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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)

Paperback

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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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

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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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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Shady Acres: Power and Vested Interests in the Government of New South Wales and the Shaping of Sydney

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Shady Acres: Power and Vested Interests in the Government of New South Wales...

Lesley Muir

History; Political structure & processes; Political corruption; Urban & municipal planning

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A richly illustrated expose of development scandals and political corruption... [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

Hardback

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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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [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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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

American Heritage Dictionary

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

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Rev. ed. of: The American heritage science dictionary. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2008. [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; Advocate - Science

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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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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

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Heart: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Important Organ

Johannes Hinrich Von Borstel

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Today's World

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The heart - we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much... [more]

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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; Advocate - Science

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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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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; Advocate - Science

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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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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE New York Times Bestseller Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told... [more]

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Skeptic

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Skeptic

Michael Shermer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Skeptic, Michael Shermer turns a critical eye toward questions big, small, and trivial. His trademark combination of... [more]

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Incredible Stories from Space

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Incredible Stories from Space

Nancy Atkinson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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

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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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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; Environmental economics; 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]

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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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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

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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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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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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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