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How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

$29.99$12.00
Author: Adam Rutherford Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK --- THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Seriously important' BILL BRYSON 'A book...
God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science

God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science

$24.99$12.50
Author: James Hannam Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 The adjective 'medieval' has become a synonym for brutality and uncivilised behaviour. Yet without the work of medieval scholars there could...
Champions of Illusion: The Best Illusions of the Twenty-First Century

Champions of Illusion: The Best Illusions of the Twenty-First Century

$21.99$5.00
Author: Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 In Champions of Illusion, Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik present a smorgasbord of mystifying images, many selected from...
Blueprint: Build a Bulletproof Body for Extreme Adventure in 365 Days

Blueprint: Build a Bulletproof Body for Extreme Adventure in 365 Days

$34.99$12.00
Author: Ross Edgley Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 From world-renowned adventurer and bestselling author of The Art of Resilience and The World's Fittest Book, comes the ultimate...
Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You

Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You

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Author: Eugenia Bone Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 From Eugenia Bone, the critically acclaimed author of Mycophilia, comes an approachable, highly personal look at our complex relationship with the...
Chasing the Demon: The Deadly Quest to Break the Sound Barrier

Chasing the Demon: The Deadly Quest to Break the Sound Barrier

$39.99$15.00
Author: Dan Hampton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * At the end of World War II, a band of aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a...
The Theory of Everything Else

The Theory of Everything Else

$34.99$12.00
Author: Dan Schreiber Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 This is not a book of facts; it's a book of 'facts'. Should you finish it believing we became the planet's...
Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

$32.99$10.00
Author: Eric Berger Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 'Just read it.' Elon Musk The dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX-and Elon...
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

$24.99$21.24
Author: Yuval Noah Harari Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 528 Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**...
The Weapon Wizards

The Weapon Wizards

$15.00
Author: Yaakov Katz Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 From drones to satellites, missile defense systems to cyber warfare, Israel is leading the world when it comes to new technology...
Einstein's Shadow: The Inside Story of Astronomers' Decades-Long Quest to Take the First Picture of a Black Hole

Einstein's Shadow: The Inside Story of Astronomers' Decades-Long Quest to Take the First Picture of a Black Hole

$12.00
Author: Seth Fletcher Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE Einstein's Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to...
Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration and Life on Earth

$29.99$10.00
Author: Kate Greene Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 In 2013 Kate Greene moved to Mars. On NASA's first HI-SEAS simulated Mars mission in Hawai'i, she lived for...
The Physics of Life, The Evolution of Everything

The Physics of Life, The Evolution of Everything

$49.99$15.00
Author, Adrian Bejan Format, Hardback Number of Pages, 272 The Physics of Life illuminates the meaning of evolution in its broadest scientific sense and empowers the reader with a new...
Fire, Ice, and Physics

Fire, Ice, and Physics

$24.99$5.00
Author: Rebecca C. Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 296 A PhD physicist (and self-professed fangirl) uses the science in George R. R. Martin's fantastical world--from ice walls...
Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning

Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning

$29.99$12.00
Author: Tom Vanderbilt Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 For many of us, the last time we learned a new skill was during childhood. We live in an...
Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone

Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone

$42.99$15.00
Author: Brian Switek Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over 500 million years of evolutionary history. It gives our...
Einstein's Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

Einstein's Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

$32.99$12.00
Author: Paul Sen Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 'Hugely readable and entertaining' JIM AL-KHALILI 'an accessible and crystal-clear portrait of this discipline's breadth, largely told through its...
The Science That Changed the World: Remarkable Discoveries and Breakthroughs

The Science That Changed the World: Remarkable Discoveries and Breakthroughs

$19.99$10.00
Author: Stuart Kumar-Terry Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 72 History is full of men and women who asked big questions and found exciting answers. People are still making incredible discoveries...
See Inside Evolution

See Inside Evolution

$19.99$10.00
Author: Emily Bone Format: Board book Number of Pages: 16 Discover the amazing story of evolution in this book full of flaps to lift. Where did life come from? Why...
Birds

Birds

$18.99$8.00
Author: Mike Unwin Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 64 Birds are everywhere but what do they do and why are they important to our planet? Explore how they...
When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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Author: Joshua D Mezrich Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation--a clear and compelling account of...
Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change

Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change

$15.00
Author: Leonard Mlodinow Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 The best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk teaches you how to tap into the hidden power of your brain....
Do Dice Play God?, The Mathematics of Uncertainty

Do Dice Play God?, The Mathematics of Uncertainty

$39.95$15.00
Author, Ian Stewart (University of Warwick) Format, Hardback Number of Pages, 304 A celebrated mathematician explores how math helps us make sense of the unpredictable We would like to believe...
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

$39.99$20.00
Author: Heather Heying Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet people are more listless, divided and miserable...
Pain: The Science of the Feeling Brain

Pain: The Science of the Feeling Brain

$29.99$10.00
Author: Dr Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Pain is part of human existence but we understand very little of the mechanics of it. We damage...
Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science

Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science

$39.99$20.00
Author: Anna Reser Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 From the ancient world to the present women have been critical to the progress of science, yet their importance is overlooked,...
DNA Is You!: The Marvelous Science Behind Your One-of-a-Kind-ness

DNA Is You!: The Marvelous Science Behind Your One-of-a-Kind-ness

$24.99$12.00
Author: Beatrice the Biologist Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 Learn all about how your DNA makes you who you are-an awesome, unique individual-in this fun and simple illustrated guide!...
Dream Universe: How Fundamental Physics Lost Its Way

Dream Universe: How Fundamental Physics Lost Its Way

$55.00$20.00
Author: David Lindley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 A vivid and captivating narrative about how modern science broke free of ancient philosophy, and how theoretical physics is returning to...
The Rise And Fall Of The Third Chimpanzee: how our animal heritage affects the way we live

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Chimpanzee: how our animal heritage affects the way we live

$22.99$12.00
Author: Jared Diamond Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 How our animal heritage affects the way we live From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Guns, Germs and...
See Inside How Things Work

See Inside How Things Work

$19.99$12.00
Author: Conrad Mason Format: Board book Number of Pages: 16 A new addition to the See Inside series about how things - from the most mundane household objects to most...
Seven Pillars of Science: The Incredible Lightness of Ice, and Other Scientific Surprises

Seven Pillars of Science: The Incredible Lightness of Ice, and Other Scientific Surprises

$22.99$12.00
Author: John Gribbin Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 160 John Gribbin, author of Six Impossible Things, shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, presents a tour of...
Through Two Doors At Once

Through Two Doors At Once

$45.00$17.50
Author: Anil Ananthaswamy Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 Some of the greatest scientific minds have grappled with this experiment. Thomas Young devised it in the early 1800s to show...
Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

$24.99$21.24
Author: Max Tegmark Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 Why does mathematics explain the universe so well? From the big bang to the distant future via parallel worlds,...
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

$22.99$19.54
Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 192 Intriguing and uplifting stories of the world's oldest plants, from the revered botanist and indigenous teacher Robin Wall...
This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

$46.00$15.00
Author: David Sloan Wilson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 From noted evolutionary biologist and the author of Evolution for Everyone comes a paradigm-changing new look at how we can...
Sense: The book that uses sensory science to make you happier

Sense: The book that uses sensory science to make you happier

$32.99$10.00
Author: Russell Jones Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 How can colour prime you for creative thinking? What kind of music helps you run faster? Which scents can...
My First Book of Comparisons: How the world measures up

My First Book of Comparisons: How the world measures up

$24.99$12.00
Author: Ana Seixas Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 48 Packed full of facts this wonderfully illustrated book measures and compares everything from animals, space and dinosaurs to machines, sports and...
The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

$19.99$10.00
Author: Prof. Brian Cox Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels....
The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

$49.99$20.00
Author: Richard Wrangham Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 It may not always seem so, but day-to-day interactions between individual humans are extraordinarily peaceful. That is not to say that...
How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The 10 Global Problems We Can Actually Fix

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The 10 Global Problems We Can Actually Fix

$29.99$15.00
Author: Rowan Hooper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 If you were given one trillion dollars, to be spent in a year, on science, what would you do? It's an...
Forgotten Women: The Scientists

Forgotten Women: The Scientists

$27.99$12.00
Author: Zing Tsjeng Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 FORGOTTEN WOMEN is a new series of books that uncover the lost herstories of influential women who have refused over hundreds...
Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

$34.99$12.00
Author: Louisa Preston Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 'An expert romp through the science of extraterrestrial life.' Adam Rutherford Today we know of only a single planet that hosts...
Blueprint: How our childhood makes us who we are

Blueprint: How our childhood makes us who we are

$29.99$12.00
Author: Lucy Maddox Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 'The best book I've read this year ... It's written in such a beautiful way' - Dr Suzi Gage,...
Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

Physics in 50 Milestone Moments: A Timeline of Scientific Landmarks

$19.99$12.00
Author: James Lees Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 Physics in 50 Milestone Moments is a lively, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to physics, its history, and its practitioners. Uniquely, it...
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: (Patterns of Life)

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: (Patterns of Life)

$24.99$21.24
Author: Yuval Noah Harari Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet....
How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain

How We Learn: The New Science of Education and the Brain

$22.99$19.54
Author: Stanislas Dehaene Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 An illuminating dive into the latest science of how we learn - and how we do it better than...
Blueprint for a Battlestar: Serious Scientific Explanations for Sci-Fis Greatest Inventions

Blueprint for a Battlestar: Serious Scientific Explanations for Sci-Fis Greatest Inventions

$39.99$20.00
Author: Rod Pyle Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 Packed with stunning images, including 75 illustrations created exclusively for this book, Blueprint for a Battlestar takes twenty-five remarkable and memorable...
The Idea of the Brain: The Past and Future of Neuroscience

The Idea of the Brain: The Past and Future of Neuroscience

$17.50
Author: Matthew Cobb Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 496 An "elegant", "engrossing" (Carol Tavris, Wall Street Journal) examination of what we think we know about the brain and why --...