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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

Paperback

'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

Fraser MacDonald

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

First published in Great Britain in 2019 by Profile Books Ltd. --Title page verso. [more]

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Are We Bodies or Souls?

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Are We Bodies or Souls?

Richard Swinburne (Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion, University of Oxford)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Popular science

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What makes us human? Richard Swinburne presents new philosophical arguments, supported by modern neuroscience, for the view... [more]

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Food Plants of the World: Identification, Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value

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Food Plants of the World: Identification, Culinary Uses and Nutritional...

Ben-Erik van Wyk

Mathematics & Sciences; Cookery by ingredient; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A comprehensive photographic guide to over 400 food, beverage, spice and flavour plants. [more]

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Comet: Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe

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Comet: Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe

Jean-Pierre Bibring, Hanns Zischler

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

A jawdropping book of photographs that transports the reader into space aboard the Rosetta probe. [more]

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The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

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The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Daniel R. Altschuler (Full Professor, Physics Department, Full Professor, Physics Department, University of Puerto Rico, RIo Piedras Campus), Fernando J. Ballesteros (Head of instrumentation, Head of instrumentation, Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia)

Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets

Hardback

Of the 1586 lunar craters that have been named to honor scientists and philosophers, only 28 honor a woman. Who were these... [more]

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

Marvin Heiferman

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Photography's critical role in science explained Subjects range from facial recognition to outer space For everyone curious... [more]

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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Alan Stern and David Grinspoon take us behind the scenes of the science, politics, egos and public expectations that fueled... [more]

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in Who We are and How We are Made

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in... [more]

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The Cat in the Box

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The Cat in the Box

Chris Ferrie

Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Children's & Educational

Paperback

This illustrated, simplified explanation of Schrodinger's cat paradox is the perfect gift for every scientist! [more]

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

Paperback

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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Calculus Simplified

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Calculus Simplified

Oscar Fernandez

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; Educational: study & revision guides

Paperback

An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus Calculus is a beautiful subject that most of us learn... [more]

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

Paperback

Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

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Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems for Word People

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Two Trains Leave Paris:Number Problems for Word People: Number Problems...

Frey Taylor, Mike Wesolowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour

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Math is universal, but it's also the least understood and most undervalued subject taught in school. Is This Math?: Number... [more]

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think...

Hannah Critchlow

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Are we really the masters of our own destiny? Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow shows how far our future is already hardwired... [more]

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [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 Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A... [more]

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

Paperback

The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia...

Ross Smith

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

This book tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of (Sir) Ross Smith.... [more]

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Elephant

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Elephant

Errol Fuller

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

In this stunningly illustrated volume, Fuller provides a rich and moving portrait of elephants, exploring their natural history,... [more]

$74.99

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