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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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Dogs with Jobs

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Dogs with Jobs

Laura Greaves

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

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

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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 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

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

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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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]

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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence...

Sarah Scoles

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

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For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, Are we alone? A brilliant examination of the science behind... [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

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

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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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Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed

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Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed

John Prendergast, Fidel Bafilemba

History; African history; The environment

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From the author of the New York Times bestselling and award-winning, NOT ON OUR WATCH, John Prendergast and actor Ryan Gosling,... [more]

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The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy

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The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy...

Roberto Mangabeira Unger (Harvard Law School, Massachusetts), Lee Smolin

Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Cosmology is in crisis. In this book, philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger and physicist Lee Smolin, world-renowned for their... [more]

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Easy Math Step-by-Step, Second Edition

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Easy Math Step-by-Step, Second Edition

William D. Clark, Sandra Luna McCune

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Get the knowledge and skills you need to solve math problems with confidence!  This book won't overwhelm you with endless... [more]

$21.95

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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

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

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What It Takes to Be a Doctor: An Insider's Guide

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What It Takes to Be a Doctor: An Insider's Guide

Dr. Ranjana Srivastava

Business & Economics; Medicine: general issues; Advice on careers & achieving success

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An essential guide for anyone contemplating a career as a doctor, by one of Australia's finest practitioners - and writers... [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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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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On Riemann's Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals

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On Riemann's Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals

Felix Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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Focusing on functions defined on Riemann surfaces, this text demonstrates how Riemann's ideas about Abelian integrals can... [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

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

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Sardine

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Sardine

Trevor Day

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

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Trevor Day travels across four continents to meet the sardine in its natural environment, and he traces the fish's journey... [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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Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology

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Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology...

Sonja van Wichelen

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology: family & relationships; Social & cultural anthropology; Adoption & fostering; Reproductive medicine; Family & health

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The phenomenon of transnational adoption is changing in the age of globalization and biotechnology. In Legitimating Life,... [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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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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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

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The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Nicholas Mee (Director, Virtual Image Publishing Ltd and Quantum Wave Publishing Ltd)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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How did the universe begin? What are gravitational waves all about? Will we find life on other planets? The Cosmic Mystery... [more]

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