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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a...

Jim Robbins

Cultural studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

Paperback

The Wonder of Birds illuminates qualities unique to birds that demonstrate just how invaluable they are to humankind-both... [more]

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

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

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

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Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened

Chris Turney

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Drawing on years of professional experience, the author explains how written records, carbon, pollen, tree rings, constellations,... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

Paperback

An authoritative and entertaining exploration of Australia's distinctive birds and their unheralded role in global evolution... [more]

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Universal: A Journey Through the Cosmos

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Universal: A Journey Through the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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An introduction to physics which will demonstrate how asking questions about the world around us teaches us about the universe... [more]

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Amina Khan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human... [more]

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and charlatans

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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, sceptics, truth-seekers and...

Derek Wilson

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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A multi-faceted story of heroes and villains, mystics and sceptics, earnest seekers of truth and charlatans, a narrative that... [more]

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

Simon Garfield

Prose: non-fiction; History; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Advocate - History

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A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map [more]

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

Ian Burnet

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Historical geology; Geographical discovery & exploration; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

This book follows the epic voyages of Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace through the voyage of Continent... [more]

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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

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On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds on the Senate floor, but the story of his last breath is still... [more]

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

Geoffrey Maslen

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In Too Late, Geoff Maslen discusses the dramatic changes that are occurring to our planet and explains some of their consequenes... [more]

$19.99

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Climate Wars

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Climate Wars

Mark Butler

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

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As the consequences of climate change become perilously close to the point of no-return, time-wasting wars over what to do... [more]

$27.99

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Philip Lymbery

Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. [more]

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structures: democracy; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Algorithms & data structures

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We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we... [more]

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Presents an argument for the power and the glory of science. This book makes an unanswerable case for the wonder of scientific... [more]

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Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness

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Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness

Kate Cole-Adams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A hundred and seventy years ago many people would have chosen to die rather than undergo theordeal of surgery. Today, even... [more]

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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

Daniel Levitin

Media studies; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Probability & statistics; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind We live... [more]

$22.99

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Client Earth

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Client Earth

James Thornton, Martin Goodman

International environmental law; Mathematics & Sciences

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Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is... [more]

$35.00

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Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap into Radical Curiosity and Solve Any Problem

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Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap into Radical...

Bill Nye

Mathematics & Sciences

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With Everything All at Once, New York Times bestselling author Bill Nye shows you how thinking like a nerd is the key to changing... [more]

$39.99

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

$28.00

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Neurosurgery

Paperback

A provocative and heartfelt new book from the brain surgeon and bestselling author of DO NO HARM [more]

$27.99

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Space science

Hardback

The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. [more]

$26.95

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

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