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Adam Spencer's Top 100: Numbers, Puzzles, Trivia, Awesomeness

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Adam Spencer's Top 100: Numbers, Puzzles, Trivia, Awesomeness

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Australia's funniest mathematician returns in 2018 with more rollicking romps through the world of science, technology, numbers... [more]

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

James Dorey

Apiculture (beekeeping); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Discover the beauty and diversity of Australia's native bees. [more]

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit... [more]

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Fully illustrated and immersive guide to the latest research in these incredible animals. [more]

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to...

Roger Launius

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Written by the former chief historian of NASA, here is the first in-depth, fully illustrated history of space exploration.... [more]

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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

Chris Hadfield

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealised) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful,... [more]

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain

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The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female...

Gina Rippon

Gender studies: women; Psychology of gender; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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'A treasure trove of information and good humour' CORDELIA FINE, author of Testosterone Rex Do you have a female brain or... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man; Advocate - Science

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Globalization; Political geography; Advocate - History

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For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's... [more]

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

Peter Seamer

History; Urban & municipal planning

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<div>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</div><div><br /></div><div>Australia's population is growing-... [more]

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the...

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Neurosciences

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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the... [more]

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum...

Vanessa Finney

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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The ground-breaking scientific photographs of Australian Museum curator Gerard Krefft and taxidermist Henry Barnes are revealed... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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The Fast 800: How to Combine Rapid Weight Loss and Intermittent Fasting for Long-Term Health (Australian & New Zealand edition)

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The Fast 800: How to Combine Rapid Weight Loss and Intermittent Fasting...

Dr Michael Mosley

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

In this book, Dr Mosley brings together all the latest science - including the new approach of Time Restricted Eating - to... [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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Is modernity really failing? [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

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Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [more]

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

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At Least Know This: Essential Science to Enhance Your Life

Guy P. Harrison

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science

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Science tells us a good deal about who we are, where we come from, the nature of the universe, how our brains work, and much,... [more]

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Europe: A Natural History

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery

History; General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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And he vividly recounts the experiences of the men who first stepped ashore on Antarctica's Victoria Land, and those who,... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity - whether... [more]

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour to the Beagle

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour...

Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe, Glyn Williams

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyage of exploration to the Pacific... [more]

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting

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Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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