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Mt Stromlo Observatory: From Bush Observatory to the Nobel Prize

Mt Stromlo Observatory: From Bush Observatory to the Nobel Prize

Ragbir Bhathal, Ralph Sutherland, Harvey Butcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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Celebrates the history and success of the iconic Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra, and the many discoveries made by astronomers... [more]

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain

Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

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Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are,... [more]

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Rooftop Revolution: Join the Fight to Save Our Economy - and Our Planet - from Dirty Energy

Rooftop Revolution: Join the Fight to Save Our Economy - and Our Planet...

Danny Kennedy

Environmental economics; Energy industries & utilities; Mathematics & Sciences

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The Biggest Untold Economic Story of Our Time <br>Here is the truth that the powerful Dirty Energy public relations machine... [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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Mathematics and Sex

Mathematics and Sex

Clio Cresswell

Mathematics & Sciences; Family & relationships

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You've heard of sexual chemistry? Well, now try sexual mathematics. Shattering the stereotypes, Clio Cresswell takes us on... [more]

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The Great Mathematical Problems

The Great Mathematical Problems

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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There are some mathematical problems whose significance goes beyond the ordinary - like Fermat's Last Theorem or Goldbach's... [more]

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The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity

The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Mathematics, from One to Infinity

Steven Strogatz

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Award-winning Steven Strogatz, one of the foremost popularisers of maths, has written a witty and fascinating account of maths'... [more]

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Seen but Not Heard: Lilian Medland's Birds

Seen but Not Heard: Lilian Medland's Birds

Christobel Mattingley

Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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Lilian Medland has not received until now the recognition she deserves as a painter of birds. Due to world events and circumstances,... [more]

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Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

Nicholas Epley

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. This book takes... [more]

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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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Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Classical Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

George Hrabovsky, Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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Combining crystal-clear explanations of the laws of the universe with basic exercises (including essential equations and maths),... [more]

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Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Where Do Camels Belong?: The Story and Science of Invasive Species

Ken Thompson

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Biodiversity; Gardening; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved... [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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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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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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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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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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