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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

Karen Olsson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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Simone Weil: famous French philosopher, writer, political activist, mystic and sister to Andre, one of the most influential,... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

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

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The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

Patricia Wiltshire

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Forensic science; The natural world, country life & pets

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In Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime... [more]

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Almost Human: A Biography of Julius the Chimpanzee

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Almost Human: A Biography of Julius the Chimpanzee

Alfred Fidjestol

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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ALMOST HUMAN tells the remarkable story of Julius the chimpanzee, born in the Kristiansand Zoo in Norway, and rejected by... [more]

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Beyond the Stethoscope: Doctor'S Stories of Reclaiming Hope, Heart and Healing in Medicine

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Beyond the Stethoscope: Doctor'S Stories of Reclaiming Hope, Heart and Healing...

Lucy Mayes

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Health & Self-Help

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Our health care system is sick. We live in an era of factory style medicine, spiralling costs, complex and chronic conditions,... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

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Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

Dr Matt Morgan

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Intensive care medicine

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A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan. [more]

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

$21.99

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Drug-induced states; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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'It's as if we made entering gothic cathedrals illegal, or museums, or sunsets!' When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s,... [more]

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery

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A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

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A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

Lawrence Weschler

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Doctor patient relationship; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology

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The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own greatest patient. [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

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

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

$32.99

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Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

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Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

Iwan Rhys Morus

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism

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A new biography of electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in the history of science.... [more]

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies...

Stefano Gattei

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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The first collection and translation into English of the earliest biographical accounts of Galileo's life This unique critical... [more]

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Unnatural Causes: The Life and Many Deaths of Britain's Top Forensic Pathologist

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Unnatural Causes: The Life and Many Deaths of Britain's Top Forensic Pathologist...

Dr Richard Shepherd

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Forensic science; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Pathology; Forensic medicine

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'The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

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

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman...

Tracy Daugherty

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

Hardback

Explore the evolution of astronomy from Dante to Einstein, as seen through the eyes of trailblazing Victorian astronomer Mary... [more]

$44.99

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