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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

Douglas Rushkoff

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society

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An award-winning author explores how the world works in our age of continuous now. According to Rushkoff, presentism is... [more]

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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, this book reveals... [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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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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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

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

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The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy and Elizabeth Kolbert's book urgently compels us to rethink... [more]

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Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures

Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures

Virginia Morell

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; The natural world, country life & pets

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Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled and chimps grieve? Did you know that some... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

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

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Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement in modern physics. Anything... [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]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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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]

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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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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. In this book,... [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

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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 Allure of Orchids

The Allure of Orchids

Dr Mark Clements

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

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

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

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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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Best 100 Birdwatching Sites in Australia

Best 100 Birdwatching Sites in Australia

Sue Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Sue Taylor will make you want to pack your binoculars and hit the road, as she takes you on a tour of her top 100 Australian... [more]

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Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Bill McKibben

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Pollution & threats to the environment

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Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington DC. But that's where he spent... [more]

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The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources

The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources...

Michael T. Klare

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Central government policies; International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources

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Takes us from the Arctic to war zones to deep ocean floors, from a Russian submarine planting the country's flag under the... [more]

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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers from 1001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World

Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers from 1001 Nights to the...

Barnaby Rogerson

General encyclopaedias; Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Numerology

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Offers a miscellany of sacred, mysterious, spiritual and profane numbers. This book presents a deceptively simple list of... [more]

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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Philip Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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While some scientists tried to create an Aryan physics that excluded any 'Jewish ideas', many others made compromises and... [more]

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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal behaviour; Domestic animals & pets; Cats as pets

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Worshipped as gods, feared as demonic servants, seen as both wild opportunists and beloved companions, cats often seem as... [more]

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

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

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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

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

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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

Len Zell

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Coral reefs; The natural world, country life & pets

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For many of us the Great Barrier Reef conjures up images of beautiful clear waters teeming with colourful fish and coral of... [more]

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

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

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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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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