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Mathematics & Sciences

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A Curious Life

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A Curious Life

Robert Tindle

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences

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One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. [more]

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

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13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything...

John Gribbin

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

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Popular science master John Gribbin tackles the very biggest question modern science has to answer. [more]

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Solid Analytic Geometry

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Solid Analytic Geometry

Abraham Adrian Albert

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry; Applied mathematics

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Concise text covers basics of solid analytic geometry and provides ample material for a one-semester course. Additional chapters... [more]

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe...

Mike Massimino

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino [more]

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's...

Emily Voigt

Mathematics & Sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Endangered species & extinction of species

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A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or dragon fish -the world's most expensive aquarium fish-reveals... [more]

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Treatise on Advanced Calculus

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Treatise on Advanced Calculus

Philip Franklin

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; Mathematical physics

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This classic offers a comprehensive logical treatment that concentrates on theory rather than on techniques and applications,... [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both... [more]

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A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

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A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

Walter Alvarez

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history, revealing the cosmic, geologic and evolutionary forces that... [more]

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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can be Done About it

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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What...

Mark Seidenberg, Mark Seidenberg

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Teaching of a specific subject; Neurosciences; Educational: English language: reading & writing skills

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We've been teaching reading wrong--a leading cognitive scientist tells us how we can finally do it right [more]

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

Donn Eisele

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The... [more]

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Satellite: Innovation in Orbit

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Satellite: Innovation in Orbit

Doug Millard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Right now, above our heads nearly imperceptible to us but hugely important to how we live are thousands of man-made objects... [more]

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Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

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Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

Esther Leslie

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics)

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Liquid crystal is a curious phase of matter. It has the ability at once to flow, like water, and to refract, like ice. It... [more]

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The Unknown Universe: What We Don't Know About Time and Space in Ten Chapters

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The Unknown Universe: What We Don't Know About Time and Space in Ten Chapters...

Stuart Clark

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A groundbreaking and state-of-the-art guide to the Universe and how our latest deep space discoveries are forcing us to revisit... [more]

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story...

Sydney Padua

Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences

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Deals with Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron: mathematician, gambler, and proto-programmer, and Charles Babbage, eccentric... [more]

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Storm: Nature and Culture

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Storm: Nature and Culture

John Withington

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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This strikingly illustrated book takes an in-depth and unique look at the nature of storms and their impact on our lives.... [more]

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense...

Daniel Levitin

Social research & statistics; Probability & statistics; Impact of science & technology on society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind We live... [more]

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks

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Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than...

Guy Claxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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An enthralling exploration that upends the prevailing view of consciousness and demonstrates how intelligence is literally... [more]

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code

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The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic...

Franklin H. Portugal

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and... [more]

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

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Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Mark L. Winston

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of the environment; Agriculture & farming; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes. <i>Bee Time</i> presents his reflections on three decades... [more]

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie...

Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their... [more]

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Symmetry

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Symmetry

Hermann Weyl

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Defines symmetry through a discussion of its many uses in a wide variety of fields both academic and natural. [more]

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Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

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Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics

Anthony Zee

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Aims to present the incredible discoveries of contemporary physics within everyone's grasp. This work tells the story of how... [more]

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Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Life sciences: general issues

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Presents an introduction to the philosophy of biology. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, this book... [more]

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Cracking Mathematics: You, This Book and 4,000 Years of Theories

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Cracking Mathematics: You, This Book and 4,000 Years of Theories

Colin Beveridge

Mathematics & Sciences

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The definitive guide to the world of mathematics. [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [more]

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