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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 Water Book

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The Water Book

Alok Jha

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inorganic chemistry; Hydrology & the hydrosphere; Drought & water supply

Paperback

A biography of the strangest molecule in the universe. Alok Jha takes the most every day of subjects - water - and explodes... [more]

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking

Documentary movies & films; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black... [more]

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

Paperback

Exploring the possibilities of time travel, life on other planets, artificial intelligence, parallel universes and more, this... [more]

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

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Digital vs Human: How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future

Richard Watson

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

Paperback

From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world... [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 science; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

Paperback

In 2016 a team of hundreds of scientists at work on a billion-dollar experiment made history when they announced the first... [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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The Convergence: The Deepest Idea in the Universe

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The Convergence: The Deepest Idea in the Universe

Peter Watson

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

Hardback

Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist. [more]

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science

Paperback

Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [more]

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In Love with Betty the Crow: The First 40 Years of the Science Show

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In Love with Betty the Crow: The First 40 Years of the Science Show

Robyn Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Robyn Williams reflects on why science matters, after 40 years of ABC RN's The Science Show. [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe

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The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered...

Thomas Levenson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Relativity physics

Hardback

The story of the fifty-year search by the world s top scientists for a missing planet, and Albert Einstein s remarkable proof... [more]

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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200 Years: The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Peter Valder

History of science; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening

Hardback

This is the garden that gave the world the Wollemi Pine - previously known only from 40,000 year old fossils. The garden that... [more]

$65.00

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How We'll Live on Mars

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How We'll Live on Mars

Stephen Petranek

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science

Hardback

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. [more]

$16.99

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

Paperback

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

Dava Sobel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter tells the story of Nicolaus Copernicus and the revolution in astronomy... [more]

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of...

James D. Watson

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

Paperback

One of the two discoverers of DNA recalls the lively scientific quest that led to this breakthrough, from the long hours in... [more]

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In An Appetite for Wonder, the author brought us his memoir of the first 35 years of his life from early childhood in Africa... [more]

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

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The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

Laurence Scott

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

But what does it feel like to be four-dimensional? How do digital technologies influence the rhythms of our thoughts, the... [more]

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

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The Well-Tuned Brain: The Remedy for a Manic Society

Peter C. Whybrow

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

In this optimistic and inspiring book, Peter Whybrow, the prize-winning author of American Mania, returns to offer a prescription... [more]

$23.95

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Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

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Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

Thomas Rid

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Thomas Rid's revelatory cybernetic history pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention... [more]

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Giles Sparrow, Graham Southorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand... [more]

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Matthew Cobb

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

The incredible true story of the discovery of DNA as told by biologist and scientific historian Matthew Cobb. [more]

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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; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Advocate - Today's World

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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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks the Secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and Ancient Monuments the World Over

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The Memory Code: The Traditional Aboriginal Memory Technique That Unlocks...

Lynne Kelly

History; Indigenous peoples; Memory; Popular science

Paperback

In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the... [more]

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