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The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

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The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

Richard Fortey, Dr

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Scientist Richard Fortey chronicles what he found on his four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England... [more]

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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness...

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Intelligence & reasoning; States of consciousness; Popular science; Marine biology

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A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. [more]

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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics...

Oliver Uberti, James Cheshire

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

From the best-selling authors of London: The Information Capital comes the first book to use big data to map the movements... [more]

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

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Water: Exploring the Blue Planet

Markus Eisl, Gerald Mansberger, Paul Schreilechner

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

An encyclopaedia and an atlas of water on planet Earth featuring astonishingly detailed photographs from cameras aboard orbiting... [more]

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

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Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity

Steven Connor

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Ideas about numbers, magnitudes and frequencies shape and give texture to almost everything we feel, say, dream and do. In... [more]

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A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science

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A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science

Eric Scerri

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; History of science

Hardback

In his latest book, Eric Scerri presents a completely original account of the nature of scientific progress. It consists... [more]

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<b>A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive.</b> [more]

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Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees

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Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees

Beth Moon

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Photographer Beth Moon revisits the world's oldest trees in the darkest places on earth, using colour photography to capture... [more]

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Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors

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Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating...

Vladimir Dinets

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour

Hardback

<i>Wildlife Spectacles </i>is an awe-inspiring exploration of the most remarkable displays of animal behavior in North America.... [more]

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

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Science: A History in 100 Experiments

Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments - epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and... [more]

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How the Zebra Got its Stripes: And Other Darwinian Just So Stories

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How the Zebra Got its Stripes: And Other Darwinian Just So Stories

Leo Grasset

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo... [more]

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Stormchasing: On the Hunt for Thunderstorms

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Stormchasing: On the Hunt for Thunderstorms

Michael Sachweh

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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Large format pictures show thunderstorms, hailstorms and tornados, with vivid explanations of extreme weather phenomena and... [more]

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Monkeytalk: Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates

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Monkeytalk: Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates

Julia Fischer

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Primates

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Monkey see, monkey do or does he? Can the behavior of non-human primates their sociality, their intelligence, their communication... [more]

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Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined

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Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined

Michael Frame, Amelia Urry

Mathematics & Sciences; Fractal geometry

Paperback

Fractal geometry is a uniquely fascinating area of mathematics, exhibited in a range of shapes that exist in the natural world,... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

Paperback

Water is a key that unlocks much of Chinese history and thought. This secret history of China takes us on a journey through... [more]

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The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get it Back

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The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science...

Clark A. Elliott

Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

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In 1999, Dr Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising... [more]

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity... [more]

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Why are We Waiting?: The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate Change

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Why are We Waiting?: The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate...

Nicholas Stern

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic... [more]

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Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future

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Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future

David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Chemistry; Global warming; Environmental science, engineering & technology; Space science

Hardback

For the first time in Earth's history, our planet is experiencing a confluence of rapidly accelerating changes prompted by... [more]

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

There is no part of our bodies that fully rotates - be it a wrist or ankle or arm in a shoulder socket, we are made to twist... [more]

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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

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

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Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About Thinking from Pascal to Babbage

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Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About...

Matthew L. Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Precision instruments manufacture

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From Blaise Pascal in the 1600s to Charles Babbage in the first half of the nineteenth century, inventors struggled to create... [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

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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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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan Avent

Business & Economics; Labour economics; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

'Ryan Avent is a superb writer ...highly readable and lively' Thomas Piketty To work is human. It puts food on the table,... [more]

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

First published in Australia in 2015 by The Text Publishing Company. --Title page verso. [more]

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