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Men, Machines, and Modern Times

Men, Machines, and Modern Times (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 50th Anniversary edition)

By Morison, Elting E.; Foreword by Williams, Rosalind; With Marx, Leo

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People have had trouble adapting to new technology ever since (perhaps) the inventor of the wheel had to explain that a wheelbarrow could carry more than a person. This little book by a celebrated MIT professor -- the fiftieth anniversary edition of a classic -- describes how we ...

ISBN 9780262529310
Published 15 August 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2016
 

Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2016 (Paperback)

By Ring, Ken

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Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers, event planners, and anyone who works outdoors or just wants to know what the weather is going to do, should not be without Ken Ring's weather almanac for 2016. Ken's indispensable almanac has day-per-page forecasts including gardening advic ...

ISBN 9780994106452
Published 17 July 2015 by Howling at the Moon
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Murder and the Making of English CSI
 

Murder and the Making of English CSI (Hardback)

By Burney, Ian; Pemberton, Neil

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It is a must-read for forensic scientists, historians, and true crime devotees alike.

ISBN 9781421420400
Release Date 15 September 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Water Book

The Water Book (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Jha, Alok

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A biography of the strangest molecule in the universe. Alok Jha takes the most every day of subjects - water - and explodes it into a story that takes us from the Big Bang to the latest developments of modern science

ISBN 9781472209559
Published 28 July 2015 by Headline Publishing Group
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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online
 

The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online (Hardback)

By Aiken, Mary

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Freakonomics for our modern online lives from the world's leading cyberpsychologist and inspiration for CSI Cyber, Mary Aiken.

ISBN 9781473610231
Release Date 30 August 2016 by John Murray General Publishing
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Just Ordinary Robots: Automation from Love to War

Just Ordinary Robots: Automation from Love to War (Hardback)

By Royakkers, Lamber; Est, Rinie van

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A social robot is an autonomous robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. This book provides a socially involved but at the same time sober insight into the questions of robo ...

ISBN 9781482260144
Published 10 September 2015 by TL DISTRIBUTION
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
 

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life (Hardback)

By Yong, Ed

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Microbes sculpt our organs, protect us from poisons, guide our behaviour and bombard us with their genes. But they also hold the key to understanding all life on earth. This book invites us to marvel at what the world looks like when we know more about our inner ecosystems, our s ...

ISBN 9781847923288
Release Date 15 September 2016 by Vintage
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Yong, Ed

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Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. This book invites us to marvel at ourselves and other animals in a new light, less as individua ...

ISBN 9781847924186
Published 18 August 2016 by Vintage
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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Numbers 1 to 100

Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Numbers 1 to 100 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Spencer, Adam

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An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. Why do people get freaked out by Friday the 13th? Where does a 'dozen' come from? Who was Erno Rubik? And how do you become a master at Sudoku? In 100 bite-sized chapters ...

ISBN 9781921134326
Published 1 November 2014 by Xoum
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