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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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Creatures of the Night

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Creatures of the Night

Joe McDonald, Mary Ann McDonald

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

The secret world of nocturnal wildlife is seldom observed, even by the keenest of nature enthusiasts. This unique book offers... [more]

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

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Beyond: Our Future in Space

Chris Impey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space-and then reminds us that we're already there. [more]

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They Laughed at Galileo

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They Laughed at Galileo

Albert Jack

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

That will never work... [more]

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention...

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

Hardback

The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [more]

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The Secret Life of Space

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The Secret Life of Space

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The Secret Life of Space is the definitive guide to understanding the key breakthroughs and discoveries mankind has made to... [more]

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30-Second Evolution

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30-Second Evolution

Nicholas Battey, Mark Fellowes

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Evolution is the unifying force in modern biology, bringing together such diverse fields as microbiology, genetics and palaeontology.... [more]

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic History

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic...

John Bisney, J. L. Pickering

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

The race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union captured the popular imagination. On April 12, 1961, the... [more]

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Australian Rainforest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

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Australian Rainforest Woods: Characteristics, Uses and Identification

Morris Lake

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Plant physiology; Forests, rainforests

Hardback

A comprehensive guide to 140 of the most significant Australian rainforest trees and their wood. [more]

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery into the Heart of Our World

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific...

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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A history of exploration beneath the surface of our planet, a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery over the past 150... [more]

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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips, Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips, Conquered...

Thor Hanson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

We live in a world of seeds. From our morning coffee to the cotton in our clothes, seeds surround us all day long. They give... [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth - and all complex... [more]

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

Frank Ryan

Medical genetics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome

Hardback

How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have... [more]

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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness...

Sy Montgomery

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

A profoundly moving exploration of the intelligence and personality of one of the world's most mysterious, beguiling creatures.... [more]

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Adventures in Human Being

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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human... [more]

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Pyrite: A Natural History of Fool's Gold

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Pyrite: A Natural History of Fool's Gold

David Rickard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Mineralogy & gems

Hardback

An accessible exploration of pyrite's influence on human history, culture, and science, revealing how fool's gold has become... [more]

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Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

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Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso, Alessandra Viola

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? In this book, a leading scientist... [more]

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Square Summable Power Series

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Square Summable Power Series

Louis De Branges, James Rovnyak

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students introduces Hilbert space and analytic function theory. Extensive use... [more]

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The Summation of Series

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The Summation of Series

Harold Thayer Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Valuable as both a text and a reference, this concise monograph was written by a prominent mathematician and educator. The... [more]

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

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An Introduction to Finite Projective Planes

Abraham Adrian Albert, Reuben Sandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Paperback

Text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students covers finite planes, field planes, coordinates in an arbitrary plane,... [more]

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On Angular Momentum

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On Angular Momentum

Julian Schwinger

Mathematics & Sciences; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

A concise treatment by the future winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics, this work was first published under the auspices... [more]

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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That are Blocking Progress

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This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That are Blocking Progress

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175... [more]

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The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

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The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

David Quammen

HIV & AIDS; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In this frightening and fascinating masterpiece (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.... [more]

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

Peter Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Earth sciences

Paperback

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship... [more]

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Computation and its Limits

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Computation and its Limits

Paul Cockshott, Lewis M. Mackenzie, Gregory Michaelson

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Popular science; Computer science

Paperback

Although we are entirely unaware of it, computation is central to all aspects of our existences. Every day we solve, or try... [more]

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