Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths ErrorsMost of the time, the maths in our everyday lives works quietly behind the scenes Until someone forgets to carry a 1 and a bridge collapses, a plane drops out of the sky or a building rocks when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap s 1990 hit I ve Got The Power This book is

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Wilding

WildingForced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of

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Letters From An Astrophysicist

Letters From An AstrophysicistThe natural follow up to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the worlds largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the

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Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage SaleDownsizing Decluttering A parent s death Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go Sometimes across the country or even halfway across the world to people and

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Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave DiverFrom one of the worlds most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earths final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than we

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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

The Death and Life of the Great LakesThe Great LakesErie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superiorhold 20 percent of the worlds supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent The

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