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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens...

Cathy O'Neil

Political structure & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Advocate - Science

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A former Wall Street quant sounds the alarm on mathematical models that pervade our modern lives and threaten to rip our social... [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology); Advocate - Australian Biography

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Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

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What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the...

Cat Warren

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

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In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the... [more]

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the earth and the planets to the galaxy and the universe. He... [more]

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Linking the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the... [more]

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

Avan Judd Stallard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent is a new history of an ancient geography. It reassesses the evidence for... [more]

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Time Travel

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Time Travel

James Gleick

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins,... [more]

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Weird Dinosaurs

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Weird Dinosaurs

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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We're in a golden age of dinosaur discovery and the new species being unearthed are fiercer, stranger and more diverse than... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

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Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2016

Jo Chandler

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Now in its sixth year, The Best Australian Science Writing 2016 brings together knowledge and insight from Australia's brightest... [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing... [more]

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Astronomy 2017 Australia

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Astronomy 2017 Australia

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Stationery items

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

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

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Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

Elizabeth Tynan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Indigenous peoples; Nuclear issues

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In 1950 Australian prime minister Robert Menzies blithely agreed to atomic tests that offered no benefit to Australia and... [more]

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

James Colman

Biography; Conservation of the environment

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This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of... [more]

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

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We live in a world increasingly governed by technology-but at what cost? [more]

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

Alfred S. Posamentier, Robert Geretschlager

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

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The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many... [more]

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of science

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A story of courage, genius and terrible folly. It is the history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory... [more]

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

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The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 100 Years of Groundbreaking...

Brian Greene

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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For more than 100 years, The New York Times has been in the forefront of science news reporting. These 120 articles from its... [more]

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

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Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World

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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World...

Douglas Hunter

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Marking the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name, Half Moon chronicles... [more]

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The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down: How an Over-50 Former Footballer Went from Fat to Fit ... and Lost 45 Kilos

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The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down: How an Over-50 Former Footballer Went...

Peter FitzSimons

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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The story of one man who had the guts to lose his gut. This is a book that will finally help an ordinary bloke lose weight.... [more]

$24.99

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Fiction companions; Popular science; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Fifteen novels. Fifteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn t mean its all made-up . . . [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species; Advocate - Science

Paperback

<b>A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning.</b> [more]

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution

David Wootton

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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We live in a world made by science. How and when did this happen? This book features a story of intellectual and cultural... [more]

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