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Screen Culture: A Global History

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Screen Culture: A Global History

Richard Butsch

Film theory & criticism; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Richard Butsch's expansive historical synthesis integrates social, economic, and political history to offer a comprehensive... [more]

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The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy

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The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy...

Roberto Mangabeira Unger (Harvard Law School, Massachusetts), Lee Smolin

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

Hardback

Cosmology is in crisis. In this book, philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger and physicist Lee Smolin, world-renowned for their... [more]

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

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Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

Cal Newport

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't... [more]

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

Carolyn Collins Petersen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

New paperback edition - This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars... [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

Paperback

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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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

Cornelia Dean

Media studies; Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Science funding & policy

Paperback

Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge... [more]

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

Catherine Whitlock, Rhodri Evans

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

Paperback

The moving stories of ten remarkable women who transformed science, and changed the world. [more]

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Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society

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Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Richard Holmes, Martin Rees,... [more]

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [more]

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living

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The Other Side of Happiness: Embracing a More Fearless Approach to Living...

Brock Bastian

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In Western culture, we have become addicted to positivity. We try to eradicate pain through medication and by insulating ourselves... [more]

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

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Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution

Jill Abramson

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business competition; Press & journalism; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, is the gripping and definitive in-the-room account... [more]

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Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

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Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Laura Mucha

Sociology: family & relationships; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions; Popular science; Family & relationships

Paperback

As featured on Sunday Brunch and Woman's Hour 'Laura Mucha has found the proof that love actually is all around.' Richard... [more]

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Why Free Will Is Real

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Why Free Will Is Real

Christian List

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

Hardback

Many scientists and scientifically-minded commentators are skeptical that free will exists. In clear, scientifically rigorous... [more]

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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

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Gravity's Century: From Einstein's Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

Ron Cowen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Gravity; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

Hardback

Ron Cowen offers a sweeping account of the century of experimentation that has consistently confirmed Einstein's general theory... [more]

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation...

Carl Benedikt Frey

Business & Economics; Economics; Labour economics; Science funding & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age... [more]

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Interplanetary Robots: True Stories of Space Exploration

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Interplanetary Robots: True Stories of Space Exploration

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Exploring the planets has been a goal of America's space program since the dawn of the space race. This insider's perspective... [more]

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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

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The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution...

Susan Hockfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Biotechnology

Hardback

From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives. [more]

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine

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Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the...

David Miller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

Offers a deeper understanding of the work and character of the great eighteenth-century engineer. Stripping away layers of... [more]

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World

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The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering...

Christopher J. Preston (Professor, University of Montana)

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Evolution

Paperback

Imagining a future in which humans fundamentally reshape the natural world using nanotechnology, synthetic biology, de-extinction,... [more]

$34.99

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Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

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Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Tara Nummedal

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought; History of science

Paperback

What distinguished true alchemist from fraud? This question animated the lives and labors of common men who made a living... [more]

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Joi Ito, Jeff Howe

Society & culture: general; Business & Economics; Business strategy; Management & management techniques; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

This brilliant and provocative (Walter Isaacson) guide shares nine principles to adapt and survive the technological changes... [more]

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

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Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets,...

Nadja Hermann

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid? A behavioural psychologist... [more]

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How to Be Human: The Manual

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How to Be Human: The Manual

Ruby Wax

Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology; History of science; Evolution; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

Paperback

With a little help from a monk, and a neuroscientist, Ruby Wax answers every question you've ever had about- evolution, thoughts,... [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

Paperback

Is modernity really failing? [more]

$24.99

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