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Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age

Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age (Hardback)

By Secord, James

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Whilst political and social events shook continental Europe, scientific developments were changing the way we understood the world. At the height of this change a series of remarkable books about science were published. In Visions of Science, Jim Secord explores a selection of th ...

ISBN 9780199675265
Published 8 April 2014 by Oxford University Press
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The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 Billion Year Story of Earth's Climate

The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 Billion Year Story of Earth's Climate (Paperback)

By Zalasiewicz, Jan; Williams, Mark

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In the struggle to cope with climate change, what lessons can be learnt from Earth's long history? Two leading geologists explain the important insights science is now able to give us about dramatic changes in Earth's distant past, and the delicate balance that ensures our planet ...

ISBN 9780199683505
Published 26 September 2013 by Oxford University Press
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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens
 

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why it Happens (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Air Iri OME)

By Carey, Benedict

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The powerful, super-fresh new science of how the brain learns

ISBN 9780230767799
Release Date 1 September 2014 by Pan Macmillan
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Beethoven's Hair

Beethoven's Hair (Paperback, New edition)

By Martin, Russell

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Blending biography, mystery, history and the most recent forensic science investigations, this text offers a fresh interpretation of a life of genius and ill-health. Born in Germany, Beethoven spent much of his life in Austria.

ISBN 9780747553403
Published 1 September 2001 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kean, Sam

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Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, horrendous accidents - and see how the victim coped. The author explains the brain's secret passageways while recounting stories of common people whose strug ...

ISBN 9780857522207
Published 1 August 2014 by Transworld Publishers
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Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
 

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Diamandis, Peter H, M. D.; Kotler, Steven

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The New York Times bestselling manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world's most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom ( The Wall Street Journal ). Since the dawn of humanity, a privil ...

ISBN 9781451616835
Release Date 1 September 2014 by Simon & Schuster
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Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry
 

Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry (Paperback)

By Sautoy, Marcus du

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This new book from the author of 'The Music of the Primes' combines a personal insight into the mind of a working mathematician with the story of one of the biggest adventures in mathematics: the search for symmetry.

ISBN 9780007214624
Published 2 July 2009 by HarperCollins
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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
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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
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