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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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An anthology featuring the year's finest writing on mathematics from around the world. It helps readers discover why Freeman... [more]

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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

Glen Van Brummelen

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry; Trigonometry; History of mathematics; Astronomy, space & time; Navigation & seamanship

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Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. This title traces the rich... [more]

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

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Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula: Cures Many Mathematical Ills

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Calculus; Differential calculus & equations; Applied mathematics; Popular science

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Shares the story of formula - long regarded as the gold standard for mathematical beauty - and shows why it still lies at... [more]

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

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Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

Chris Bernhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Computing: general; Computer science

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In 1936, when he was just twenty-four years old, Alan Turing wrote a remarkable paper in which he outlined the theory of computation,... [more]

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

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Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy...

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Social discrimination; History of science

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People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began... [more]

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of...

Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind

Cultural studies; Business & Economics; Business competition; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will... [more]

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

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Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences

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This book is about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, taking seriously the current scientific arguments and its... [more]

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General Topology

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General Topology

John L. Kelley

Mathematics & Sciences; Topology; Applied mathematics

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Comprehensive text for beginning graduate-level students and professionals. The clarity of the author's thought and the carefulness... [more]

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past, Present and Future of the Cosmos

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Where the Universe Came from: How Einstein's Relativity Unlocks the Past,...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Relativity physics; Astrophysics

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A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Tree

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Tree

Matthew Battles

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Tree explores the... [more]

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Earth sciences; Global warming

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The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological... [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

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Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

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The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon...

David Grann

History of the Americas; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Includes excerpt from -Killers of the Flower Moon- by the author. [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology; Biodiversity

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean?... [more]

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Apollo 8

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Apollo 8

Jeffrey Kruger

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

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The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumphIn... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V. Dearborn

Biography; Biography: literary; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used... [more]

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The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day

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The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary...

James Kakalios

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Relativity physics

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Easy-to-follow and imaginative explanations about the extraordinary physics that invisibly guides our daily lives -- [more]

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International Trade: The Basics

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International Trade: The Basics

David L. Rigby, Jessie Poon

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; International trade; Human geography

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Trade impacts on the lives of all global citizens, influencing the range of commodities available for consumption and where... [more]

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The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night's Rest is Vital to a Better, Healthier Life

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The Mystery of Sleep: Why a Good Night's Rest is Vital to a Better, Healthier...

Meir H. Kryger

Sleep & dreams; Medicine; Sleep disorders & therapy; Popular medicine & health; Coping with personal problems

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An authoritative and accessible guide to what happens when we shut our eyes at night [more]

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Jeedara: One Alliance, One Ancient People and an Expedition for the Great Australian Bight

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Jeedara: One Alliance, One Ancient People and an Expedition for the Great...

Photographs: collections; Social & cultural history; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Operation Jeeedara was an expedition to showcase to the world what we would all lose if BP were allowed to drill for oil in... [more]

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating...

Stephen Westaby

Biography; Memoirs; Cardiothoracic surgery

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An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases... [more]

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

Storm Dunlop

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Physical geography & topography; Global warming; Weather

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The weather affects everyone on Earth, influencing both our day-to-day decisions and long term plans for leisure and work.... [more]

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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

Xerces Society

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Gardening

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100 Plants to Save the Bees highlights the best species to attract and sustain honey bees, bumble bees, and other native bees... [more]

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