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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

Brian J. Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals... [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

Tim Smedley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

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'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger Air pollution has become the world's... [more]

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece...

Michael Benson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction-related items; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Here Comes the Sun

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Here Comes the Sun

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A fascinating and illuminating look at the sun and our relationships to it, from one of our greatest science writers. [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

Paperback

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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The Fast 800 Recipe Book: Australian and New Zealand edition

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The Fast 800 Recipe Book: Australian and New Zealand edition

Dr Clare Bailey, Justine Pattison

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

The highly anticipated companion to the No.1 bestseller The Fast 800 150 delicious new recipes to help you combine rapid... [more]

$35.00

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to the Apollo Landings

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Chasing the Moon: The Story of the Space Race: From Arthur C. Clarke to...

Robert Stone, Alan Andres

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In a world divided by the ideological struggles of the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, more than... [more]

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Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest

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Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest...

David Roberts

History; European history; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

A famed adventure writer re-creates the extraordinary 1,700-mile journey of the eighteenth-century Dominguez-Escalante expedition.... [more]

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

Fraser MacDonald

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Profile Books Ltd. --Title page verso. [more]

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Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

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Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel

Andrew Ross

History; Anthropology; Human geography

Hardback

The Story of Palestine's Stonemasons and the Building of Israel They demolish our houses while we build theirs. This is... [more]

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

Peter Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Military & naval ships; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending... [more]

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Are We Bodies or Souls?

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Are We Bodies or Souls?

Richard Swinburne (Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion, University of Oxford)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Popular science

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What makes us human? Richard Swinburne presents new philosophical arguments, supported by modern neuroscience, for the view... [more]

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

$22.99

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

Marvin Heiferman

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Photography's critical role in science explained Subjects range from facial recognition to outer space For everyone curious... [more]

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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Alan Stern and David Grinspoon take us behind the scenes of the science, politics, egos and public expectations that fueled... [more]

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The Earth Book: From the Beginning to the End of Our Planet, 250 Milestones in the History of Earth Science

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The Earth Book: From the Beginning to the End of Our Planet, 250 Milestones...

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated look at 250 milestones in the history of our home planet, from celebrated geologist and planetary... [more]

$39.99

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Paperback

In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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The Cat in the Box

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The Cat in the Box

Chris Ferrie

Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Children's & Educational

Paperback

This illustrated, simplified explanation of Schrodinger's cat paradox is the perfect gift for every scientist! [more]

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

Paperback

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

Paperback

Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

$66.00

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Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems for Word People

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Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems...

Frey Taylor, Mike Wesolowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour

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Math is universal, but it's also the least understood and most undervalued subject taught in school. Is This Math?: Number... [more]

$21.99

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