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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production...

Dan Chiras

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Self-sufficiency

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The completely revised and updated comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Careful!: The Surprising Science Behind Everyday Calamities - and How You Can Avoid Them

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Careful!: The Surprising Science Behind Everyday Calamities - and How You...

Steve Casner

Perception; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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The modern world can be a dangerous place, filled with fast cars, smart phones, drugs and extreme sports. Meanwhile, we humans... [more]

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Let There be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

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Let There be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

Seth M. Siegel

Mathematics & Sciences; Drought & water supply

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With hardly a day without a water-crisis story somewhere, Let There Be Water offers prescriptions on how countries, cities,... [more]

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A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution

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A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

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Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, `one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York Times),... [more]

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A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist`s Bicycle Journey Across the United States

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A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist`s Bicycle Journey Across the United...

David Goodrich

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse... [more]

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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

Charles Fernyhough

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A luminous exploration of the nature of thoughts, from daydreams to the voices in our heads [more]

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of science

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War-torn, virtually bankrupt, Russia tried to light its way to the future with the fitful glow of science. Stalin believed... [more]

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Social & cultural history; History of science; Popular science; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Featuring many stunning illustrations from the Kew archives, Orchid: A Cultural History tells, for the first time, the extraordinary... [more]

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Dinosaur Art 2

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Dinosaur Art 2

Steve White

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Following on from Dinosaur Art, this new volume showcases 10 amazing artists whose work represents the cutting edge of paleoart.... [more]

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Surfing the Quantum World

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Surfing the Quantum World

Frank S. Levin

Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter; Atomic & molecular physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The ideas and phenomena of the quantum world are strikingly unlike those encountered in our visual world. This book shows... [more]

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The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

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The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

John Iliopoulos

Mathematics & Sciences; Particle & high-energy physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Astrophysics

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The Origin of Mass is a guided tour of cosmic evolution, from tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang to the elementary... [more]

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Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World

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Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World

Phaidon Editors

History of Art & Design Styles; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Explore the stars and planets and beyond through 300 fascinating images - an international panel of experts take you on a... [more]

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Mathematics Rebooted: A Fresh Approach to Understanding

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Mathematics Rebooted: A Fresh Approach to Understanding

Lara Alcock

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Would you like to understand more about mathematics? Perhaps at school you liked it for a while but were put off because you... [more]

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Closing the Gap: The Quest to Understand Prime Numbers

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Closing the Gap: The Quest to Understand Prime Numbers

Vicky Neale

Mathematics & Sciences; Number theory; History of mathematics

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Mathematicians have recently made dramatic progress on the Twin Primes Conjecture, which asserts that there are infinitely... [more]

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Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

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Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Andrew Gelman (Columbia University), Deborah Nolan (University of California)

Teaching of a specific subject; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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To help overcome the challenges of teaching statistics across various diciplines, Gelman and Nolan have put together this... [more]

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Introduction to Mathematics

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Introduction to Mathematics

Alfred Whitehead

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Concise volume for general students by prominent philosopher and mathematician explains what math is and does, and how mathematicians... [more]

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Amazing Stories Of The Space Age: True Tales of Nazis in Orbit, Soldiers on the Moon, Orphaned Martian Robots, and Other Fascinating Account

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Amazing Stories Of The Space Age: True Tales of Nazis in Orbit, Soldiers...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Award-winning science writer and documentarian Rod Pyle presents an insider's perspective on the most unusual and bizarre... [more]

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Semigroups of Linear Operators and Applications

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Semigroups of Linear Operators and Applications

Jerome A. Goldstein

Mathematics & Sciences; Functional analysis & transforms

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Advanced graduate-level treatment of semigroup theory explores semigroups of linear operators and linear Cauchy problems.... [more]

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The Aliens Are Coming!: The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe

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The Aliens Are Coming!: The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our...

Ben Miller

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? The brand-new... [more]

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Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies

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Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies...

Geoffrey West

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A startlingly original 'theory of everything' from one of the world's most distinguished scientists and thinkers, forcing... [more]

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Tie-In)

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Tie-In)

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences

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Now a major motion picture from HBO starring Oprah Winfrey! [more]

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Silver: Nature and Culture

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Silver: Nature and Culture

Lindsay Shen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery); Rocks, minerals & fossils

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This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture,... [more]

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Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists Engineers and Creators of All Kinds

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Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists Engineers and Creators of All Kinds...

Mary Shelley

Horror & ghost stories; Classic science fiction; Popular science

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Mary Shelley's  Frankenstein has endured in the popular imagination for two hundred years. Begun as a ghost story by... [more]

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Single Digits: In Praise of Small Numbers

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Single Digits: In Praise of Small Numbers

Marc Chamberland

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Number theory; Numerical analysis; Applied mathematics

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In Single Digits, Marc Chamberland takes readers on a fascinating exploration of small numbers, from one to nine, looking... [more]

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