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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It,...

Daniel Tatarsky

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

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Which continent is the largest? What is the composition of the air we breathe? What are the seven natural wonders of the world?... [more]

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of...

Ofir Driori, David McDannald

Mathematics & Sciences; Primates; Conservation of the environment

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An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself... [more]

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The History of the Space Shuttle

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The History of the Space Shuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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With its delta wing orbiter, twin solid rocket boosters and bright orange external fuel tank, NASA's Space Transportation... [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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Brain Food

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Brain Food

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Family & health

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In his typically engrossing style, Dr Karl places the food industry under the microscope, gives an insight into your insides,... [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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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

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Eureka Man: The Life and Legacy of Archimedes

Alan W. Hirshfeld

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

A charming introduction to the life and legacy of an extraordinary man. -New Scientist [more]

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

Hardback

Climate change. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. The Large Hadron Collider. What do these things have in common? They all... [more]

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

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New Solar System: Ice Worlds, Moons, and Planets Redefined

Patricia Daniels, Robert Burnham

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Offers information that challenges the reader with did-you-know surprises: the Sun's true temperature and timeline; an inside... [more]

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The Best American Science Writing

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The Best American Science Writing

Natalie Angier, Jesse Cohen

Anthologies (non-poetry); Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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The ninth edition of the popular annual series, hailed as superb brain candy ( Kirkus ), once again collects the most crucial,... [more]

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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An authoritative reference work and indispensable guide to the rainforest flora of Australia, with more than 300 commonly... [more]

$35.00

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

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Discovering the Expanding Universe

Harry Nussbaumer, Lydia Bieri

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

This book explores the history of the discovery of the expanding universe, one of the most exciting exploits in astronomy.... [more]

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

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Museum: The Macleays, Their Collections and the Search for Order

Ashley Hay, Robyn Stacey

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

Hardback

Museum presents a new telling of the richness of Australia's natural history. [more]

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

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The Night Sky: A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

Steve Massey

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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Ever wondered what lies out there in the Solar System beyond our own planet? This guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planets... [more]

$29.95  $13.00

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Saturn: A New View

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Saturn: A New View

Laura Lovett, Joan Horvath, Jeff Cuzzi

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Features photographs of the planet Saturn taken by the spacecraft Cassini. Accompanying the wealth of imagery are essays on... [more]

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Human Universe

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Human Universe

Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness... [more]

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The Water Book

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The Water Book

Alok Jha

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere; Advocate - Science

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A biography of the strangest molecule in the universe. Alok Jha takes the most every day of subjects - water - and explodes... [more]

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

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Bird Minds: Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

Gisela Kaplan

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Demonstrates how intelligent and emotional Australian birds can be. Gisela Kaplan describes complex behaviours such as grieving,... [more]

$45.00

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How to See the World

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How to See the World

Nicholas Mirzoeff

Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

In recent decades, we have witnessed an explosion in the number of visual images we encounter, as our lives have become increasingly... [more]

$14.99

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An Introduction to Star Formation

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An Introduction to Star Formation

Derek Ward-Thompson, Anthony P. Whitworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

Paperback

Ideal for students and researchers alike, this advanced textbook provides a complete overview of star formation. [more]

$84.95

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Green Guide to Garden Birds of Australia

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Green Guide to Garden Birds of Australia

Peter Slater

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Investigating the ever popular subject of the birds nin our backyards, this Green Guide features identification spreads coveirng... [more]

$18.99

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

John Van Wyhe, Kees Rookmaaker

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay... [more]

$26.95

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Cave: Nature and Culture

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Cave: Nature and Culture

Ralph Crane, Lisa Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

This book is a highly illustrated history of caves, showing their role in human imagination, as well as being a unique feature... [more]

$29.99

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars

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Papyrus: The Plant That Changed the World - From Ancient Egypt to Today's...

John Gaudet

History; Cultural studies; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

At the center of the most vital human-plant relationship in history, Papyrus evokes the mysteries of the ancient world while... [more]

$19.95

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

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Plants: From Roots to Riches

Kathy Willis

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Our peculiarly British obsession with gardens goes back a long way and Plants: From Roots to Riches takes us back to where... [more]

$22.99

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