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Astronomy 2015 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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

It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions About Science

Keith Parsons

Philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

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

$34.99

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

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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The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

The Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Ian Lowe

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

Bernie Hobbs

Mathematics & Sciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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

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Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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

$29.99

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The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as...

Sam Kean

Neurosurgery; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections,... [more]

$35.00

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

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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House of Karls

House of Karls

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

Australia's favourite popular scientist returns with a new book of scintillating science. His latest book is packed with fun... [more]

$32.99

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

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

Caleb Scharf

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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

$39.99

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Small Wonders: A Close Look at Nature's Miniatures

Small Wonders: A Close Look at Nature's Miniatures

Stanley Breeden, Kaisa Breeden

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Award-winning nature photographers Stanley and Kaisa Breeden explore Australia's small animal life to reveal the wonder and... [more]

$39.99

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

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

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny,... [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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]

$59.95

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The World of Birds

The World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

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A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of... [more]

$89.95

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: general; 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

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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The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

Dr Richard Elwes

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Does math intimidate you? Don't panic! The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you... [more]

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Ebola: The Natural and Human History

Ebola: The Natural and Human History

David Quammen

Medical research; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences

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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search... [more]

$14.99

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To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to Fix Problems that Don't Exist

To Save Everything, Click Here: Technology, Solutionism, and the Urge to...

Evgeny Morozov

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

Paperback

Our gadgets are getting smarter. Technology can log what we buy, customize what we consume and enable us to save and share... [more]

$22.99

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Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Game of Knowns: Science is Coming

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Australia's most trusted and knowledge-thirsty scientist, Dr Karl, once again claims the Throne of Science. [more]

$19.99

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Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves

Patricia S. Churchland

Philosophy; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A trailblazing philosopher's exploration of the latest brain science - and its ethical and practical implications. [more]

$21.95

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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal...

Jennifer S. Holland

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets

Paperback

A giftable little hardcover packed with inspiring, amusing full-colour photos of dogs in action (and at rest) paired with... [more]

$19.95

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Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Boyer Lectures 2014: The Promise of Science - A Vision of Hope

Suzanne Cory

History; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer... [more]

$24.99

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

Naomi Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

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

$29.99

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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension

Matt Parker

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Presents a riotous journey through the possibilities of numbers, with audience participation. This book can be cut, drawn... [more]

$29.99

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