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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)

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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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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

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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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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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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]

$49.99

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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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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. [more]

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology; Advocate - Science

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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Time to Die

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Time to Die

Rodney Syme

Ethical issues: euthanasia & right to die; Medicine

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Medical science now allows us to live longer than ever before. So living with pain and dying well have become major concerns... [more]

$32.99

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

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Your Daily Maths: 366 Number Puzzles and Problems to Keep You Sharp

Mathematics & Sciences

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Everyone has heard students' most common complaint in maths class: "Why do I need to learn this? I'll never use it when... [more]

$22.99

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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; Neurosciences

Paperback

This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science... [more]

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

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Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of...

Thomas L. Friedman

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political economy; Impact of science & technology on society

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From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining... [more]

$34.99

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Incredible Stories from Space

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Incredible Stories from Space

Nancy Atkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

In The Incredible Stories of Modern Space Exploration, Nancy takes readers beyond the surface of what some of the most sophisticated... [more]

$26.99

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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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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

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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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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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Everyone knows the old saying "necessity is the mother of invention," but if you do a paternity test on many of... [more]

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [more]

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [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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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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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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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

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Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain

Eric Chudler, Lise A. Johnson

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Neuroscience in small bits for the brain-curious. [more]

$23.95

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The Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from the Edge of the Self

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The Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from the Edge of the Self

Anil Ananthaswamy

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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An Oliver Sacks-style tour of the neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome and out... [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

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

$16.95

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