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The Graphene Revolution: The Weird Science of the Ultra-Thin

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The Graphene Revolution: The Weird Science of the Ultra-Thin

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Welcome to the wonderful world of graphene, the thinnest substance known to science [more]

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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

Teasel Muir-Harmony

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions to the moon, this collection features 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian... [more]

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Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence

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Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence

Paul M. Sutter

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

An astrophysicist presents an in-depth yet accessible tour of the universe for lay readers, while conveying the excitement... [more]

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Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America

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Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America

Erika Lorraine Milam

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

After World War II, the question of how to define a universal human nature took on new urgency. Creatures of Cain charts the... [more]

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2062: The World that AI Made

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2062: The World that AI Made

Toby Walsh

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Comprehensive discussion of where AI will be in 40 years and the questions we all need to be asking now to shape the future.... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence For Dummies

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Artificial Intelligence For Dummies

John Paul Mueller, Luca Massaron

Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Step into the future with AI The term Artificial Intelligence has been around since the 1950s, but a lot has changed... [more]

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Denialism

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Denialism

Michael Specter

Hoaxes & deceptions; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; The environment

Paperback

There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to... [more]

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What We Cannot Know: From Consciousness to the Cosmos, the Cutting Edge of Science Explained

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What We Cannot Know: From Consciousness to the Cosmos, the Cutting Edge...

Marcus du Sautoy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

`Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting' Bill Bryson Britain's... [more]

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Eye of the Shoal: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything

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Eye of the Shoal: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything...

Helen Scales

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Paperback

'Scales's genuine appreciation and awe for fish are contagious.' Science 'Delightful' New Scientist Seventy per cent... [more]

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal

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When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11: Or How to Explain Quantum Physics...

Philip Moriarty

Heavy Metal music; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Popular physicist uses principles of heavy metal music to explain concepts in quantum physics in both a fun and informative... [more]

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Eyes to See: The Astonishing Variety of Vision in Nature

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Eyes to See: The Astonishing Variety of Vision in Nature

Michael Land

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

The spectacular capacity to see the world around them has evolved in many different ways among animals. From scallops and... [more]

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Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

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Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of...

Jim Baggott

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

Hardback

The greatest challenge for physics is to combine its two most successful theories: general relativity and quantum mechanics.... [more]

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Meet Your Bacteria

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Meet Your Bacteria

Catherine Whitlock, Nicola Temple

Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health; Women's health

Paperback

Introducing the hidden communities that live in your gut and other organs. [more]

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Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space

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Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space

Tim Peake

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The awe-inspiring Sunday Times Bestseller from astronaut Tim PeakeShortlisted for the British Book Award 2018'Amazing .<br... [more]

$22.99

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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

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Made by Humans: The AI Condition

Ellen Broad

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

Paperback

AI can be all too human: quick to judge, capable of error, vulnerable to bias. It's made by humans after all. Made by Humans... [more]

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When Galaxies Collide

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When Galaxies Collide

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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The Andromeda Galaxy is rushing towards us at 400,000 kilometres an hour. When Galaxies Collide will guide you to look at... [more]

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Popular science

Paperback

Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it. Dara O Briain A Sunday Times Book of the Year A New Scientist Gift Pick... [more]

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30-Second Biology: The 50 most thought-provoking theories of life, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Biology: The 50 most thought-provoking theories of life, each...

Nick Battey, Mark Fellowes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences

Paperback

30-Second Biology tackles the vital science of life, dissecting the 50 most thought-provoking theories of our... [more]

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The Science Book: From Darwin to Dark Energy, 250 Milestones in the History of Science

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The Science Book: From Darwin to Dark Energy, 250 Milestones in the History...

Clifford A. Pickover

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

Hardback

This illustrated compendium includes 250 entries on science selected from titles in the `Sterling Milestones' series. [more]

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The Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence, 250 Milestones in the History of Computer Science

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The Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence, 250 Milestones...

Simson L. Garfinkel, Rachel H. Grunspan

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Computer science

Hardback

An illustrated, chronological journey through the history and future of the cutting-edge field of computer science. [more]

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Vital Science

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Vital Science

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

Hardback

In Vital Science, Dr Karl, Australia's most popular scientist, illuminates the world around us in his idiosyncratic, totally... [more]

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M. Ewalt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

Paperback

Technology has often progressed in leaps and bounds, with life-altering consequences for humankind. From the telegraph to... [more]

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence

Food & society; Popular science; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food 'Popular science at its best'... [more]

$22.99

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

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The Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

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The Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

Andrew S. Reynolds

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Cellular biology (cytology)

Paperback

An analysis of the role of metaphor in shaping the work and findings of science, using cell biology as the central case study.... [more]

$55.99

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