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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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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting

Hardback

Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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The Secrets of Bees: An Insider's Guide to the Life of Honeybees

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The Secrets of Bees: An Insider's Guide to the Life of Honeybees

Michael Weiler

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

A fascinating look at the secret life of bees, from buzzing around the garden to the sticky knife in the honey jar. [more]

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Diana Hill, Edmee Cudmore

Landscape art & architecture; Horticulture; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Advocate - Food & Garden

Paperback

Explore the grand gardens and forests of Europe and Britain with esteemed landscape designer William Guilfoyle as he did with... [more]

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Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race

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Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race

Tim Fernholz

Economic systems & structures; Entrepreneurship; Ownership & organisation of enterprises; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Paperback

The inside story of the new race to conquer space, as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos spend billions of their own money to explore... [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

The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill Gates [more]

$35.95

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

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London's Docklands: A History of the Lost Quarter

Fiona Rule

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history; Harbours & ports

Paperback

A new, paperback edition of the first book to tell the remarkable story of London's Docklands [more]

$37.95

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

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There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

Mike Berners-Lee

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues; Sustainability; Environmental monitoring

Paperback

Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic... [more]

$18.95

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear...

Adam Higginbotham

History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear issues; Nuclear power & engineering

Paperback

The dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.... [more]

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Joshua B. Freeman

History; General & world history; Manufacturing industries; Industrial chemistry & manufacturing technologies

Paperback

A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society. [more]

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3D Printing

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3D Printing

John M. Jordan (Clinical Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems, Pennsylvania State University)

Printing, packaging & reprographic industry; Printing & reprographic technology

Paperback

An accessible introduction to 3D printing that outlines the additive manufacturing process, industrial and household markets,... [more]

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition...

Edgar Cortright

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

This special edition of Apollo Expeditions to the Moon, an official NASA publication, commemorates the fiftieth anniversary... [more]

$63.95

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet

Yasha Levine

History of engineering & technology; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Privacy & data protection

Paperback

An explosive, revisionist history of the dark past, and darker present of the internet. [more]

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk Maxwell

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk...

Brian Clegg

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Mathematical physics; Inventions & inventors

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The great conundrum that has taxed the finest minds in physics [more]

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

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Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century

Bruce Usher

Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides... [more]

$39.99

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again

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Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean...

Lucy Siegle

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Waste management; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

An accessible, practical and ultimately inspiring book that not only serves as a much-needed call to arms to end the plastic... [more]

$22.99

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J.L. Pickering, John Bisney

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized... [more]

$81.95

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

$27.99

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo...

James Donovan

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

When the alarm went off fort thousand feet above the moon's surface, both astronauts looked down at the computer to see 1202... [more]

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

Kate Devlin

Sexual behaviour; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Robotics

Paperback

The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient... [more]

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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from 3D Mapping to Self-Driving Cars

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The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar from...

Todd Neff

Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues

Paperback

Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for... [more]

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station

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Columbus in Space: A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space Station...

The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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In 2008, Europe's first space laboratory was launched to the International Space Station. [more]

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

$35.00

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

Dennis Jenkins

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military engineering

Hardback

Forward by Colonel Clarence E. Bud Anderson, Jr USAF (Ret.) Provides a level of detail unseen in any previous work... [more]

$108.95

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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

John Brockman

Cybernetics & systems theory; Robotics; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking... [more]

$51.95

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