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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Travel writing

Hardback

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [more]

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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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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

Paperback

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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Alan Stern and David Grinspoon take us behind the scenes of the science, politics, egos and public expectations that fueled... [more]

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

Tim Smedley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

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'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger Air pollution has become the world's... [more]

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the world

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Rain and Shine: An essential primer on how crop plants grow to feed the...

David F Smith

Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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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

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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The Snowy: A History

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The Snowy: A History

Siobhan McHugh

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Electrical power industries; Power networks, systems, stations & plants

Paperback

Tells the extraordinary story of the mostly migrant workforce who built one of the world's engineering marvels. This classic,... [more]

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles...

Alex Newton

Politics & government; Sales & marketing; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations' adverse impacts on human rights in recent... [more]

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Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All

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Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us...

Arthur Holland Michel

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms; Military engineering

Hardback

The fascinating history and unnerving future of high-tech aerial surveillance, from its secret military origins to its growing... [more]

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman...

Tracy Daugherty

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

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Explore the evolution of astronomy from Dante to Einstein, as seen through the eyes of trailblazing Victorian astronomer Mary... [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)

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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

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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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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

Jeremy Purseglove

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Sustainable agriculture; Natural & wild gardening; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

From cocoa farming in Ghana to the orchards of Kent and the desert badlands of Pakistan, taking a practical approach to sustaining... [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

Official NASA publication marks the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing and features essays by project participants... [more]

$63.95

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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

Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill... [more]

$35.95

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View...

Michael Werner, Peter Eisenhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Astronomers have been... [more]

$69.00

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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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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 in the Age of Aquarius

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

Neil M. Maher

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Conservation of the environment; Technical design; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

In summer 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and hippie hordes descended on Woodstock two era-defining events that are not... [more]

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

Carolyn Collins Petersen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

New paperback edition - This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars... [more]

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Concorde

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Concorde

Leney Macdonald

History; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

This is one of the new Icon titles from Haynes. Originally published in the classic manual size, this compact format will... [more]

$25.95

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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]

$32.99

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