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Adam Spencer's Top 100

Australia's funniest mathematician returns in 2018 with more rollicking romps through the world of science, technology, numbers and all things nerdy. This terrific new fully illustrated title fo..

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Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

A funny and enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. By popular demand, Australia's funniest and most famous mathematician is back with a brilli..

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Nature's creations are more sophisticated and elegant than anything humans have created. Geckos can run upside down along ceilings. Termite mounds can stay cool in the desert without air conditioning...

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Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

Nature's creations are more sophisticated and elegant than anything humans have created. Geckos can run upside down along ceilings. Termite mounds can stay cool in the desert without air conditioning...

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Adventures in Human Being

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey..

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Adventures of Alexander von , The

Meet Alexander von Humboldt: the great lost scientist, visionary, thinker and daring explorer; the man who first predicted climate change, who has more things named after him than anyone else (includi..

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After Physics

Here the philosopher and physicist David Z Albert argues, among other things, that the difference between past and future can be understood as a mechanical phenomenon of nature and that quantum mechan..

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

In a divided world, empathy is not the solution, it is the problem. We think of empathy - the ability to feel the suffering of others for ourselves - as the ultimate source of all good behaviour..

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Agates of New Zealand

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland

The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let's face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives..

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Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives. What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? Exploring how insights from computer algorithms c..

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Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives. What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? Exploring how insights from computer algorithms c..

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Aliens

Aliens: Past, Present, Future covers the subject of extraterrestrial life from every angle, from the earliest speculations more than 400 years ago to today's ongoing search for Earth 2.0. In between a..

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All That Remains

Professor Dame Sue Black discusses the subject she grapples with every day - Death - bringing her unique perspective to the multitudinous circumstances in which life is lost. From the painful grieving..

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All the Ghosts in the Machine

'As charming and touching as it is astute and insightful' Adam Alter, New York Times bestselling author of IRRESISTABLE and DRUNK TANK PINK Seen any ghosts on your smartphone lately? ..

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceive

This book uncovers the biggest scientific fraud of our age. It tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world's food s..

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Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness

You know how it is when you go under. The jab, the countdown, the- -and then you wake. This book is about what happens in between. Until a hundred and seventy years ago many people chose death over ..

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Anatomical Venus: Wax / Sex / God / Death

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belie..

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Anatomy 101: From Muscles and Bones to Organs and Systems, Your Guide to How the Human Body Works

An all-in-one guide to the human body! Anatomy 101 offers an exciting look into the inner workings of the human body. Too often, textbooks turn the fascinating systems, processes, and figures of anato..

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Anatomy 360: The Ultimate Visual Guide to the Human Body

"Anatomy 360" is part reference guide and part textbook, explaining the form as well as the function of human body systems. The amazing images in this book are generated from a comprehensive 3-D model..

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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

ANATOMY: EXPLORING THE HUMAN BODY is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300 remarkable works, selected and curated by an international panel of anatomists, ..

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Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written, featuring new fractal diagrams, six new 'tales' and the latest scientific developments. THE ANCESTOR'S TALE is ..

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Ancient Medicine

The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edit..

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Angina Monologues, The

The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories of excessive intervention gone awry in US hospitals, to a traumatic trip to b..

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Antibiotic Resistance: The End of Modern Medicine

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Antimony, Gold, and Jupiter's Wolf: How the elements were named

The iconic Periodic Table of the Elements is probably in its most satisfactory, elegant form it will ever have. This is because all the 'gaps' corresponding to missing elements in the seventh row, or..

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Anxious: The Modern Mind in the Age of Anxiety

Anxiety is the most prevalent psychiatric problem of our time. Decades of research have gone into probing its mysteries and developing treatments. But what if we've been thinking about fear and anxiet..

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Apollo 11: The Inside Story

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Spa..

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind's first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in the..

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
Apollo: The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you.The Apollo Program ran from 1961 until 1..

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Apollo: The Mission to Land a Man on the Moon

Apollo is a survey of the Apollo missions and the impact touching the moon had on society. This year marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon. When his famous..

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Apollo: VII - XVII

July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing-a milestone in the history of humankind. Today, the adventure, courage, and ground-breaking accomplishment behind the NASA Apollo ..

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Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

Why do humans differ from other primates? What do those differences tell us about human evolution? Elaine Morgan gives a revolutionary hypothesis that explains our anatomic anomalies--why we walk on t..

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Are Numbers Real?: The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World

Have you ever wondered what humans did before numbers existed? How they organized their lives, traded goods, or kept track of their treasures? What would your life be like without them? Numbers began ..

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Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?: Test yourself against the amazing minds of animals

Animal science is bizarre and wonderful. At the extreme end of zoology, psychologists are designing personality tests for dogs and logic problems for pigeons. They're giving fish spatial reasoning pro..

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Art of Statistics, The

How can statistics help us understand the world? Can we come to reliable conclusions when data is imperfect? How is statistics changing in the age of data science? Statistics has played a le..

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Artificial Intelligence

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Artificial Intelligence is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction tointelligent machines and the humans that program them. Written by computer scie..

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

Artificial intelligence has long been a mainstay of science fiction and increasingly it feels as if AI is entering our everyday lives, with technology like Apple's Siri now prominent, and self-driving..

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Asbestos: Selected Cancers

In conjunction with drafting comprehensive legislation concerning compensation for health effects related to asbestos exposure (the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Act), the Senate Committee on the Judici..

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Ascent of Gravity

The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017 'Does Einstein proud . . . Eminently readable' Guardian 'No one has covered the topic with such a light touch and joie de vivre . . . a delight..

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Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything
Ask an Ocean Explorer

'Our everyday lives are connected to the deep ocean in ways we seldom realise.' Between these pages is everything you need to know about our oceans, explained in 25 questions. ..

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Ask an Ocean Explorer

'Our everyday lives are connected to the deep ocean in ways we seldom realise.' Between these pages is everything you need to know about our oceans, explained in 25 questions. ..

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Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as c..

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Astrobiology: The Search for Life Elsewhere in the Universe

It's one of the most important and fascinating questions human beings can ponder, and astrobiology is the emerging field of science that tries to answer it. Astronomer Rhodri Evans gives an exper..

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Astronaut Manual: All Models from 1961: 2017

This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut. Although concentrating on contemporary astro..

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Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a..

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Astronomy Book

Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas.The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Ventur..

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Astronomy For Dummies

The fun and easy way to explore the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour ..

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Astronomy in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

What happens when a star dies? How many asteroids are in our solar system? Can galaxies collide? What is dark energy? Astronomy in Minutes answers all these questions and more as it condenses 200 key ..

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