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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Advocate - Science

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A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the earth and the planets to the galaxy and the universe. He... [more]

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Linking the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the... [more]

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Time Travel

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Time Travel

James Gleick

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins,... [more]

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Weird Dinosaurs

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Weird Dinosaurs

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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We're in a golden age of dinosaur discovery and the new species being unearthed are fiercer, stranger and more diverse than... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

Jo Chandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Now in its sixth year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2016 brings together knowledge and insight from Australia's brightest... [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [more]

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

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We live in a world increasingly governed by technology-but at what cost? [more]

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of science

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A story of courage, genius and terrible folly. It is the history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking...

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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For more than 100 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 120 articles from its... [more]

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Spooky Action at a Distance

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Spooky Action at a Distance

George Musser

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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Physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time: nonlocality - the ability of... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species; Advocate - Science

Paperback

<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

David Wootton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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We live in a world made by science. How and when did this happen? This book features a story of intellectual and cultural... [more]

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

New Scientist Instant Expert

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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New Scientist's brilliant million-selling Christmas book comes of age, exploring everything from the science of bubbles to... [more]

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A Day in the Life of the Brain

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A Day in the Life of the Brain

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical... [more]

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Advocate - Today's World

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A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. [more]

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13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

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13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution...

Colin Stuart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics

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An exploration of space and time and a journey of discovery, through 13 of the most fascinating Christmas Lectures given at... [more]

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The Doctor

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The Doctor

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Travel through the mysteries of science with Australia's most trusted Lord of Science, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [more]

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

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This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

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

Hardback

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine...

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island [more]

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

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Invisible: The History of the Unseen from Plato to Particle Physics

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

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If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [more]

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