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    Joy of Sets

    By Christopher Horrocks

    Hardback £14.46

    Chris Horrocks traces the prehistory of television as a fantastic vision in the nineteenth century culture, and charts its emergence into the living room.

    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times

    Raising the Dead

    By Andy Dougan

    Paperback £8.45

    Presents the story of the science of galvanism - named after the Italian scientist Luigi Galvini who had conducted the original experiments - a movement that investigated the theory of 'animal electricity', a unifying vital spirit that animates us all, its leaders believing that they stood on the brink of...

    Science of Sleep

    By Wallace Mendelson

    Hardback £14.46

    Statistics show insomnia is of pandemic proportions, our bodies insist on sleep, without it, we die. The Science of Sleep offers an accessible, illustrated understanding of the science behind sleep.

    Element in the Room

    By Helen Arney

    Hardback £12.65

    Let the brains behind the hugely successful Festival of the Spoken Nerd take you on a rib-tickling, experiment-fuelled adventure to explain the everyday science staring you in the face.

    On the Origin of Species

    By Charles Darwin

    Paperback £10.25

    In this elegant, portable masterpiece of scientific inquiry, Charles Darwin presents a convincing and engrossing case for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection.

    30-Second Genetics

    By Matthew Weitzman

    Hardback £11.45

    30-Second Genetics charts the most extraordinary discoveries, from the fundamentals of cell biology to the almost unbelievable advances in DNA sequencing and stem cell technology.

    How to Count to Infinity

    By Marcus du Sautoy

    Hardback £8.45

    Part of the Little Ways to Live a Big Life series, an enlightening and informative book that teaches you how to count to infinity and beyond, by Britain's most celebrated mathematician.

    Convergence

    By Peter Watson

    Paperback £8.45

    Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist.

    How To Understand E =mc2

    By Christophe Galfard

    Hardback £8.45

    It is the most famous equation in the world, and yet most of us do not know its significance. Leading theoretical physicist Christophe Galfard, who was trained by Stephen Hawking, explains it all in a way that is accessible and pertinent to the world in which we live in.

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