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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority

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The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science...

Robert P. Crease

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.... [more]

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Shakespearean Territories

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Shakespearean Territories

Stuart Elden

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Geography

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A rising star in geography shows how Shakespeare's plays can be understood through the concept of territory, which emerged... [more]

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

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Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

Peter Ungar

Physiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; Developmental biology; Human biology

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Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can... [more]

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Robotics Through Science Fiction: Artificial Intelligence Explained Through Six

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Robotics Through Science Fiction: Artificial Intelligence Explained Through...

Robin R. Murphy (Raytheon Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University)

Science fiction; Classic science fiction; Short stories; Mathematics & Sciences

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Six classic science fiction stories and commentary that illustrate and explain key algorithms or principles of artificial... [more]

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Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

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Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

Jonathan Lamb

Medicine; History of medicine

Paperback

Scurvy - a disease usually associated with long stretches of maritime travel - generated extraordinary sensations. Eyes dazzled,... [more]

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Usher

Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides... [more]

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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

Roger D. Aines, Amy L. Aines

Phonetics, phonology; Communication studies; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Championing Science shows scientists how to persuasively communicate complex scientific ideas to decision makers in government,... [more]

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean...

Lucy Siegle

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

An accessible, practical and ultimately inspiring book that not only serves as a much-needed call to arms to end the plastic... [more]

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Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

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Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

Kate Brown

History; Social impact of disasters; Public health & preventive medicine; Nuclear issues

Hardback

A chilling expose of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in... [more]

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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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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

Paperback

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

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

Robin Kerrod, Tom Jackson

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

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The Night Sky Explorer contains all the information and equipment the aspiring... [more]

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On the Brink of Paradox: Highlights from the Intersection of Philosophy and Mathematics

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On the Brink of Paradox: Highlights from the Intersection of Philosophy...

Agustin Rayo

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Mathematics

Hardback

An introduction to awe-inspiring ideas at the brink of paradox: infinities of different sizes, time travel, probability and... [more]

$87.00

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Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor

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Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor

Alan F. Poole (Retired Editor of The Birds of North America Online; Senior Lab Associate, Cornell University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

This book shows us why. [more]

$78.00

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder:...

James Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; History of science; Nuclear structure physics

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The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout... [more]

$27.95

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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

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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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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

Hardback

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 Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

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The Rescuers

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The Rescuers

Laura Greaves

Short stories; Mathematics & Sciences; Domestic animals & pets; Dogs as pets

Paperback

Dogs are renowned for their loyalty, and those saved from animal shelters or rescue groups seem to be especially devoted to... [more]

$34.99

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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

Paperback

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

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The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control

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The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control...

Trisha Greenhalgh, Liz O'Riordan

Medicine; Oncology; Surgical oncology; Women's health; Coping with illness

Paperback

They are also outstanding doctors, with Trisha Greenhalgh being the author of one of the world's bestselling evidence-based... [more]

$35.00

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The Origins of Creativity

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The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

The legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson offers his most philosophically... [more]

$22.99

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Dogs with Jobs

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Dogs with Jobs

Laura Greaves

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

Inspirational tales of the world's hardest working dogs. [more]

$19.99

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Ten Drugs

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Ten Drugs

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]

$39.99

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Lost Anatomies

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Lost Anatomies

John Gurche

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Human figures depicted in art; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of... [more]

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