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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]

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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]

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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

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

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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

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

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a...

Steven Novella

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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An entertaining and all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking for the age of misinformation. [more]

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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

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

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

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

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The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

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Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are doomed to fail [more]

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Picturing Science and Engineering

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Picturing Science and Engineering

Felice C. Frankel (Research Scientist, MIT)

Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Other technologies & applied sciences

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A guide to making scientific photographs for presentations, journal submissions, and covers, featuring step-by-step instructions... [more]

$84.99

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O'Connor, James Owen Weatherall

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Social, group or collective psychology; History of science

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The social dynamics of alternative facts why what you believe depends on who you know [more]

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light...

Marty Jopson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson explains the answers... [more]

$19.99

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity - whether... [more]

$35.00

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Religion and Science: The Basics

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Religion and Science: The Basics

Philip Clayton

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

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Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were... [more]

$29.99

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

Eric R. Kandel

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating new popular science book by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist that explains how disordering of the brain... [more]

$32.99

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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

Paperback

** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **`Popular science at its best'Mail on Sunday`Eminently accessible and enjoyable'ObserverWith... [more]

$24.99

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gravity; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Relativity physics

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In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimumseries, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided... [more]

$22.99

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Materials science

Paperback

A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you- but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you?... [more]

$32.99

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Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

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Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

Melanie V. Sinche

Higher & further education, tertiary education; Careers guidance; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Advice on careers & achieving success

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An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now... [more]

$39.99

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

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Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher (Lecturer, National University of Ireland), Neil McArthur (Associate Director, University of Manitoba)

Philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Machine learning; Human-computer interaction

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Perspectives from philosophy, psychology religious studies, economics, and law on the possible future of robot-human sexual... [more]

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian...

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Lyudmila Trut

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

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The crazy story of how Soviet scientists in Siberia in the 1950s embarked on a project to turn foxes into dogs through selective... [more]

$37.99

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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]

$32.99

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