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Science: general issues

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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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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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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

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Taming the Infinite: The Story of Mathematics

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

Paperback

From ancient Babylon to the last great unsolved problems, Ian Stewart brings us his definitive history of mathematics. In... [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)

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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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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology); Advocate - Science

Paperback

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

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

Lucie Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Light takes just eight minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun - but its journey within the Sun takes hundreds... [more]

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

Robert Colvile

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up--and why we... [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 Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

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The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind...

A. C. Grayling

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of science

Paperback

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide... [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

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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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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Guiding you through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century, This book offers everything you... [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]

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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]

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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

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Notebooks from New Guinea: Field Notes of a Tropical Biologist

Vojtech Novotny

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Novotny, a leading tropical biologist, does Big Science in Papua New Guinea, one of the world's last wild frontiers. In this... [more]

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Water: The Essence of Life

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Water: The Essence of Life

Mark Niemeyer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Water covers more than 70 per cent of planet Earth and constitutes about 70 per cent of our bodies. This title looks at the... [more]

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Miss Leavitts Stars: The Untold Story Of The Woman Who Discovered How To Measure the Universe

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Miss Leavitts Stars: The Untold Story Of The Woman Who Discovered How To...

G. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Radcliffe-educated Henrietta Swan Leavitt, fighting ill health and progressive deafness, stumbled upon a new law that allowed... [more]

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Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

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Black Holes: The 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]

$12.99

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Jerry A. Coyne

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Paperback

In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of... [more]

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics

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Opposition and Paradoxes: Philosophical Perplexities in Science and Mathematics...

John L. Bell

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

Paperback

In Oppositions and Paradoxes, John L. Bell uses conceptual puzzles and paradoxes as a window into fundamental concepts of... [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; Advocate - 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]

$35.00

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