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Mathematics & Sciences

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The Invention of Numbers

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The Invention of Numbers

Peter Bentley

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems; Number theory

Paperback

Discover the entertaining, often surprising, story of numbers. [more]

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers: Everything You Wanted to Know About Numbers 1 to 100

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers: Everything You Wanted to Know About...

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australiaâ??s best-loved broadcasters.How can... [more]

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The CS Detective: An Algorithmic Tale of Crime, Conspiracy, and Computation

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The CS Detective: An Algorithmic Tale of Crime, Conspiracy, and Computation...

Jeremy Kubica

Mathematics & Sciences; Databases

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A fantasy whodunit for the digital age that introduces the concepts behind search algorithms and important data structures,... [more]

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The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

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The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Palaeontology

Hardback

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our... [more]

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations

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How the Chicken Crossed the World: The Story of the Bird That Powers Civilisations...

Andrew Lawler

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

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Everything you need to know (or would be interested to learn) about humanity's other best friend and partner, the humble chicken,... [more]

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

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Pinpoint: How GPS is Changing Our World

Greg Milner

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

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Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available... [more]

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming Our World, and How We Need to Deal with it

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Make Way for the Superhumans: How the Science of Bio Enhancement is Transforming...

Michael Bess

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Bio-ethics

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An in-depth survey of the evolving science of bio-enhancement: where we are now and how to deal with it. [more]

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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

Chris Goodall

Alternative & renewable energy industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Tracing the switch from fossil fuels to solar power and looking at the technology, people and trends that will take us there.<br... [more]

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

Owen Gingerich

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus... [more]

$14.95

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The Water Book

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The Water Book

Alok Jha

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inorganic chemistry; Hydrology & the hydrosphere; Drought & water supply

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A biography of the strangest molecule in the universe. Alok Jha takes the most every day of subjects - water - and explodes... [more]

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Hello, is This Planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station (Official Tim Peake Book)

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Hello, is This Planet Earth?: My View from the International Space Station...

Tim Peake

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Takes readers on a tour of the author's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 photographs... [more]

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Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs

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Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs

Roger J. Lederer

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

In Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs, ornithologist Roger Lederer guides the reader through the things that birds do every day... [more]

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction...

Mary Ellen Hannibal

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Here is a wide-ranging adventure in becoming a citizen scientist by an award-winning writer and environmental thought leader.... [more]

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Deep Life: The Hunt for the Hidden Biology of Earth, Mars, and Beyond

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Deep Life: The Hunt for the Hidden Biology of Earth, Mars, and Beyond

Tullis C. Onstott

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Hardback

Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals... [more]

$57.95

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

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All These Worlds are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Jon Willis

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline... [more]

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The Meaning of Birds

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The Meaning of Birds

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help... [more]

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The Natural History of Edward Lear

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The Natural History of Edward Lear

Robert McCracken Peck

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Containing illustrations reproduced here for the first time, writer and illustrator Edward Lear's place is confirmed among... [more]

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Field Guide to Useful Native Plants from Temperate Australia

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Field Guide to Useful Native Plants from Temperate Australia

Judith Caton, Richard Hardwick

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

This guide answers the questions. What are the plants . Where are they found . What do they look like. What can be done with... [more]

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

Richard Dawkins

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

Paperback

In An Appetite for Wonder, the author brought us his memoir of the first 35 years of his life from early childhood in Africa... [more]

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The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters

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The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters...

Robert Muir Wood

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Natural disasters

Hardback

A fascinating dissection of the threat posed by natural disasters and what we can do about it [more]

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself...

Sean Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

Set to put Carroll alongside our greatest humanist thinkers from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E.O.... [more]

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction... [more]

$12.99

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

Laurence Scott

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

But what does it feel like to be four-dimensional? How do digital technologies influence the rhythms of our thoughts, the... [more]

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

Karl J. Niklas

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

Although plants comprise more than 90% of all visible life, and land plants and algae collectively make up the most morphologically,... [more]

$88.00

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

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An Equation for Every Occasion: Fifty-Two Formulas and Why They Matter

John M. Henshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis

Paperback

Smartly conceived and fast paced, his book offers something for anyone curious about math and its impacts. [more]

$51.95

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