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1 Out of 10 Doctors Recommends

Three doctors explore and explain the least recommended techniques lurking in the darkest corners of medicine through the ages. Entertaining and informative, (and sometimes just plain gross), 1 Out of..

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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

There's more to being human than you think: in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explores the extraordinary world of the powerful microbes that make up 90% of the human body. You are just 10% hum..

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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths & the Arts: Volume 3: Arts

What can maths tell us about art and design? Professor John D. Barrow has all the answers. In 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts, he shows us that mathematic..

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1001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies

Practice makes perfect-and helps deepen your understanding of algebra 1001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Algebra I For Dummies, givi..

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1001 Inventions That Changed the World

Have you ever wondered who came up with a staircase that moved, leading eventually to the creation of the escalator? The genius of some inventions is their simplicity: the paperclip, rivets, boomerang..

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1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics

David Acheson's extraordinary little book makes mathematics accessible to everyone. From very simple beginnings he takes us on a thrilling journey to some deep mathematical ideas. On the way, via Kepl..

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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything

The twentieth century gave us two great theories of physics. The general theory of relativity describes the behaviour of very large things; quantum theory the behaviour of very small things. In this ..

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and meet the star of our solar system. Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth..

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and meet the star of our solar system Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth..

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2016 Australasian Sky Guide

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky for ..

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2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

How has the climate changed in the past? How is it changing now? How do we know? And what kind of a future do we want to create?..

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2am Principle: Blueprint for Extreme Adventure

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3-Minute Stephen Hawking

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30,000 Years of Invention

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30-second Anatomy

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30-Second Astronomy

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30-Second Biology: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Theories of Life, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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-provoking theories of our ecosyste..

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30-Second Brain

The 50 most mindblowing ideas in neuroscience, each explained in half a minute...

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 Fundamentals of His Work, Life and Legacy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each explained in half a minute Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-..

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30-Second Elements

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30-Second Evolution

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30-Second Maths

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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customized 3D-printed body parts? Find out t..

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30-Second Meteorology: The 50 Most Significant Events and Phenomena, Each Explained in Half a Minute

If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to make sense of the science behind the seeming vagaries of the weather, the controversies, predictions and forecasts for climate change ..

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30-Second Newton: The 50 Key Aspects of His Works, Life and Legacy, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Not only a towering figure in his own era, Newton also left an immense scientific legacy, much of which still underpins key theories today. So if the principal thing you remember about him is that an ..

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30-Second Physics: The 50 Most Fundamental Concepts in Physics, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Theories

Chaos Theory, String Theory, the Theory of Relativity, Intelligent Design, Schrodinger's Cat and Pavlov's Dog. Sure, you know what they all mean. But do you know enough about them to join a dinner par..

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37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway

Like "Agent Mulder" of The X-Files, computer programmer and sheriff's deputy Zukowski is obsessed with tracking down UFO reprints in Colorado. He would take the family with him on weekend trips to loo..

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

Mars, the red planet, is ingrained in our culture, from David Bowie's extra-terrestrial spiders to Captain Scarlet to War of the Worlds. It has inspired hundreds of authors, scientists and science-fic..

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50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know

From our own solar system to the edges of the universe, 50 Astronomy Ideas You Really Need to Know is your introduction to the most important concepts, discoveries and mysteries in astronomy. How did ..

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50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know is your guide to the most significant and stimulating questions in the study of life. Why do species evolve? Can characteristics be inherited without DNA? Are ..

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50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

Chemistry is at the cutting ege of our lives. How does a silicon chip work? How can we harness natural products to combat human disease? And is it possible to create artificial muscles? Providing answ..

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50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know

Who invented zero? Why 60 seconds in a minute? How big is infinity? Where do parallel lines meet? And can a butterfly's wings really cause a storm on the far side of the world? In 50 Maths Ideas You R..

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50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

We encounter physics before we've even left the house in the morning; an alarm clock tracks time, a mirror reflects light waves and our mobile phones rely on satellites held in their orbit by gravity...

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50 Quantum Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

Following on from the highly successful 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know, author Joanne Baker consolidates the foundation concepts of physics and moves on to present clear explanations of the ..

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50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know is your guide to the biggest questions and deepest concepts from across the whole of science. What was the Big Bang? How did life on Earth arise? What does qua..

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also o..

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A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illus..

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A IS for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Shortlisted for the BMA Book Awards and Macavity Awards 2016 Fourteen novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's all made-up ...Agatha Christie revelled in the use of poison..

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A Little History of Science

Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always..

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A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History

Wade, a longtime journalist covering genetic advances for The New York Times, draws widely on the work of scientists who have made crucial breakthroughs in establishing the reality of recent human evo..

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Accidental Medical Discoveries: How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Many of the world's most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures..

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Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

In The Accidental Universe, physicist and novelist Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition and ..

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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age

[Ada Lovelace], like Steve Jobs, stands at the intersection of arts and technology." Walter Isaacson, author of "The Innovators" Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer progr..

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers: Everything You Wanted to Know About Numbers 1 to 100

An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. How can a prime number be 'sexy' and 'safe' at the same time? Why shouldn't Aussie cricke..

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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

A funny and enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. By popular demand, Australia's funniest and most famous mathematician is back with a brilli..

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Adventures in Human Being

We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey through health and illne..

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Adventures in Human Being

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey..

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After Physics

Here the philosopher and physicist David Z Albert argues, among other things, that the difference between past and future can be understood as a mechanical phenomenon of nature and that quantum mechan..

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Age of Genomes: Tales from the Front Lines of Genetic Medicine

A leading geneticist explores what promises to be one of the most transformative advances in health and medicine in history Almost every week, another exciting headline appears about new advances in t..

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