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The Scientific Revolution

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The Scientific Revolution

Steven Shapin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

In this classic of science history, Shapin takes into account the culture - the variety of beliefs, practices, and influences... [more]

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Thus Spoke the Plant: A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants

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Thus Spoke the Plant: A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific...

Monica Gagliano

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

In this phytobiography --a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant--research scientist, Monica Gagliano,... [more]

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Gravity: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Gravity: A Ladybird Expert Book

Jim Al-Khalili

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gravity

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Gravity is an accessible and authoritative introduction to a force as familiar to... [more]

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This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

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This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

David Sloan Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Darwin's theory of evolution provides a single theoretical framework for biology, and all life sciences, today. But among... [more]

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The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man's Best Friend

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The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man's Best Friend...

Bryan Sykes

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

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The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other's... [more]

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

Amir Husain

Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

How will the increasing role of artificial intelligence heal, or harm, our society? What are the social and economic consequences,... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

This popular yearly anthology gives a snapshot of the very best science writing Australia has to offer, including everything... [more]

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy until proven brilliant

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy...

Bruce Benamran

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Thermodynamics & heat

Paperback

Bruce isn't pretending that science isn't tricky, but in simple, maths-free explanations and just-the-good-parts historical... [more]

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Jonathan Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

Paperback

Beautifully illustrated, with gradually evolving maps offering an inventive visual glossary as the journey progresses, A Map... [more]

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building a better world

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building...

Klaus Schwab

Society & Social Sciences; Industry & industrial studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing everything - from the way we relate to each other, to the work we do, the way... [more]

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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Nicholas Mee (Director, Virtual Image Publishing Ltd and Quantum Wave Publishing Ltd)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

How did the universe begin? What are gravitational waves all about? Will we find life on other planets? The Cosmic Mystery... [more]

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies...

Linda Geddes (Features Editor)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health

Hardback

Our ancestors constructed vast monuments like Stonehenge and Pyramids of Egypt and Central America to keep track of the sun... [more]

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Mercury

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Mercury

William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this up-to-date and beautifully illustrated volume, William Sheehan brings our understanding of the planet into clear focus.... [more]

$59.99

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

Michael A. Covington

Photographic equipment & techniques; Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Digital photography: consumer & user guides

Paperback

Digital SLR cameras have made it easier than ever before to photograph the night sky. This definitive handbook includes simple... [more]

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking...

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous... [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]

$34.99

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

Edward Ashford Lee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Technology: general issues

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How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. [more]

$39.98

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

Thomas S. Mullaney

Office systems & equipment; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Computing: general

Paperback

How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes... [more]

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could...

Rachel Botsman

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

Paperback

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions... [more]

$22.99

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The Warfare Between Science and Religion: The Idea That Wouldn't Die

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The Warfare Between Science and Religion: The Idea That Wouldn't Die

Jeff Hardin, Ronald L. Numbers, Ronald A. Binzley

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Scheitle, M. Alper Yalcinkaya [more]

$79.00

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift...

Mott T. Greene

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

Paperback

The book should be of interest not only to earth scientists, students of polar travel and exploration, and historians but... [more]

$71.01

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

$29.99

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the... [more]

$48.99

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

Paula Findlen (Stanford University, USA)

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks - local and long-distance, informal and... [more]

$62.99

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

Ernest Naylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Marine biology

Paperback

Compared to well established circadian rhythms, scientific evidence for biological clocks linked to the Moon has only recently... [more]

$22.95

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