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How Many Moons Does the Earth Have?: The Ultimate Science Quiz Book

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How Many Moons Does the Earth Have?: The Ultimate Science Quiz Book

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

The mind-bending quiz book that every science geek needs in their Christmas stocking [more]

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Backyard Insects

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Backyard Insects

Paul Horne, Denis Crawford

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now available in an... [more]

$24.99

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia

David Andrew

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

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Advises interested amateurs and professionals where to locate many of Australia's mammals. The book describes Australia's... [more]

$49.95

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

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Numbers: Histories, Mysteries, Theories

Albrecht Beutelspacher

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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A writer of popular mathematics books presents this accessible characterization of the wealth of experiences that numbers... [more]

$22.95

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The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept of the World

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The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept...

Ulrich Beck

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

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* Before his sudden death in January 2015, Ulrich Beck was one of the world s foremost sociologists. This new book is the... [more]

$33.95

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Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond

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Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond

Sonia Shah

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

From the author of  The Fever,  a wide-ranging inquiry into the origins of pandemics Interweaving history, original... [more]

$39.99

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

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Menagerie: The History of Exotic Animals in England

Caroline Grigson

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

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The story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the... [more]

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Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

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Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

Fred Taylor

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The planets fascinate us, and naturally we care about our own Earth, and things like how well we can forecast the weather... [more]

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

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Humanity in a Creative Universe

Stuart A. Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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In the hard sciences, which can often feel out of grasp for many lay readers, there are "great thinkers" who go... [more]

$41.95

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Home: How Habitat Made Us Human

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Home: How Habitat Made Us Human

John S. Allen

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

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Home is where the heart is. Security, comfort, even love, are all feelings that are centered on the humble abode. But what... [more]

$36.99

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Cheats and Deceits: How Animals and Plants Exploit and Mislead

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Cheats and Deceits: How Animals and Plants Exploit and Mislead

Martin Stevens

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The natural world is not a harmonious place. In the fight to survive and reproduce, any advantage in getting a mate, finding... [more]

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Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power and the Roots of Global Warming

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Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power and the Roots of Global Warming...

Andreas Malm

Industrialisation & industrial history; Economic history; Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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How capitalism became caught up in the carbon-burning trap [more]

$29.99

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P53: The Gene That Cracked the Cancer Code

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P53: The Gene That Cracked the Cancer Code

Sue Armstrong

Medicine; Medical genetics; Oncology; Popular science

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The story of the search for p53--the most important gene in medicine. [more]

$19.99

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Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

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Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

Donald E. Canfield

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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The air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air... [more]

$36.95

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

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The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness

David Gelernter

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A rock star (New York Times) of the computing world provides a radical new work on the meaning of human consciousness. [more]

$45.95

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The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

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The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate...

Roger Wagner

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

Hardback

This book sets out to answer one of the most profound questions about the development of human thought: why it is that throughout... [more]

$50.95

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Felt Time: The Psychology of How We Perceive Time

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Felt Time: The Psychology of How We Perceive Time

Marc Wittmann

Psychology; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Popular psychology

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In Felt Time, Marc Wittmann explores the riddle of subjective time, explaining our perception of time - whether moment by... [more]

$51.95

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

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The description for this book, Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation, will be forthcoming. [more]

$57.95

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

Brian Clegg, Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The intriguing lives and key works of the ten physicists who most profoundly transformed our understanding of the physical... [more]

$21.99

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The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science; Human biology

Paperback

Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different... [more]

$20.95

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Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

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Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

David Lindenmayer, Philip Barton, Jennifer Pierson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

Paperback

<p>Ecological indicators and surrogates are used widely by resource managers to monitor&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">and... [more]

$79.95

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The intimate, definitive biography of Neil Armstrong's inspiring life story written by one of America's great space journalists.... [more]

$24.99

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Animals of Australia

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Animals of Australia

Ken Stepnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Pocket sized Covers over 200 species of mammal, reptile and amphibian. Contains 250 photographs illustrating key features.Written... [more]

$14.99

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Field Guide to the Tropical Fish of Australia

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Field Guide to the Tropical Fish of Australia

Rick Stuart-Smith, Graham Edgar, Andrew Green, Ian Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Paperback

This indispensible field guide the most comprehensive of its kind covers nearly 1,100 fish species from the tropical seas... [more]

$45.00

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The Meaning of Science

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The Meaning of Science

Tim Lewens

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Drawing on the insights of towering figures like Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn, this book shows how key questions in science... [more]

$19.99

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