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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Opening this book, you are about to enter a wonderland. Tim Flannery, author of Atmosphere of Hope and The Weather Makers... [more]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Science

Paperback

From the acclaimed science writer and broadcaster, a dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the... [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; Advocate - History

Paperback

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 Art of Science: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804

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The Art of Science: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804

Jean Fornasiero, Lindl Lawton, John West-Sooby

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Baudin's artists, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas-Martin Petit, painted a series of remarkable portraits of Aboriginal... [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

Hardback

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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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

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Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book... [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

Paperback

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

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense...

Daniel Levitin

Social research & statistics; Probability & statistics; Impact of science & technology on society; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The bestselling author of The Organized Mind explains and debunks statistics in the information age We live in a world of... [more]

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The High Life of Oswald Watt: Australia's First Military Pilot

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The High Life of Oswald Watt: Australia's First Military Pilot

Chris Clark

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; First World War; Military vehicles; Aviation skills & piloting

Paperback

'Father of the Flying Corps' and 'Father of Australian Aviation' were two of the unofficial titles conferred on Oswald ( Toby... [more]

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

Steven Poole

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Incorporating examples from areas ranging from epigenetics to value investing, from chess tactics to quantum physics, this... [more]

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Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

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Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

Jennifer S. Holland

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets; Advocate - Science

Paperback

39 new stories of canine companionship and courage, plus ten classic dog stories from the New York Times bestselling Unlikely... [more]

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Big Fat Myths: When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Fat Go?

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Big Fat Myths: When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Fat Go?

Ruben Meerman

Medicine; Diets & dieting; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

When you lose weight, where does the fat go? Most people assume it turns into heat and energy, but Albert Einstein showed... [more]

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The Geology of Australia

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The Geology of Australia

David Johnson, Robert Henderson

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Historical geology; Physical geography & topography; The environment; Advocate - Science

Paperback

From Uluru to the Great Dividing Range, The Geology of Australia explores the timeless forces that have shaped this continent.... [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; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

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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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [more]

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Dr Karl's Short Back & Science

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Dr Karl's Short Back & Science

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Lean back and settle in for cutting-edge scientific snippets from the trend-setting Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [more]

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

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Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

First published in Australia in 2015 by The Text Publishing Company. --Title page verso. [more]

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Simon Winchester

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Human geography

Paperback

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of... [more]

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

John Bradshaw, Sarah Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets; Advocate - Science

Hardback

'Amazing' Guardian From the on-screen experts for BBC2's Cat Watch, and based on their groundbreaking research - this is... [more]

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Breaking the Ice: How We Will Get Through Australia's Methamphetamine Crisis

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Breaking the Ice: How We Will Get Through Australia's Methamphetamine Crisis...

Matt Noffs

Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Medicine

Paperback

The so-called war on drugs has been a colossal failure, and this book offers further proof that we must treat drug use as... [more]

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The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

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The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our...

Keith Houston

Social & cultural history; Printing & reprographic technology; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Hardback

We may love books, but do we know what lies behind them? [more]

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

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The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Simon Guerrier, Marek Kukula

Television; Science fiction; Popular science

Paperback

Exploring the possibilities of time travel, life on other planets, artificial intelligence, parallel universes and more, this... [more]

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The Kingdom of Speech

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The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

Society & Social Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Argues that speech - not evolution - is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements. From Alfred Russel... [more]

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The Mathematics Book: Anyone Can Do it!

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The Mathematics Book: Anyone Can Do it!

Helen Prochazka

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

Hardback

Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

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