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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Hardback

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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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [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

Paperback

First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [more]

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

Edward O. Wilson

Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components,... [more]

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Alice Gorman

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

Paperback

Turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its head. Alice Gorman's captivating inquiry... [more]

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

David Barrie

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

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A book about animal navigation - how creatures, great and small, find their way and how brilliantly they manage without benefit... [more]

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run Our World.

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run...

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning.... [more]

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

Matt Parker

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Humour

Paperback

We would all be better off if everyone saw mathematics as a practical ally. Sadly, most of us fear maths and seek to avoid... [more]

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets...

Andrew May

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

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Is Earth really doomed to be destroyed by a cosmic catastrophe? [more]

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Your Backyard Birds: Understanding the Behaviours, Habits and Needs of Our Brilliant Birds

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Your Backyard Birds: Understanding the Behaviours, Habits and Needs of Our...

Grainne Cleary

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Most of us have bird stories. Maybe the butcherbird or kookaburra who... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures

Paperback

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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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum...

Lee Smolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything... [more]

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

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Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [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

Paperback

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

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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present

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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped...

Phillip Blom

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; The environment; Advocate - History

Hardback

A groundbreaking and internationally acclaimed work of environmental history tracing the great climate change of the seventeenth... [more]

$44.99

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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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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