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1 Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice (Paperback)

by Matthew Syed

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 28/04/2011

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Essential reading following an astounding summer of sport; if you've ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer. Read more

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2 Philip's Stargazing 2015: Month-By-Month Guide to the Northern Night Sky (Paperback)

by Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Format: Paperback 64 pages
Published: 06/10/2014

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A month-by-month guide to the northern-hemisphere night sky for 2015, written by the internationally known astronomy writers and broadcasters... Read more

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3 In Search of Schrodinger's Cat (Paperback)

by John Gribbin

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 15/02/1985

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Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning... Read more

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4 Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World (Paperback)

by Mark A. Miodownik

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 06/03/2014

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An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, it... Read more

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5 Nothing: From Absolute Zero to Cosmic Oblivion, Amazing Insights into Nothingness (Paperback)

by New Scientist

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 07/11/2013

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All too easily, we ignore or dismiss the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence. But without nothing, or rather what we've... Read more

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6 Longitude (Paperback)

by Dava Sobel

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 05/09/2005

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The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and... Read more

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7 The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day (Paperback)

by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 27/03/2014

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Marjorie Daw is a librarian, and takes her job - and indeed the truth of words - very seriously. She doesn't know it, but her world and ours -... Read more

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8 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Paperback)

by George Dyson

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 28/02/2013

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In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a... Read more

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9 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (Paperback)

by David Quammen

Format: Paperback 592 pages
Published: 01/08/2013

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First, a horse in Brisbane falls ill: fever, swelling, bloody froth. Then thirteen others drop dead. The foreman at the stables becomes ill and the... Read more

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10 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Paperback)

by Rebecca Skloot

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 07/01/2011

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The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever ... Read more

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