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Just as Freakonomics brought economics to life, so Storm in a Teacup brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating.
Our world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give... read more

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: 9781784160753
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Black Swan
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Helen Czerski
: 384
: 530
: en
: Paperback
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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
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A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of w... read more

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: 9780008226312
: Harper Entertainment
: Harper Entertainment
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Peter Godfrey-Smith
: 20 b/w illus, (8-page colour plate section)
: 272
: 594.5
: en
: Paperback
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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
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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... read more

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: 9780099584575
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Siddhartha Mukherjee
: 608
: 599.93509
: en
: Paperback
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The Gene: An Intimate History
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A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written, featuring new fractal diagrams, six new 'tales' and the latest scientific developments. THE ANCESTOR'S TALE is a d... read more

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: 9781474606455
: Orion Publishing Co
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Richard Dawkins
: integrated B&W diagrams and images; 4x8pp colour plates
: 800
: 576.83
: English
: Paperback
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life
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The beautiful aurorae, or northern lights, are the stuff of legends. The ancient stories of the Sami people warn that if you mock the lights they will seize you, and their mythical appeal continues to capture the... read more

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: 9780008156114
: harper collins
: harper collins
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: Dr Melanie Windridge
: books
Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights
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A New York Times Bestseller One of the Week's Best Science Picks, Nature What's the truth behind the old adage that goldfish have a three-second memory? Do fishes think? Can they recognize the hum... read more

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: 9781786071224
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: 216mm X 135mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
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: 8 page colour plate section
: 304
: 597.15
: Paperback
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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
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What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstru... 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
: 610.9
: Hardback
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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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Series:The Ladybird Expert Series

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending world of the very, very small. Written by physicist and broadcaster Professo... read more

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: 9780718186272
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Michael Joseph Ltd
: 178mm X 128mm X 9mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jim Al-Khalili
: 56
: 530.12
: Hardback
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Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)
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Series:The Ladybird Expert Series

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Climate Change is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to one of the most important issues facing our world today. From HRH The Prince of Wales, environmentalist To... read more

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: 9780718185855
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Michael Joseph Ltd
: 166mm X 117mm X 9mm
: United Kingdom
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: Tony Juniper
: illustrations
: 56
: 363.73874
: Hardback
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Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book)
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"The phenomenon of neuroplasticity : the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience : is the most im... read more

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: 9781925321814
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 208mm X 139mm X 31mm
: Australia
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: Norman Doidge
: 448
: 612.8
: Paperback
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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
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They say nothing good happens after 2AM. But have they played Jenga with an intoxicated Kiefer Sutherland, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or navigated Greenwich Village by shopping cart? It's another S... read more

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: 9781863958493
: Black Inc.
: Nero
: 232mm X 154mm X 23mm
: Australia
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: Jon Levy
: 240
: 158.1
: en
: Paperback
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The 2am Principle: Blueprint for Extreme Adventure
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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from every wa... read more

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: 9781861979582
: Profile Books Ltd
: Profile Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
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: Richard Mabey
: 386
: 580
: en
: Main
: Paperback
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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination
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