyed what so enchanted Darwin... [more]

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

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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

Paperback

<div>To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion of what&acirc;&euro;&trade;s &acirc;&euro;&oelig;out... [more]

$22.99

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future

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The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future...

Mason Inman

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

Hardback

A biography of Marion King Hubbert, one of the twentieth century's most influential energy experts, who was dubbed the father... [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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The Internet is Not the Answer

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The Internet is Not the Answer

Andrew Keen

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

In this controversial and explosive book, Andrew Keen argues that the Internet has had a disastrous impact on all our lives... [more]

$22.99

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book... [more]

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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful Industry

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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful...

Andrew Nikiforuk

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing - fracking - as a panacea, with slick promises... [more]

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Swallow

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Swallow

Angela Turner

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Bringing together an intriguing mixture of biology, mythology and legend, Swallow is a cultural and natural history that will... [more]

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