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The Practical Guide to Conquering the Universe
Jon Beach
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Jon Beach, a biologist and entrepreneur has combined the two fields to write a truly mind-boggling book about what our future could be that is both optimistic and disturbingly apocalyptic. In an easily accessible style, Beach outlines the beginning of a revolution that will forever change the way that ...


Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
Tom Jackson
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'... a chill-cabinet of curiosities: hot stuff, and deeply cool ...'

Heat and fire have been at humanity's command for at least 100,000 years, but we've been in control of the cold for barely one hundred. Why it took so long is quite a story. Figuring out the cold would involve some gnomes, a fake perpetual ...


Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics by Its Most Brilliant Teacher
Richard P. Feynman
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Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher is a publishing first. This set couples a book containing the six easiest chapters from Richard Feynmans landmark work, Lectures on Physics specifically designed for the general, non-scientist readerwith the actual recordings ...


Knowledge is Power (Icon Science): How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science
John Henry
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The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon


I, Superorganism: Learning to love your inner ecosystem
Jon Turney
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Acclaimed science communicator and editor Jon Turney presents the first book-length account of a new realm of human biology that will make you think again about this machine we call ourselves.


Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin
Keith Stewart Thomson
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A distinguished scholar urges scientists and religious thinkers to become colleagues rather than adversaries in areas where their fields overlap


Micro-Scale Mobile Robotics
Diller Eric, Sitti Metin
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Provides a tutorial on the relevant physical phenomena governing the operation and design of microrobots, as well as a survey of existing approaches to microrobot design and control. The book also provides a detailed practical overview of actuation and control methods that are commonly used to remotely power these designs.


My Teaching
Jacques Lacan
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Provides an introduction to the author's thoughts. Drawing on examples from popular culture and common sense, this book explores a range of the author's important ideas, including his debt to Freud, linguistic unconsciousness and sexuality in its relation to psychoanalytic truth.


American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
David Baron
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This nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthral readers as a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse plunges America into darkness.


Redesigning Humans: Choosing Our Children's Genes
Gregory Stock
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Cloning and genetic engineering are here now and cannot be stopped. Far from being terrified we should celebrate these new technologies for making a better future. They are the best hope for the next generation.


Conservation Science In Cultural Heritage
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Water - A Shared Responsibility
United Nations WWAP
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Provides a global overview of the state and uses of freshwater, critical water-related problems, and societies' coping mechanisms. This volume proposes a more integrated vision of water resources management to respond to changing environmental and socio-economic conditions. It also includes a CD-ROM.


What Colour is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's Brightest Quiz
Brian Clegg
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The mind-bending quiz book that every science geek needs in their Christmas stocking


Costing the Earth? - Perspectives on Sustainable Development
Bernd Meyer
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Sustainable behavior must pay off this is one of the central tenets of The Sustainability Project. This book outlines the economic conditions for achieving the goal of sustainable development, in Europe and around the world. It also explains the incentives for sustainable economic management using economic tools.


Our Planet: How Much More Can Earth Take?
Professor Jill Jager
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For more than thirty years, scientists from various disciplines have warned that the constant increase in world population and exponential world economic growth are seriously threatening our ecosystems. This book presents a vision that is based on an ongoing, adaptable societal process which leads the world down the path towards sustainability.


The Demise of Diversity: Loss and Extinction
Josef H. Reichholf
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Maintaining the natural diversity of the countless species on Earth is of fundamental importance for the continued existence of life on this planet. This title deals with biodiversity on this planet and the vital importance of sustaining it nothing less than the future of life on Earth.


The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star
Tom Clynes
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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 uses for radioactive isotopes. And at 14, Wilson became the youngest person in history to achieve nuclear fusion.


Human Remains and Mass Violence: Methodological Approaches
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This book outlines for the first time in a single volume the theoretical and methodological tools for a study of human remains resulting from episodes of mass violence and genocide. Despite the highly innovative and contemporary research into both mass violence and the body, the most significant consequence ...


p53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code
Sue Armstrong
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All of us have lurking in our DNA a most remarkable gene, which has a crucial job - it protects us from cancer. Known simply as p53, this gene constantly scans our cells to ensure that they grow and divide without mishap, as part of the routine maintenance of our bodies. If a cell makes a mistake in ...


Extreme Science: Death Zone: Can Humans Survive at 8000 Metres?
Ross Piper
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From Surfing to the Secret Life of Rats, Extreme Science will excite and inspire 8-11 year olds. High-interest topics grab the reader and introduce some key science concepts in an accessible and innovative way. Extreme titles are ideal for supporting creative classroom teaching and for spicing up topic libraries.

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