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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets; Advocate - History

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture; Advocate - Science

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Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery... [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Advocate - Science

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The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting journey to discover the meaning of timE.... [more]

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Endangered

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Endangered

Tim Flach

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences

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A milestone of photography and natural history from Tim Flach [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

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Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs

Brian J. Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals... [more]

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AIQ: How artificial intelligence works and how we can harness its power for a better world

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AIQ: How artificial intelligence works and how we can harness its power...

Nick Polson, James Scott

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

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Dozens of times per day, we all interact with intelligent machines that are constantly learning from the wealth of data now... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

Steve Brusatte

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Advocate - Science

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Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for... [more]

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Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes

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Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken...

Nathan Lents

Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Science

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An illuminating, entertaining tour of the physical imperfections, from faulty knees to junk DNA, that make us human - and... [more]

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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

Juli Berwald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology; Molluscs; Advocate - Science

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Jellyfish have been swimming in our oceans for well over half a billion years, longer than any other animal that lives on... [more]

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The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim our democracy

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The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim...

David Ritter

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment

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Since 2012, the fight to stop the opening of the vast Galilee coal basin has emerged as an iconic pivot of the Australian... [more]

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The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

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The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe

Brian Cox, Robin Ince

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Humour

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The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you... [more]

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Cosmos Magazine: Autumn 2018: Issue 78

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Cosmos Magazine: Autumn 2018: Issue 78

Cosmos Magazine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Autumn 2018 Issue 78:  Hacking Human Performance [more]

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Peter Wohlleben

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal ecology

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From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never... [more]

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. [more]

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Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond

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Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond

David Darling, Agnijo Banerjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Dazzling popular maths for the curious reader...from Britain's cleverest schoolboy! [more]

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Artificial intelligence; Advocate - Science

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A pioneer of artificial intelligence shows how the study of causality revolutionized science and the world 'Correlation... [more]

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social, group or collective psychology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

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An assessment of the human condition in the twenty-first century presents data demonstrating that life quality, health, prosperity,... [more]

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

Tor Hundloe

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

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On 3 April 2016 the Queensland government announced that it had granted coal leases to Adani. They are in Banjo Paterson country,... [more]

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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

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The Greatest Story Ever Told... So Far

Lawrence Krauss

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Daniel H. Pink

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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When unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, school, and at home; from the internationally... [more]

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A World Without  Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Writing & editing guides; Reference; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

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A book about language, exploring the new rules of writing in the age of social media, emojis and cyberslang. Featuring emoji... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Number Games

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Adam Spencer's Number Games

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

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<div><strong>Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's... [more]

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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

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What's Next?: Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

Jim Al-Khalili

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with... [more]

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