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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking...

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

For more than 100 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 120 articles from its... [more]

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

Laura Laing

Mathematics & Sciences

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Everyone has heard students' most common complaint in maths class: "Why do I need to learn this? I'll never use it when... [more]

$22.99

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Just Cool it: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do, a Post-Paris Agreement

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Just Cool it: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do, a Post-Paris Agreement...

David Suzuki, Ian Hanington

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

A resounding post-Paris Agreement wake-up call about the urgency of the climate crisis that offers a range of practical solutions... [more]

$27.99

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind. [more]

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Everyone knows the old saying "necessity is the mother of invention," but if you do a paternity test on many of... [more]

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

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Time Travel

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Time Travel

James Gleick

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

Paperback

From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins,... [more]

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing... [more]

$16.95

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

$35.00

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Opening this book, you are about to enter a wonderland. Tim Flannery, author of Atmosphere of Hope and The Weather Makers... [more]

$29.99

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky (4th Edition)

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky (4th Edition)

Steve Massey, Steve Quirk

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

<div>The completely revised third edition features:</div><div><br /></div><div>&bull; A new foreword by Dr Fred Watson AM,... [more]

$45.00

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. [more]

$38.95

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

$28.95

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [more]

$59.99

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

We live in a world increasingly governed by technology-but at what cost? [more]

$38.95

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of science

Hardback

A story of courage, genius and terrible folly. It is the history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory... [more]

$49.99

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

Alfred S. Posamentier, Robert Geretschlager

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Hardback

The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many... [more]

$44.99

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