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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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The Maths Handbook: Everyday Maths Made Simple

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The Maths Handbook: Everyday Maths Made Simple

Dr. Richard Elwes

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Covering all the basics including fractions, equations, primes, squares and square roots, geometry and fractals, Dr Richard... [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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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

Paperback

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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People and the Sky: Our Ancestors and the Cosmos

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People and the Sky: Our Ancestors and the Cosmos

Anthony F. Aveni

History; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How many of us today can accurately identify the stars and constellations, the phases of the moon, or the hour and position... [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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Eat Real Food: The Only Solution to Permanent Weight-Loss and Disease Prevention

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Eat Real Food: The Only Solution to Permanent Weight-Loss and Disease Prevention...

David Gillespie

Medicine; Diets & dieting; Health & wholefood cookery; Advocate - Food & Garden

Paperback

From bestselling author David Gillespie comes the only permanent solution to weight-loss and disease prevention. [more]

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Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease

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Murderous Contagion: A Human History of Disease

Mary Dobson

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine; History of science

Paperback

The human stories behind disease, plagues and epidemics and their deadly impact through history. [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

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Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if... [more]

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City Limits Why Australian Cities are Broken and How We Can Fix Them

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City Limits Why Australian Cities are Broken and How We Can Fix Them

Jane-Frances Kelly, Paul Donegan

History; Social issues & processes; Urban communities; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Our bush heritage helped to define our identity, but today Australia is a nation of cities. A higher proportion of Australians... [more]

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

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Geographic Information Science and Systems

Michael F. Goodchild, David W. Rhind

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

Paperback

Effective use of today s powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problem-solving that underpins... [more]

$92.95

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the...

Norman Doidge

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

Through hopeful, astonishing stories, The Brain’s Way of Healing explains how mind, brain, and body, and the energies... [more]

$35.00

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The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

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The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

Brian Fagan

History; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Brian Fagan shows how the powerful bond between Homo sapiens and other species has determined the course of civilizations... [more]

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A Charm of  Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

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A Charm of Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature...

Simon Flynn, Marc Allum, Daniel Allen

Reference; Popular science; Antiques & collectables; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A beautifully presented box set of three paperback Magpie miscellanies--a great gift for the curious. [more]

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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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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers

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Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers...

Amir D Aczel

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations; History of mathematics; History of science

Hardback

The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. [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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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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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

Biography; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients... [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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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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

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