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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Michael Bright

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

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A spectacular journey through this vast continent, with inspiring photography capturing wildlife behaviour, amazing new creatures... [more]

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

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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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Economics; Business & management; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Looks at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice... [more]

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The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

The Domesticated Brain: A Pelican Introduction

Bruce Hood

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Why do we care what others think? What keeps us bound together? How does the brain shape our behaviour? This book deals with... [more]

$14.99

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The Reef: A Passionate History

The Reef: A Passionate History

Iain McCalman

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Coral reefs; The Earth: natural history general

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Iain McCalman's brilliant new book is a passionate history of the Great Barrier Reef told in twelve extraordinary tales. Equal... [more]

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; 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]

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The Norm Chronicles: Stories and numbers about danger

The Norm Chronicles: Stories and numbers about danger

Michael Blastland, David Spiegelhalter

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science

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Features Norm and his friends careful Prudence and reckless Kelvin, who turn to statistics to help him in life's endless series... [more]

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The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality

The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality...

Dave Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Nuclear structure physics; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Mathematical physics

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Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why... [more]

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Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life

George Monbiot

Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a wider space... [more]

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Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

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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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists,... [more]

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The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening

The Improbability Principle: Why Incredibly Unlikely Things Keep Happening...

David Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things... [more]

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Not for Greens

Not for Greens

Ian Plimer

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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The processes required to make a humble stainless steel teaspoon are remarkably complicated and every stage involves risk,... [more]

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The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives

The Quantum Age: How the Physics of the Very Small has Transformed Our Lives...

Brian Clegg

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

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Acclaimed popular science author Brian Clegg demonstrates how quantum physics underpins everyday life. [more]

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Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread - The Lessons from a New Science

Alex Pentland

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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Where do ideas come from? How do they get put into action? How can we create social structures that are productive and creative?... [more]

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Judgement Day: The Science of Discworld IV

Judgement Day: The Science of Discworld IV

Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

Fantasy; Fiction companions; Popular science

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Marjorie Daw is a librarian, and takes her job - and indeed the truth of words - very seriously. She doesn't know it, but... [more]

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A Rough Ride to the Future

A Rough Ride to the Future

James Lovelock

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system. This book presents the author's... [more]

$35.00

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2014 Australasian Sky Guide

2014 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with... [more]

$16.95

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

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

Jeff Goldberg

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; History of science; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; History of engineering & technology

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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 Best Australian Science Writing 2013

The Best Australian Science Writing 2013

Jane McCredie, Natasha Mitchell

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Could the dodo make a comeback? What does science tell us about the sex in Fifty Shades of Grey? Is giving up meat really... [more]

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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

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 Allure of Orchids

The Allure of Orchids

Dr Mark Clements

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

Paperback

For many lovers of flowers, orchids have a particular allure. Popular among gardeners, florists and nature lovers, orchids... [more]

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

Global Flu and You: A History of Influenza

George Dehner

Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Influenza pandemics are not a new phenomenon; humans have a long history with the influenza virus. This book traces the origins... [more]

$34.99  $12.00

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The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

Daniel Yergin

General & world history; Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; International relations; Energy industries & utilities; Physics; Energy technology & engineering

Paperback

A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning... [more]

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