New Science titles

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Hardback:My life in sea creatures:2022 Hardback
Author: Imbler, Sabrina
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Resource type: Physical
Note: As a mixed Chinese and white non-binary writer working in a largely white, male field, science journalist Sabrina Imbler has always been drawn to the mystery of life in the sea, and particularly to creatures living in hostile or remote environments. Each essay in this collection profiles one such creature.
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Paperback:Field guide to coastal wildflowers of Britain, Ireland and northwest Europe:2022 Paperback
Author: Sterry, Paul
Author: Cleave, Andrew
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Collins bird guide, Third Edition:2022 Hardback
Author: Svensson, Lars
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: William Collins
Resource type: Physical
Note: Written by leading European field ornithologists, this book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of the year, with detailed text on size, habitat, range, identification and call.
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Paperback:Shoreham and District Ornithological Society, Spring Newsletter 2022:2022 Paperback
Author: Smith, Roger
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
67p; illus
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Paperback:Shoreham and District Ornithological Society, Autumn Newsletter 2022:2022 Paperback
Author: Smith, Roger
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
63p; illus
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Hardback:The Challenger Expedition, exploring the ocean's depths:2022 Hardback
Author: Jones, Erika
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Royal Museums Greenwich
Resource type: Physical
Note: On December 1872, HMS Challenger, especially modified to support a team of civilian scientists, set sail from Portsmouth, England, to begin a round-the-world journey, unique for the scale of its ambition and scope. This book tracks the paths of six objects associated with the Challenger expedition, including the Baillie sounding machine, a starfish
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Paperback:Jewels, a secret history:2022 Paperback
Author: Finlay, Victoria
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sceptre
Resource type: Physical
Note: Uncovering the secret histories of precious stones, Victoria Finlay's search takes her to Egypt to find the lost emerald mines of Cleopatra, to the Australian opal fields with their underground towns, to Burma where she is spied on by the military junta, and to a secret location to meet a diamond cutter. Originally published: 2005
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Hardback:The secret life of a woodland habitat, life through the seasons:2022 Hardback
Author: Harmsworth, Chloe Valerie
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: White Owl
Resource type: Physical
Note: Delve deep into the trees and find wonder in our UK woodlands. Step back from the pressures of everyday life and reconnect with nature and its mindful magic with this guide. Learn what you can see at different times of the year and recognise the stunning trees, flowers and plants, multi-hued birds and insects, and mysterious mammals that call these
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Hardback:The evolution of Charles Darwin, the epic voyage of the Beagle that forever changed our view of life on earth:2022 Hardback
Author: Preston, Diana
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The little book of snow, the story of nature's best-loved spectacle:2022 Paperback
Author: Coulthard, Sally
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Apollo
Resource type: Physical
Note: Packed with insights, outdoor fun, cultural lore, and traditional wisdom, this book delves into the history, science, literature, and cultural heritage that surrounds snow, frost, and ice. Originally published: 2018
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Hardback:Into the forest, the secret language of trees:2022 Hardback
Author: Hitchcock, Susan Tyler
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: National Geographic
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Statistics all-in-one for dummies:2023 Paperback
Author: Rumsey, Deborah J
Year: 2023
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: For Dummies
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Statistics All-in-One For Dummies' is packed with lessons, examples, and practice problems to help you slay your stats course. Develop confidence and understanding in statistics with easy-to-understand (even fun) explanations of key concepts. Plus, you'll get access to online chapter quizzes and other resources that will turn you into a stats master
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Paperback:How to read an insect, a smart guide to what insects do and why:2022 Paperback
Author: Piper, Ross
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Takes you on an unforgettable tour of the insect world, presenting these amazing creatures as you have never seen them before. This illustrated guide puts a wealth of fascinating behaviours under the microscope - from elegant displays of courtship to brutal acts of predation. Along the way, Ross Piper charts the evolution of insects and reveals eve
230mm
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Hardback:Escape from model land, how mathematical models can lead us astray and what we can do about it:2022 Hardback
Author: Thompson, Erica
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Basic Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Models are at the centre of everything we do. Whether we use them or are simply affected by them, they act as metaphors that help us better understand the increasingly complex problems facing us in the modern world. Without models, we couldn't begin to tackle three of the major challenges facing modern society: regulation of the economy, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Hardback:The magick of matter, crystals, chaos and the wizardry of physics:2022 Hardback
Author: Flicker, Felix
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Profile Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a book about wizardry. It will reveal the secrets of the wizard's art, and how you, too, can learn to follow them. It is a history of magic. From the laws of thermodynamics to the seven bridges of Konigsberg, 'The Magick of Matter' is a journey of discovery which will upend everything you think you know about witchcraft, wizardry, and condensed matter physics.
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Paperback:String theory for dummies. 2nd ed:2022 Paperback
Author: Jones, Andrew Zimmerman
Author: Sfondrini, Alessandro
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Today, string theory is considered to be the 'theory of everything' that will explain the basic nature of mass and energy. With in-depth examples and easy-to-understand writing, this book provides the information a reader needs to understand this complex aspect of physics and relate it to the world around them.
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Paperback:Chromorama, how colour changed our way of seeing:2022 Paperback
Author: Falcinelli, Riccardo
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Particular Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Why are pencils yellow and white goods white? Why is black the colour of mourning? What connects Queen Victoria's mauve gown and Michelle Obama's yellow dress? In 'Chromorama', acclaimed graphic designer Riccardo Falcinelli delves deep into the history of colour to show how it has shaped the modern gaze.
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Hardback:The history of the world in 100 plants:2022 Hardback
Author: Barnes, Simon
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd
Resource type: Physical
Note: As humans, we hold the planet in the palms of ours hands. But we still consume the energy of the sun in the form of food. The sun is available for consumption because of plants. Plants make food from the sun by the process of photosynthesis; nothing else in the world can do this.
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Paperback:Eureka!, mindblowing science every day of the year:2022 Paperback
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Murray
Resource type: Physical
Note: Could you surf down an erupting volcano? Why don't penguins' feet freeze? Are you breathing the same air as Leonardo da Vinci? Are there any green mammals? If you've ever wondered why tigers have stripes and pineapples have spikes, how to escape quicksand, what would happen if the moon vanished, and why cats (nearly) always land on their feet. Eureka!
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Hardback:The song of the cell, an exploration of medicine and the new human:2022 Hardback
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: The Bodley Head
Resource type: Physical
Note: Rich with Mukherjee's revelatory and exhilarating stories of scientists, doctors, and the patients whose lives may be saved by their work, 'The Song of the Cell' is the third book in this extraordinary writer's exploration of what it means to be human.
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