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Science: general issues

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Adam Spencer's Top 100: Numbers, Puzzles, Trivia, Awesomeness

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Adam Spencer's Top 100: Numbers, Puzzles, Trivia, Awesomeness

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Australia's funniest mathematician returns in 2018 with more rollicking romps through the world of science, technology, numbers... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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'A treasure trove of information and good humour' CORDELIA FINE, author of Testosterone Rex Do you have a female brain or... [more]

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the...

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Neurosciences

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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the... [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Is modernity really failing? [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

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Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [more]

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

Guy P. Harrison

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science

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Science tells us a good deal about who we are, where we come from, the nature of the universe, how our brains work, and much,... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity - whether... [more]

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to...

Seth Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

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Traces the efforts of an elite scientific team who tested Einstein's theory of relativity during a historic mission to photograph... [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$45.00

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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' that invites us to rethink our understanding of the connections between human... [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

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

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The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Educational: Sciences, general science

Hardback

The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images [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

History of ideas; Social theory; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

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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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

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A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

Matt Simon

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

An absurdist, comical romp through evolution's weirdest solutions to nature's problems. [more]

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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils

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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils...

Lydia Pyne (University of Texas of Austin USA)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [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

Hardback

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

$132.95  $25.00

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes our Lives - And We Shape the Cosmos

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes our...

Adam Frank

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the Big Bang and beyond [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

Paperback

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

$42.95  $10.00

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Caroline Criado Perez

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

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She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against... [more]

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

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The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts...

Sarah Dry

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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The untold story of Newton's private papers, hidden for centuries, sold for a pittance and then painstakingly reconstructed... [more]

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

Anne Rooney

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Chemistry

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Everything in the universe is made of chemical elements, including you. In 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev produced... [more]

$27.95

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