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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

Chris Hadfield

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealised) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful,... [more]

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The Clean Separation

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The Clean Separation

Kara Landau

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Therapy & therapeutics; Family & health; Coping with stress

Paperback

Does stress affect your eating patterns and energy levels? We have all been through an emotionally devastating period in our... [more]

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

Andrea di Robilant

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

Hardback

In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting... [more]

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Sisters In Arms: British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

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Sisters In Arms: British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

Nicola Tyrer

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Nursing

Paperback

The remarkable true story of the Queen Alexandra frontline nurses in the Second World War. [more]

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Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond

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Star Talk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi,...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jeffrey Simons, Charles Liu

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

Paperback

This beautifully illustrated book is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about the complexities of our universe. [more]

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy

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Celestial Calculations: A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy...

J. L. Lawrence

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

How to predict and calculate the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer... [more]

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

Paperback

`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic...

John Gribbin

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

Paperback

A short guide to the six theories that try to explain the wild world of the quantum. [more]

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [more]

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Birds of Sri Lanka

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Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne, Deepal Warakagoda

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

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

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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End of Life

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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End...

Margaret Rice

Medicine; Coping with illness; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Today's World

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When her own mother died, Margaret Rice realised how completely unprepared she and her family had been for the experience... [more]

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence...

David Adam

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

You could be a genius. Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

Paperback

On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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Coal

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Coal

Mark Thurber

Economics of industrial organisation; Environmental economics; Coal & solid fuel industries; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

We use coal because it is cheap: cheap to scrape from the ground, cheap to move in ships and trains, and cheap to burn. Why... [more]

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Weather; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with natureAs soon as we step out... [more]

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine

Paperback

A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilization began. [more]

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The Last Elephants

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The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Don Pinnock

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.... [more]

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The Forensic Nutritionist

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The Forensic Nutritionist

Fiona Tuck

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

We are not generic, one size does not fit all. The answers to good nutrition and health are not as straightforward as taking... [more]

$39.95

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that Shook our Universe

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that...

Bob Berman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An explosive epic encompassing the Big Bang, other past booms and future cataclysms! [more]

$22.99

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

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

Paperback

Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

Ann Elias

Photographs: collections; Oceanography (seas); Sea life & the seashore

Paperback

Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the... [more]

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A lavishly illustrated look at the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, in honour of the 50th anniversary, featuring stunning... [more]

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run Our World.

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run...

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning.... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

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

Paperback

An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

$32.99

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