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1 Out of 10 Doctors Recommends: Drinking Urine, Eating Worms and Other Weird Cures, Cases and Research from the Annals of Medicine

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

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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 20th century gave us two great theories of physics: the general theory of relativity, which describes the behaviour of things on a very large scale, including the entire Universe; and quantum theo..

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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

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2017 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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2018 Australasian Sky Guide

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2am Principle: Blueprint for Extreme Adventure

They say nothing good happens after 2AM. But have they played Jenga with an intoxicated Kiefer Sutherland, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or navigated Greenwich Village by shopping cart? It's another..

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3-Minute Stephen Hawking

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30-second Anatomy

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30-Second Anatomy: The 50 Most Important Structures and Systems in the Human Body, Each Explained in Half a Minute

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

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30-Second Brain

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30-Second Chemistry: The 50 most elemental concepts in chemistry, each explained in half a minute.

As the central science that bridges biology and physics, chemistry explains the diversity of all things tangible at a molecular level. Chemistry is the science of matter--its composition, structure, p..

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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 Genetics: The 50 most revolutionary discoveries in genetics, each explained in half a minute

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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

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

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30-Second Theories

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

The 37th Parallel tells the true story of a computer programmer whose investigations into alien activity lead him deep into a vast conspiracy stretching 3000 miles across America. Chuck Zukowski is ob..

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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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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 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 Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

'A magnificent, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of knowledge from a great writer with a deep understanding.' Brian Cox What is the universe really made of? How do we know? Follow the ..

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels

From divine visions seen in whirlwinds and burning bushes, to the Romantic Era's fascination with the wilds of nature, our sense of wonder has long served as a starting point for experiencing the worl..

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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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ABCs of Mathematics

Ages 0 to 3 yearsA brand-new board book series with simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius!It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind! The ABCs of Mathematics introduces..

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ABCs of Physics

Ages 0 to 3 yearsA brand-new board book series with simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius!It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind! The ABCs of Physics introduces bab..

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ABCs of Science

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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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Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

Need some space? For almost all human history we've been firmly rooted to the Earth. And, sure, it's got some good things going for it: nice views, friendly inhabitants, good coffee. Air. But what ..

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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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