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Science: general issues

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The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human

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The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human

Katharina Vestre

Medicine; Embryology; Popular science

Hardback

The Making of You is the inside story of one of nature's greatest marvels: the creation of a new human, from first cell to... [more]

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality...

James Gillies

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

Paperback

CERN and the Higgs boson hit the headlines and made particle physics exciting for non-scientists - here's the inside story... [more]

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Spending Time: The Most Valuable Resource

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Spending Time: The Most Valuable Resource

Daniel S. Hamermesh (Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics, Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics, University of Texas at Austin)

Society & culture: general; Sociology; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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Time is the ultimate scarce resource and thus quintessentially a topic for economics, the study of scarcity. Starting with... [more]

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No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein's Theory of Relativity

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No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein's Theory...

Daniel Kennefick

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

Hardback

On their 100th anniversary, the story of the extraordinary scientific expeditions that ushered in the era of relativity In... [more]

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J.L. Pickering, John Bisney

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized... [more]

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

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The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art...

Tom McLeish

Theory of art; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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The Poetry and Music of Science examines aspects of science and art that bear close comparison - for example the art of the... [more]

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what... [more]

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

Chad Orzel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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Without quantum physics, your breakfast - and so many other things we take for granted - wouldn't be possible... international... [more]

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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe

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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary...

Marcus Chown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Bestselling author Marcus Chown explores some of the most profound and important science about us, our world and beyond by... [more]

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

Kate Devlin

Sexual behaviour; Popular science; Robotics

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The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient... [more]

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood...

Rose George

Social & cultural history; Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine... [more]

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

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The Royal Society

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The Royal Society

Adrian Tinniswood

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

The story of a British institution whose fellows, including Newton, Darwin and Hawking, have changed the way we look at the... [more]

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Ten Drugs:How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine

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Ten Drugs:How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History: How Plants,...

Thomas Hager

History of medicine; Pharmacology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

Behind every landmark drug is a story. It could be an oddball researcher's genius insight, a catalyzing moment in geopolitical... [more]

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Worlds of Natural History

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Worlds of Natural History

Helen Anne Curry (University of Cambridge), Nicholas Jardine (University of Cambridge), James Andrew Secord (University of Cambridge), Emma C. Spary (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

From Aztec accounts of hibernating hummingbirds to contemporary television spectaculars, human encounters with nature have... [more]

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station...

The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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In 2008, Europe's first space laboratory was launched to the International Space Station. [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

Hardback

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

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The Scientific Revolution

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The Scientific Revolution

Steven Shapin

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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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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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)

Paperback

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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Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius

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Thermodynamic Weirdness: From Fahrenheit to Clausius

Don S. Lemons (Professor)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Thermodynamics & heat; Cryogenics

Hardback

An account of the concepts and intellectual structure of classical thermodynamics that reveals the subject's simplicity and... [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 Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [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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