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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Maths for scientists; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

A book of science like no other, about a scientist like no other.<br /><br... [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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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science

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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern...

James Hannam

History; History of science

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Presents a narrative history that reveals the roots of modern science in the medieval world. This book debunks many of the... [more]

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

Peter Ackroyd

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

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Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five,... [more]

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

Chris Turney

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Drawing on years of professional experience, the author explains how written records, carbon, pollen, tree rings, constellations,... [more]

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Universal: A Journey Through the Cosmos

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Universal: A Journey Through the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World

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Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the...

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing... [more]

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Amina Khan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human... [more]

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and charlatans

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and...

Derek Wilson

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science

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A multi-faceted story of heroes and villains, mystics and sceptics, earnest seekers of truth and charlatans, a narrative that... [more]

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of the Air Around Us

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of the Air Around Us

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

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On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds on the Senate floor, but the story of his last breath is still... [more]

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence; Advocate - Science

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What has A.I. brought... [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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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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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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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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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

Hardback

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

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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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Bored and Brilliant: How Time Spent Doing Nothing Changes Everything

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Bored and Brilliant: How Time Spent Doing Nothing Changes Everything

Manoush Zomorodi

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Being bored is bad, right? We'll certainly do anything to avoid it and with smartphones we need never be bored again, as we... [more]

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The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth About Healthy Eating

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The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth About Healthy Eating

Anthony Warner

Food & society; Medicine; Popular science; Diets & dieting

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Who will save us from the damaging lies of the pervasive diet myths and clean-eating fads of today? Enter Anthony Warner,... [more]

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