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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; Advocate - Science

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Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery... [more]

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International...

James Clay Moltz

International relations; Aerospace & air transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science

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James Clay Moltz explores efforts by China, Japan, India, South Korea, and ten other countries to boost their civil, commercial,... [more]

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

Dieter Helm

Business & Economics; Energy industries & utilities; Global warming; Fossil fuel technologies

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An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change... [more]

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We: Robot: The robots that already rule our world

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We: Robot: The robots that already rule our world

David Hambling

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics; Expert & knowledge-based systems

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Robots are all around us. Working in factories, hospitals, with armies and manufacturers and even, increasingly, around your... [more]

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The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job

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The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its...

Emily Lakdawalla

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics

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This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered... [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we... [more]

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden Age of Flight Test

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden...

Frederick Johnsen

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

Filling a void in major works about rare and exotic flight test aircraft, this book is the definitive work on the converted... [more]

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Sophie's Patch: Inspiration and Top Tips from the Popular Gardening Australia Presenter

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Sophie's Patch: Inspiration and Top Tips from the Popular Gardening Australia...

Sophie Thomson

Horticulture; Gardening

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

$35.00

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

Janet White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

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The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherdess: a lost classic. [more]

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Plane Crash: The Forensics of Aviation Disasters

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Plane Crash: The Forensics of Aviation Disasters

George Bibel, Captain Robert Hedges

Forensic science; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Aerospace & aviation technology

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If you have ever wondered what goes through a pilot's mind as a flight takes a turn for the dangerous, what impact turbulence... [more]

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The Man Who Built the Swordfish: The Life of Sir Richard Fairey

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The Man Who Built the Swordfish: The Life of Sir Richard Fairey

Adrian Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; History of engineering & technology

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Authoritative biography of an aviation pioneer [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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1001 Inventions That Changed the World

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1001 Inventions That Changed the World

Jack Challoner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Gift books

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From the invention of the wheel in the fifth millennium BC to the development of the worldwide web and the launch of the MP3... [more]

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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; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Theory of warfare & military science; Weapons & equipment; Robotics

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A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate... [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; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics; Aerospace & aviation technology; 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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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

John Connell

Biography; Memoirs; Dairy farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

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The intimate account of a year on his family farm in Ireland - and a fascinating history of man's long relationship with the... [more]

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Geopeko - A Successful Australian Mineral Explorer

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Geopeko - A Successful Australian Mineral Explorer

Bob Ryan (Manchester Business School)

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Mining technology & engineering

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Nonlinear Transformations of Random Processes

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Nonlinear Transformations of Random Processes

Ralph Deutsch

Mathematics & Sciences; Maths for engineers; Communications engineering & telecommunications

Paperback

This concise treatment of nonlinear noise techniques encountered in system applications is suitable for advanced undergraduates... [more]

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

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Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [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

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

$19.99

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Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste

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Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste

Ole Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbaek

Food & beverage technology; Cookery, food & drink

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Collaborating in the laboratory and the kitchen, Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrb�k investigate the multiple ways in which... [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

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Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.... [more]

$22.99

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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Energy industries & utilities; Power generation & distribution

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Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions... [more]

$54.95

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The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

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The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos...

Christian Davenport

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

The visionary quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes,... [more]

$51.95

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