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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old...

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  • The Astronaut Selection Test Book by Tim Peake
    The Astronaut Selection Test Book (Hardback) Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

    *** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?Part puzzle book, part guide, The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes? The book comprises 100 real astronaut tests and training exercises for readers to try at home, and outlines the full ESA selection process for the first time.

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  • A Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking
    A Brief History Of Time (English, Paperback) Stephen Hawking

    It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

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  • Free Will by Sam Harris
    Free Will (English, Paperback) Sam Harris $14.13
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  • The Inflamed Mind by Edward Bullmore
    The Inflamed Mind (Hardback) Edward Bullmore

    In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.

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  • Climate--A New Story by Charles Eisenstein
    Climate--A New Story (English, Paperback) Charles Eisenstein

    Flipping the script on climate change, Eisenstein makes a case for a wholesale reimagining of the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey to heal from ecological destruction...

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  • You Are the Placebo by Joe Dispenza
    You Are the Placebo (Paperback) Joe Dispenza

    Throughout history, many cultures have experienced the effects of verifiable healings, along with hexes, curses, witchcraft, voodoo and other mysterious phenomena. This title explores the history, the science and the practical applications of the so-called placebo effect.

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  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
    The Selfish Gene (English, Paperback) Richard Dawkins

    The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.

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  • Animal by Sara Pascoe
    Animal (English, Paperback) Sara Pascoe

    I spend too much time hating my bum. And you know what I hate more than my bum? So I started researching what makes me - and us - tick. Reader, here is everything I've learned from science about love, sexuality, infidelity, boobs, periods, pubes, broodiness, and clever old fat.

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  • Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • Biocentrism by Robert Lanza
    Biocentrism (English, Paperback) Robert Lanza, Bob Berman

    Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world?a US News & World Report cover story called him a ?genius? and a ?renegade thinker,? even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism, a revolutionary new view of the universe. Every now and then a simple yet radical idea shakes the very foundations of knowledge. The startling discovery that the world was not flat challenged and ultimately changed the way people perceived themselves and their relationship with the world. For most humans of the 15th century, the notion of Earth as ball of rock was nonsense. The whole of Western, natural philosophy is undergoing a sea change again, increasingly being forced upon us by the experimental findings of quantum theory, and at the same time, towards doubt and uncertainty in the physical explanations of the universe's genesis and structure. Biocentrism completes this shift in worldview, turning the planet upside down again with the revolutionary view that life creates the universe instead of the other way around. In this paradigm, life is not an accidental byproduct of the laws of physics. Biocentrism takes the reader on a seemingly improbable but ultimately inescapable journey through a foreign universe?our own?from the viewpoints of an acclaimed biologist and a leading astronomer. Switching perspective from physics to biology unlocks the cages in which Western science has unwittingly managed to confine itself. Biocentrism will shatter the reader's ideas of life?time and space, and even death. At the same time it will release us from the dull worldview of life being merely the activity of an admixture of carbon and a few other elements; it suggests the exhilarating possibility that life is fundamentally immortal. The 21st century is predicted to be the Century of Biology, a shift from the previous century dominated by physics. It seems fitting, then, to begin the century by turning the universe outside-in and unifying the foundations of science with a simple idea discovered by one of the leading life-scientists of our age. Biocentrism awakens in readers a new sense of possibility, and is full of so many shocking new perspectives that the reader will never see reality the same way again.

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  • The Science of Sin by Jack Lewis
    The Science of Sin (Paperback) Jack Lewis

    'Entertaining and enlightening ... offers ways to temper our anti-social tendencies.' Dr Michael Mosley, science journalist and TV presenter...

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  • Nasa Operations Manual by David Baker
    Nasa Operations Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive manual explaining how NASA works and operates its various programmes, opening the door to NASA facilities across the United States.

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  • How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee
    How Bad Are Bananas? (Paperback) Mike Berners-Lee

    Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon answers we need.

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  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
    The Power of Habit (English, Paperback) Charles Duhigg

    From Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps to Martin Luther King Jr., from the CEO of Starbucks to the locker rooms of the NFL, Duhigg explores the incredible results of keystone habits, and how they can make all the difference between billions and millions, failure and success - or even life and death.

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  • Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood
    Weird Plants (English, Hardback) Chris Thorogood

    Plants trick, kill, steal and kidnap, and this unique book explores a fascinating world in which plants have turned the tables on animals.

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  • Cut in Half by Mike Warren
    Cut in Half (English, Hardback) Mike Warren

    For fans of pop science, How Things Work, How It's Made, maker culture, and visual information, here's an entertaining photo exploration and literal inside look at a fun range of the everyday objects around us.

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  • Why Evolution is True by Jerry A. Coyne
    Why Evolution is True (Paperback) Jerry A. Coyne

    Why Evolution is True focuses on the hard evidence that proves evolution by natural selection to be a fact. Weaving together and explaining the latest discoveries and ideas from many disparate areas of modern science, this succinct and important book will leave no one with an open mind in any doubt about the truth-and the beauty-of evolution.

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  • The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
    The Origin of Species (English, Paperback) Charles Darwin

    Darwin's theory of natural selection is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological inter-relatedness revealing the almost unthinkably complex and mutual inter-dependencies between animal and plant life, climate and physical environment and - by implication - the human world.

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  • 12 Small Acts to Save Our World by World Wildlife Fund
    12 Small Acts to Save Our World (Hardback) World Wildlife Fund

    Acts like:- Turning off devices instead of leaving them on standby- Buying less cotton clothing (a T-shirt needs 2,400 litres of water to make!)- Using reusable straws when possible- Turning off the tap while you brush your teethwill take only moments, but if enough people commit to them, we can make a real difference to our planet.

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