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      50 Ways the World Could End.

      One day our planet will end, more or less badly. We don't know exactly how. But Alok explains the apocalyptic science behind 50 horrifying doomsday scenarios. Surprisingly entertaining, whether we go by mass extinction, biotech disaster, death of the...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $9.95
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      A Light History of Hot Air.

      Rather than a history of Question Time it is in fact an atmospheric (ha, ha) collection of stories on hot air, illumination and burning in all their guises. From hot air balloons to the humble refrigerator, global warming to Thomas the Tank Engine this...

      Was: $32.95
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      Blip, Ping and Buzz...Making Sense of Radar and Sonar.

      He reveals the world of radar and sonar to the curious reader, technology buff and expert alike. Topics include the World War II radar system; the superior sonar systems of bats and whales; how electromagnetic and sound waves are transmitted, received...

      Was: $53.95
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      Diamonds.

      This covers the allure of, the search for, the cut of, the industry about, and the superb final product, both as individual gems and as jewellery, of diamonds. The text informs on geology, the industry and the psychology, and the colour photos are superb...

      Was: $29.95
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      From Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science.

      The Master of Trinity College, Cambridge has based this book on his 2010 Reith lectures. As he offers a clear picture of the future of science, he tackles such diverse subjects as the human brain, the possibility that humans will colonise other planets,...

      Was: $46.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Future Proof: The Greatest Gadgets and Gizmos Ever Imagined.

      Looks at the future and the scientific prophecies and realities in travel and transport; computers, cyborgs and robots; weapons and security; and life, health and sex. A fascinating look at what-might-be. Illustrated in colour. Publisher Description...

      Was: $24.95
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      Gadget Nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention.

      Provides plenty of stories of 'home grown' inventions and their often obsessed creators. Surprisingly, it is really enjoyable to read about these bizarre yet clever-in-a-strange-way ideas which include the Mobile Pet Water Bowl, a Mother's Third Arm,...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Green Radio Communication Networks.

      An informative and timely look at the information and communications industry sector and its relationship with energy consumption. It consists of articles covering different aspects of research into energy efficient wireless/mobile communications and...

      Was: $270.00
      Now: $49.95
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      High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health.

      She reveals that while high-tech gizmos may be sleek, they certainly aren't clean. Producing a single two-gram microchip can create kilos of waste including chemicals which get into food and bodies - not just in the Western world but in China, India and...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $9.95
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      How to Think Like da Vinci.

      Smith invites us to explore Leonardo's unique approach to creativity, art and science in order to reveal how we can apply his methods to all areas in our lives. Be inspired to follow in his footsteps as you learn to: seize your opportunities, innovate...

      Was: $29.99
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      Imperfect Creation: Cosmos, Life and Nature's Hidden Code.

      Despite efforts from ancient and modern thinkers a 'theory of everything' has remained elusive. Gleiser offers fresh perspectives and argues that there is 'Éno grand plan, cosmic blueprint or overarching explanation for our existence.' The universe is,...

      Was: $35.00
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      Innovation in Industrial Research.

      Discusses tools, the scientific method, publications, patents, ethics, projects, secrecy, communication, success criteria, sampling and analysis, planning, limitations of method, reputation and sustainability-driven innovation. From CSIRO Publishing. ...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End.

      Many apocalyptic predictions come about because of a shaky understanding of astronomy or the laws of science but here the authors examine what real science has to say about the prospect of megacatastrophes destroying our world. They outline all those...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Naked Science.

      Stuffed with eye-opening information taken from scientific reports published throughout the world. How can you get mosquitoes to leave you alone. Is it really true red wine is good for you? Is it possible to know what you will look like in five years...

      Was: $19.95
      Now: $8.95
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      Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.

      A timely treatise on the question of automation and the possible role of humans in the days to come. He discusses three types of machines Ð those operated directly by humans, those controlled remotely, and autonomous. It is a good exploration of how...

      Was: $39.99
      Now: $9.95
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      p53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code.

      All of us have lurking in our DNA a most remarkable gene known simply as p53, which has a crucial job - it protects us from cancer. This tells the story of an amazing journey of discovery, tracing the ups and downs of an international group of scientists...

      Was: $45.00
      Now: $14.95