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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

David Pollock

Biography; Human geography; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Animal husbandry

Paperback

A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive... [more]

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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Energy technology & engineering; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

Patrice Newell

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainable agriculture; Organic farming; Health & wholefood cookery

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In an era of rapid climate change, this vital account of how agriculture can address major issues is an Australian story with... [more]

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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

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

$45.00

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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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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination...

Tim Heard

Apiculture (beekeeping); Gardening

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The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native... [more]

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Car Wars: The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car

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Car Wars: The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car

John J. Fialka

Automotive technology & trades

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A fascinating and sweeping history of the electric car, by the founder of ClimateWire, an industry insider and veteran Wall... [more]

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Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

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Apollo in Perspective: Spaceflight Then and Now

Jonathan Allday (The Royal Hospital School, Ipswich,UK)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Astronautics

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Explores Apollo space program and the technology that was used to land a man on the Moon. This book discusses the designs... [more]

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

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New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

James Bridle

Politics & government; Technology: general issues; Advocate - Science

Paperback

How the Information Age destroys knowledge [more]

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

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Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers

DK

Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Inventions & inventors; Children's & Educational; Practical interests (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Educational: Technology

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This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics... [more]

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

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Talking to Robots: A Brief Guide to Our Human-Robot Futures

David Ewing Duncan

Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Robotics

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Award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan considers twenty-four visions of possible human-robot futures - incredible scenarios... [more]

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A Short History of Trains

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A Short History of Trains

Christian Wolmar

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest

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A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.<br... [more]

$19.99

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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating it

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On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating...

Matthew Evans

Society & Social Sciences; Ethical issues & debates; Animal husbandry; Cookery, food & drink

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Challenges both vegans and carnivores in the battle for a new ethics of eating. [more]

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World

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A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder...

Alexander Jones (Professor of the History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University)

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; History of science; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; History of engineering & technology

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The Antikythera Mechanism, now 82 small fragments of corroded bronze, was an ancient Greek machine simulating the cosmos as... [more]

$38.95

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

$21.99

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

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]

$22.99

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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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It has never been more important than now to understand how to optimise the growth of crops plants in agriculture. As a result... [more]

$29.95

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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

Paperback

'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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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]

$29.99

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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]

$26.99

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

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

Paperback

A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

$27.99

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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

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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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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]

$24.99

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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]

$34.99

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The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America

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The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America

Margaret O'Mara

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret... [more]

$57.95

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