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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

David Pollock

Biography; Human geography; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Animal husbandry

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A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive... [more]

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and the Politics

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and...

Paddy Manning

History; Political parties; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

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A penetrating examination of the history and future of the Australian Greens The re-election of a Coalition government,... [more]

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Psychedelic Apes: From parallel universes to atomic dinosaurs - the weirdest theories of science and history

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Psychedelic Apes: From parallel universes to atomic dinosaurs - the weirdest...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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A collection of the weirdest and wackiest theories from science and history by bestselling author of Elephants on Acid, Alex... [more]

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Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

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Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational; Space (Children's&YA)

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Transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith... [more]

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Planet Earth: Inspirations and thoughts from a planet warrior

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Planet Earth: Inspirations and thoughts from a planet warrior

Bob Brown

Photographs: collections; Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

Hardback

A book of inspirational quotes from Australia's most valued and committed conservationist. [more]

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Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physics

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Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physics

Anthony Aguirre

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

Hardback

Cosmological Koans invites the reader into an intellectual adventure of the highest order. [more]

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Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control

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Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control

Stuart Russell

Social forecasting, future studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent... [more]

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Weather

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The Weather Machine is about a miraculous-but-overlooked invention that helps us through our daily lives - and sometimes saves... [more]

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Puzzle Edition

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Puzzle Edition

Stephen Hawking

Biography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Hardback

A limited edition of the Sunday Times Number One Bestseller featuring for the first time the 'Big Questions Puzzle'. [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick Arthur C Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece...

Michael Benson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction-related items; Astronomy, space & time

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

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage...

Mel Gooding

Botanical art; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A compact edition of Joseph Banks' extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage.... [more]

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Underwater Sydney

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Underwater Sydney

Inke Falkner, John Turnbull

Special kinds of photography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Celebrates Sydney's harbour and coast through eclectic stories and underwater photography. [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics

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Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [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

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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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Adam Spencer's Top 100

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Adam Spencer's Top 100

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Australia's funniest mathematician is back in 2019 with a small format edition of 2018's bestseller. Which number terrifies... [more]

$26.99

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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

Oliver Sacks

Literary essays; Popular science; Popular psychology

Hardback

A remarkable celebration of Sacks's varied interests, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition, and in his luminous... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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Is That a Big Number?

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Is That a Big Number?

Andrew Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences

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Impressive numbers are thrown at us by the news every day. They are meant to help us understand, to compare, to evaluate,... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

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

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The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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