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Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Wireless Technologies

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Wireless-Wise Families: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Wireless Technologies...

Lyn McLean

Society & Social Sciences; WAP (wireless) technology; Digital lifestyle; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

From one of Australia's leading educators about technologies comes this investigation into the safety of wireless devices... [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]

$32.95

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Big Ideas: 100 Modern Inventions That Have Transformed Our World

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Big Ideas: 100 Modern Inventions That Have Transformed Our World

Alex Hutchinson

History; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

From the polio vaccine to the Post-It, the personal computer to Prozac, this title features the scientific and technological... [more]

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Industrial Maintenance

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Industrial Maintenance

Jeffrey Clade (York Technical College, Rock Hill, South Carolina), Michael Brumbach (York Technical College, Rock Hill, South Carolina (retired))

Mathematics & Sciences; Mechanical engineering & materials

Hardback

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE, Second Edition, provides a strong foundation in all five major areas of industrial maintenance, including... [more]

$144.95

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Paper: Paging Through History

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Paper: Paging Through History

Mark Kurlansky

History; History: specific events & topics; Pulp & paper technology

Paperback

From the The New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it... [more]

$23.95

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

Scott Parazynski

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Climbing & mountaineering

Paperback

Inside the helmet of a NASA legend. Astronaut Dr. Scott Parazynski was raised in the shadow of the Apollo Program, where... [more]

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Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

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Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

Rebecca Jones

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Drought & water supply; Social impact of environmental issues; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

Living with drought is one of the biggest issues of our times. Climate change scenarios suggest that in the next fifty years... [more]

$34.95

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Into the Black: The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster

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Into the Black: The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the...

Rowland White

General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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On 12th April 1981 NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. She was the world's first... [more]

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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

Brian Merchant

Product design; Hi-tech manufacturing industries; Popular science; Mobile phone technology; Computing & IT

Paperback

How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? This book reveals the inside story... [more]

$35.00

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford

Business & Economics; Economic history; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy paints the epic picture of economic change in an intimate way, by telling... [more]

$32.99

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Infographics: Technology

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Infographics: Technology

Simon Rogers

Reference works; Technology: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Paperback

A miscellany of incredible information visualised by the brilliant Studio Muti. The fourth in the visually stunning Infographics... [more]

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

Bradon Ellem

History; Mining industry; Industrial relations; Arid zones, deserts; Soil & rock mechanics

Paperback

The Pilbara has become central to the Australian economy and imagination. With millions of tonnes of iron ore being shipped... [more]

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology:...

Thomas Dolby

Music; Electronic music; Music recording & reproduction; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Acoustic & sound engineering

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The `engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby... [more]

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Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

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Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

Zack Scott

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If... [more]

$39.99

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

Pat Duggins

History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Paperback

Travel to and from Mars has long been a staple of science fiction. And yet the hurdles--both technological and financial--have... [more]

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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From the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, Peter Diamandis's singular goal was to get to space. When... [more]

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The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War

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The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial...

Alexander MacDonald

Biography: general; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Space science

Paperback

A NASA insider highlights the current and historic roles of private enterprise in humanity's pursuit of spaceflight [more]

$54.99

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub...

Josh Dean

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Nuclear weapons; Marine engineering

Hardback

An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War--a mix between The Hunt for Red October... [more]

$51.95

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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

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Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose...

Valerie Neal

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science

Hardback

An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight [more]

$64.99

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

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Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

Steven Poole

History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Explains why today's chess grandmasters, quantum physicists and psychologists are mining the last 2,000 years of history for... [more]

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The Reassembler

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The Reassembler

James May

Biography; Popular science; Mechanical engineering

Paperback

From the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar, James May returns with a typically wacky account of... [more]

$39.95

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production

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Power from the Wind: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Energy Production...

Dan Chiras

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

The completely revised and updated comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems [more]

$44.99

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Flag's Up: The First 21 Years of the South Head Lookout Post 1790-1811

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Flag's Up: The First 21 Years of the South Head Lookout Post 1790-1811

Peter Poland

History; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships; Ship design & naval architecture

Paperback

English, Dutch, French, American and Russian ships anhjored alongside convict vessels in Sydneys peaceful harbour. they carried... [more]

$29.95

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

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The Laminar Boundary Layer Equations

N. Curle

Mathematics & Sciences; Fluid mechanics; Aerodynamics; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

Thorough introduction to boundary layer problems offers an ordered, logical presentation accessible to undergraduates. The... [more]

$27.99

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Positive Energy Homes: Creating Passive Houses for Better Living

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Positive Energy Homes: Creating Passive Houses for Better Living

Robin Brimblecombe, Robin Brimblecombe

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architectural structure & design; Building construction & materials

Paperback

A guide to how positive energy living can be achieved, through homes that power themselves and empower their occupants. [more]

$59.95

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