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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

Society & Social Sciences; Industry & industrial studies; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - Today's World

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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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality

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CERN and the Higgs Boson: The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality...

James Gillies

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

Paperback

CERN and the Higgs boson hit the headlines and made particle physics exciting for non-scientists - here's the inside story... [more]

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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

Deborah Burrows

History; Nursing

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From the First Nation caregivers who healed, birthed and nursed for millennia to the untrained and ill-equipped convict men... [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

Paperback

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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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most Important Conversation

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most...

Michael Hebb

Social issues & processes; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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A thought-provoking and practical guide encouraging us to change the way we talk about death, by the founder of the global... [more]

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Space (Children's&YA)

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This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [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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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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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [more]

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Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future

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Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future...

Mary Robinson

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Advocate - Science

Hardback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 <br/><br/> Holding her first... [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

<em>&quot;Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth... the feat was regarded by some... [more]

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

Botanical art; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

William Guilfoyle, credited as the architect of Melbourne's Royal Botanic gardens, was an eminent landscape designer, botanist... [more]

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2019 Australasian Sky Guide

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2019 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

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

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder:...

James Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; History of science; Nuclear structure physics; Advocate - Science

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The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout... [more]

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Vital Science

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Vital Science

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

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In Vital Science, Dr Karl, Australia's most popular scientist, illuminates the world around us in his idiosyncratic, totally... [more]

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

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Seeds of Science: Why We Got it So Wrong on GMOs

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Seeds of Science: Why We Got it So Wrong on GMOs

Mark Lynas

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetic engineering; Agricultural science

Paperback

[This book] provides an explanation of the research that has enabled this technology-something which led to countless misconceptions-... [more]

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to...

Seth Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

Hardback

Traces the efforts of an elite scientific team who tested Einstein's theory of relativity during a historic mission to photograph... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism

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Like a Thief in Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Human Capitalism...

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition.... [more]

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

History; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel maps & atlases

Hardback

The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography. [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Do plants have intelligence? Do they have memory? Are they better problem solvers than people? The Revolutionary Genius... [more]

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology, Scenery and Flora of the Sydney Region

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology,...

John Martyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Hardback

A profusely illustrated descriptive book describing the geological framework of the Sydney region and the vegetation communities... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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