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Biography: science, technology & engineering

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

Percy Rogers

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs

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Percy Rogers was no ordinary doctor. Raised in small Western Australian towns, at fifteen he saved enough to buy a train ticket... [more]

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

Robyn Williams

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil, a searingly honest and often blackly funny... [more]

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation...

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Technology: general issues; History of engineering & technology

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The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists... [more]

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

James Hansen

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Right Stuff

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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A wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's manned space program, from the author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid... [more]

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Instante de Luz

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Instante de Luz

Nina Riggs

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness; Languages & ESL

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Nina Riggs was just thirty-seven years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer--one small spot. Within a year, the... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

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Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy

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Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy

Eric Johnson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Thermodynamics & heat

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A man and his equation: the anxiety-plagued nineteenth-century physicist who contributed significantly to our understanding... [more]

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career...

James McCaul

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oral & maxillofacial surgery; Popular medicine & health

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Think how much of your identity and sense of self is vested in what you see in the bathroom mirror every morning. Now imagine... [more]

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye...

Ali Gripper

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories; Ophthalmology

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Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary the story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on... [more]

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Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It

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Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier,...

Dan Hampton

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Applied physics; Aerodynamics; Aviation skills & piloting; Aircraft: general interest

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At the dawn of the Cold War, a band of WWII aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a Top Secret quest to break the sound barrier.... [more]

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

Rob Wesson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; History of engineering & technology

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An acclaimed geologist leads the reader on an adventure through the landscape that absorbed and inspired Charles Darwin. [more]

$35.95

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Neurosurgery

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The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling new memoir from the brain surgeon and author of DO NO HARM [more]

$22.99

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each...

Brian Clegg

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

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The 50 engaging entries get you to grips with Einstein's work, life and legacy, from atom to atomic bomb, at approximately... [more]

$19.99

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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From the author of Bird Sense and The Most Perfect Thing, a biography of Francis Willughby, the first ornithologist Francis... [more]

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Cancerland: A Medical Memoir

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Cancerland: A Medical Memoir

David Scadden, Michael D'Antonio

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Diseases & disorders; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

Hardback

A doctor's riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer [more]

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Society & Social Sciences; Drug-induced states; Mental health services; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to... [more]

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Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist

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Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist

Christopher Hollings, Ursula Martin, Adrian Rice

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Computer science

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Featuring images of the `first programme' and Lovelace's correspondence, alongside mathematical models, and contemporary... [more]

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

Freeman Dyson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; History of engineering & technology

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Both recalling his life story and recounting many of the major advances in twentieth-century science, a renowned physicist... [more]

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public...

Roland Jackson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect,... [more]

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

Niccolo Guicciardini

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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Niccolo Guicciardini's enlightening biography offers an accessible introduction to Newton's celebrated work in mathematics,... [more]

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The Wasp and The Orchid: The remarkable life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and The Orchid: The remarkable life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

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Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things: The Life of Alexander von Humboldt

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A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things: The Life of Alexander von Humboldt...

Maren Meinhardt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biogeography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A beautifully written biography of a giant of the nineteenth century, explorer of Latin America and founder of biogeography.... [more]

$55.00

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