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The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations

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The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations

Dana Mackenzie

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

You can't present the history of art without pictures; equally equations are central to any history of mathematics.<br /><br... [more]

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A Concrete Approach to Abstract Algebra

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A Concrete Approach to Abstract Algebra

W.W Sawyer

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Brief, clear, and well written, this introductory treatment bridges the... [more]

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Statistical Independence in Probability, Analysis and Number Theory

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Statistical Independence in Probability, Analysis and Number Theory

Mark Kac

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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This concise monograph by a well-known mathematician shows how probability theory, in its simplest form, arises in a variety... [more]

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The Science of Sin: Why We Do The Things We Know We Shouldn't

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The Science of Sin: Why We Do The Things We Know We Shouldn't

Jack Lewis

Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

Paperback

Uses the latest findings from neuroscience to explain the perplexing human tendency to do things that one knows one should... [more]

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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

Eric R. Kandel

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating new popular science book by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist that explains how disordering of the brain... [more]

$32.99

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs...

Peter and Richards, Juliet Farrell, Juliet Richards

Pharmaceutical industries; Medicine; Pharmacology; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

Paperback

Adverse effects from avoidable medication errors are one of the elephants in the room for the Australian health system, accounting... [more]

$28.95

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Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power

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Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power...

Mike Goldsmith

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

How do you make a decision with numbers? You have to use a kind of math called Boolean algebra-it's a little strange because... [more]

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Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

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Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of...

Jim Baggott

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Advocate - Science

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The greatest challenge for physics is to combine its two most successful theories: general relativity and quantum mechanics.... [more]

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The Pebbles on the Beach

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Clarence Ellis

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.<br... [more]

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In Focus Essential Oils & Aromatherapy: Your Personal Guide

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In Focus Essential Oils & Aromatherapy: Your Personal Guide

Marlene Houghton

Medicine; Aromatherapy & essential oils

Paperback

In Focus Essential Oils is your quick guide to the qualities and healing effects of every major essential oil, including over... [more]

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Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's History

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Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's...

Sunil Amrith

History; Asian history; Historical geography; Limnology (freshwater); Physical geography & topography; Human geography; Advocate - History

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Asia's history has been shaped by its waters. In Unruly Waters, historian Sunil Amrith reimagines Asia's history through the... [more]

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

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Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider...

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, Adrienne W Kolb

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics; Semi-conductors & super-conductors

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Starting in the 1950s, US physicists dominated the search for elementary particles; aided by the association of this research... [more]

$67.00

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End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals

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End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest...

Ross D. E. MacPhee

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Palaeontology; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

The fascinating lives and puzzling demise of some of the largest animals on earth. [more]

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Perfect book for anyone with an interest in space travel and the moon landings. [more]

$39.99

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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The strange and surprising power of termites to shape the world [more]

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Psychology: 50 ideas in 500 words

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Psychology: 50 ideas in 500 words

Jeremy Stangroom

Psychology; Popular science

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Psychology: 50 in 500 sheds light on these and other crucial questions by examining the ideas and work of fifty of the world's... [more]

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The Atlas of Disease: Mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus

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The Atlas of Disease: Mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague...

Sandra Hempel

Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

TheAtlas of Disease interweaves new maps with contemporary illustrations to chart some of the world's most deadly pandemics... [more]

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How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots of the Future

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How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots...

David Hu

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal physiology; Mechanical engineering & materials; Robotics

Hardback

Discovering the secrets of animal movement and what they can teach us Insects walk on water, snakes slither, and fish swim.... [more]

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Lighthouses of Europe

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Lighthouses of Europe

Thomas Ebelt

Photography & photographs; Navigation & seamanship; Boating; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Europe has over 40,000 miles of coastline, stretching from the icy black waters of the Baltic to the deceptively serene Mediterranean.... [more]

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How to Fall Slower Than Gravity: And Other Everyday (and Not So Everyday) Uses of Mathematics and Physical Reasoning

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How to Fall Slower Than Gravity: And Other Everyday (and Not So Everyday)...

Paul J. Nahin

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Geometry; Trigonometry; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Advocate - Science

Hardback

An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think... [more]

$59.99

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

James Geach

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Have you ever wondered how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic... [more]

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

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Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome

Venki Ramakrishnan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molecular biology; Cellular biology (cytology)

Hardback

The thrilling story of how scientists unlocked a new window onto how life works [more]

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30-Second Forensic Science: 50 key topics revealing criminal investigation from behind the scenes, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Forensic Science: 50 key topics revealing criminal investigation...

Sue Black, Niamh Nic Daeid

Biography; Forensic science; Forensic medicine; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Hardback

Humanity's most appalling crimes are solved by experts presenting painstakingly gathered evidence to the court of law.<br... [more]

$27.99

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Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing

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Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing

Jay McInerney

Food & society; Winemaking technology; Wines

Hardback

From celebrated novelist Jay McInerney, whose extensive writing on wine has been called 'crisp, stylish and very funny' (New... [more]

$35.00

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