The Humongous Book of Trigonometry Problems

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Published: 2012-09-04

ISBN: 9781615641826

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

W. Michael Kelley is a former award-winning calculus teacher and the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Calculus, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Precalculus, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Algebra.

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Price: $19.95


Girls Get Curves

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Published: 2012-08-02

ISBN: 9781594630941

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Hudson Street Press

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 “Hot X: Algebra Exposed is a must-have for any teen or tween girl who feels nervous about Algebra class."

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Price: $28.95


In Defence of Dogs

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Published: 2012-07-26

ISBN: 9780141046495

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis

John Bradshaw is a biologist who founded and directs the world-renowned Anthrozoology Institute, based at the University of Bristol. He has been studying the behaviour of domestic dogs and their owners for over 25 years, and is the author of many scientific articles, research papers and reviews, which have not only shed new light on the dog’s abilities and needs, but have also changed the way that dogs are understood and cared for all over the world.

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Price: £9.99


The Quantum Universe

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Published: 2012-07-05

ISBN: 9780241952702

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

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Brian Cox is a Professor of Particle Physics and Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, and works at the CERN laboratory in Geneva. He is also a popular presenter on TV and radio.

Jeff Forshaw is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Manchester, specializing in the physics of elementary particles. He was awarded the Institute of Physics Maxwell Medal in 1999 for outstanding contributions to theoretical physics.

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Price: £8.99


The Spark of Life

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Published: 2012-06-28

ISBN: 9781846143014

Format: BB

Publisher: Allen Lane

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Frances Ashcroft is Professor of Physiology at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Trinity College Oxford. She is also Director of OXION, a consortium of scientists studying ion channels, the heroes of this book. Her scientific research focuses on how a rise in your blood sugar level stimulates the release of insulin and what why this process goes wrong in diabetes. She has won many prizes for her research, most recently the L’Oreal/UNESCO 2012 Women in Science award. Her first book for the general reader was Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival.

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Price: £25.00


Zero Degrees of Empathy

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Published: 2012-06-07

ISBN: 9780141017969

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis

Simon Baron-Cohen is Professor at Cambridge University in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. He is also the Director of the Autism Research Centre there. He has carried out research into social neuroscience over a 20 year career. His popular science book entitled The Essential Difference (Penguin 2003) has been translated in over a dozen languages, and has been widely reviewed.

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Price: £9.99


Ocean of Life

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Published: 2012-05-31

ISBN: 9781846143946

Format: BB

Publisher: Allen Lane

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Callum Roberts is professor of marine conservation at the University of York. For the last 10 years he has campaigned for stronger protection for the sea at national and international levels, including advising the United Nations, European Commission and the European Parliament. He was on the WWF-US National Council for six years and currently serves as a Council Member of Fauna and Flora International, a Board Member of Seaweb and a WWF-UK Ambassador. Callum’s first book The Unnatural History of the Sea won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Prize, and was named by The Washington Post as one of

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Price: £25.00


The Reason Why

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Published: 2012-04-05

ISBN: 9780141047966

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis

John Gribbin is one of today’s greatest writers of popular science and the author of bestselling books, including In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat, Stardust, Science: A History and Deep Simplicity. He is famous to his many fans for making complex ideas simple, and says that his aim in his writing – much of it done with his wife, Mary Gribbin – is to share with his readers his sense of wonder at the strangeness of the universe. John Gribbin trained as an astrophysicist at Cambridge University and is currently Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex.

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Price: £9.99


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Trigonometry

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Published: 2012-04-03

ISBN: 9781615641444

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Follows a standard course curriculum Includes both polar coordinates and complex numbers, unlike the competition

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Price: $19.95


The Puzzler's Dilemma

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Published: 2012-03-06

ISBN: 9780399537295

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Perigee Trade

Synopsis

Derrick Niederman is the author of Number Freak: From 1 to 200-The Hidden Language of Numbers Revealed, along with several volumes of minimysteries and math puzzle books. He is also the creator of more than twenty crosswords for the Sunday New York Times, and the designer of the mathematical puzzle 36 Cube. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Price: $15.00


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