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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

Lawrence Krauss

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

New book by the bestselling author of A Universe From Nothing, award-winning physicist and public intellectual, Lawrence Krauss... [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 Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering; Advocate - Science

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Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Advocate - Science

Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers –... [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

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 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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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

Paperback

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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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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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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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 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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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)

Paperback

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

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

Paperback

The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [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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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

Paperback

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written [more]

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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything

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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Gravity

Paperback

Why the force that keeps our feet on the ground holds the key to understanding time and the origin of the universe [more]

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The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone

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The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone

Steven Sloman, Philip Fernbach

Social, group or collective psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Perception; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Human reasoning is remarkably shallow - in fact, our thinking and justifications just scratch the surface of the true complexity... [more]

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence

Food & society; Popular science; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought... [more]

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Written in Stone

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Written in Stone

Brian Switek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

The first book on the hunt for evolution's 'missing links' over the last three decades - and what palaeontologists' findings... [more]

$19.99

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Steven C. Hatch

Medicine; Medical diagnosis; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

A unique insight into how and why medicine can go wrong: combines Daniel Kahneman with Atul Gawande to explain the science... [more]

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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

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Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Intelligence & reasoning; States of consciousness; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology; Advocate - Science

Paperback

What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent... [more]

$27.99

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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

Paperback

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

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