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Mathematics & Sciences titles - 81,516 results

The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections,... [more]

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help us Understand Ourselves

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery...

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace... [more]

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [more]

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity,... [more]

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House of Karls

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House of Karls

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Australia's favourite popular scientist returns with a new book of scintillating science. His latest book is packed with fun... [more]

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Small Wonders: A Close Look at Nature's Miniatures

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Small Wonders: A Close Look at Nature's Miniatures

Stanley Breeden, Kaisa Breeden

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Award-winning nature photographers Stanley and Kaisa Breeden explore Australia's small animal life to reveal the wonder and... [more]

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Numericon: A Journey Through the Hidden Lives of Numbers

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Numericon: A Journey Through the Hidden Lives of Numbers

Rachel Thomas, Marianne Freiberger

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

A journey through the world of maths via the significance of its most important numbers. [more]

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Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences

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Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences

Mark Siddall

Mathematics & Sciences; Toxicology (non-medical)

Hardback

A guide to surviving in the natural world. It looks at how and where poisons and venoms naturally occur in reptiles, insects,... [more]

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War of the Whales: A True Story

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War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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Two men face off against an all-powerful navy-and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. [more]

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's... [more]

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Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide

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Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide

Iain Campbell, Sam Woods, Nick Leseberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds... [more]

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How Big is Infinity? The 20 Big Maths Questions

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How Big is Infinity? The 20 Big Maths Questions

Tony Crilly

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Answers to 20 of the most mindbending and perplexing mathematical questions. [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

Hardback

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the... [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas. [more]

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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You

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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You

Christine McKinley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

From the host of the History channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded: the laws of the universe like you've never experienced them... [more]

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Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

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Alex Through the Looking-glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect...

Alex Bellos

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey... [more]

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

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Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex.... [more]

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine...

Jeff Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and... [more]

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Tom Ambrose

Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Gift books

Paperback

For an invention with a history of just 200 years, the simple bicycle has changed the world in many ways. The History of Cycling... [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

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A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

Dava Sobel, Sobel, Burton

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Traces the story of the reclusive sixteenth-century cleric who introduced the revolutionary idea that the Earth orbits the... [more]

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest, Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,...

Bryan Gaensler

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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A star-gazer since childhood, astronomer Gaensler has not lost his wide-eyed fascination with the stars. In this engaging,... [more]

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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain

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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics...

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

From the reign of Charles II to the early 19th century, a curious Almanac - part 'teach-yourself mathematics', part political... [more]

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

A tour of the late eighteenth century English Enlightenment in the company of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, who... [more]

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