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1 The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science (Hardback)

by Armand Marie Leroi

Format: Hardback 512 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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2 The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction (Paperback)

by Bruce Hood

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? This book deals with these questions. Read more

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3 Ocean: A Photicular Book (Hardback)

by Carol Kaufmann

Format: Hardback 12 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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The magical follow-up to Safari, Ocean uses the same lenticular-based technology that transfers fluid full-colour movies onto a book page and offers... Read more

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4 The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance (Hardback)

by Caleb A. Scharf

Format: Hardback 288 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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Though the concept of "the universe" suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe may be... Read more

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5 Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World (Hardback)

by Amir Alexander

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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6 Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem (Hardback)

by Richard Dunn, National Maritime Museum, Rebekah Higgitt

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition "Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude". Read more

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7 How Not To Be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life (Hardback)

by Jordan Ellenberg

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 03/06/2014

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The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This title shows us, maths... Read more

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8 The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us (Hardback)

by Dr. Alice Roberts

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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The presenter of the BBC's The Incredible Human Journey takes us on a revealing tour around our bodies and into the past to uncover the... Read more

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9 Mind Change (Hardback)

by Susan Greenfield

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 21/08/2014

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Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity, diminished privacy... Read more

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10 Human Evolution: A Pelican Introduction (Paperback)

by Robin Dunbar

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? This book deals with these... Read more

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