Oneof the world's greatest contemporary thinkers and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature (described by Bill Gates as 'the most inspiring book I have ever read') shows how to think afresh about the human condition a... read more

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: 9780241337011
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Allen Lane
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Steven Pinker
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Enlightenment Now: A Manifesto for Science, Reason, Humanism, and Progress
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There's no better guide through mind-expanding questions such as what the nature of space and time is, how we fit within the universe, and how the universe fits within us than Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos... read more

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: 9780393609394
: WW Norton & Co
: WW Norton & Co
: 210mm X 140mm
: United States
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: Neil deGrasse Tyson
: 224
: 2017005442
: General Adult
: 523.01
: English
: 517
: Hardback
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry HC
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How Super Cool Stuff Works is a cutting edge guide exploring how incredible new technologies are shaping the modern world. Kids will love the fun laptop-style cover and layout throughout. Mind-blowing images and graphics reveal the secrets behind the latest gadgets, ... read more

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: 9780241228456
: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
: DK Children
: 276mm X 216mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dorling Kindersley
: 192
: 600
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How Super Cool Stuff Works
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From the hosts of the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme comes this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels - a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrino... read more

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: 9780008254957
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 240mm X 159mm
: United Kingdom
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: Brian Cox Robin Ince
: (Over 800 b/w illustrations and photographs)
: 320
: 500
: English
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How To Build A Universe (The Infinite Monkey Cage)
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All matter comprises of twelve 'building block' particles. This book explains how these building blocks are formed and interact, using toy building blocks to create a uniquely visual and clear depiction of the way our universe is put together. This is the per... read more

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: 9781844039340
: Octopus Publishing Group
: Cassell Illustrated
: 235mm X 190mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dr. Ben Still
: 150 images
: 176
: 539.72
: English
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Particle Physics Brick by Brick
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As the central science that bridges biology and physics, chemistry explains the diversity of all things tangible at a molecular level. Chemistry is the science of matter--its composition, structure, properties, and how it changes. U... read more

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: 9781782405085
: The Ivy Press
: The Ivy Press
: 230mm X 180mm
: United Kingdom
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: Nivaldo J. Tro
: Full colour throughout
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: 540
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30 Second Chemistry: The 50 elemental concepts in chemistry
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What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Ear... read more

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: 9781783783069
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Frans De Waal
: 340
: 591.513
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing environmental threats in a book that presents a positive future for us and our planet.... read more

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: 9781925498684
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 198mm X 128mm
: Australia
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: Tim Flannery
: 128
: en
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Sunlight and Seaweed: an Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World
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It's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell. In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the... read more

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: 9780857525130
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Doubleday
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sam Kean
: 384
: 551.5
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Caesar's Last Breath
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Awards:Shortlisted for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.

This book was selected as a New York Times Non-Fiction Book of the Year. The New York Times Number one Bestseller BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. "Dramatic and precise...[A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controv... read more

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: 9780099584575
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Siddhartha Mukherjee
: 608
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The Gene: An Intimate History
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What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use custo... read more

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: 9781782404552
: The Ivy Press
: The Ivy Press
: 230mm X 180mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gabrielle M. Finn
: 60
: 160
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30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute
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Where do great ideas come from? What actually happens in your brain during a 'Eureka' moment? How can we have more of them? John Kounios and Mark Beeman, leading experts on the neural bases of insight and creative thinking, have conducted pione... read more

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: 9780099537373
: Cornerstone
: Windmill Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Kounios
: 288
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The Eureka Factor: Creative Insights and the Brain
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