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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to...

Roger Launius

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Written by the former chief historian of NASA, here is the first in-depth, fully illustrated history of space exploration.... [more]

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

Christine Argot, Luc Vives

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to... [more]

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The Illustrated Walden: or, Life in the Woods

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The Illustrated Walden: or, Life in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau

Diaries, letters & journals; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Hardback

This is a beautiful, full illustrated edition of `Walden', an American classic about seeking `the essential facts of life'.... [more]

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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth

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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on...

Michael S. Engel

Painting & paintings; Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

This is the fascinating story of the world's most numerous creatures, illustrated by stunning images from the American Museum... [more]

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The Brain: A User's Guide

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The Brain: A User's Guide

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Everything you need to know about your brain: an eye-opening, illustrated handbook. [more]

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The Life Scientific: Explorers

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The Life Scientific: Explorers

Anna Buckley

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

Hardback

The new book from the BBC Radio 4 hit series The Life Scientific [more]

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Moon: Art, Science, Culture

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Moon: Art, Science, Culture

Alexandra Loske, Robert Massey

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

An awe-inspiring and enlightening survey of our closest cosmic companion. [more]

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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History of Space & Astronomy

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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time,...

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This revised edition includes the most exciting new discoveries in space exploration. Existing entries have been updated to... [more]

$44.99

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Life On Earth: The Greatest Story Ever Told (40th Anniversary Edition)

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Life On Earth: The Greatest Story Ever Told (40th Anniversary Edition)

David Attenborough

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

Hardback

A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth. David Attenborough's meeting... [more]

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

Harold G. Cogger

Animal ecology; Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

Includes detailed descriptions, distribution maps and photographs of over 1200 species. [more]

$160.00

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Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness

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Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness

Tim Parks

Prose: non-fiction; States of consciousness; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Adventures in cutting-edge ideas about consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction... [more]

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Matrix Theory and Applications for Scientists and Engineers

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Matrix Theory and Applications for Scientists and Engineers

Alexander Graham

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

In this comprehensive text on matrix theory and its applications, Graham explores the underlying principles as well as the... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

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

Paperback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

Axel Linden

Biography; Autobiography: general; Popular philosophy; Animal husbandry

Hardback

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written... [more]

$19.99

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M. Ewalt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Virtual reality

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Technology has often progressed in leaps and bounds, with life-altering consequences for humankind. From the telegraph to... [more]

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence

Food & society; Popular science; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food 'Popular science at its best'... [more]

$22.99

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The Flame of Miletus: The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece (and How It Changed the World)

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The Flame of Miletus: The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece (and How It...

John Freely

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Miletus: one of the wealthiest and most important towns in ancient Greece. [more]

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The Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

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The Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

Andrew S. Reynolds

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Cellular biology (cytology)

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An analysis of the role of metaphor in shaping the work and findings of science, using cell biology as the central case study.... [more]

$55.99

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Statistics without Tears: An Introduction for Non-Mathematicians

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Statistics without Tears: An Introduction for Non-Mathematicians

Derek Rowntree

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

Written for those who need to know how statistics work, this work assumes no expert knowledge, and teaches through words and... [more]

$22.99

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Across the Bridge: Understanding the Origin of the Vertebrates

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Across the Bridge: Understanding the Origin of the Vertebrates

Henry Gee

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology & animal sciences; Palaeontology

Paperback

This is Nature editor Henry Gee's magnum opus, a major account of the development of vertebrates. [more]

$47.99

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Linear Regression: A Mathematical Introduction

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Linear Regression: A Mathematical Introduction

Damodar N. Gujarati

Social research & statistics; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Taking the reader step-by-step through the intricacies, theory and practice of regression analysis, Damodar N. Gujarati uses... [more]

$43.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Andrew Butterfield, John Szymanski

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Electrical engineering; Electronics engineering

Paperback

This dictionary includes 5,000 definitions of the terms, theories, and practices in the area of electronics and electrical... [more]

$26.95

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Oliver Sacks

Theory of music & musicology; Literary essays; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

Paperback

From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

$19.99

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism in 12 Questions

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Do Robots Make Love?: From AI to Immortality - Understanding Transhumanism...

Laurent Alexandre, Jean-Michel Besnier

Philosophy; Life sciences: general issues; Robotics; Artificial intelligence

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Through 12 thought-provoking questions, a philosopher and a scientist explore the real-world ramifications of transhumanism... [more]

$24.99

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Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything

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Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything

Tim James

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inorganic chemistry

Paperback

In 2016, with the addition of four final elements - nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson - to make a total of 119... [more]

$32.99

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