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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to Save the World

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The AI Does Not Hate You: Superintelligence, Rationality and the Race to...

Tom Chivers

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

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A Jon Ronson-esque deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of Artificial Intelligence [more]

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You Happy

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The Consolations of Physics: Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You...

Tim Radford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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A wise and inspiring manifesto about why understanding physics can make you happier, by one of the leading science writers... [more]

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

Carl Zimmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding... [more]

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem. How do neurons... [more]

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals

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`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

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Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic

Matt McCarthy

Medicine; Medical microbiology & virology; Biology, life sciences; Bacteriology (non-medical); Virology (non-medical)

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A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

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The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

Johnny Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Running in something approaching chronological order, this book shows that every breakthrough in math represents a single... [more]

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

David Whitehouse

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation [more]

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

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Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation

John Browne

Society & culture: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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'An ode to the ways in which engineering has improved human civilisation' John Hennessy, Chairman, Alphabet 'A blueprint... [more]

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery

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A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the world

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the...

David F Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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It has never been more important than now to understand how to optimise the growth of crops plants in agriculture. As a result... [more]

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Science

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Science

Peter Moore, Mark Fray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Features 50 of the influential scientists and 10 of the greatest scientific achievements. This guide explains scientific advances... [more]

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Nonequilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics

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Nonequilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics

BernardH Lavenda

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical physics

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Detailed development of the statistical basis of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, based on the mathematical theory of Brownian... [more]

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Unsteady Transonic Flow

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Unsteady Transonic Flow

Marten Landahl

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Topics include the equations of motion and their linearization, the low aspect rectangular wing, the delta wing of arbitrary... [more]

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The Umbral Calculus

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The Umbral Calculus

Steven Roman

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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This introductory text explores Sheffer sequences and operators and their adjoints, the connection constants problem and duplication... [more]

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save...

Louise Bradford

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Self-sufficiency

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There is little doubt that our beautiful planet is now under huge threat. We need to take action before it's too late, and... [more]

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

Ranjana Srivastava

Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones. [more]

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

John C. Z. Woinarski, Sarah M. Legge, Chris R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Conservation of the environment

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A discussion of the impact of cats, their relationship with people, and their management. [more]

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