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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and Contemplative Practice

Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic: A Manifesto for the Mind Sciences and...

B. Alan Wallace

Philosophy of mind; Religion & beliefs; Interfaith relations; Buddhism; Neurosciences

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A radical approach to studying the mind. Renowned Buddhist philosopher B. Alan Wallace reasserts the power of shamatha and... [more]

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The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

The Soul in the Brain: The Cerebral Basis of Language, Art, and Belief

Michael R. Trimble

Religion: general; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Neurosciences

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Tackles the interrelationship between brain function, language, art - especially music and poetry - and religion. By examining... [more]

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When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions

When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions...

George R. McGhee

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

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This book explores the ecological consequences of the twin extinction events--the one that occurred within the Late Devonian... [more]

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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth

Alan Weisman

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Sustainability

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Every four days there are a million more people on the planet. More people and fewer resources. In this timely work, Alan... [more]

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Tim Folger

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; The natural world, country life & pets

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A collection of the best science and nature writing from the past year. [more]

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The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

The Universe Within: The Deep History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Human biology; Earth sciences

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From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the bestselling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to... [more]

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Mammoths & Mastodons of the Ice Age

Mammoths & Mastodons of the Ice Age

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A vivid, authoritative exploration of the iconic giants of the Ice Age. [more]

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The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George

Denise Gigante

Biography; Biography: literary; Autobiography: literary; Poetry anthologies; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Biology, life sciences; Family & relationships

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John and George Keats - Man of Genius and Man of Power - embodied sibling forms of Romanticism. George's emigration to the... [more]

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Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

Field Companion to the Mammals of Australia

Steve Van Dyck, Ian Gynther, Andrew Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Provides a classified checklist of all mammals in Australia (including those extinguished since European settlement) and the... [more]

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Dancing on the Tails of the Bell Curve: Readings on the Joy and Power of Statistics

Dancing on the Tails of the Bell Curve: Readings on the Joy and Power of...

Richard Altschuler

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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A unique anthology designed to inspire students to want to learn and use statistics [more]

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The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums

The Explainer: From Deja Vu to Why the Sky is Blue, and Other Conundrums...

CSIRO Publishing

Society & Social Sciences; Personal & public health; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Chemistry; Earth sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Technology, Engineering & Agriculture; Wildlife: mammals

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A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone's... [more]

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