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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful Industry

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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful...

Andrew Nikiforuk

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing - fracking - as a panacea, with slick promises... [more]

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Swallow

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Swallow

Angela Turner

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Bringing together an intriguing mixture of biology, mythology and legend, Swallow is a cultural and natural history that will... [more]

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Skunk

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Skunk

Alyce L. Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Skunk provides the first cultural and natural history of this misfit creature, from their importance in agriculture and the... [more]

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Meteorite: Nature and Culture

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Meteorite: Nature and Culture

Maria Golia

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Meteorite: Nature and Culture is a unique, richly illustrated cultural history of these ancient and mysterious phenomena.... [more]

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Lightning: Nature and Culture

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Lightning: Nature and Culture

Derek M. Elsom

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology

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In Lightning: Nature and Culture, Derek M. Elsom explores the history of humanity's relationship with this natural phenomena... [more]

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of our World

Claus-Peter Lieckfeld, Markus Imhoof

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere.... [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare... [more]

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The Sustainability Secret: The Cowspiracy Companion

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The Sustainability Secret: The Cowspiracy Companion

Kip Andersen

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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<p>The groundbreaking 2014 documentary&nbsp;<i>Cowspiracy</i>&nbsp;presents shocking truths about the effects of industrial... [more]

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Seabirds of the World

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Seabirds of the World

David Tipling

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The rarely seen and exciting world of seabirds is illustrated in all its glory in this new book from renowned wild life photographer... [more]

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Patterns in Nature: Why the Natural World Looks the Way It Does

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Patterns in Nature: Why the Natural World Looks the Way It Does

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences

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A visually striking, riotously colourful photographic display of the most dramatic examples of the &lsquo;sheer splendour&rsquo;... [more]

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life,...

John H. Miller

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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From economic meltdowns to how people cooperate, there is much about the human world that eludes our understanding. [more]

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The Green Function Method in Statistical Mechanics

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The Green Function Method in Statistical Mechanics

V. L. Bonch-Bruevich, S V Tyablikov

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Concise monograph devoted to techniques of solving many-body problems in physics using the quantum-mechanical Green function... [more]

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

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Burn Math Class: And Reinvent Mathematics for Yourself

Jason Wilkes

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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A manifesto for a mathematical revolution. [more]

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

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On the Scent: A Journey Through the Science of Smell

Paolo Pelosi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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Smell is arguably the most evocative of senses, linked to memories and associations. For most animals it is vital for survival.... [more]

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history.... [more]

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

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The Book on Games of Chance: The 16th-Century Treatise on Probability

Gerolamo Cardano, Girolamo Cardano

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Gambling: theories & methods

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Gambling led Cardano to the study of probability, and he formulated some basic ideas more than a century before the better-known... [more]

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Green Guide to Trees of Australia

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Green Guide to Trees of Australia

Peter Krish

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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This new title in New Holland's award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia's trees... [more]

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I Used to Know That: General Science

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I Used to Know That: General Science

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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For those whose memories of learning science at school consist of burning magnesium and playing with iron filings and a magnet,... [more]

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins...

Susan Casey

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine & freshwater mammals

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An odyssey into the mysterious world of dolphins and their relationship with humanity. [more]

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking

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

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their... [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

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A wide-ranging and thoughtful (Wall Street Journal) exploration of the varied obsessions that the civilized West has had... [more]

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Pocket Garden Bird Watch

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Pocket Garden Bird Watch

David Andrew, Mark Ward

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Birdwatching can be done from your doorstep with Pocket Garden Bird Watch, which has been carefully adapted from the UK edition... [more]

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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain

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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain...

Allan Ropper, Brian David Burrell

Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Clinical psychology; Popular science

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One of the world's leading neurologists reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the brain disorders that he and his... [more]

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The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures

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The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures

William deBuys

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

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An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in the heart of... [more]

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Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of Science?

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Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of...

James A. Marcum

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

50th anniversary of Thomas Kuhn's Structure of scientific revolutions. [more]

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