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  • Ignition! by John Drury Clark
    Ignition! (English, Paperback) John Drury Clark

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. Acclaimed scientist and sci-fi author John D. Clark writes with irreverent and eyewitness immediacy about the development of the explosive fuels strong enough to negate the relentless restraints of gravity.

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  • The Cosmic Serpent by Jeremy Narby
    The Cosmic Serpent (English, Paperback) Jeremy Narby

    A fascinating and unique anthropological study.

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  • 1089 and All That by David Acheson
    1089 and All That (English, Paperback) David Acheson

    Pure mathematical gold, this insightful book by established author David Acheson makes mathematics accessible to everyone. The entertaining journey through the subject includes some fascinating puzzles and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famous cartoonists.

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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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  • Stuff Matters by Mark A. Miodownik
    Stuff Matters (English, Paperback) Mark A. Miodownik

    An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, it reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.

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  • Lean Six Sigma For Dummies by John Morgan
    Lean Six Sigma For Dummies (English, Paperback) John Morgan, Martin Brenig-Jones

    Maximise the quality and efficiency of your organisation with Lean Six Sigma Are you looking to make your organisation more effective and productive? If you answered "yes," you need to change the way it thinks.

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  • The Rise of Victimhood Culture by Bradley Campbell
    The Rise of Victimhood Culture (English, Paperback) Bradley Campbell, Jason Manning

    The Rise of Victimhood Culture offers a framework for understanding recent moral conflicts at U.S. universities, which have bled into society at large.

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  • Staying with the Trouble by Donna J. Haraway
    Staying with the Trouble (English, Paperback) Donna J. Haraway

    Donna J. Haraway refigures our current epoch, moving away from the Anthropocene toward the Chthulucene: an epoch in which we stay with the trouble of living and dying on a damaged earth while living with and understanding the nonhuman in complex ways conducive to building more livable futures.

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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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  • The Second Quantum Revolution by Lars Jaeger
    The Second Quantum Revolution (English, Paperback) Lars Jaeger

    This book tells the story of the second quantum revolution which will shape the 21st century as much as the first quantum revolution shaped the 20th century. It provides unique orientation in today's discussion and the latest progress on the interpretation of quantum physics and its further technological potential. ...

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  • Quantum Space by Jim Baggott
    Quantum Space (English, Hardback) Jim Baggott

    The greatest challenge for physics is to combine its two most successful theories: general relativity and quantum mechanics. The resulting quantum theory of gravity would explain the universe across all scales. Much has been said about the approach based on string theory. Here, Jim Baggott describes its powerful rival: Loop Quantum Gravity.

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  • Turn Left at Orion by Guy Consolmagno
    Turn Left at Orion (English, Spiral bound) Guy Consolmagno, Dan M. Davis

    This unique and best-selling guidebook to the night sky shows amateur astronomers how to observe a host of celestial wonders. Its distinct format of object-by-object spreads illustrates how deep-sky objects and planets will actually look in a small telescope, with large pages and spiral binding for ease of use outside.

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  • Thus Spoke the Plant by Monica Gagliano
    Thus Spoke the Plant (English, Paperback) Monica Gagliano

    An accessible and compelling story of a scientist's discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life: Gagliano reveals the dynamic role plants play in first-hand accounts from her research into plant communication and cognition. Transcending the view that plants are the objects of scientific materialism, Gagliano encourages us to rethink plants as beings...

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  • Waking Up by Sam Harris
    Waking Up (English, Paperback) Sam Harris

    For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.

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  • Zero Degrees of Empathy by Simon Baron-Cohen
    Zero Degrees of Empathy (English, Paperback) Simon Baron-Cohen

    Is it possible that - rather than thinking in terms of 'good' and 'evil' - all of us instead lie somewhere on the empathy spectrum, and our position on that spectrum can be affected by both genes and our environments? Why do some people treat others as objects? This book examines an understanding in a study of what it means to be human.

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  • Timefulness by Marcia Bjornerud
    Timefulness (English, Hardback) Marcia Bjornerud

    Explains why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to planetary survival and offers suggestions for how to create a more time-literate society.

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  • iGen by Jean M. Twenge
    iGen (English, Paperback) Jean M. Twenge

    "They were born after 1995. They grew up with cell phones, had an Instagram page before they started high school, and do not remember a time before the Internet. They are iGen"--Book jacket.

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  • The Tacit Dimension by Michael Polanyi
    The Tacit Dimension (English, Paperback) Michael Polanyi

    Suitable for students and scholars, this title challenges the assumption that skepticism, rather than established belief, lies at the heart of scientific discovery.

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  • Merchants of Doubt by Erik M. Conway
    Merchants of Doubt (English, Paperback) Erik M. Conway, Naomi Oreskes

    The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda.

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  • Einstein`s Monsters - The Life and Times of Black Holes by Chris Impey
    Einstein`s Monsters - The Life and Times of Black Holes (English, Hardback) Chris Impey

    The astonishing science of black holes, and their role in understanding the history and future of our universe.

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