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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

Paperback

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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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

Hardback

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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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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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; Advocate - Science

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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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Today's World

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

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The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier,...

Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, Dr. Elissa Epel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet; Advocate - Science

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A groundbreaking book on how to slow down the ageing process and lengthen life. [more]

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Skeptic

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Skeptic

Michael Shermer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In Skeptic, Michael Shermer turns a critical eye toward questions big, small, and trivial. His trademark combination of... [more]

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of...

Thomas L. Friedman

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Environmental economics; Political economy; Impact of science & technology on society

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From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining... [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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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the earth and the planets to the galaxy and the universe. He... [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

Linking the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the... [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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Weird Dinosaurs

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Weird Dinosaurs

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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We're in a golden age of dinosaur discovery and the new species being unearthed are fiercer, stranger and more diverse than... [more]

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Explorers' Botanical Notebook

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Explorers' Botanical Notebook

Florence Thinard

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Tracing the journeys of pioneering botanists who explored the unknown parts of the world, collecting thousands of unusual... [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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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [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 Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So Smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

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What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

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The Doctor

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The Doctor

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Travel through the mysteries of science with Australia's most trusted Lord of Science, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [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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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction... [more]

$12.99

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

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

$35.00

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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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