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Heart: A History

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Heart: A History

Sandeep Jauhar

Memoirs; Medicine; Doctor patient relationship; History of medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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A doctor's inspiring obsession with the heart, seamlessly combining history, gripping scenes from the operating theatre and... [more]

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

Nicolaus Copernicus

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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Includes Commentariolus, Copernicus' hypotheses for heavenly motions; Narratio Prima, popular introduction to Copernican... [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; Mathematics & Sciences; 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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101 Things To Do When You Can't Get To Sleep

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101 Things To Do When You Can't Get To Sleep

Dusty Sandman

Medicine; Humour; Gift books

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Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, watching the clock, staring into the abyss, anxiously thinking about tomorrow?<br... [more]

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Talk: The Science of Conversation

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Talk: The Science of Conversation

Elizabeth Stokoe

linguistics; Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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This book will change the way you think about talk. It will explain the big pay-offs to understanding conversation scientifically.... [more]

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A Vector Space Approach to Geometry

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A Vector Space Approach to Geometry

Melvin Hausner

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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A fascinating exploration of the correlation between geometry and linear algebra, this text also offers elementary explanations... [more]

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GPS

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GPS

Paul E. Ceruzzi

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; History of engineering & technology

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A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life. [more]

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The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math from Quanta

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The Prime Number Conspiracy: The Biggest Ideas in Math from Quanta

James Gleick

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Quanta Magazine's stories of mathematical explorations show that inspiration strikes willy-nilly, revealing surprising solutions... [more]

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

Mylene Desclaux

Psychology; Maturation & ageing; Women's health

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Parisian blogger Mylene Desclaux assures us that we are still 'young women' in our fifties - but with more opportunities.... [more]

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [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

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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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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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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from 3D Mapping to Self-Driving Cars

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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from...

Todd Neff

Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues

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Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for... [more]

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future of Warfare

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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future...

Louis A. Del Monte

History; Technology: general issues

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A technology expert describes the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in weapons development, the ethical dilemmas... [more]

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table Revised Edition

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table...

Michael D. Gordin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Chemistry

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Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834-1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally,... [more]

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis...

Kerry Emanuel

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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An updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action. [more]

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History of Modern Psychology: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 1, 1933-1934

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History of Modern Psychology: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 1,...

C. G. Jung

Psychology; Analytical & Jungian psychology; History of science

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Jung's lectures on the history of psychology--in English for the first time Between 1933 and 1941, C. G. Jung delivered... [more]

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Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

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Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Alan Liu

Literature: history & criticism; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; History of science

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Liu takes our concern with the fleeting and virtual nature of our relationships today and gives it a historical angle, drawing... [more]

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Countries of the World in Minutes

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Countries of the World in Minutes

Jacob F. Field

Reference; Geographical reference; Geography

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All 195 countries illustrated and explained in an instant [more]

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The How Not To Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease

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The How Not To Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse...

Michael Greger

Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting; Cookery, food & drink; Health & wholefood cookery; Vegetarian cookery

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An illustrated cookbook of recipes to help reverse and prevent disease, from the author of the international bestseller How... [more]

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

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North Pole: Nature and Culture

Michael Bravo

History of other lands; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Ancient religions & mythologies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Tracing poles and polarity back to their sacred ancient civilizations, this book explores how the idea of a North Pole has... [more]

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Two of Britain's popular astronomers answer all the questions people ask about space travel, telescopes, the solar system,... [more]

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Infinite Abelian Groups

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Infinite Abelian Groups

Irving Kaplansky

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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This concise monograph presents the theory of infinite abelian groups in a convenient form and helps students acquire some... [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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