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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky (4th Edition)

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky (4th Edition)

Steve Massey, Steve Quirk

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

<div>The completely revised third edition features:</div><div><br /></div><div>&bull; A new foreword by Dr Fred Watson AM,... [more]

$45.00

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. [more]

$38.95

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [more]

$59.99

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

$28.95

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So Smart

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The Cradle of Humanity: How the Changing Landscape of Africa Made Us So...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

$40.95

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

We live in a world increasingly governed by technology-but at what cost? [more]

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The Doctor

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The Doctor

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Travel through the mysteries of science with Australia's most trusted Lord of Science, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [more]

$34.99

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

Alfred S. Posamentier, Robert Geretschlager

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Hardback

The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many... [more]

$44.99

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Into the Orchid House - in Search of Beauty

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Into the Orchid House - in Search of Beauty

Bruce Gray

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

High on the hills of the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland stands a glasshouse built by orchid expert Bruce Gray.<br... [more]

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction... [more]

$12.99

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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Evolution: A Visual Record

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Evolution: A Visual Record

Robert Clark

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Stunning images to reawaken us to the scientific process that drives the amazing diversity of life on earth [more]

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The Art of Science: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804

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The Art of Science: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804

Jean Fornasiero, Lindl Lawton, John West-Sooby

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Baudin's artists, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas-Martin Petit, painted a series of remarkable portraits of Aboriginal... [more]

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The Genius of Birds

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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

This elegant scientific investigation and travelogue weaves personal anecdotes with fascinating science. Ackerman delivers... [more]

$35.00

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

Hardback

Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

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

Hardback

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine...

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island [more]

$32.99

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

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

Paperback

Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky&nbsp; meta-memoir&nbsp; raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

$29.99

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

John Rhodes

Humanities; History; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Spanning three centuries, The End of Plagues weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology,... [more]

$34.95  $10.00

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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

David Hendy (University of Westminster)

Communication studies; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

Hardback

Based on the BBC Radio 4 series --Title page verso. [more]

$46.95  $15.00

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

$39.99  $25.00

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind

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Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind...

Ajik Varki

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences

Hardback

At a chance meeting in 2005, Danny Brower posed an unusual idea to Ajit Varki that explained the origins of human uniqueness... [more]

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

Paperback

Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

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Fifty Machines That Changed the Course of History

Eric Chaline

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Mechanical engineering

Hardback

Gives the historical and technological context behind fifty machines that influenced the development of human civilization.... [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [more]

$42.95  $10.00

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