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Science: general issues

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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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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

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

Hardback

Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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

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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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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

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A World Beyond Physics: The Emergence and Evolution of Life

Stuart Kauffman

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Developmental biology

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Explores the possiblity and process of evolution beyond the standard and established scientific principles. [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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Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

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Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

Robyn Arianrhod (Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science

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A new biography of Thomas Harriot, the greatest unknown scientific mind of the Renaissance [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

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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 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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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

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

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

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Worried?: Science investigates some of life's common concerns

Lise Johnson, Eric Chudler

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Popular science

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How scientific reasoning explains our most common daily fears-from germs to natural disasters and everything in between. [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

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

$68.00

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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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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum...

Lee Smolin

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

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Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything... [more]

$55.00

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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]

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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

Richard Baldwin

Globalization; Sociology: work & labour; Business & Economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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The Rise of the Robots for the masses. How to survive in a world of virtual globalisation. [more]

$32.99

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