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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

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Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Physics

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What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?... [more]

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Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

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Significant Figures: Lives and Works of Trailblazing Mathematicians

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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Which mathematician elaborated a crucial concept the night before he died in a duel? Who funded his maths and medical career... [more]

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Probability Theory: Third Edition

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Probability Theory: Third Edition

Michel Loeve

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Following its 1963 publication, this volume served as the standard advanced text in probability theory. Suitable for undergraduate... [more]

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Whale Song

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Whale Song

Margret Grebowicz

Philosophy: aesthetics; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the... [more]

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

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Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the... [more]

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

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Ponderables: Biology: An Illustrated History of Life Science

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

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Hardcover with removable fold-out Timeline [more]

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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape...

Kevin Kelly

Society & Social Sciences; Business & management; Impact of science & technology on society

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A New York Times Bestseller From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological... [more]

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes,...

Marcia Bartusiak

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Geophysics

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An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery... [more]

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation,...

Evan Thompson

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Buddhism; Neurosciences

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A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson... [more]

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Uranium

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Uranium

Anthony Burke

International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Uranium, the most atomically unstable natural element on earth, has a unique place in the global geopolitics of resources.... [more]

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Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus

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Will Robots Take Your Job?: A Plea for Consensus

Nigel M. de S. Cameron

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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The trend that began with ATMs and do-it-yourself checkouts is moving at lightning speed. Everything from driving to teaching... [more]

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Woodpecker

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Woodpecker

Gerard Gorman

Cultural studies; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Highly regarded woodpecker expert Gerard Gorman presents a unique natural, social and cultural history of woodpeckers. [more]

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Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon

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Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon

Ronald Jenner, Eivind Undheim

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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A fully illustrated guide to venom, its evolution in different animal groups, its effects and its treatments. [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Selected as a Book of the Year by The Times and The EconomistChina's history is an epic tapestry of courtly philosophies,... [more]

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Dorrik Stow (Director, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Oceanography (seas)

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Our oceans are hugely important, as a source of food and mineral wealth, as an environment for a vast variety of wildlife,... [more]

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The Weather Obsession

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The Weather Obsession

Lawrie Zion

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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We have come a long way since the days when weather information could only be found in the back pages of newspapers. The Weather... [more]

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The Cs Detective

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The Cs Detective

Jeremy Kubica

Mathematics & Sciences; Databases

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A fantasy whodunit for the digital age that introduces the concepts behind search algorithms and important data structures,... [more]

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Llama

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Llama

Helen Cowie

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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'Llama' charts the history of llamas and their close relatives alpacas, guanacos and vicunas. The book recounts the animal's... [more]

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Eat The Beetles!: An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects

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Eat The Beetles!: An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects...

David Waltner-Toews

Society & Social Sciences; Animals & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Popular science; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Meet the beetles: there are millions of them and many fewer of the rest of us mammals, birds, and reptiles. Since before recorded... [more]

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Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay

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Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay

Daryl McPhee

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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An interdisciplinary examination of the geologic, marine and human history of Moreton Bay. [more]

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Wild Boar

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Wild Boar

Dorothy Yamamoto

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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Wild Boar traces the history of the interaction between humans and wild boar in fascinating detail, from the iconic beasts... [more]

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

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Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting...

Angela Saini

Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is... [more]

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Physics

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Physics

Aristotle

Physics

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For 2,000 years this foundational scientific treatise by the ancient philosopher and scientist was the primary source for... [more]

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

Scott Parazynski

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Climbing & mountaineering

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Inside the helmet of a NASA legend. Astronaut Dr. Scott Parazynski was raised in the shadow of the Apollo Program, where... [more]

$27.95

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A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

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A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

David J. Helfand

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; Philosophy of science

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This book provides an inoculation against the misinformation epidemic by cultivating scientific habits of mind. From dissolving... [more]

$49.99

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