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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Psychology: emotions; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology

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When you feel anxious, angry, happy, or surprised, what's really going on inside you? Most scientists would agree that emotions... [more]

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Science and Islam (Icon Science): A History

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Science and Islam (Icon Science): A History

Ehsan Masood

History; History of science

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The `fascinating and clearly written' (New Scientist) history of the extraordinary Islamic scientific revolution between the... [more]

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To

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The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To...

Dean Burnett

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOODREADS BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARDMotion sickness.Nightmares.Forgetting people's names.Why... [more]

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

Wendy Moore

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

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From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, the story of two pioneering men of science, and a nation in thrall to mesmerism...... [more]

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The Perfect Bet: Taking the Luck out of Gambling

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The Perfect Bet: Taking the Luck out of Gambling

Adam Kucharski

Mathematics & Sciences; Gambling: theories & methods

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Gamblers have been trying to figure out how to game the system since our ancestors first made wagers over dice fashioned from... [more]

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Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations

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Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations

Jay M. Chladek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science; Expeditions

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A vast trove of stories filled with excitement, danger, humor, sadness, failure, and success, Outposts on the Frontier reveals... [more]

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy...

Govert Schilling

Mathematics & Sciences; Geophysics

Hardback

The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert... [more]

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Freshwater Turtles of Australia

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Freshwater Turtles of Australia

John Cann, Ross Sadlier

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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A beautifully illustrated guide to the diverse and complex freshwater turtles of Australia. [more]

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

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Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

Michael R. Rampino

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped... [more]

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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers

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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean...

Adam Nicolson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

The full story of seabirds from one of the greatest nature writers. The book looks at the pattern of their lives, their habitats,... [more]

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In Search of Stardust: Amazing Micrometeorites and Their Terrestrial Imposters

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In Search of Stardust: Amazing Micrometeorites and Their Terrestrial Imposters...

Jon Larsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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In Search of Stardust is the first comprehensive popular science book about micrometeorites. It's illustrated with 1,500 previously... [more]

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

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Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Palaeontology

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Over the years, paleontologists have made tremendous fossil discoveries, which includes an amazing diversity of fossil humans,... [more]

$69.00

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Otomo Katsuhiro: 20 Posters Reprints of Classic Posters

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Otomo Katsuhiro: 20 Posters Reprints of Classic Posters

Katsuhiro Otomo, Pie International

Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences

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20 reprints of rare and sought after posters from AKIRA, STEAMBOY, DOMU and more! [more]

$65.00

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and Its Absence in the Twenty-first Century

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The Wealth of Humans: Work and Its Absence in the Twenty-first Century

Ryan Avent

Business & Economics; Labour economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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To work is human. It puts food on the table, meaningfully structures our days, and strengthens our social ties. When work... [more]

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Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science

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Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle...

Dave Levitan

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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A straight-talking guidebook to the many ways our elected officials distort science to serve politics. [more]

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

John Bradshaw, Sarah Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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'Amazing' GuardianFrom the on-screen experts for BBC2's Cat Watch, and based on their groundbreaking research - this is the... [more]

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. In this title, the author explores the... [more]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

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Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

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Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

James Lees

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics

Hardback

This historical account of physics explains this core scientific discipline through 50 key milestones. [more]

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Beautiful Geometry

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Beautiful Geometry

Eli Maor, Eugen Jost

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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Tells the history of geometry. This book presents more than sixty exquisite color plates illustrating a range of geometric... [more]

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

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From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

John Chambers, Jacqueline Mitton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; The Earth: natural history general

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Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years... [more]

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The Probability Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Chance

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The Probability Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Chance

Steven J. Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The essential lifesaver for students who want to master probability For students learning probability, its numerous applications,... [more]

$63.00

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The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future

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The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies,...

Dr. W. Patrick McCray

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nanotechnology; Space science

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In 1969, Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill began looking outward to space colonies as the new frontier for humanity's expansion.... [more]

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

Gerry Swan

Mathematics & Sciences; Reptiles

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A new addition to our exciting series of concise field guides, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian... [more]

$14.99

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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An in-depth but always fun exploration of the history of numbers and their applications in life and science. Brian Clegg shows... [more]

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