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Forces of Nature
Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen
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A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the acclaimed BBC TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'What is motion?' 'Why is every snowflake different?' 'Why is life symmetrical?' To answer these and many other questions, ...


Biotechnology: Corporate Power Versus the Public Interest
Steven P. McGiffen
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Do corporations own the genetic codes to our future? McGiffen explores who's in control and what it means.


Climate Change: Small Guides to Big Issues
Melanie Jarman
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A study of climate change, one of the global challeneges of the twenty-first century


Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
Florence Williams
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An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate.


The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars
Dava Sobel
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'A biographical orrery - intricate, complex and fascinating' The Observer 'A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves' The Economist #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science


It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics
Mickael Launay
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'Fascinating ... so enlightening that suddenly maths doesn't seem so fearsome as it once did' SIMON WINCHESTER

From Aristotle to Ada Lovelace: a brief history of the mathematical ideas that have forever changed the world and the everyday people and pioneers behind them. The story of our best invention yet.


The Creativity Code: How AI is learning to write, paint and think
Marcus du Sautoy
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'Du Sautoy's discussion of computer creativity is fascinating' Observer


CAN MACHINES BE CREATIVE?


The Element in the Room: Science-y Stuff Staring You in the Face
Helen Arney, Steve Mould
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Let the brains behind the hugely successful Festival of the Spoken Nerd take you on a rib-tickling, experiment-fuelled adventure to explain the everyday science staring you in the face.


How to Find a Higgs Boson?and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small
Ivo van Vulpen
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The history of particle physics, the hunt for the most elusive particle, and the fundamental questions the search has inspired How did physicists combine talent and technology to discover the Higgs boson, the last piece in our inventory of the subatomic world? How did the Higgs change our understanding ...


Darwin's Wager: Cannibal Genes, the Human Ape, and Evolution's Final Battle
James B. Miles
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When the father of modern evolutionary biology asked the world's largest university press to publish a popular-level expose of Darwin's wager, he was told the idea was too controversial to print, too unorthodox.


Boyle: Between God and Science
Michael Hunter
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Robert Boyle ranks with Newton and Einstein as one of the world's most important scientists. This biography of Boyle navigates Boyle's voluminous published works as well as his personal letters and papers.


The Shape of a Life: One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry
Shing-Tung Yau, Steve Nadis
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A Fields medalist recounts his lifelong transnational effort to uncover the geometric shape-the Calabi-Yau manifold-that may store the hidden dimensions of our universe. "An unexpectedly intimate look into a highly accomplished man, his colleagues and friends, the development of a new field of geometric ...


Classic Papers in Control Theory
Richard Bellman
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Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive control processes. Contributors include J. C. Maxwell, H. Nyquist, H. W. Bode, other experts. 1964 edition.


Out of the Shadow of a Giant: How Newton Stood on the Shoulders of Hooke and Halley
John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
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Shortlisted for the BSHS Hughes Prize

What if Isaac Newton had never lived?

Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton, were pioneering scientists within their own right, and instrumental ...


Scientifica Historica: How the world's great science books chart the history of knowledge
Brian Clegg
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Scientifica Historica is a bibliophilic journey through time, surveying the greatest science titles through the ages and exploring the history, development and progression of scientific writing.


The Secret Life of Genes
Derek Harvey
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Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU!


A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, Vol. 2
James Clerk Maxwell
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Volume 2 of the great physicist and mathematician's final elaboration of the theory of electromagnetism covers the study of solenoids and shells, magnetic induction, methods of observation, and terrestrial magnetism. Additional topics include the mutual action of electric currents, dimensions of electric ...


Mind Tools: The Five Levels of Mathematical Reality
Rudy Rucker
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Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987.


Partial Differential Equations
Avner Friedman
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This three-part treatment of partial differential equations focuses on elliptic and evolution equations. Largely self-contained, it concludes with a series of independent topics directly related to the methods and results of the preceding sections that helps introduce readers to advanced topics for further ...


Shelter Island II: Proceedings of the 1983 Shelter Island Conference on Quantum Field Theory and the Fundamental Problems of Physics
Roman Jackiw
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In 1947 J. Robert Oppenheimer organized a historic conference of physicists at Shelter Island, located off the eastern tip of Long Island, to discuss recent advances in theoretical physics and the direction of future research. Over three decades later, the physics community held another meeting, the ...

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