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Insight: The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World

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Insight: The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World

Dr Tasha Eurich

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness... [more]

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A Climate for Denial: Why Some People Still Reject Climate Change Science

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A Climate for Denial: Why Some People Still Reject Climate Change Science...

Arek Sinanian

Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Advocate - Science

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Why is it that despite overwhelming evidence and fundamental science, some people still don't accept that climate change is... [more]

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The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's Most Magnificent Fury

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The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's...

John Dvorak

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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Ranging from Yellowstone in Wyoming to Mount Pelee in the Caribbean, from Bogoslof and Pavlov in Alaska, to Sakurajima in... [more]

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions About Our Origins

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions About Our...

John H. Relethford

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen... [more]

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned Eighteenth-Century Europe Dark

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Volcanology & seismology

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Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Spewing out sun-blocking... [more]

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries,...

John Brockman

General encyclopaedias; Mathematics & Sciences

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Today's most visionary thinkers reveal the cutting-edge scientific ideas and breakthroughs you must understand.  Scientific... [more]

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Mathematics Masterclasses for Young People

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Mathematics Masterclasses for Young People

Michael Sewell

Mathematics & Sciences; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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This work consists of a series of masterclasses , short sessions of mathematics beyond the standard school syllabus aimed... [more]

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And Then You're Dead: A Scientific Exploration of the World's Most Interesting Ways to Die

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And Then You're Dead: A Scientific Exploration of the World's Most Interesting...

Paul Doherty, Cody Cassidy, Kate McLennan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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What would happen if you stuck your head into a nuclear particle accelerator? What if you jumped into an interstellar black... [more]

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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary...

Kathleen Dean Moore

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

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Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise â?? a tide of outrage against the pillage... [more]

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong,... [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; Popular medicine & health; Advocate - Today's World

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Celebrates the imperfections of the human brain in all their glory, and... [more]

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

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Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem

Dwight E. Neuenschwander

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus of variations; History of mathematics; Physics

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Other refinements in the new edition include an enlarged biography of Emmy Noether's life and work, parallels drawn between... [more]

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds of Animals

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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds...

Ben Ambridge

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

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What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new... [more]

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

N. Curle

Mathematics & Sciences; Fluid mechanics; Aerodynamics; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Thorough introduction to boundary layer problems offers an ordered, logical presentation accessible to undergraduates. The... [more]

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

Daniel Whiteson, Jorge Cham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics (50 million readers since... [more]

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Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

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Numbers: How Counting Changed the World

Tom Jackson

History of mathematics; Children's & Educational; Advocate - Children's

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The first book in a new series. One of the hardest questions that mathematics teachers have to answer is “Why?” [more]

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A Student's Guide to Dimensional Analysis

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A Student's Guide to Dimensional Analysis

Don Lemons

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied physics

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This introduction to dimensional analysis covers the methods, history and formalisation of the field, and provides physics... [more]

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Professor Higgins's Problem Collection

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Professor Higgins's Problem Collection

Peter M. Higgins

Mathematics & Sciences; Sudoku & number puzzles

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This book serves up a variety of problems and shows how mathematics answers them. Topics range from cracking codes to the... [more]

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Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

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Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

Steve Olson

Social impact of disasters; Aid & relief programmes; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology

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Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster. [more]

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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

Carol Christian, Jean-Rene Roy

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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This book gives simple yet rigorous answers to hundreds of astronomical questions, for anyone who has ever wondered about... [more]

$35.95

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The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

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The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

Tim Birkhead

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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A bird's egg is a nearly perfect survival capsule--an external womb--and one of natural selection s most wonderful creations.... [more]

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Science and Islam: A History

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Science and Islam: A History

Ehsan Masood

History; Religion & science; Islam; 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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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

Robert Whyte, Greg Anderson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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This definitive guide, written by experts in the field, offers a window into a fascinating world. Notorious species such as... [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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