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Sapiens

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by: Yuval Noah Harari

Category: Science

Price: € 16,50

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us.

We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? In this bold and provocative ...

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by: Rebecca Skloot

Category: Science

Price: € 14,85

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta's family did not learn of her 'immortality' until more ...

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Turing

Turing's Cathedral

by: George Dyson

Category: Science

Price: € 16,50 >> € 15,00

George Dyson's fascinating account of the early years of computers: "Turing's Cathedral" is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being. In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study ...

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About Time

About Time

by: Adam Frank

Category: Science

Price: € 16,50

The palaeolithic farmer moved through the sun-fuelled day in a radically different way to the modern office worker bound into fifteen-minute Outlook increments - but both grasped time based on the potent scientific discoveries of the age. Now, with the advent of quantum clocks, string theory, multiverses, ...

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Clouds

Clouds That Look Like Things

by: Gavin Pretor-Pinney (Ed.)

Category: Science

Price: € 21,45

Clouds in the shape of dolphins, elephants, UFOs, even Alfred Hitchcock and Andy Murray...they're all here in this beautiful and hilarious collection of clouds photographed around the world by members of The Cloud Appreciation Society, selected and wittily captioned by Gavin Pretor-Pinney, winner of ...

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Quantum Unipb

The Quantum Universe

by: Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw

Category: Science

Price: € 14,85

From the bestselling authors of "Why does E=mc2?" comes "The Quantum Universe", in which Brian Cox, presenter of the BBC's "Wonders of the Solar System" and "Wonders of the Universe", and Jeff Forshaw go on a brilliantly ambitious mission to show that everyone can understand the deepest questions of ...

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That 's Disgusting

That's Disgusting

by: Rachel Herz

Category: Science

Price: € 28,05 >> € 19,50

Disgust originated to prevent us from eating poisonous food, but this simple safety mechanism has since evolved into a uniquely human emotion that dictates how we treat others, shapes our cultural norms, and even has implications for our mental and physical health. That's Disgusting illuminates the science ...

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Thinkingfast

Thinking, Fast and Slow

by: Daniel Kahneman

Category: Science

Price: € 14,85 >> € 13,00

"'Thinking, Fast and Slow' is a masterpiece - a brilliant and engaging intellectual saga by one of the greatest psychologists and deepest thinkers of our time. Kahneman should be parking a Pulitzer next to his Nobel Prize" -- Daniel GIlbert

"An outstanding book, distinguished by beauty and clarity of ...

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Quiet

Quiet

by: Susan Cain

Category: Science

Price: € 24,75 >> € 22,50

"'Quiet' is a startling, important and readable page-turner. It will make quiet people see themselves in a whole new light." - Naomi Wolf

Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we ...

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The Art of Science

The Art of Science

by: Richard Hamblyn

Category: Science

Price: € 33,00 >> € 29,50

Science. Does the word fill you with excitement, or dread, or something in between? Science - and the art of science writing - can, and should, be something to get excited about. The extracts featured in this anthology span centuries and continents, but are connected by their authors' desire to understand, ...

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