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Science: general issues

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Proof!: How the World Became Geometrical

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Proof!: How the World Became Geometrical

Amir Alexander

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics; History of mathematics; Mensuration & systems of measurement; History of science

Hardback

An eye-opening narrative of how geometric principles fundamentally shaped our world -- [more]

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Who's Afraid of AI?

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Who's Afraid of AI?

Thomas Ramge

Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Originally published in Germany as Mensch und Maschine by Philipp Reclam jun. Verlag GmbH & Co., KG in 2018 --Title page verso.... [more]

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Here Comes the Sun

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Here Comes the Sun

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A fascinating and illuminating look at the sun and our relationships to it, from one of our greatest science writers. [more]

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to...

Tom Chivers

Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

A Jon Ronson-esque deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

Carl Zimmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

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The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019

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Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019...

Tim Smedley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

Paperback

**SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019** 'Read this book and join the effort to... [more]

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation [more]

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

John Browne

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 'An ode to the ways in which engineering... [more]

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Elizabeth Tasker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Series volume numbering on back of jacket. [more]

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Science

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Science

Peter Moore, Mark Fray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Features 50 of the influential scientists and 10 of the greatest scientific achievements. This guide explains scientific advances... [more]

$19.99

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You Happy

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You...

Tim Radford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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A wise and inspiring manifesto about why understanding physics can make you happier, by one of the leading science writers... [more]

$22.99

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to the Apollo Landings

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to...

Robert Stone, Alan Andres

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In a world divided by the ideological struggles of the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, more than... [more]

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A Forest in the Clouds: My Year Among the Mountain Gorillas in the Remote Enclave of Dian Fossey

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A Forest in the Clouds: My Year Among the Mountain Gorillas in the Remote...

John Fowler

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

For the first time, a riveting insider's account of the fascinating world of Dr. Dian Fossey's mountain gorilla camp, telling... [more]

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Paperback

In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in... [more]

$34.99

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

Paperback

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

$27.99

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The Science of Breaking Bad

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The Science of Breaking Bad

Dave Trumbore, Donna J. Nelson (Professor of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma)

Television; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

All the science in Breaking Bad-from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction-explained and analyzed for authenticity.... [more]

$44.99

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think...

Hannah Critchlow

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Are we really the masters of our own destiny? Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow shows how far our future is already hardwired... [more]

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A... [more]

$22.99

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