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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

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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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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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Seeds of Science: Why We Got it So Wrong on GMOs

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Seeds of Science: Why We Got it So Wrong on GMOs

Mark Lynas

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetic engineering; Agricultural science

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[This book] provides an explanation of the research that has enabled this technology-something which led to countless misconceptions-... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture

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Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery... [more]

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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

Michelle Malkin

History; History of the Americas; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

Firebrand conservative columnist, commentator, Internet entrepreneur, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Michelle Malkin... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering; Advocate - History

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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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

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

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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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GPS

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GPS

Paul E. Ceruzzi

Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; History of engineering & technology

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A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life. [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

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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]

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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

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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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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future of Warfare

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Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future...

Louis A. Del Monte

History; Technology: general issues

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A technology expert describes the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in weapons development, the ethical dilemmas... [more]

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

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Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

Edward Ashford Lee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Technology: general issues

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How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. [more]

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

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The Chinese Typewriter: A History

Thomas S. Mullaney

Office systems & equipment; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors; Computing: general

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How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes... [more]

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Mysteries of Mars

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Mysteries of Mars

Fabio Vittorio De Blasio

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings; Popular astronomy & space

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This book introduces the reader to the wonders of Mars, covering all aspects from our past perceptions of the planet through... [more]

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Daniel Florance, Emma Burns, David Lindenmayer

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainable agriculture

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Featuring best practice approaches to restoration based on 19 years of long-term research. [more]

$39.99

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Perfect book for anyone with an interest in space travel and the moon landings. [more]

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How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots of the Future

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How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots...

David Hu

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal physiology; Mechanical engineering & materials; Robotics

Hardback

Discovering the secrets of animal movement and what they can teach us Insects walk on water, snakes slither, and fish swim.... [more]

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Lighthouses of Europe

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Lighthouses of Europe

Thomas Ebelt

Photography & photographs; Navigation & seamanship; Boating; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Europe has over 40,000 miles of coastline, stretching from the icy black waters of the Baltic to the deceptively serene Mediterranean.... [more]

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Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing

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Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing

Jay McInerney

Food & society; Winemaking technology; Wines

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From celebrated novelist Jay McInerney, whose extensive writing on wine has been called 'crisp, stylish and very funny' (New... [more]

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water...

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Sanitary & municipal engineering

Paperback

The Romans developed sophisticated methods for managing hygiene. Through the archeological record, graffiti, sanitation-related... [more]

$69.00

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Anindya Ghose

Business & Economics; Sales & marketing; WAP (wireless) technology

Paperback

How the smartphone can become a personal concierge (not a stalker) in the mobile marketing revolution of smarter companies,... [more]

$37.99

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George R. Leopold

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Paperback

Drawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, family members, and friends of Gus Grissom, George... [more]

$37.95

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Spaceflight: A Concise History

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Spaceflight: A Concise History

Michael J. Neufeld

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science

Paperback

A concise history of spaceflight, from military rocketry through Sputnik, Apollo, robots in space, space culture, and human... [more]

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