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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; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the... [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

Hardback

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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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Advocate - Science

Hardback

One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind. [more]

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Everyone knows the old saying "necessity is the mother of invention," but if you do a paternity test on many of... [more]

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

Paperback

Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [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

Paperback

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

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [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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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

Hardback

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

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [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

Hardback

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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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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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]

$32.99

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

Ernest Freeberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Original publication and copyright date: 2013. [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [more]

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

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Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

Ian Stewart

Philosophy; Religion: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science

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Ian Stewart considers the concept of infinity and the profound role it plays in mathematics, logic, physics, cosmology, and... [more]

$15.95

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy...

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of science

Paperback

People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began... [more]

$48.99

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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive

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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive

Charles Duhigg

Business & management; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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In his international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winner the author explained why we do what we do. In this... [more]

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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World

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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon...

Brad Stone

Business & Economics; Business innovation; Entrepreneurship; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and... [more]

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of...

Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind

Cultural studies; Business & Economics; Business competition; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will... [more]

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