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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [more]

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

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Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

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Eureka

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Eureka

Edgar Allan Poe

Cosmology & the universe

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Initially composed by Poe as a public lecture towards the end his career and considered by him the culmination of all his... [more]

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The Real Number System

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The Real Number System

John Olmsted

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems

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Concise but thorough and systematic, this categorical discussion presents a series of step-by-step axioms. The highly accessible... [more]

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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics: A History of Hypersonics

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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics: A History of Hypersonics...

T.A. Heppenheimer

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

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This volume from the NASA History Series presents an overview of hypersonics that will appeal to readers interested in the... [more]

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience

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Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience

Matthieu Ricard, Wolf Singer

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Psychology; Neurosciences

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Converging and diverging views on the mind, the self, consciousness, the unconscious, free will, perception, meditation, and... [more]

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Infinite Abelian Groups

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Infinite Abelian Groups

Irving Kaplansky

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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This concise monograph presents the theory of infinite abelian groups in a convenient form and helps students acquire some... [more]

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Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society

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Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Richard Holmes, Martin Rees,... [more]

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The Natural Menopause Plan

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The Natural Menopause Plan

Maryon Stewart

Medicine; Women's health

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

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

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Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [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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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

David Bowles, James Swaby, Harold Harlan

Personal & public health; Zoology: Invertebrates

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An illustrated guide to aid identification, provide protection measures and guidance on treatment. [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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This popular yearly anthology gives a snapshot of the very best science writing Australia has to offer, including everything... [more]

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Australian Backyard Astronomy

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Australian Backyard Astronomy

Ragbir Bhathal, Jenny Bhathal

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Children's & Educational

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Reveals Australia's Aboriginal and European night-sky heritage to children from their own backyards. Suitable for children... [more]

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy until proven brilliant

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, relativity and other ideas that were crazy...

Bruce Benamran

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Thermodynamics & heat

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Bruce isn't pretending that science isn't tricky, but in simple, maths-free explanations and just-the-good-parts historical... [more]

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The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution - and How We Can Fight Back

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The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution - and How...

Gary Fuller

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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The air pollution that we breathe every day is largely invisible to us but it is having a significant impact on our health... [more]

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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the Sea

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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the...

Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

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A fascinating and fun-filled book of extraordinary facts about the oceans, seas and waterways of our world. [more]

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Cambridge Planetary Science

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Cambridge Planetary Science

Sean C. Solomon, Larry R. Nittler (Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington DC), William B. Ransford

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets

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An authoritative synthesis of knowledge of the planet Mercury after the MESSENGER mission, providing topical coverage that... [more]

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World...

Lindsey Fitzharris

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of medicine; Surgery

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In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a critical turning point in the history of medicine, when Joseph... [more]

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could...

Rachel Botsman

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

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If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions... [more]

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

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The Origins of Creativity

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The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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The legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson offers his most philosophically... [more]

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

Nicolaus Copernicus

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

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Includes Commentariolus, Copernicus' hypotheses for heavenly motions; Narratio Prima, popular introduction to Copernican... [more]

$11.95

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