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Mathematics & Sciences

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Bush Heritage Australia: Restoring Nature Step by Step

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Bush Heritage Australia: Restoring Nature Step by Step

Sarah Martin

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment

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With a plan to own or manage one per cent of Australia by 2025, Bush Heritage Australia is an organisation with big ambitions.... [more]

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State of the World: Can a City be Sustainable?

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State of the World: Can a City be Sustainable?

Worldwatch Institute

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Urban & municipal planning

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State of the World first puts our current moment in context, tracing cities in the arc of human history. It also examines... [more]

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

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The Particle Zoo: The Search for the Fundamental Nature of Reality

Gavin Hesketh

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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The search for the fundamental nature of reality [more]

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained

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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained...

Robert Cave

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Examines 100 extraordinary projects, theories and experiments that have been conducted in the name of science. From spider... [more]

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

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Hands-on Science: 50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO

Sarah Kellett, David Shaw, Kath Kovac

Science: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Advocate - Children's

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Did you ever wonder why some insects can walk on water? Or how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies? Are you curious about why... [more]

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

linguistics; Phonetics, phonology; Anthropology; Evolution

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A captivating, paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and... [more]

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour Changes Online

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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyber-Psychologist Explains How Human Behaviour...

Mary Aiken

Society & Social Sciences; Psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Freakonomics for our modern online lives from the world's leading cyberpsychologist and inspiration for CSI Cyber, Mary Aiken.... [more]

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Introductory Course on Differentiable Manifolds

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Introductory Course on Differentiable Manifolds

Siavash Shahshahani

Mathematics & Sciences; Differential & Riemannian geometry

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Rigorous course for advanced undergraduates and graduate students requires a strong background in undergraduate mathematics.... [more]

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life

Karl J. Niklas

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Botany & plant sciences

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Although plants comprise more than 90% of all visible life, and land plants and algae collectively make up the most morphologically,... [more]

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The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get it Back

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The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science...

Clark A. Elliott

Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

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In 1999, Dr Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising... [more]

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

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Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

Dr Maria Rosa Antognazza

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy of mathematics

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This Very Short Introduction considers who Leibniz was and introduces his overarching intellectual vision. It follows his... [more]

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

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Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Medicine; Physiology; Haematology; Animal physiology

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Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mensuration & systems of measurement; Physics; Engineering measurement & calibration

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This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

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Solid Analytic Geometry

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Solid Analytic Geometry

Abraham Adrian Albert

Mathematics & Sciences; Analytic geometry

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Concise text covers basics of solid analytic geometry and provides ample material for a one-semester course. Additional chapters... [more]

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

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Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning

Sherman K. Stein

Mathematics & Sciences

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Eight fascinating examples show how understanding of certain topics in advanced mathematics requires nothing more than arithmetic... [more]

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Sustainability: A History

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Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

History of ideas; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Water is a key that unlocks much of Chinese history and thought. This secret history of China takes us on a journey through... [more]

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Popular science; Humour

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Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog... [more]

$19.99

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Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

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Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

Darian Leader

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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The history of civilization is a history of what humans do with their hands. From early tools to machinery, from fists to... [more]

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Australia's Fascinating Birds

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Australia's Fascinating Birds

Don Goodsir

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Birds are fascinating, lively, colourful creatures that can be encountered almost everywhere. The presence of birds certainly... [more]

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

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Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

Louisa Preston

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Across billions of planets, life cannot be restricted solely to Earth--or can it? Scientist Louisa Preston chronicles what... [more]

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

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Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures

Stephen Hawking

Documentary movies & films; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades - black... [more]

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity

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Gauge Field Theories: Spin One and Spin Two: 100 Years After General Relativity...

Gunter Scharf

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

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Examination of appropriate formulation of quantum gauge invariance covers free fields, causal perturbation theory, spin-1... [more]

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,...

John Brockman

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

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Edge.Org presents Edward O. Wilson, Richard Dawkins, Freeman Dyson, Matt Ridley, Ray Kurzweil, J. Craig Venter, Daniel Lieberman,... [more]

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