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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

J. G. M. 'Hans' Thewissen

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Palaeontology

Paperback

Gives an account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. This title helps reader senses... [more]

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy,...

Govert Schilling

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Gravity; Astrophysics

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The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert... [more]

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Paul Scharre

History; Military history; Military engineering; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill... [more]

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Blackout: How Is Energy-Rich Australia Running Out of Electricity?

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Blackout: How Is Energy-Rich Australia Running Out of Electricity?

Matthew Warren

Mathematics & Sciences

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For 20 years Australia has been in political denial about the seismic changes occurring in the way we power our country. Successive... [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's...

Ranulph Fiennes

Biography; Autobiography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; Climbing & mountaineering

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

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

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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A Mathematical Companion to Quantum Mechanics

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A Mathematical Companion to Quantum Mechanics

Shlomo Sternberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Topics include Fourier transform, spectral theorem for bounded self-joint operators, unbounded operators and semigroups, Weyl's... [more]

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View...

Michael Werner, Peter Eisenhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

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A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Astronomers have been... [more]

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The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them

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The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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In The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries, Donald R. Prothero tells the fascinating stories behind the most important... [more]

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

Anne Rooney

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Chemistry

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Everything in the universe is made of chemical elements, including you. In 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev produced... [more]

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants of the Three Gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domaintrust

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The Florilegium Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney celebrating 200 years: Plants...

Colleen Morris and Louisa Murray

Painting & paintings; Botanical art; Illustration; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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A major collection of contemporary botanical illustration. Forty-one Australian and twenty-three overseas artists have contributed... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Sociology; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

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In How Population Will Transform Our World, Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate...

Anthony McMichael

Geopolitics; Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

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In Climate Change and the Health of Nations, renowned epidemiologist and climate change expert Anthony McMichael presents... [more]

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Natural disasters

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The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught... [more]

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas.... [more]

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Dr Julia Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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How to understand the deviance that lies in ourselves and others - an original and rigorous exploration of the darkest recesses... [more]

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate...

Ashley Dawson

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences

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A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis [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

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

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Life in Flow: Inspiration, Sequences and Poses to Bring Yoga into Your Everyday Life

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Life in Flow: Inspiration, Sequences and Poses to Bring Yoga into Your Everyday...

Kate Kendall

Medicine; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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A modern and unique health title drawing upon the ancient practices of yoga, breathwork and meditation, written by an author... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures

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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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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Globalization; Political geography

Paperback

For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth... [more]

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [more]

$49.99

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