'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in t... read more

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: 9781473695986
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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A journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures. It's lucky you're here. But for a series of incredible coincidences and roads not taken, your life could b... read more

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: 9781473628618
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: New Scientist Magazine Staff
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The Universe Next Door: A Journey Through 57 Alternative Realities, Parallel Worlds and Possible Futures
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This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

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: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
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: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
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A Continent on the Move
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In this mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Carlo Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind.Everything y... read more

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: 9780141981727
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm
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: Carlo Rovelli
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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A National Book Award finalist, the mesmerizing, landmark illustrated biography Radioactive is finally available in a stunning paperback edition. Through words and her own gorgeously crafted illustrations, artist and journalist Lauren Red... read more

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: 9780062416162
: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
: Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins US
: 279mm X 203mm
: United States
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: Lauren Redniss
: Paperback
: 208
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Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout
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Series:Pelican Bks.

For many years now, we have known the story of the Solar System, and the Earth's place in it. We have mapped out the stars in the night sky, and have known that we live in a disk of stars that makes up the Milky Way galaxy. But, in the past few decades, ... read more

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: 9780241385395
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
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: Jo Dunkley
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Our Universe - An Astronomer's Guide
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PHYSICS WORLD 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR

'A clear and deeply researched account of what's known about the quantum laws of nature, and how to think about what they might really mean' Nature

'I think I can safely say that nobody understands qua... read more

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: 9781784706081
: penguin random house
: Arrow
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: Philip Ball
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Beyond Weird - Quantum Physics
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What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains how our image of the world has changed ... read more

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: 9780141983219
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
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: Carlo Rovelli
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: 617
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: 530.14/3
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Reality is Not What it Seems
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'Prepare to have your mind blown! A brilliantly written overview of the past, present and future of modern cosmology.' - DALLAS CAMPBELL, author of Ad AstraThe Beginning and the End of Everything is the whole story as we currently understand it - fr... read more

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: 9781782439561
: Michael O'Mara Books, Limited
: Michael O'Mara Books, Limited
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: Paul Parsons
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The Beginning and the End of Everything
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A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of g... read more

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: 9781408879559
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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: Brenda Maddox
: Paperback
: 551.0922
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Reading the Rocks - How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
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Awards:Winner of Costa Biography Award 2009.

Paul Dirac was one of the leading pioneers of the greatest revolution in 20th-century science: quantum mechanics. The youngest theoretician ever to win the Nobel Prize for Physics, he was also pathologically reticent, strangely l... read more

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: 9780571222865
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 198mm X 126mm X 35mm
: United Kingdom
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: Graham Farmelo
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The Strangest Man : The hidden life of Paul Dirac, quantum genius
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Series:Everything You Know About... Ser.

Is the Great Wall of China visible from the Moon? Are we descended from Neanderthals? Guess again--because what you think is true about science might not be right There are some scientific "truths" we take for granted--but what if they're wrong... read more

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: 9781849944021
: Pavilion Books
: Batsford
: 192mm X 136mm
: United Kingdom
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: Matt Brown
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Everything You Know About Science is Wrong
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