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Felt Time: The Psychology of How We Perceive Time

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Felt Time: The Psychology of How We Perceive Time

Marc Wittmann

Psychology; Popular science; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Popular psychology

Hardback

In Felt Time, Marc Wittmann explores the riddle of subjective time, explaining our perception of time - whether moment by... [more]

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

Hardback

The description for this book, Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

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Ten Physicists Who Transformed Our Understanding of Reality

Brian Clegg, Rhodri Evans

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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The intriguing lives and key works of the ten physicists who most profoundly transformed our understanding of the physical... [more]

$21.99

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The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science; Human biology

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Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different... [more]

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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The intimate, definitive biography of Neil Armstrong's inspiring life story written by one of America's great space journalists.... [more]

$24.99

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Animals of Australia

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Animals of Australia

Ken Stepnell

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Pocket sized Covers over 200 species of mammal, reptile and amphibian. Contains 250 photographs illustrating key features.Written... [more]

$14.99

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Field Guide to the Tropical Fish of Australia

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Field Guide to the Tropical Fish of Australia

Rick Stuart-Smith, Graham Edgar, Andrew Green, Ian Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Paperback

This indispensible field guide the most comprehensive of its kind covers nearly 1,100 fish species from the tropical seas... [more]

$45.00

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Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

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Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

David Lindenmayer, Philip Barton, Jennifer Pierson

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

Paperback

<p>Ecological indicators and surrogates are used widely by resource managers to monitor&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">and... [more]

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The Meaning of Science

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The Meaning of Science

Tim Lewens

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

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Drawing on the insights of towering figures like Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn, this book shows how key questions in science... [more]

$22.99

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Art Forms from the Abyss: Ernst Haeckel's Images from the HMS Challenger Expedition

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Art Forms from the Abyss: Ernst Haeckel's Images from the HMS Challenger...

Peter J. le B. Williams

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Prints & printmaking; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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These radiant images from the renowned 19th-century biologist and illustrator Ernst Haeckel, featuring marine microorganisms,... [more]

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The Math Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

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The Math Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

Clifford A. Pickover

Mathematics & Sciences

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A fascinating appreciation of 250 milestones in the history of mathematics, covering topics spanning more than 150 million... [more]

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Physics: A Short History from Quintessence to Quarks

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Physics: A Short History from Quintessence to Quarks

John L. Heilbron

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

How does the physics we know today - a highly professionalised enterprise, inextricably linked to government and industry... [more]

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight Before NASA

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight Before NASA

Amy Shira Teitel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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NASA's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969.... [more]

$29.99

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Randall Munroe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind xkcd.com. Munroe's hilarious... [more]

$19.99

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2015

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2015

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

<p>The annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">How... [more]

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2016 Australasian Sky Guide

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2016 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical charts & atlases

Paperback

<p>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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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A funny and enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters.&nbsp; [more]

$34.99

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Mountain Ash: Fire, Logging and the Future of Victoria's Giant Forests

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Mountain Ash: Fire, Logging and the Future of Victoria's Giant Forests

David Lindenmayer, David Blair, Lachlan McBurney, Sam Banks

Mathematics & Sciences; Biodiversity

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Ecological forest recovery in the Mountain Ash forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria following the February 2009 wildfires.... [more]

$59.95

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The Heart Healers

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The Heart Healers

James Forrester

Cardiovascular medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

One Australian dies from heart disease every twelve minutes. But hundreds of thousands have lived thanks to the greatest medical... [more]

$29.99

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [more]

$35.00

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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

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Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

David E. Presti

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Hardback

Key concepts in neuroscience presented for the non-medical reader. [more]

$53.95

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Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

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Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

George Jaroszkiewicz

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Relativity physics

Hardback

This book reviews a great range of Images of Time, that is, theories of time, from a diversity of perspectives: historical,... [more]

$50.95

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The Natural and the Human: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1739-1841

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The Natural and the Human: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1739-1841...

Stephen Gaukroger

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; History of ideas; Psychology; Philosophy of science

Hardback

Stephen Gaukroger presents an original account of the development of science and our understanding of ourselves during a period... [more]

$61.95

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

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Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement and Money

Norman Biggs

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

This book explains how mathematical ideas evolved in response to the growing levels of organization in human societies, from... [more]

$40.95

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Earth and Mars: A Reflection

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Earth and Mars: A Reflection

Stephen E. Strom, Bradford A. Smith, Bradford A Smith

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Earth and Mars relates in images and words the life story of two planets: both born in the dusty disk surrounding the young... [more]

$42.95

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