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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

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The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

Amir Husain

Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

How will the increasing role of artificial intelligence heal, or harm, our society? What are the social and economic consequences,... [more]

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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This popular yearly anthology gives a snapshot of the very best science writing Australia has to offer, including everything... [more]

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy until proven brilliant

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy...

Bruce Benamran

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Thermodynamics & heat

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Bruce isn't pretending that science isn't tricky, but in simple, maths-free explanations and just-the-good-parts historical... [more]

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

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A Map of the Invisible: Journeys into Particle Physics

Jonathan Butterworth

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

Paperback

Beautifully illustrated, with gradually evolving maps offering an inventive visual glossary as the journey progresses, A Map... [more]

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building a better world

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Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A guide to building...

Klaus Schwab

Industry & industrial studies; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing everything - from the way we relate to each other, to the work we do, the way... [more]

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds

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Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies...

Linda Geddes (Features Editor)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Biology, life sciences; Popular medicine & health

Hardback

Our ancestors constructed vast monuments like Stonehenge and Pyramids of Egypt and Central America to keep track of the sun... [more]

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Mercury

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Mercury

William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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In this up-to-date and beautifully illustrated volume, William Sheehan brings our understanding of the planet into clear focus.... [more]

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

Michael A. Covington

Photographic equipment & techniques; Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Digital photography: consumer & user guides

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Digital SLR cameras have made it easier than ever before to photograph the night sky. This definitive handbook includes simple... [more]

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could...

Rachel Botsman

Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

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If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions... [more]

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift

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Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift...

Mott T. Greene

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

Paperback

The book should be of interest not only to earth scientists, students of polar travel and exploration, and historians but... [more]

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

$29.99

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

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Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Irus Braverman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Conservation of the environment

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In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the... [more]

$48.99

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

Paula Findlen (Stanford University, USA)

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks - local and long-distance, informal and... [more]

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How To Know What's Really Real in a...

Steven Novella

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science

Paperback

An entertaining and all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking for the age of misinformation. [more]

$32.99

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life

Ernest Naylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Marine biology

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Compared to well established circadian rhythms, scientific evidence for biological clocks linked to the Moon has only recently... [more]

$23.95

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

Hardback

Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are doomed to fail [more]

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O'Connor, James Owen Weatherall

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Social, group or collective psychology; History of science

Hardback

The social dynamics of alternative facts : why what you believe depends on who you know [more]

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light...

Marty Jopson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson explains the answers... [more]

$19.99

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking...

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous... [more]

$32.99

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Religion and Science: The Basics

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Religion and Science: The Basics

Philip Clayton

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were... [more]

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

Eric R. Kandel

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

Paperback

A fascinating new popular science book by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist that explains how disordering of the brain... [more]

$32.99

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Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evoluti

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Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evoluti

Dr John van Wyhe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

Over 160 stunning images and illustrations are included within Darwin, ranging from personal diary entries (such as those... [more]

$39.99

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

Sam Kean

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **`Popular science at its best'Mail on Sunday`Eminently accessible and enjoyable'ObserverWith... [more]

$24.99

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