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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]

$29.99

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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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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 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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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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The Secret Lives of Numbers: The Curious Truth Behind Everyday Digits

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The Secret Lives of Numbers: The Curious Truth Behind Everyday Digits

Michael Millar

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

From the 7-day week to 24-carat gold, Chanel Number 5 to five-star luxury, this book figures out the mysterious background... [more]

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The Coast of Australia

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The Coast of Australia

Andrew D. Short, Colin D. Woodroffe

Mathematics & Sciences; Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

Paperback

The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast. [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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The Southern Sky Guide

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The Southern Sky Guide

David Ellyard, Wil Tirion

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. [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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French Women Don't Get Facelifts: Aging with Attitude

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French Women Don't Get Facelifts: Aging with Attitude

Mireille Guiliano

Medicine; Women's health; Cosmetics, hair & beauty; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Shares the secrets and strategies of aging with attitude and joy, offering personal anecdotes while divulging French women's... [more]

$19.99

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

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Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Cedric Villani

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Advocate - Science

Paperback

What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? This book tells how it feels... [more]

$35.00

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Endangered species & extinction of species; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd

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The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltd

Quentin Beresford

History; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

This is a tale that needed telling. It is an important case history in environmental campaigning and a must-read for anyone... [more]

$32.99

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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; Abbey's Double Rewards

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 Cartoon Guide to Algebra

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The Cartoon Guide to Algebra

Larry Gonick

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Abbey's Double Rewards

Paperback

A comprehensive and comical illustrated guide to algebra. [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]

$49.99

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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

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

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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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