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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Ethan Siegel

Film, TV & Radio; Science fiction; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

An analytical look at the iconic technologies from the Star Trek universe, how they work in that world, and how they have-or... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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Rocky Outcrops in Australia: Ecology, Conservation and Management

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Rocky Outcrops in Australia: Ecology, Conservation and Management

Damian Michael, David Lindenmayer

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Physical geography & topography; Conservation of the environment; Environmental monitoring

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Discover the incredible biodiversity on rocky outcrops and the importance of conserving these crucial landscape features.... [more]

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

Amy Shira Teitel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA. [more]

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

True stories; History; Social & cultural history; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - History

Paperback

Everyone who has ever flown will enjoy The Flying Kangaroo. These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience,... [more]

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30-Second Energy: The 50 most fundamental concepts in energy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Energy: The 50 most fundamental concepts in energy, each explained...

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Energy; Energy technology & engineering

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50 fundamental concepts explained, from the nuclear fusion reactor at the heart of the sun to the elusive dark energy which... [more]

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists...

Mark O'Connell

Mathematics & Sciences; Biotechnology; Artificial intelligence; Human-computer interaction

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A globe-spanning investigation into the Transhumanist movement, considering the tech billionaires, scientific luminaries,... [more]

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Warrior Herdsmen: Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda

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Warrior Herdsmen: Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Rural communities; Alternative lifestyles; Animal husbandry; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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This is the personal journal of a young American woman, living for six months amongst the Dodoth cattle-herdsmen in Northern... [more]

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson

History; General & world history; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

The writer described as the `Darwin of technology' presents an intertwined history of recreation and innovation, arguing that... [more]

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Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia

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Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia

Bruce Mapstone

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Hydrobiology; The environment; Management of land & natural resources; Technology, Engineering & Agriculture

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The latest scientific knowledge from CSIRO and other agencies to describe what we know about our oceans. [more]

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Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

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Tupolev Tu-95 and Tu-142

Yefim Gordon

History; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 - known to the western world as the Bear - had its share of teething troubles, however it became... [more]

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The Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

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The Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Molecular biology; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Genetic engineering

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Yeast is humankind's favourite microbe, our partner in brewing, baking, and winemaking. Nicholas P. Money tells the story... [more]

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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New York Times Bestseller 'This isn't your usual astronaut's memoir' Daily MailFrom the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking... [more]

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino Segre, Bettina Hoerlin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; History of engineering & technology

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In their revealing book, The Pope of Physics, Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin bring this scientific visionary to life. An examination... [more]

$33.95

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Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe

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Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe

Kimberly Arcand, Megan Watzke

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Space science

Hardback

In the tradition of illustrated science bestsellers, like Thing Explainer and harkening back to the classic film The Powers... [more]

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Citizen Scientist

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Citizen Scientist

Mary Ellen Hannibal

Biography; Philosophy of science; Evolution; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Hannibal, an award-winning writer and emerging emissary from scientists to the public, sets out to become a citizen scientist... [more]

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Maginot Line Gun Turrets: And French gun turret development 1880-1940

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Maginot Line Gun Turrets: And French gun turret development 1880-1940

Clayton Donnell

History; Military history; Ordnance, weapons technology

Paperback

The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I,... [more]

$22.99

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Australia in Space: A History of a Nation's Involvement

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Australia in Space: A History of a Nation's Involvement

Kerrie A Dougherty

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

Paperback

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Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century

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Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century

Scott L. Montgomery, Thomas Graham

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues; Nuclear power & engineering

Paperback

The first accessible book to discuss all aspects of nuclear power to help combat climate change and lethal air pollution.... [more]

$47.95

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The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture

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The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn...

Brian Dear

Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The remarkable, untold story of PLATO, the computer program and platform created in the 1960s that marked the true beginning... [more]

$69.95

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Key Thinkers on the Environment

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Key Thinkers on the Environment

Joy A. Palmer Cooper (University of Durham, UK), David E. Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David... [more]

$44.99

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

Adrian Mourby

Social & cultural history; Hotel & catering trades; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

Incredible, startling and often hilarious tales from the world's best hotels [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

Hardback

This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars to be exact - and considers... [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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The Practical Book of Beekeeping: A complete how-to manual on the satisfying art of keeping bees and their day to day care

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The Practical Book of Beekeeping: A complete how-to manual on the satisfying...

David Cramp

Mathematics & Sciences; Apiculture (beekeeping); Self-sufficiency; Farm & working animals

Hardback

A complete how-to manual on the satisfying art of keeping bees and their practical day-to-day care. Guides you from choosing... [more]

$29.95

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