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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Space science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. [more]

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican Revolution

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican...

Dennis Richard Danielson

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

Hardback

In May, 1539, a young, German mathematician named Georg Joachim Rheticus traveled hundreds of miles across Europe in the hopes... [more]

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

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15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun

Lucie Green

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and... [more]

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

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My European Family: The First 54,000 Years

Karin Bojs

History; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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<b>The story of Europe and its peoples, told through its genetic legacy and woven together using the latest archaeological... [more]

$27.99

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Advocate - Science

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A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

John Bradshaw, Sarah Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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'Amazing' Guardian From the on-screen experts for BBC2's Cat Watch, and based on their groundbreaking research - this is... [more]

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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An in-depth but always fun exploration of the history of numbers and their applications in life and science. Brian Clegg shows... [more]

$32.99

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature&rsquo;s most magnificent networkers &ndash;... [more]

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Asteroid Hunters

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Asteroid Hunters

Carrie Nugent

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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Dr Carrie Nugent is obsessed with hunting asteroids. For the first time, we could have the knowlege to prevent a natural disaster... [more]

$19.99

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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

Paperback

New book by the bestselling author of A Universe From Nothing, award-winning physicist and public intellectual, Lawrence Krauss... [more]

$32.99

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet

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The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet

Grant Brinkworth, Pennie Taylor

Medicine; Health & Self-Help; Health & wholefood cookery; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

Paperback

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet is the next step on from the phenomenally successful Total Wellbeing Diet, which was first published... [more]

$34.99

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Paperback

Brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns. This book explains some of the... [more]

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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A story of the astounding forces that underpin our existence; a horizon-expanding tour of the cosmos that unifies what we... [more]

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The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down: How an Over-50 Former Footballer Went from Fat to Fit ... and Lost 45 Kilos

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The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down: How an Over-50 Former Footballer Went...

Peter FitzSimons

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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The story of one man who had the guts to lose his gut. This is a book that will finally help an ordinary bloke lose weight.... [more]

$24.99

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will...

Pedro Domingos

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Computing: general

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Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover... [more]

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

Avan Judd Stallard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent&nbsp;is a new history of an ancient geography. It reassesses the evidence for... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

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Adam Spencer's Time Machine

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating... [more]

$34.99

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

Gender studies, gender groups; Psychology of gender; Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender [more]

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

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2017 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb&nbsp;has been providing... [more]

$16.95

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

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

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

$35.00

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

James Colman

Biography; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of... [more]

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

Hardback

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

$28.95

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