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Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear

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Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear

Mark Worthing

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Audiology & otology

Paperback

The story of the man behind one of the truly great inventions of the late twentieth century: the cochlear implant which has... [more]

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

Claire Dunne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Analytical & Jungian psychology

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This is the first fully-illustrated biography of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, famous for his pioneering... [more]

$35.00

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The Truth About Tesla

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The Truth About Tesla

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

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]

$39.99

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

Brandon R. Brown (Professor of Physics, University of San Francisco)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The biography of Max Planck, a brilliant scientist living in Nazi Germany, and a man considered to be the father of quantum... [more]

$37.95

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Fiction & Literature; Medical research; Popular science

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The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

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Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

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Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age

B. Jack Copeland (Professor of Philosophy at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing)

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

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B. Jack Copeland celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. Best known for the role... [more]

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Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

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Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Ray Monk

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

Paperback

Having formed suspicious connections in the 1930s, in the wake of the Allied victory in World War Two, Oppenheimer's attempts... [more]

$27.99

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Galileo

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Galileo

John L. Heilbron (Department of History, University of California Berkeley)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time

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Galileo is aptly known as 'the father of modern science'. But there is much more to him than his well-known discoveries in... [more]

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Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science

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Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science

Lawrence M. Krauss

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

Paperback

A worthy addition to the Feynman shelf and a welcome follow-up to the standard-bearer, James Gleick's Genius. -Kirkus Reviews... [more]

$22.95

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My Inventions and Other Writings

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My Inventions and Other Writings

Nikola Tesla

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in The Electrical Experimenter magazine and represent... [more]

$26.99

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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition

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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition

Sara Turing

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Containing never-before-published material, this fascinating account sheds new light on one of the greatest figures of the... [more]

$43.95

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Time: Albert Einstein: The Enduring Legacy of a Modern Genius

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Time: Albert Einstein: The Enduring Legacy of a Modern Genius

Richard Lacayo

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

Hardback

Provides an illuminating overview of Albert Einstein's life, work, and theories, presented for the everyday reader. This book... [more]

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The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius

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The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius

Graham Farmelo

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

Paperback

'A monumental achievement - one of the great scientific biographies.' Michael Frayn The Strangest Man is the Costa Biography... [more]

$24.99

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The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

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The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and...

Richard Holmes

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science

Paperback

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Richard Holmes's dazzling... [more]

$19.99

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Life In His Hands

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Life In His Hands

Susan Wyndham (AUTHOR)

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Surgical techniques; Neurosurgery; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Charlie Teo is one of Australia's most celebrated neurosurgeons. His pioneering 'keyhole' techniques have earned him praise... [more]

$24.99

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Rock Star: The Story of Reg Sprigg - an Outback Legend

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Rock Star: The Story of Reg Sprigg - an Outback Legend

Kristin Weidenbach

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

This book tells the story of the life of an intrepid, determined and oft times irreverant pioneering Australian, Reg Sprigg,... [more]

$32.95

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The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth

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The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for...

Paul Hoffman

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

Paperback

Based on a National Magazine Award-winning article, this masterful biography of Hungarian-born Paul Erdos is both a vivid... [more]

$29.95

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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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers...

Rick Searle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Australasian & Pacific history; Aviation skills & piloting

Paperback

The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford... [more]

$32.99

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

Richard P. Feynman

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that buzzes with energy, anecdote and... [more]

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Your Life In My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story

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Your Life In My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story

Rachel Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

This extraordinary memoir offers a glimpse into a life spent between the operating room and the bedside, the mortuary and... [more]

$16.99

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Galileo Unbound: A Path Across Life, the Universe and Everything

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Galileo Unbound: A Path Across Life, the Universe and Everything

David D. Nolte (Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dept of Physics, Purdue University, USA)

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

Hardback

This book traces the history of physics and the science of motion from Galileo to modern times. The ideas of motion have become... [more]

$50.95

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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

Paperback

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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