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Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its discover means for our understanding of the laws of nature)

Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs (and what its...

Jon Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. Two scientists, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, whose... [more]

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Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting Your Life at Risk

Poisoned Planet: How Constant Exposure to Man-made Chemicals is Putting...

Julian Cribb

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment; Family & health

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From morning to night, we are surrounded by man-made chemicals, most of them untested, many of them toxic. It's the price... [more]

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

George M. Church, Edward Regis

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Biochemistry; Biotechnology

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When humans can control the genetic makeup of organisms to the extent foreseen by synthetic biologists, nature will no longer... [more]

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Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft

Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft...

Jay Gallentine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Jay Gallentine offers the first complete, people-orientated history of the first two decades of unmanned space probes & planetary... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs didn't die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and... [more]

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The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis

Ruth S. Defries

History; Food & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Evolution

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A MacArthur Genius and eminent scientist shows how an ordinary mammal manipulated nature to become a technologically sophisticated... [more]

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God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos

God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos

Victor J. Stenger

Philosophy; Cosmology & the universe

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Cosmologists have reasons to believe that the vast universe in which we live is just one of an endless number of other universes... [more]

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Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Physics: Mechanics, Relativity, and Thermodynamics

Ramamurti Shankar

Mathematics & Sciences; Classical mechanics; Thermodynamics & heat; Relativity physics

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Explains the fundamental concepts of physics from Galileo's and Newton's discoveries to the twentieth-century's revolutionary... [more]

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Calculus for the Ambitious

Calculus for the Ambitious

T. W. Korner

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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A short introduction perfect for any 16 to 18 year old about to begin studies in mathematics. [more]

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An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens

An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens

Ian Morison

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Provides extensive guidance for amateurs on observing and imaging equipment and demonstrates how to best use them. [more]

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Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics

Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the...

Zvi Artstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator... [more]

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance Today

A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its Relevance...

Mark Avery

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity; Wildlife: general interest

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September 1st, 2014 marks the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history--the demise of the Passenger... [more]

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No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture

No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture...

Matthew D. Tribbe

History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends... [more]

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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change...

George Marshall

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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A witty, insightful, and groundbreaking take on one of the most urgent questions of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific... [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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National Birds of the World: Avian Emblems of the World

National Birds of the World: Avian Emblems of the World

Ron Toft

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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National Birds is a unique celebration of the world's many and varied species of birds adopted by nations. [more]

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Sustainability: A History

Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

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Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed

Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed

Nick Mortimer, Hamish Campbell

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Physical geography & topography

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Imagine a typical continent with seemingly endless land in all directions, diverse landscapes with broad valleys and uplands,... [more]

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A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

Edward Grant Harris

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Introductory text for graduate students in physics taking a year-long course in quantum mechanics in which the third quarter... [more]

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The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral...

Herbert Gintis

Society & Social Sciences; Game theory

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Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics,... [more]

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On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form

D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Developmental biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

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D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; The natural world, country life & pets

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From quantum to biological and digital, here eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information.... [more]

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Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics

Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics...

Aaron Panofsky

Sociology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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Behavior genetics has always been a breeding ground for controversies. From the criminal chromosome to the gay gene, claims... [more]

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