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Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful Methods of Reckoning Which are Generally Called by the Terrifying Names of the Differential Calculus and the Integral Calculus

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Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful...

Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Martin Gardner

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

Hardback

Updates the classic calculus primer. [more]

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Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

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Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes

Zeeya Merali

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

An award-winning science writer attempts to provide an entirely serious answer to a seemingly ludicrous question: could aliens... [more]

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

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A gripping narrative about the Zika virus outbreak from The New York Times science reporter covering the epidemic. [more]

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

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Koala: An Illustrative Celebration of a National Treasure

Australian Koala Foundation

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Gift books

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The koala is the first animal many of us name when asked about Australian wildlife and a symbol of Australia's national identity... [more]

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Field Guide to Australian Mammals

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Field Guide to Australian Mammals

Steve Parish

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

The Field Guide to Australian Mammals is an essential home reference and mammal identification guide, and will make an excellent... [more]

$39.95

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A lively deconstruction of statistical lies we so easily lap up and the damage they do, bringing into stark relief the fraud... [more]

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The String Book

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The String Book

Adam Hart-Davis

History; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Ropework, knots & macrame

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The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot... [more]

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the earth and the planets to the galaxy and the universe. He... [more]

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

Richard Mabey

Mathematics & Sciences; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and... [more]

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Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

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Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

Raphael Aron

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious fundamentalism; Evolution

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Religious fundamentalists and biblical literalists present any number of arguments that attempt to disprove evolution. Those... [more]

$31.95

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [more]

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

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Cosmosapiens: Human Evolution from the Origin of the Universe

John Hands

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution

Paperback

The book that transforms our understanding of what we are and where we came from [more]

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Weird Dinosaurs

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Weird Dinosaurs

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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We're in a golden age of dinosaur discovery and the new species being unearthed are fiercer, stranger and more diverse than... [more]

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [more]

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Linking the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the... [more]

$34.99

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Science Without Numbers

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Science Without Numbers

Hartry Field

Philosophy; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Science Without Numbers caused a stir in 1980, with its bold nominalist approach to the philosophy of mathematics and science.... [more]

$38.95

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

Jo Chandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Now in its sixth year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2016 brings together knowledge and insight from Australia's brightest... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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Man and Beast

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Man and Beast

Andrew Rule

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Man & Beast features some of the greats of Australian literature, writing about the particular kinships they have with animals-... [more]

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The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History

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The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin, David Tipling

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A rare invitation into the mysterious lives of owls around the world, with spectacularly revealing photographs and fascinating... [more]

$71.95

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Physics of the Piano

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Physics of the Piano

Nicholas J. Giordano

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Keyboard instruments; Popular science; Acoustic & sound engineering

Paperback

A central quest in the study of musical instruments is to understand why the sound of the 'same' note depends greatly on the... [more]

$40.95

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

Military life & institutions; Occupational medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

'The most entertaining writer in science' - The Times, Books of the Year - explores the mysterious world of military science... [more]

$27.99

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

New Scientist Instant Expert

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

New Scientist's brilliant million-selling Christmas book comes of age, exploring everything from the science of bubbles to... [more]

$22.99

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Geometry: The Third Book of Foundations

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Geometry: The Third Book of Foundations

Michel Serres

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy of mathematics; Geometry

Hardback

Originally published in French as: Les origines de la gaeometrie: tiers livre des fondations / Michel Serres (Paris: Editions... [more]

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Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

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Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

Alan Burdick

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Hardback

A brilliant, witty, and thought-provoking trip by The New Yorker's science and tech editor and National Book Award finalist... [more]

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