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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

$27.95

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

Keith Parsons

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

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A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding... [more]

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures

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The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities...

Christine Kenneally

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?... [more]

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics

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Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to...

Gary Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

The mathematical certainty of Nate Silver meets the insights of Daniel Kahneman in this lively deconstruction of lies, damned... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Ian Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Now in its 4th year, this annual collection celebrates the finest Australian science writing of the year. [more]

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

Bernie Hobbs

Mathematics & Sciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

We are all fascinated by phobias and the weird and wonderful things that people are afraid of. [more]

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australias best-loved broadcasters. [more]

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help us Understand Ourselves

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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery...

Laurel Braitman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Charles Darwin developed his evolutionary theories by studying Galapagos finches and fancy pigeons; Alfred Russel Wallace... [more]

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

John Wright

History; Popular science; Taxonomy & systematics

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A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world. [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

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A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Naomi Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is... [more]

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The Meaning of Human Existence

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The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of science

Hardback

How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny... [more]

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

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Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

Bill Nye

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Evolution is one of the most powerful and important ideas ever developed in the history of science. Every question it raises... [more]

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

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The Copernicus Complex: The Quest for Our Cosmic (In)Significance

Caleb Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Hardback

Though the concept of the universe suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe... [more]

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

$24.99

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

Fred Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

How poignant it is to look at some of Gould's  beautiful images of our animals and know that some are no longer with... [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas. [more]

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Cook: From Sailor to Legend

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Cook: From Sailor to Legend

Rob Mundle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

As with Mundle’s previous books on Bligh and Flinders, this is full of nautical detail, well-researched and very readable.... [more]

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My Brief History

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My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

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

Hardback

Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

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Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Michael Bright

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

Hardback

A spectacular journey through this vast continent, with inspiring photography capturing wildlife behaviour, amazing new creatures... [more]

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

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2015 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide has been providing star gazers with everything they need to know about... [more]

$16.95

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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination

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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination...

Joyce Appleby

History; History of science; Expeditions

Paperback

Recounts the triumphs and mishaps of Columbus and other explorers, following the naturalists--both famous and obscure--whose... [more]

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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

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Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed

John Bradshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Cats are the most popular pet in the world. They outnumber the dog, man's 'best friend', by three to one. Cats need not so... [more]

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

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I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That

Ben Goldacre

Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The very best journalism from one of Britain's most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science... [more]

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