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Visual Celebration of Borneo's Wildlife

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Visual Celebration of Borneo's Wildlife

Fanny Lai, Bjorn Olesen

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

This Borneo wildlife pictorial offers nature lovers, visitors to Borneo and armchair explorers an unparalleled introduction... [more]

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The Search for Earth's Twin: Extra-Solar Planets and Strange New Worlds

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The Search for Earth's Twin: Extra-Solar Planets and Strange New Worlds...

Stuart Clark

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The story of man's epic quest to find an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining complex life. [more]

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50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know

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50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The 50 key concepts of astronomy, fully explained and illustrated [more]

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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

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Calculus in the First Three Dimensions

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Introduction to calculus for both undergraduate math majors and those pursuing other areas of science and engineering for... [more]

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Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity

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Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity

J.B. Griffiths

Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

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This monograph is a survey of recent research on the collision and interaction of gravitational and electromagnetic waves,... [more]

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Flight Mechanics: Theory of Flight Paths

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Flight Mechanics: Theory of Flight Paths

Angelo Miele

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

This Dover edition, first published in 2016, is an unabridged republication of the work originally published in 1962 by the... [more]

$42.95

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

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The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe... [more]

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

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Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

Tim Lenton

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

Earth System Science regards the Earth as an integrated system of interacting atmosphere, oceans, rocks, and biosphere. In... [more]

$15.95

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The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

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The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

Stephen M. Stigler

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; History of mathematics

Paperback

What gives statistics its unity as a science? Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics-a scientific... [more]

$39.95

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The Birth of the Anthropocene

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The Birth of the Anthropocene

Jeremy Davies

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

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The world faces an environmental crisis unprecedented in human history. Carbon dioxide levels have reached heights not seen... [more]

$53.96

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Summing it Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory

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Summing it Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory

Avner Ash, Robert Gross

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Number theory

Hardback

We use addition on a daily basis - yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of... [more]

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

Chris Bernhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Computer science

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In 1936, when he was just twenty-four years old, Alan Turing wrote a remarkable paper in which he outlined the theory of computation,... [more]

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant...

Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

In recent years, Google s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM s Watson trounced the... [more]

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

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Virtually Human: The Promise - And the Peril - of Digital Immortality

Martine Rothblatt

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Human-computer interaction

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Martine Rothblatt has been at the forefront of AI research, and is a clearheaded thinker when it comes to understanding the... [more]

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

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The Powerhouse: America, China and the Great Battery War

Steve Levine

Business & Economics; Electrical power industries; Popular science; Energy conversion & storage; Automotive technology & trades

Paperback

The United States, China and virtually every other nation with an industrial base have concluded that powerful advanced batteries... [more]

$27.99

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your...

Bruce Schneier

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

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Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who's with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded,... [more]

$25.95

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Finding Zero

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Finding Zero

Amir D. Aczel

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. [more]

$24.99

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

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An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

Paperback

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia. [more]

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics

Richard Evershed, Nicola Temple

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Horsemeat in our burgers, melamine in our infant's milk, artificial  colours in our fish and fruit... as our urban lifestyle... [more]

$29.99

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

$23.99

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for It... Every Time

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The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for It......

Maria Konnikova

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

True con artists - the Bernie Madoffs, the Clark Rockefellers, the Lance Armstrongs - are elegant, outsized personalities,... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up to...

Dean Burnett

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing, but... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory.... [more]

$22.99

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

James Binney

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Paperback

Astrophysics is said to have been born when Isaac Newton saw an apple drop in his orchard and had the electrifying insight... [more]

$16.95

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