Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between 2 words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
10 stunning animations launch readers on an unforgettable visual journey through the universe exploring black holes, supergiant... [more]
Is there a more remarkable process than the creation of human life? Aided by little more than a bottle of wine, a Barry White... [more]
If humans had not harnessed chemistry, we would all literally still be living in the Stone Age. Peter Atkins celebrates the... [more]
The brainy new book by the bestselling author of Fermat's Enigma--a must for anyone interested in numbers and mathematics... [more]
We eat, study, copy, and idealize the octopus. Yet this strange creature still eludes our understanding. With eight arms,... [more]
The senses can be powerful triggers for memories of our past, eliciting a range of both positive and negative emotions. In... [more]
James Clerk Maxwell (1831 -1879) was one of the most important mathematical physicists of all time. In scientific terms his... [more]
The question of exactly what sex differences exist and whether they have a biological foundation has been one of our culture's... [more]
An authoritative study of extinction in birds, with case studies of 20 critically endangered species and the research initiatives... [more]
Discover why Booderee National Park is a special part of Australia's natural heritage. [more]
Among the current books that celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, Cracking the Quantum Code of the Universe is a rare... [more]
How can something as complex as a human body create itself from a single fertilized egg? Drawing on ideas from physics and... [more]
The epic story of why passenger pigeons became extinct and what that says about our current relationship with the natural... [more]
Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as... [more]
A radical approach to studying the mind. Renowned Buddhist philosopher B. Alan Wallace reasserts the power of shamatha and... [more]
Tackles the interrelationship between brain function, language, art - especially music and poetry - and religion. By examining... [more]
This book explores the ecological consequences of the twin extinction events--the one that occurred within the Late Devonian... [more]
Every four days there are a million more people on the planet. More people and fewer resources. In this timely work, Alan... [more]
A collection of the best science and nature writing from the past year. [more]
From one of our finest and most popular science writers, the bestselling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to... [more]
A vivid, authoritative exploration of the iconic giants of the Ice Age. [more]
John and George Keats - Man of Genius and Man of Power - embodied sibling forms of Romanticism. George's emigration to the... [more]
Provides a classified checklist of all mammals in Australia (including those extinguished since European settlement) and the... [more]
A unique anthology designed to inspire students to want to learn and use statistics [more]
A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone's... [more]