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Chemistry

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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5

    Abridged

    5 hours 47 min

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.His challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Whitewash

    The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

    by Carey Gillam ...
    Narrated by Rachel Dulude ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 20 min

    It's the herbicide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the world's most popular weed killer is used everywhere from backyard gardens to golf courses to millions of acres of farmland. For decades it's been touted as safe ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

    What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes. The time has come to abandon our fixation on alien monsters and place our expectations on solid scientific footing.Using his own expert understanding of life ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stuff Matters

    The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

    Narrated by Daniel Weyman ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 53 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik, read by Daniel Weyman.A unique and inspiring exploration of human creativity from one of the UK's best-known scientistsEverything is made of something...From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, Stuff Matters reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

    Narrated by Gavin Osborn ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind.Determining whether the virus came from nature or from a lab will help us to safeguard against the next pandemic.This disease will forever punctuate modern history. It has led to the deaths of millions, sickened hundreds of millions and affected the lives of almost every person on the planet. We now know ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Ecology of Everyday Things

    by Mark Everard ...
    Narrated by David Vickery ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours

    For many people, ecosystems may be a remote concept, yet we eat, drink, breathe and interface with them in every moment of our lives. In this engaging textbook, ecosystems scientist Dr. Mark Everard considers a diversity of "everyday things", including fascinating facts about their ecological origins: from the tea we drink, to the things we wear, read and enjoy, to the ecology of communities and ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Brewmaster's Art

    Narrated by Charles Bamforth ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 56 min

    With origins 8,000 years in the past, beer brewing has held a prominent place in many diverse cultures the world over. A university professor with more than 30 years' experience in the brewing industry, Professor Charles W. Bamforth is ideally suited to lead these engaging lectures on beermaking. With infectious enthusiasm, Professor Bamforth provides an informative look at brewing today, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Water Is Like Magic

    series Chemistry #9

    Unabridged

    2 min

    Did you know that water can be in the form of a liquid, solid, or gas? Kids will learn about evaporation and condensation in this fun, fact-filled audiobook “Water Is Like Magic.” ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Grain of Salt

    The Science and Pseudoscience of What We Eat

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 33 min

    A curated collection of new and updated Dr. Joe essays on food and nutrition Of all the dietary and nutritional claims pitched to us, what can we believe? How does cinnamon affect your health? How splendid is Splenda? Should you buy farmed, wild, or canned food? What's fishy about fish-oil supplements? Will a diet of Twinkies and M&M's lead to weight loss? Water from a tap or from a plastic bottle ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Half Lives: The Unlikely History of Radium

    Narrated by Deirdra Whelan ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 39 min

    Half Lives is an enjoyable journey into the odd areas where science and consumerism meet, telling the tale of the entrepreneurs and consumers in radium’s history who have until now been considered quacks, or fools, or both. The discovery of radium in the late 19th century prompted a flurry of experiments to scope the limits of its potential applications. Half Lives tells the fascinating, curious, ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    When I Grow up I Want To Be A Chemist

    series Chemistry #1

    Unabridged

    3 min

    Do you like math and science? Do you like to conduct experiments in science class? If so, then you might want to become a chemist someday. What exactly is chemistry? Chemistry focuses on chemical substances and how they interact with each other. Kids will love this upbeat audiobook guaranteed to make them interesting in learning more about becoming a chemist someday. ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chemical Warrior

    Syria, Salisbury and Saving Lives at War

    Unabridged

    7 hours 56 min

    GRIPPING, MOVING AND INSPIRING: the remarkable life of a world-leading expert in chemical weapons defence."His work has saved lives and given hope." - Professor David Nott, bestselling author of War DoctorFor thirty years, Hamish has served and volunteered in conflict zones around the world. As the army's foremost chemical weapons expert, he built a unique first-hand understanding of how to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Meteorite

    How Stones from Outer Space Made Our World

    by Tim Gregory ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 23 min

    Explore the universe and immerse yourself in the story of our solar system, planet, and life through meteorites."Meteorite is a treasure"--Wall Street JournalMeteorites have long been seen as portents of fate and messages from the gods, their fiery remains inspiring worship and giving rise to legends that have persisted for millennia. But beyond the lore, meteorites tell an even greater story: ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Virility Paradox

    The Vast Influence of Testosterone on Our Bodies, Minds, and the World We Live In

    Narrated by P.J. Ochlan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    Testosterone propels our drive for exploration and risk, for competition and creation, and even our survival. The effects of testosterone permeate the traditions, philosophy, and literature of every known culture-without it, the world would be a drastically different place. It also has a role in humanity's darker side, contributing to violence, hubris, poverty, crime, and selfishness. Recent ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Periodic Tales

    The Curious Lives of the Elements

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 34 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams, read by John Sackville.Everything in the universe is made of them, including you.Like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning.Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens and noble gases that light the way to vice. You'll learn how lead can tell your ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Elements We Live By

    How Iron Helps Us Breathe, Potassium Lets Us See, and Other Surprising Superpowers of the Periodic Table

    by Anja Røyne ...
    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 54 min

    WINNER OF THE 2018 BRAGE PRIZE'[T]his lovely book. An enjoyable sweep through topics ranging from respiration to space exploration -solid science presented in an engagingly human way'Andrew Crumey, author of The Great Chain of Unbeing'Perfect popular science . . . not just a well-written story about the elements, but a book about being human in the world today'Åsmund H. Eikene... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Alchemy of Us

    How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 53 min

    In The Alchemy of Us, scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventions-clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and silicon chips-and reveals how they shaped the human experience. Ramirez tells the stories of the woman who sold time, the inventor who inspired Edison, and the hotheaded undertaker whose ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Quantum Numbers

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    46 min

    Modern Chemistry Lavoisier’s results and Atomic Theory provided chemists their first in depth understanding related to the nature of chemical reactions. Another cornerstone which dealt with the inherent property of all matter came a few years later in the form of atomic theory advanced in 1805 by an English schoolteacher, John Dalton. This theory puts forward the theory that matter constitutes of ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Geochemistry

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    43 min

    Geochemistry is that branch of science which uses the fundamental principles of Chemistry to understand, analyze and explain the mechanisms behind and working principles of major geological systems including the oceans as well as Earth's crust. But the scope of Geochemistry extends much beyond our planet earth and extends upto the solar system so much so that its contribution is immense in ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Assembling Life

    How Can Life Begin on Earth and Other Habitable Planets?

    by David Deamer ...
    Narrated by Stephen R. Thorne ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 40 min

    In Assembling Life, David Deamer addresses questions that are the cutting edge of research on the origin of life. For instance, how did non-living organic compounds assemble into the first forms of primitive cellular life? What was the source of those compounds and the energy that produced the first nucleic acids? Did life begin in the ocean or in fresh water on terrestrial land masses? Could life ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rocket Girl

    The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 56 min

    In 1938, a young German rocket enthusiast named Wernher von Braun had dreams of building a rocket that could fly him to the moon. In Ray, North Dakota, a young farm girl named Mary Sherman was attending high school. In an age when girls rarely dreamed of a career in science, Mary wanted to be a chemist. A decade later the dreams of these two disparate individuals would coalesce in ways neither ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nine Pints

    A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

    by Rose George ...
    Narrated by Rose George ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 20 min

    An eye-opening exploration of blood, the lifegiving substance with the power of taboo, the value of diamonds and the promise of breakthrough science Blood carries life, yet the sight of it makes people faint. It is a life-saver, and can transmit deadly infections. It is medicine, and a commodity dearer than oil. Each of us has nine to twelve pints of it, yet many don’t know their own blood type. ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Quantum Chemistry

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    40 min

    There are many fine scripts of quantum chemistry and physics in print at this time. So the question can be raised as to why we would write another script, especially one focusing on the smaller discipline of quantum chemistry. When we began this project years ago, we felt that we were a unique juncture in quantum chemistry and technology and that, immodestly, we had a unique perspective to offer ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Shape of Things to Come

    Exploring the Future of the Human Body

    by Druin Burch ...
    Narrated by Greg Wagland ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 4 min

    In this humane and important exploration of modern medicine, Druin Burch examines the future of medicine, our changing physicalities and the implications of longer life. From birth to death and through the exploration of topics such as disease, sex, mind, eating and drinking, Burch tracks the future of medicine by looking at what is already possible today. Weaving in insights from literature, art ... Read more

    $36.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial