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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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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

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Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

James M. Russell

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

Discover the true history of some of the most extraordinary inventions of the ancient world, including mysterious devices... [more]

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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

Society & Social Sciences; 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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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

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

$37.95

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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

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

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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]

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The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digital

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The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digital

Kenneth Steiglitz

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics; Electronics engineering; Computer science; Mathematical theory of computation

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The genesis of the digital idea and why it transformed civilization A few short decades ago, we were informed by the smooth... [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

Paperback

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

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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence...

Sarah Scoles

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, Are we alone? A brilliant examination of the science behind... [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

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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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

Samuel Schwartz, Karen Kelly

Society & Social Sciences; Transport industries; Automotive technology & trades

Hardback

The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces... [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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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics: A History of Hypersonics

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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics: A History of Hypersonics...

T.A. Heppenheimer

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

This volume from the NASA History Series presents an overview of hypersonics that will appeal to readers interested in the... [more]

$43.95

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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

Paperback

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

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Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World

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Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World...

Jason Farman

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Media studies; History of engineering & technology; Communications engineering & telecommunications

Hardback

A celebration of waiting throughout history, and of its importance for connection, understanding, and intimacy in human communication... [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

Paperback

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

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The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter

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The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of...

Paul Steinhardt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Atomic & molecular physics; Crystallography; Mineralogy & gems; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter.... [more]

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

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Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology; Technology: general issues

Paperback

A book about how people and machines work together, and how we design machines to replicate and amplify what we can do ourselves.... [more]

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Picturing Science and Engineering

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Picturing Science and Engineering

Felice C. Frankel (Research Scientist, MIT)

Special kinds of photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Other technologies & applied sciences

Hardback

guide to making scientific photographs for presentations, journal submissions, and covers, featuring step-by-step instructions... [more]

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King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology

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King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries...

Lowell Dingus

Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration; History of engineering & technology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Hardback

The story of the extraordinary adventures behind the man who has discovered some of the amazing wonders of natural history.... [more]

$54.95

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

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Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives...

Mark A. Miodownik

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Materials science

Paperback

A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you- but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you?... [more]

$35.00

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