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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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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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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

Social forecasting, future studies; Economic forecasting; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Abbey's Double Rewards; 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]

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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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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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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Therapy & therapeutics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body. [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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The Brain Electric: The Dramatic High-Tech Race to Merge Minds and Machines

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The Brain Electric: The Dramatic High-Tech Race to Merge Minds and Machines...

Malcolm Gay

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Imagine controlling a machine with your mind. Imagine a communication line direct from your mind to someone else's. Imagine... [more]

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [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 Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

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The Nature of Sex: The Ins and Outs of Mating in the Animal Kingdom

Dr. Carin Bondar

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal reproduction

Paperback

A brilliantly engaging guide to the reproductive habits of creatures great and small. [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]

$43.95

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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]

$16.99

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Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World

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Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World...

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geodesy & surveying for maps & charts

Paperback

<div>An award-winning historian of science reveals the riveting and little-known story of a team of eighteenth-century European... [more]

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes Our Lives - And We Shape the Cosmos

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes Our...

Adam Frank

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Paperback

An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the Big Bang and beyond [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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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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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

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The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality

Luciano Floridi

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

Paperback

Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi argues that the explosive developments in Information and... [more]

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

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Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells

Helen Scales

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molluscs

Paperback

A biological and cultural biography of the seashell--ubiquitous yet mystical. [more]

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

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The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

Nick Lane

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Advocate - Science

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Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex... [more]

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