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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A lively deconstruction of statistical lies we so easily lap up and the damage they do, bringing into stark relief the fraud... [more]

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Science Without Numbers

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Science Without Numbers

Hartry Field

Philosophy; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Science Without Numbers caused a stir in 1980, with its bold nominalist approach to the philosophy of mathematics and science.... [more]

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The String Book

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The String Book

Adam Hart-Davis

History; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Ropework, knots & macrame

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The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot... [more]

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

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Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for 100% Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg, David G. Fridley

Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Beginning with a comprehensive overview of our current energy system, the author's survey issues of energy supply and demand... [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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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and...

Peter Ward, Joe Kirschvink

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

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The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all--or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative... [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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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

Jo Chandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Now in its sixth year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2016 brings together knowledge and insight from Australia's brightest... [more]

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Man and Beast

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Man and Beast

Andrew Rule

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

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Man & Beast features some of the greats of Australian literature, writing about the particular kinships they have with animals-... [more]

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Physics of the Piano

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Physics of the Piano

Nicholas J. Giordano

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Keyboard instruments; Popular science; Acoustic & sound engineering

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A central quest in the study of musical instruments is to understand why the sound of the 'same' note depends greatly on the... [more]

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Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery

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Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery...

Robin Barnett

Medicine; Addiction & therapy; Coping with illness

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If you're the family member of an addict, you may feel confused, guilty, and scared of doing the wrong thing. And when you... [more]

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A Short History of Gardens

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A Short History of Gardens

Gordon Campbell

Horticulture; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Landscape gardening; Natural & wild gardening

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A Short History of Gardens embraces the beauty and practicality of gardens, in history and culture across the world. Gordon... [more]

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

Military life & institutions; Occupational medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this New York Times bestseller the inimitable Mary Roach explores the military's odd and obscure adversaries and meets... [more]

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

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How Long is Now?: Fascinating Answers to 191 Mind-Boggling Questions

New Scientist Instant Expert

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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New Scientist's brilliant million-selling Christmas book comes of age, exploring everything from the science of bubbles to... [more]

$22.99

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists

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Waves Passing in the Night: Walter Murch in the Land of the Astrophysicists...

Lawrence Weschler

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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<b>From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose... [more]

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Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

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Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Adrian Howkins

History; History of other lands; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; The environment

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Perpetually covered in ice and snow, the mountainous Antarctic Peninsula stretches southwardd towards the South Pole where... [more]

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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies...

Gabrielle M. Finn

Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Hardback

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows... [more]

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist You've Never Heard of

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True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most Influential Scientist...

Joel N. Shurkin

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known... [more]

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Flatness

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Flatness

B. W. Higman

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Physical geography & topography

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Flatness is a truly original study, drawing together many strands of thought and practice, from the everyday to the most profound,... [more]

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

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Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

Frank Close

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

In August 2017, 100 million will gather across the USA to watch a total solar eclipse. This book, written by the widely read... [more]

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Quantum Weirdness

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Quantum Weirdness

William J. Mullin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Quantum mechanics allows accurate predictions of nature, yet it also uncovers surprises like teleportation and multiple universes.... [more]

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The Book of Shells: A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six Hundred Shells

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The Book of Shells: A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six...

Fabio Moretzsohn, Jerry Harawewych

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

The lifesize guide to identifying and classifying shells. The Book of Shells curates a lifesize collection of 600 of the most... [more]

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Maths for engineers

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This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting

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The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day,...

Jimmy Moore, Dr. Jason Fung

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

Paperback

Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health.... [more]

$49.95

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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding...

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; History of science; Popular science

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An inspiring and illuminating story of how we have come to understand the world, from the invention of the very first tools... [more]

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