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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Travel writing

Hardback

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [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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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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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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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

Hardback

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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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]

$60.00

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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

Paperback

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

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

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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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination...

Tim Heard

Apiculture (beekeeping); Gardening

Paperback

The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native... [more]

$35.00

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Car Wars: The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car

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Car Wars: The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car

John J. Fialka

Automotive technology & trades

Paperback

A fascinating and sweeping history of the electric car, by the founder of ClimateWire, an industry insider and veteran Wall... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Hardback

From the author of The Epigenetics Revolution ( A book that would have had Darwin swooning. --Guardian) comes a lucid and... [more]

$39.99  $15.00

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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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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in the Universe

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

$29.99  $12.00

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Anaesthesia: An Introduction, 5th Edition

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Anaesthesia: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Ian Harley, Phillipa Hore

Medicine; Anaesthetics; Accident & emergency medicine

Paperback

In this book, Australasian medical students, junior hospital doctors working in anaesthesia and critical care, and anaesthesia... [more]

$75.00

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Stephen Hawking (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

Paperback

It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still... [more]

$19.99

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

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The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect

Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Artificial intelligence

Paperback

'Correlation does not imply causation.' This mantra was invoked by scientists for decades in order to avoid taking positions... [more]

$24.99

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