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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Philip Lymbery

Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

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A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. [more]

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

Geoffrey Maslen

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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In Too Late, Geoff Maslen discusses the dramatic changes that are occurring to our planet and explains some of their consequenes... [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 structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures

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We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we... [more]

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Presents an argument for the power and the glory of science. This book makes an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific... [more]

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

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Before Time Began: The Big Bang and the Emerging Universe

Helmut Satz

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Astrophysics

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What is the origin of the universe? What was there before the universe appeared? We are presently witnessing a second Copernican... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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Problems for the Armchair Scientist: How Do Headphone Wires Get So Tangled?

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Problems for the Armchair Scientist: How Do Headphone Wires Get So Tangled?...

Joel Levy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Packed with scientific conundrums and thought-provoking scenarios from history's greatest scientists. [more]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

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Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb&nbsp;has been providing... [more]

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [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

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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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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

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Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

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Genetics Essentials: Concepts and Connections

University Benjamin A Pierce (Baylor University Texas)

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical)

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

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The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers--From 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World

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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers--From 1,001 Nights to...

Barnaby Rogerson

Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems; History of mathematics; Trivia & quiz question books

Hardback

THE STORIES BEHIND OUR ICONIC NUMBERSRogerson's Book of Numbers is based on a numerical array of virtues, spiritual attributes,... [more]

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Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology

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Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology

Brian Regal

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences

Paperback

The first academic study of this subject is an entertaining look at the search for Sasquatch which considers not just the... [more]

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What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff

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What a Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff

Marcus Chown

Society & Social Sciences; Science: general issues

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Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life... [more]

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

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Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

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Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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This book is essential reading for all media students and researchers - and for anyone interested in getting to grips with... [more]

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still... [more]

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Angel of Death: The Story of Smallpox

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Angel of Death: The Story of Smallpox

G. Williams

British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

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The story of the rise and fall of smallpox, one of the most savage killers in the history of mankind, and the only disease... [more]

$27.95  $8.00

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