The story that bonds Ernest Rutherford and Marcus Oliphant is as extraordinary as it is unlikely. They were kindred souls, schooled and steeped in the furthest frontiers of Britain's empire, whose restless intellect and ... read more

The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb
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In INCREDIBLE JOURNEYS, award-winning author David Barrie takes us on a tour of the cutting-edge science of animal navigation, where breakthroughs are allowing scientists to unravel, for the first time, how animals as various as butter... read more

Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation
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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 follows on from Adam's bestselling Big Book of Numbers (2014); World of Numbers ... read more

Adam Spencer's Top 100
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"This is a beautiful, important book, a pleasure to read, in which the history recounted truly illuminates the mathematical ideas, and the ideas themselves are superbly explained; a wonderful accomplishment." -- Barry Mazur, Harvard Un... read more

Math Through the Ages - A Gentle History for Teachers and Others
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An in-depth investigation of the live export trade and an analysis of the intense public drama of 2011. The backstory of this powerful industry and the campaign to bring it to an end are revealed, including aspects of the inner political st... read more

Backlash Australia's Conflict of Values Over Live Exports
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The failure of the Copenhagen climate conference in December 2009 revealed major flaws in the way the world's policy makers have attempted to prevent dangerous levels of increases in global temperatures. The expert authors in this spec... read more

Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits
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The Ape that Understood the Universe is the story of the strangest animal in the world: the human animal. It opens with a question: How would an alien scientist view our species? What would it make of our sex differences, our sex... read more

The Ape That Understood the Universe - How the Mind and Culture Evolve
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'Astonishing ... an amazing book ... absolutely chocker full of things that we need to know' Chris Evans 'Matthew Walker is probably one of the most influential people on the planet' Evening Standard THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER TLS, OBSERVER, S... read more

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
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Why is 7 such a lucky number and 13 so unlucky? Why does a jury traditionally have '12 good men and true', and why are there 24 hours in the day and 60 seconds in a minute? This fascinating new book explores the world of numbers from pin numbers to book t... read more

No.1 Book of Numbers: Exploring the Meaning
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Authors Imran Rashid and Soren Kenner have sparked an international debate by revealing the "mind hacks" Facebook, Apple, Google, and Instagram use to get you and your children hooked on their products. In Offline, they deliver an eye-opening resear... read more

Offline - Unplugging Your Brain in a Digital World
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Sydney in the 1970s and 1980s was a world of limited choice, one where we all watched the same television programs and the household phone was at the heart of allnetworks people belonged to: family, school, church and the neighbourh... read more

Webtopia: The Worldwide Wreck of Tech and How to Make the Net Work
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# 1 New York Times BestsellerLibraryReads PickSMLWhat is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe dow... read more

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry HC
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