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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age...

Elaine Kasket

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [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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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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Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

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Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Will help you appreciate and understand the significance of Isaac Newton's masterpiece--what many regard as the greatest scientific... [more]

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles...

Alex Newton

Politics & government; Sales & marketing; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations' adverse impacts on human rights in recent... [more]

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

Nessa Carey

Medical genetics; Gene therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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The cutting-edge science that will revolutionise the way we prevent disease [more]

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run Our World.

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run...

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning.... [more]

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Jamie Metzl

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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The most surprisingly accessible book on scientific and human potential since Homo Deus! [more]

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy...

J. L. Lawrence

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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How to predict and calculate the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer... [more]

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Against Nature

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Against Nature

Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for History of Science)

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Bio-ethics

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A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. [more]

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

Kyle Harper

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Global warming

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How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most... [more]

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Matter: A Very Short Introduction

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Matter: A Very Short Introduction

Geoff Cottrell

Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter

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Geoff Cottrell explores matter, from its familiar forms as solids, liquids, and gases to plasmas, exotic forms of quantum... [more]

$17.95

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

Theresa Barlow, Craig Roberts

Psychology; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

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What are the benefits of owning a dog on health and well-being? Why does a `problem dog' behave as it does and how can owners... [more]

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Engineering Eden: : A Violent Death, a Federal Trial and the Struggle to Restore Nature in Our National Parks

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Engineering Eden: : A Violent Death, a Federal Trial and the Struggle to...

Jordan Fisher Smith

Conservation of the environment; Travel & holiday

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Originally published by Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York,... [more]

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The Secret Life of Genes

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The Secret Life of Genes

Derek Harvey

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU! [more]

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ManFood: The no-nonsense guide to improving your health and energy in your 40s and beyond

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ManFood: The no-nonsense guide to improving your health and energy in your...

Ian Marber

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Men's health; Fitness & diet

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ManFood is an authoritative and accessible guide on the best nutrition for men who want to take control of their health, slow... [more]

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

David Barrie

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

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A book about animal navigation - how creatures, great and small, find their way and how brilliantly they manage without benefit... [more]

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Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All

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Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us...

Arthur Holland Michel

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms; Military engineering

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The fascinating history and unnerving future of high-tech aerial surveillance, from its secret military origins to its growing... [more]

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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

Ruben Molina-Perez, Asier Larramendi, David Connolly, Gonzalo Angel Ramirez Cruz

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Advocate - Science

Hardback

An illustrated record book of theropod facts and figures--from the biggest to the fastest to the smartest The theropod... [more]

$64.99

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Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics

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Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics

R. Stephen Berry

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Thermodynamics & heat

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A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but... [more]

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman...

Tracy Daugherty

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

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Explore the evolution of astronomy from Dante to Einstein, as seen through the eyes of trailblazing Victorian astronomer Mary... [more]

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One Planet, One Health

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One Planet, One Health

Merrilyn Walton

Public health & preventive medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

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One Planet, One Health provides a multidisciplinary reflection on the state of our planet, human and animal health, as well... [more]

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