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Soccermatics: Mathematical Adventures in the Beautiful Game

Soccermatics: Mathematical Adventures in the Beautiful Game (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export/Airside)

By Sumpter, David J. T.

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Football - the most mathematical of sports - is riddled with numbers, patterns and shapes. How to make sense of them? The answer lies in mathematical modelling, an applied science with applications in a host of biological systems. More than a Game brings the two together in a thr ...

ISBN 9781472924131
Published 22 June 2016 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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What We Cannot Know: Explorations at the Edge of Knowledge

What We Cannot Know: Explorations at the Edge of Knowledge (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sautoy, Marcus du

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Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know.

ISBN 9780007576586
Published 3 June 2016 by HarperCollins
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Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder (Paperback)

By Dawkins, Richard

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A polemic against anti-science movements of several kinds. Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. In this book, Richard Dawkins argues that Keats could not have been more mistaken, and shows how an understanding of sc ...

ISBN 9780141026183
Published 10 May 2006 by Penguin
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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos (Paperback)

By Mlodinow, Leonard

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An inspiring and illuminating story of how we have come to understand the world, from the invention of the very first tools to the mind-bending theories of quantum physics. It guides us through the critical eras and events in the development of science, all of which were propelle ...

ISBN 9780141981017
Published 27 June 2016 by Penguin
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The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
 

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sagan, Carl

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" A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Los Angeles Times " POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing." *Th ...

ISBN 9780345409461
Published 1 February 1997 by Random House
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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code (Paperback, Main)

By Cobb, Matthew

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Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypot ...

ISBN 9781781251416
Published 1 July 2016 by Profile Books Ltd
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Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Maths Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know (Paperback)

By Freiberger, Marianne; Thomas, Rachel

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Everybody knows and understands Pythagoras' theorem, but Maths Squared introduces you to the world of Einstein's relativity theory, Euclidean geometry, and the butterfly effect.

ISBN 9781845436452
Published 1 July 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Physics Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know (Paperback)

By Sparrow, Giles; Southorn, Graham

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Schrodinger's Cat, the Higgs boson particle, string theory-concepts we've all heard of, but how far do we really understand them? Physics Squared guides you through these topics and more.10 chapters, 100 topics - an expansive subject area broken down into bite-sized key concepts.

ISBN 9781845436469
Published 1 July 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics

Rise of the Machines: The Lost History of Cybernetics (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rid, Thomas

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ISBN 9781925321425
Published 27 June 2016 by Scribe Publications
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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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