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The Little Guide to Butterflies

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The Little Guide to Butterflies

Tom Frost

Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

Enter the secret world of the butterfly with this handy pocket guide. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Little Guide... [more]

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Advanced First Aid Skills

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Advanced First Aid Skills

John Haines

Medicine

Paperback

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Emergency First Aid

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Emergency First Aid

John Haines

Medicine

Paperback

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Extinct Birds

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Extinct Birds

Julian P. Hume

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years... [more]

$110.00

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The Periodic Table: A visual guide to the elements

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The Periodic Table: A visual guide to the elements

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inorganic chemistry

Hardback

The Periodic Table - An infographic guide to the elements is a fresh new approach to a truly remarkable and instantly recognizable... [more]

$39.99

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Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

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Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

Zack Scott

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If... [more]

$39.99

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

Pat Duggins

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Paperback

Travel to and from Mars has long been a staple of science fiction. And yet the hurdles--both technological and financial--have... [more]

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

From the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, Peter Diamandis's singular goal was to get to space. When... [more]

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Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep

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Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep

Michael McGirr

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep-and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it. [more]

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World

Michael Harris

Impact of science & technology on society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Solitude is a rapidly vanishing experience. But what if solitude still has something to offer us - something we have forgotten,... [more]

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Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know

Michael Raymer (Professor of Physics, University of Oregon)

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the... [more]

$20.95

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The Mountains That Remade America: How Sierra Nevada Geology Impacts Modern Life

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The Mountains That Remade America: How Sierra Nevada Geology Impacts Modern...

Craig H. Jones

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere

Hardback

-From ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits, the Sierra Nevada has changed the way Americans... [more]

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Professor Higgins's Problem Collection

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Professor Higgins's Problem Collection

Peter M. Higgins

Mathematics & Sciences; Sudoku & number puzzles

Paperback

This book serves up a variety of problems and shows how mathematics answers them. Topics range from cracking codes to the... [more]

$30.95

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The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War

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The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial...

Alexander MacDonald

Biography: general; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Space science

Paperback

A NASA insider highlights the current and historic roles of private enterprise in humanity's pursuit of spaceflight [more]

$54.99

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I Can Beat Anorexia!: Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Recover and Avoid Relapse

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I Can Beat Anorexia!: Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Recover...

Nicola Davies

Medicine; Eating disorders & therapy; Coping with eating disorders

Paperback

Overcome anorexia for good by building emotional tools such as self-confidence, acceptance and motivation which will empower... [more]

$27.99

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? From Aristotle to Albert Einstein,... [more]

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Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy

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Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy...

Steven Nadler, Ben Nadler

Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular science

Paperback

An entertaining, enlightening, and humorous graphic narrative of the dangerous thinkers who laid the foundation of modern... [more]

$44.99

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the YearWhat happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass of... [more]

$24.99

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Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

Alan Graham

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

A bestselling introductory course that covers all the key areas of Statistics including graphs, data interpretation, spreadsheets,... [more]

$29.99

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Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

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Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

Alan Graham

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

A bestselling introductory course, complete with exercises, that has been proven to help beginners or strugglers become confident... [more]

$29.99

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and...

David Baron

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

This nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthral readers as a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse plunges America into... [more]

$39.95

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub...

Josh Dean

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Nuclear weapons; Marine engineering

Hardback

An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War--a mix between The Hunt for Red October... [more]

$51.95

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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose...

Valerie Neal

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science

Hardback

An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight [more]

$64.99

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Come and Take It: The Gun Printer's Guide to Thinking Free

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Come and Take It: The Gun Printer's Guide to Thinking Free

Cody Wilson

Memoirs; History; Social & political philosophy; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

A startling philosophical manifesto for the twenty-first century on freedom of information, Come and Take It is the controversial... [more]

$29.95

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Edward O. Wilson (Harvard University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

The world's greatest naturalist (Jeffrey Sachs) proposes a plan to save Earth's imperiled biosphere. [more]

$23.95

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