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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Suzanne Cory

History; Impact of science & technology on society

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Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer... [more]

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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

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

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and... [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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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty

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The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us...

Robert P. Crease, Alfred Scharff Goldhaber

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The fascinating story of how quantum mechanics went mainstream. [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

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

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

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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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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs didn't die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago. Get ready to unthink what you thought you knew and... [more]

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The World of Birds

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The World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

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A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of... [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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers

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Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers

Tom Jackson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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Counting, measuring, and calculating are as old as civilization itself, as are many of the theorems and laws of math. This... [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

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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

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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

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

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Wildlife

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Wildlife

Eliot Weinberger

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Weinberger’s essays are like encyclopaedias in miniature, crammed with curious details that make you wonder at the... [more]

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe

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Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews... [more]

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

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A fascinating insight into what climate change means for birds, and the consequences of ignoring the warning signs provided... [more]

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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

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Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits

Bjorn Lomborg

Economics; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences

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Bjorn Lomborg challenges world-class economists to describe the costs and benefits of a range of policies to combat global... [more]

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