Science & Maths

Science & Maths

Science & Maths

Science & Maths

Scientific theories and thinkers from ancient times on, Galileo to Hawking, Big Bang to atomic theory.
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ORIGIN OF SPECIES
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 27140
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A Grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die... Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief: no being or...
THE PROMETHEANS: John Martin and the Generation
MAX ADAMS    Book Number: 75426
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In an intriguing look at the impact on Britain of the first industrial revolution, the author details the richly varied lives of four very different men. They are William Martin an inventor, Richa...
SPECIES ON THE EDGE OF SURVIVAL
IUCN    Book Number: 75518
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Biodiversity loss is one of the world's most pressing crises, with many species declining to critically low levels and with significant numbers becoming extinct. At the same time, there is growing...
UNNATURAL: The Heretical Idea of Making People
PHILIP BALL    Book Number: 75992
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Of course we know how to make people. Millions do it every day and enjoy trying. However, this book is about where that method ends, what lies beyond it and what its boundaries are. The vital qu...
COUNTRYMAN'S POCKET BOOK
GARTH CHRISTIAN    Book Number: 76072
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The author has written popular studies of bird migrations and an anthology illustrated by Eric Hosking, Wings of Light, and the first comprehensive study of the conservation of our countryside whic...
PATRICK MOORE'S YEARBOOK OF ASTRONOMY 2014
PATRICK MOORE & JOHN MASON    Book Number: 76291
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Sir Patrick Moore was one of the world's best-known astronomers, making detailed observations of the Sun, moon, planets and stars for over 80 years, and writing more than 100 books on these subject...
SCIENCE OF LOVE AND BETRAYAL
ROBIN DUNBAR    Book Number: 76520
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The kind of besottedness that we associate with romantic love can be both intense and, compared to mate attraction in other animals, relatively long-lasting. Falling in love is one of the stranges...
LIFE AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT:
J. CRAIG VENTER    Book Number: 77181
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What is life? This authoritative study by the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, the scientist who is best known for sequencing the human genome, provides readers with an opportuni...
DIRTY MINDS: How Our Brains Influence Love
KAYT SUKEL    Book Number: 77023
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Are men and women really on different planets, Mars and Venus for instance, when it comes to sex? Newly divorced and hoping for some scientific pointers on how to behave as she enters the dating po...
WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD: One Man's Attempt to Explain
MARCUS CHOWN    Book Number: 77569
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Trees of green, red roses too, skies of blue, clouds of white, colours of the rainbow: as Louis Armstrong told us, it is indeed a wonderful world. But how and why do all the above occur? Why do we ...
ELECTRONIC TIME FOR LEARNING: Stars And Planets
RICK MORRIS    Book Number: 77605
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An ingenious invention! Press the digits as marked along the side panel and the word Enter to hear a short commentary about the star, red dwarf, planet, great nebula of Orion, beautiful spiral gal...
KEEPER OF THE NUCLEAR CONSCIENCE
ANDREW BROWN    Book Number: 77660
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Sub-titled 'The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat', this is the story of a nuclear scientist who dedicated his life to the furtherance of peace among nations, and above all the prevention of nuclear ...
RED COSMOS
JAMES T. ANDREWS    Book Number: 77672
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Sub-titled 'K.E. Tsiolkovskii, Grandfather of Soviet Rocketry', here is the story of a man with a vision for the future who opened the door to the Space Age and built the foundation of rocket scien...
BRAIN SUPREMACY: Notes From the Frontiers of Neuroscience
KATHLEEN TAYLOR    Book Number: 77716
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Claims of the possibility of mind reading, mind control and erasing memories are more and more regularly appearing in the popular press, usually claiming to be linked to research articles. Progress...
INVENTORS AND INVENTIONS
LOUIS HILL ET AL    Book Number: 78642
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If you remove the back of your mobile phone you will find an unassuming block that is hardly exciting to the eye. It is this, the Lithium-ion battery, which has driven the incredible advances in el...
LIVES OF THE PLANETS
RICHARD CORFIELD    Book Number: 78660
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A sweeping tour of our solar system from the Sun to the recently demoted Pluto, from the Kuiper Belt to beyond the edge of the interstellar void. Ranging historically from Galileo's Telescope to K...
OBESITY: The Biography
SANDER GILMAN    Book Number: 78547
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With a continuing debate as to whether it should be addressed as a physiological or psychological problem, obesity is one of the most important medical concerns in today's society. Sander Gilman t...
WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY
JARED DIAMOND    Book Number: 78557
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A superb revelation of how tribal societies offer an extraordinary window into how our ancestors lived for millions of years in evolutionary terms. Author of 'Guns, Germs and Steel', Diamond write...
INTRODUCING CHAOS
ZIAUDDIN SARDAR & IWONA ABRAMS    Book Number: 79529
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Ancient Chinese philosophy claimed that the principles of order, yin and yang, emerged from Chaos and can still return there. In the 20th century Chaos Theory returned to popular awareness when the...
PLEASE NURSE!
JOAN LOCK    Book Number: 79987
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First published as 'Reluctant Nightingale' in 1970, repackaged for the modern reader is this life of a student nurse in the 1950s. When Joan Lock began her formal training as a nurse, she was unpr...
ALIENS ARE COMING!
BEN MILLER    Book Number: 79963
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Embark with Ben on a fantastic voyage of discovery that takes us from the beginnings of life on Earth to the very latest developments in the search for alien intelligence. What do you need to kick-...
WONDER OF BRIAN COX
BEN FALK    Book Number: 79742
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Professor Brian Cox is probably the best known physicist and former pop star in the world today. Here we have the unauthorised biography of the man who has brought science to the nation presenting...
PLANET MARS DVD
THE SPACE SERIES    Book Number: 80056
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See the surface of Mars as you've never seen it before and learn about how Mars has evolved, valuable in measuring Earth's evolution. Get closer than ever with this exciting colour DVD and bonus p...
THE UNIVERSE: The Space Series DVD
NARRATED BY WILLIAM SHATNER    Book Number: 80065
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The original Captain of the Starship Enterprise can certainly be counted on when his subject under discussion is the Universe. In this 30 minute DVD he delivers the facts, not the fiction, and the...
I, SUPERORGANISM: Learning to Love Your Inner Ecosystem
JON TURNEY    Book Number: 80305
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As we go about our daily life, we probably give little thought to the most important thing that allows us to do just that - our body. Our body is a world in miniature, a world consisting of an amaz...
KING OF INFINITE SPACE
DAVID BERLINSKI    Book Number: 80309
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Euclid is universally acclaimed great, and the author of the Elements, by far and away the most successful mathematics text book which has survived for more than 2,000 years. Euclid found a way to...
POPULAR MECHANICS: 101 Things That Fly
Unknown    Book Number: 80316
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In the early 20th century, Popular Mechanics magazine was crammed with craft projects for young people to do at home, and this selection reprints 101 airborne projects exactly as they appeared 100 ...
SCIENCE OF SUPERHEROES AND SPACE WARRIORS
SOURCE BOOKS    Book Number: 80279
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Batmobiles, kryptonite, lightsabres, how secret are secret identities, enjoy here the Ultimate Batmobile Quiz, and wonder if Batman is a sociopath. Darth Vader's Sith explained, how the Death Star...
ON EXTINCTION: How We Became Estranged from Nature
MELANIE CHALLENGER    Book Number: 80616
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Inspired by a visit to the magnificent Natural History Museum in London, Melanie Challenger, planned three "peregrinations", journeys around the world that would take in some of the world's remotes...
WAVEWATCHER'S COMPANION
GAVIN PRETOR-PINNEY    Book Number: 80682
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In an effortlessly conversational and hugely entertaining style, we meander from a wave of shimmering bee bottoms and Mexican waves to jazz drummers and infectious rhythm, flu, deafness in one ear,...
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