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The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
 

The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life (Paperback)

By Sautoy, Marcus du

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From the author of 'The Music of the Primes' and 'Finding Moonshine' comes a short, lively book on five mathematical problems that just refuse be solved -- and on how many everyday problems can be solved by maths.

ISBN 9780007309863
Published 13 May 2011 by HarperCollins
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Wonders of the Solar System

Wonders of the Solar System (Hardback)

By Cox, Brian; Cohen, Andrew

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In Wonders of the Solar System -- the book of the acclaimed BBC TV series -- Professor Brian Cox will take us on a journey of discovery where alien worlds from your imagination become places we can see, feel and visit.

ISBN 9780007386901
Published 16 December 2010 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 11-20 years
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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
 

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Gleick, James

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James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality--the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.

ISBN 9780007423118
Published 1 April 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age Young Adults
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Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization
 

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Solomon, Steven

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A narrative account of how water has shaped human society from the ancient past to the present --Provided by publisher.

ISBN 9780060548315
Published 23 March 2011 by HarperCollins
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It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies
 

It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies (Paperback)

By Fawcett, Bill

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Includes military, scientific, commercial, and infrastructure disasters such as: The Lead water pipes of Rome; Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse; Edison's electrical folly; Betamax; Concorde crash; Hubble - A $2 billion telescope that didn't work; the Mars probe failures due to simp ...

ISBN 9780061358432
Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins
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You are Here: A Portable History of the Universe
 

You are Here: A Portable History of the Universe (Hardback)

By Potter, Christopher

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The universe was once a moment of perfect symmetry and is now 13.7 billion years of history. This title explores the universe and our relationship to it. It presents the story of how something evolved from nothing, and how something became everything, from quarks to galaxy super- ...

ISBN 9780091796884
Published 15 March 2009 by Cornerstone
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Sex, Science and Profits
 

Sex, Science and Profits (Paperback)

By Kealey, Terence

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Shows that science is not a thing apart but rather, like trade and contract, embedded in human nature, having evolved on the evolutionary principles of natural and sexual selection. This book ranges across history to explore the nature of science, economics and philosophy.

ISBN 9780099281931
Published 2 March 2009 by Vintage
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Ararat

Ararat (Paperback)

By Westerman, Frank; Translated by Garrett, Sam

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A book about science, religion and all that lies between.

ISBN 9780099512783
Published 1 July 2010 by Vintage
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The Origin of Species: and, The Voyage of the Beagle
 

The Origin of Species: and, The Voyage of the Beagle (Paperback)

By Darwin, Charles; Introduction by Padel, Ruth

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When the eminent naturalist Charles Darwin returned from South America on board the H.M.S Beagle in 1836, he brought with him the notes and evidence which would form the basis of his landmark theory of evolution of species by a process of natural selection. This theory sparked a ...

ISBN 9780099519171
Published 2 February 2009 by Vintage
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Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life
  

Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life (Paperback)

By Wilson, Robin

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Lewis Carroll's books have delighted children and adults for generations, but behind their exuberant fantasy and delightful nonsense was the mind of a brilliant mathematician. This title explores the curious imagination of this man who filled his writings with problems, paradoxes ...

ISBN 9780141016108
Published 7 September 2009 by Penguin
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