30-Second Biology

30-Second Biology

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The 50 most thought-provoking theories of life, each explained in half a minute. 30-Second Biology tackles the vital science of life, dissecting the 50 most thought-pr...

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Pinpoint : How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

Pinpoint : How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

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A Financial Times Best Book of 2016 A Sunday Times Best Book of 2016 Pinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables

Psychoanalysis as Biological Science: A Comprehensive Theory

Psychoanalysis as Biological Science: A Comprehensive Theory

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Psihanalistul era un filozof și un artist, abil în descifrarea comunicărilor și comportamentelor intrapsihice ale unui individ. El sau ea s-ar putea baza doar pe

The Real Story of Risk: Adventures in a Hazardous World

The Real Story of Risk: Adventures in a Hazardous World

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We live in a world of risk. It waits for us in our refrigerator and surrounds us on the freeway. It's lurking in our arteries

How Many Socks Make a Pair?

How Many Socks Make a Pair?

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How many socks make a pair? The answer is not always two. And behind this question lies a world of maths that can be surprising,

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?

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From the phenomenal New Scientist series, with over 2,500,000 copies sold The second compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column

How the World Works: Astronomy

How the World Works: Astronomy

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'Astronomy, as nothing else can do, teaches men humility.' Arthur C. Clarke, The Challenge of the Spaceship Astronomy traces one of humanity's oldest obsessions. This

EMPIRE OF THE STARS by Arthur I. Miller

EMPIRE OF THE STARS by Arthur I. Miller

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In August 1930, on a voyage by boat from Bombay to England, the young Indian scientist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar—Chandra, as he was called—looked up at the

Are Numbers Real?

Are Numbers Real?

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Have you ever wondered what humans did before numbers existed? How they organized their lives, traded goods, or kept track of their treasures? What would

Eureka!: The Birth of Science (Icon Science) by Andrew Gregory

Eureka!: The Birth of Science (Icon Science) by Andrew Gregory

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Medicine, anatomy, astronomy, mathematics and cosmology, science began with the Greeks, and Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras, Archimedes and Hippocrates were amongst its sta...

Maths in Bite-sized Chunks

Maths in Bite-sized Chunks

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Maths is often cited as the 'most difficult' or 'complex' subject to study, many people admitting to a wariness that was probably ingrained into them

WORLD AT WAR

WORLD AT WAR

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Foreign Affairs and its parent organization, the Council on Foreign Relations, were founded in the early 1920s by veterans of the Woodrow Wilson administration’s di...

Space Number Crunch!

Space Number Crunch!

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Space Number Crunch!is a snappily written, fact-packed overview of the world of space, bursting with colourful, punchy data graphics and high-impact artworks. It's guaran...

Secret Life of Bones

Secret Life of Bones

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In The Secret Life of Bones, Brian Switek frames the history of our species through the importance of bone from instruments and jewellery, to objects

Florida Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)

Florida Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)

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Experience all Florida's attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide,packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxedfrom the mom...

MAN VS MATHS

MAN VS MATHS

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What is the mathematics behind a twitter trend? Does my food really have an equation? And, is there really an algorithm for Love? Mathematics is

Tenerife Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)

Tenerife Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)

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Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo Guides are

Introducing Mathematics: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Mathematics: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Mathematics traces the story of mathematics from the ancient world to modern times, describing the great discoveries and providing an accessible intro...

Where The Universe Came From

Where The Universe Came From

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Cum a început totul? Unde se îndreaptă totul? Acum mai mult de un secol, tânărul Albert Einstein și-a prezentat generala teorie a relativității lumii și

Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Natural selection depends on death
little would evolve without it. Every animal on Earth is shaped by its presence and fashioned by its spectre. We

Noncommutative Geometry, Arithmetic, and Related Topics

Noncommutative Geometry, Arithmetic, and Related Topics

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This valuable collection of essays by some of the world's leading scholars in mathematics presents innovative and field-defining work at the intersection of noncommutati...

CHURCHILL'S FIRST WAR

CHURCHILL'S FIRST WAR

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Just over a century ago British troops were fighting a vicious frontier war against Pashtun tribeman on the North West Frontier -- the great-great-grandfathers of

THE SCIENCE MAGPIE BY Simon Flynn

THE SCIENCE MAGPIE BY Simon Flynn

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'Simon Flynn's cornucopia of curious facts, anecdotes, and quotations . . . is sure to entertain and surprise.'—New Scientist From the Large Hadron Collider rap

Stargazing with Mark Thompson: The Essential Guide to Astronomy

Stargazing with Mark Thompson: The Essential Guide to Astronomy

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Philip's Stargazing With Mark Thompson provides the perfect introduction to the fascinating hobby of astronomy for beginners, written by TV's favourite astronomer. With ...

Tweeting the Universe

Tweeting the Universe

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In 140 pages, two masterly popularisers present 140 explanations of the biggest questions in physics - in the form of 10 or so tweets per

Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death

Scale: The Universal Laws of Life and Death

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Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything, from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and busi...

Space Oddities: Our Strange Attempts to Explain the Universe

Space Oddities: Our Strange Attempts to Explain the Universe

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‘Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are …’ Ești un iceberg nazist gigant? La 4 octombrie 1957, faimosul satelit Sputnik al Uniunii

Chasing Space

Chasing Space

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În acest memoriu emoționant, un fost astronaut NASA își împărtășește călătoria personală printre stele, examinând rolurile de comunitatea cu care lucra, și poveste cum p...

How to Predict Everything

How to Predict Everything

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There s a useful calculation being used by Wall Street, Silicon Valley and maths professors all over the world, and it predicts that human civilization

Introducing Statistics: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Statistics: A Graphic Guide

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From the medicine we take, the treatments we receive, the aptitude and psychometric tests given by employers, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear

Silent Witness: How Forensic Anthropology is Used to Solve the World's Toughest Crimes

Silent Witness: How Forensic Anthropology is Used to Solve the World's Toughest Crimes

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Praise for the first edition: This book should be of considerable interest to a broad range of general readers ... recommended. --Choice An important introduction

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

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Robert Louis Stevenson was not only a gifted writer, he was also an indefatigable traveller. His thirst for adventure was formed by his boyhood visits

Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Darwin: A Graphic Guide

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Progress in genetics today would not be possible without Darwin's revolution, but the mysterious man who laid the rational basis for undermining belief in God's

The I Used to Know That: Maths Activity Book : Stuff You Forgot from School

The I Used to Know That: Maths Activity Book : Stuff You Forgot from School

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Arithmetic, Probability, Fractions, Measurements - maths is one of those subjects that continue to throw a lot of us in a muddle long after our

Astronomy: Essential Facts About the Universe

Astronomy: Essential Facts About the Universe

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Is there life outside the Earth? What is a black hole? What was the weight of the Apollo spacecraft? This compact guide presents essential facts

Darwin's Devices

Darwin's Devices

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The challenge of studying evolution is that the history of life is buried in the past—we can’t witness the dramatic events that shaped the adaptations

Symphony in C

Symphony in C

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Carbon. It's in the fibres in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat and the air that you breathe. It's

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Performance

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Performance

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Drawing on over a decade of research, and first-hand reporting with dozens of top action and adventure sports athletes, Kotler explores the frontier science of

The Reality Frame

The Reality Frame

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Împletind marile idei ale științei aici, în opera sa magistrală, Brian Clegg construiește realitatea bucată cu bucată - spațiu, timp, materie, mișcare, forțele fundament...

THE FLIGHT: CHARLES LINDBERGH'S DARING AND IMMORTAL 1927 TRANSATLANTIC CROSSING

THE FLIGHT: CHARLES LINDBERGH'S DARING AND IMMORTAL 1927 TRANSATLANTIC CROSSING

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On the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his single-engine monoplane, The Spirit of St.

On The Beauty Of Science

On The Beauty Of Science

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In this memoir of a long, distinguished career devoted to scientific research, world-renowned mathematician Herbert A. Hauptman recounts both the joys and the disappo...

Science

Science

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Science: 50 in 500 Words discusses the most groundbreaking ideas of 50 of the most important scientists who have shaped the world as we know

Michael Faraday & The Electrical Century

Michael Faraday & The Electrical Century

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Michael Faraday is one of the most recognisable names in the history of science. Faraday's forte was electricity, a revolutionary force in nineteenth-century society. T...

The Boy Who Played with Fusion

The Boy Who Played with Fusion

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By the age of 11, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At 13, his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drove him to investigate medical

Darwin Slept Here

Darwin Slept Here

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For 'Darwin Year,' a fresh-eyed and enchanting journey through South America in his footsteps One snowy day in Ushuaia, Argentina, the self-proclaimed 'southernmost cit...

Tell Me About Science

Tell Me About Science

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Science is a wide-ranging and fascinating subject and a key part of the school curriculum. This handy reference guide uses a question and answer format

Problem Solved!

Problem Solved!

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Robert Snedden explores the great mathematical breakthroughs in history in this beautiful, full-colour, hardback volume, featuring nearly 200 illustrations and diagrams....

Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet

Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet

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In CARS ON MARS readers can follow the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity explore the Red

A Down To Earth Guide To The Cosmos

A Down To Earth Guide To The Cosmos

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Pentru un începător, un cer plin de stele poate părea misterios și de neînțeles. Dar cu această carte ca ghid, natura minunată a Cosmosului este

How to Grow a Human

How to Grow a Human

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O examinare de ultimă oră a ceea ce înseamnă să fii om și să ai un 'eu' în fața noilor dezvoltări științifice în materie de

The 15-Minute Mathematician, by Anne Rooney

The 15-Minute Mathematician, by Anne Rooney

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The 15-Minute Mathematician introduces the reader to the main ideas of mathematics. Mathematics is all around us. It governs how information is presented to us

The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

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The amazing true science behind the fiction of His Dark Materials , ideal for fans of the original trilogy and The Book of Dust, with

Moondust

Moondust

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The Apollo Moon Programme has been called the last optimistic act of the twentieth century. In Moondust, Andrew Smith set out to find and interview

Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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As end-of-the-world scenarios go, an apocalyptic collision with an asteroid or comet is the new kid on the block, gaining respectability only in the last

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

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The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS-and the consequent decline of privacy What does it mean to never

The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State (Hardcover)

The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State (Hardcover)

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Both an indispensable scientific work and a beautiful collection of art, The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State documents and illustrates the

Odd Science: Inventions

Odd Science: Inventions

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Inventions aren't always easy. Sometimes a humble leaf can get in the way. Developers have learned that one of the big hold ups in the

FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM

FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM

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The story of a puzzle that every child can understand but has baffled mathematicians for 300 years. Aged ten, Andrew Wiles stumbled across the puzzle,

Wonderland

Wonderland

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What connects Paleolithic bone flutes to the invention of computer software? Or the Murex sea snail to the death of the great American city? How

The Glass Universe

The Glass Universe

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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR ‘A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves’ The Economist #1

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

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War. Mention it and most of us think of history, of conflicts on foreign soil, of heroism and compromise, of strategy and weapons. But there’s