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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican Revolution

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican...

Dennis Richard Danielson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of engineering & technology

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In May, 1539, a young, German mathematician named Georg Joachim Rheticus traveled hundreds of miles across Europe in the hopes... [more]

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Space science; Advocate - Science

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The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. [more]

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun,... [more]

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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; Advocate - History

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

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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]

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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, Kara Rosemeier

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]

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

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Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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Megatech: Technology in 2050

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Megatech: Technology in 2050

Daniel Franklin

Society & Social Sciences; Technology: general issues

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What will the world of technology look like in 2050? And how will it affect the way we live? These are the big questions explored... [more]

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Organic Chemistry

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Organic Chemistry

Graham Patrick

Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry; Organic chemistry; Biochemistry; Industrial chemistry

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Organic chemistry concerns the properties and synthesis of carbon-based molecules. Carbon atoms can concatenate into long... [more]

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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

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Heavenly Mathematics: The Forgotten Art of Spherical Trigonometry

Glen Van Brummelen

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry; Trigonometry; History of mathematics; Astronomy, space & time; Navigation & seamanship

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Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. This title traces the rich... [more]

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

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Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Apollo 8

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Apollo 8

Jeffrey Kruger

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

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The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumphIn... [more]

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

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Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

Toni Tapp Coutts

Biography; Memoirs; Rural communities; Animal husbandry

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For fans of Sheryl McCorry's DIAMONDS AND DUST and Sara Henderson, this is the story of Toni Tapp Coutts's extraordinary childhood... [more]

$19.99

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Cosmetics technology

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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The Brilliant Outsider

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The Brilliant Outsider

Robert Wainwright

Biography; Biography: general; First World War; Second World War; Inventions & inventors; Climbing & mountaineering

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George Ingle Finch, mountaineer, soldier, scientist, rebellious spirit, boy from the bush, was in his day one of the most... [more]

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

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Backyard Chickens: How to Keep Happy Hens

Dave Ingham

Poultry farming; Gardening; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old and a natural extension for anyone who has a veggie patch. This book is... [more]

$35.00

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals: A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective...

Mike Braysher

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Pest control

Paperback

Provides the knowledge to effectively plan, prioritise, develop and apply best practice pest animal management in Australia.... [more]

$49.95

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights

Viriginia Marshall

History; Indigenous peoples; Land rights; Water supply & treatment

Paperback

Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of... [more]

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Bee Quest

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Bee Quest

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Apiculture (beekeeping); Farm & working animals

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A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads the author from the Salisbury plains to the Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to... [more]

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel, Brian May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Space science

Paperback

A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers... [more]

$31.95

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The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created the Information Age

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The Logician and the Engineer: How George Boole and Claude Shannon Created...

Paul J. Nahin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Popular science; Electrical engineering; Computer science

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Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in everything we use - from our computers... [more]

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The History of Human Space Flight

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The History of Human Space Flight

Ted Spitzmiller

General & world history; Mathematics & Sciences; Engineering: general; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Highlighting men and women across the globe who have dedicated themselves to pushing the limits of space exploration, this... [more]

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A Beekeeper's Year: A Practical Guide to Caring for Bees and Beehives

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A Beekeeper's Year: A Practical Guide to Caring for Bees and Beehives

Janet Luke

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping)

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Around the world beekeeping is increasingly popular as concern grows that bees and their environments are threatened by global... [more]

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