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    The Heat Will Kill You First

    Life and Death on a Scorched Planet

    by Jeff Goodell ...
    Narrated by L. J. Ganser ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 7 min

    Most Anticipated by The Washington Post• New York Times bestselling journalist's "masterful, bracing" (David Wallace-Wells) investigation exposes "through stellar reporting, artful storytelling and fascinating scientific explanations" (Naomi Klein) an explosive new understanding of heat and the impact that rising temperatures will have on our lives and on our planet. "Entertaining and thoroughly ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    Elemental

    How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything

    by Tim James ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 12 min

    SELECTED AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE DAILY MAIL'A hugely entertaining tour of the periodic table and the 118 elements that are the basic building blocks of everything' Daily MailIn 2016, with the addition of four final elements - nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson - to make a total of 118 elements, the periodic table was finally complete, rendering any pre-existing books on ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    Series Audiobook 5 - Bryson

    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

    $15.99 AUD

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    What If?

    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    Narrated by Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 37 min

    From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd, What If? gives hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. How fast can you hit a speed bump, driving, and live? When (if ever) did the sun go down on the British Empire? When will Facebook ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    What If?2

    Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    Narrated by Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 34 min

    WHAT IF... one man decided to answer all the unanswerable questions, using science.The Sunday Times-bestselling author and xkcd creator, Randall Munroe is here to provide the best answers yet to the important questions you probably never thought to askThe millions of people around the world who read and loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger.Planning t... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    The Magic of Reality

    How we know what's really true

    Narrated by Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    What are things made of?What is the sun?Why is there night and day, winter and summer?Why do bad things happen?Are we alone?Throughout history people all over the world have invented stories to answer profound questions such as these. Have you heard the tale of how the sun hatched out of an emu's egg? Or what about the great catfish that carries the world on its back? Has anyone ever told you that ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    How To

    Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd

    Narrated by Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling*What If?* and Thing Explainer.For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally bad that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

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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

    $22.99 AUD

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    Horizons

    A Global History of Science

    by James Poskett ...
    Narrated by Sid Sagar ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A radical retelling of the history of science that challenges the Eurocentric narrative.We are told that modern science was invented in Europe, the product of great minds like Nicolaus Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. But this is wrong. Science is not, and has never been, a uniquely European endeavour.Copernicus relied on mathematical ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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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

    $17.99 AUD

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    Material World

    A Substantial Story of Our Past and Future

    by Ed Conway ...
    Narrated by Ed Conway ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 11 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Sand, salt, iron, copper, oil and lithium. They built our world, and they will transform our future.These are the six most crucial substances in human history. They took us from the Dark Ages to the present day. They power our computers and phones, build our homes and offices, and create life-saving medicines. But most of us take them completely for granted.In Material ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

  • Audiobook

    There Are (No) Stupid Questions … in Science

    Narrated by Leah Elson MS, MPH ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 34 min

    Leah Elson draws upon her wildly popular web series, 60 Seconds of Science, in this highly entertaining and visually appealing giftable book of real-world scientific questions and answers.How does DNA work?Does chicken noodle soup actually help with being sick?When cats purr, what is actually making the noise?Does singing to plants really help them grow?Is it possible to clone a woolly mammoth?In ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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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

    $26.99 AUD

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    In Their Element: How Chemistry Made the Modern World

    A BBC Radio 4 Programme

    by BBC Radio ...
    Narrated by Full Cast ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 13 min

    Join world-leading scientists as they delve into the incredible stories behind 16 elements, including the dark and controversial history of gold; how a solar eclipse in 1868 led to the discovery of the periodic table's most notorious escape artist, helium; the role of iron in the rise and fall of human civilisations; why you might find iodine in British milk, but not necessarily anywhere else in ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Studying the chemistry of cannabis: cannabinoid extraction methods

    Narrated by Sandra Loaiza ...

    Unabridged

    51 min

    In this incredible audiobook, we invite you to learn about the different methods of extraction and analysis of the main cannabinoids for the use of derivatives in the cannabis industry.Currently, about 113 compounds have been isolated from the Cannabis sativa species, among the most important are tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). These phytocannabinoids are mostly present in the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Ecology of Everyday Things

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

    Unabridged

    6 hours 45 min

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Forensic Science

    by Jay Siegel ...
    Narrated by Rodney Gardiner ...
    Series series Bolinda Beginner Guides

    Unabridged

    6 hours 43 min

    The most remarkable weapon in the fight against crime, forensic science turns bullet trajectories, bodily fluids, and the very structure of our DNA into damning witnesses of our every act. Packed with examples from real-life cases, this Beginner Guide covers all major areas of forensic science, including drugs, trace evidence and crime scene investigation. Pathology, anthropology, and the laws ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Wild, Wild Yeasts

    Series series Botanize!

    Unabridged

    20 min

    Melissa Petruzzello of Encyclopædia Britannica discusses the ecology and uses of yeasts. She is joined by Michele Metych to talk about wild yeasts and sourdough bread making. This is the 13th installment of the Botanize! podcast series. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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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

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Plant Chemicals: Healing, Hallucinogenic, and Harmful

    Narrated by Melissa Petruzzello ...
    Series series Botanize!

    Unabridged

    20 min

    Melissa Petruzzello of Encyclopædia Britannica explores some of the medicinal, mind-altering, and deadly ways in which plant secondary metabolites can interact with the human body. This is part two of a two-part program and the 14th installment of the Botanize! podcast series. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Oxygen

    The molecule that made the world

    by Nick Lane ...
    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 35 min

    Three hundred million years ago, in Carboniferous times, dragonflies grew as big as seagulls, with wingspans of nearly a meter. Researchers claim they could have flown only if the air had contained more oxygen than today-probably as much as thirty-five percent. Giant spiders, tree-ferns, marine rock formations, and fossil charcoals all tell the same story. High oxygen levels may also explain the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Transformer

    The Deep Chemistry of Life and Death

    by Nick Lane ...
    Narrated by Richard Trinder ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 55 min

    For decades, biology has been dominated by the study of genetic information. Information is important, but it is only part of what makes us alive. Our inheritance also includes our living metabolic network, a flame passed from generation to generation, right back to the origin of life. In Transformer, biochemist Nick Lane reveals a scientific renaissance that is hiding in plain sight-how the same ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Handmade

    A Scientist's Search for Meaning Through Making

    Narrated by Anna Ploszajski ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    From atomic structures to theories about magnetic forces, scientific progress has given us a good grasp on the properties of many different materials. However, science cannot tell us how to measure the temperature of steel just by looking at it, or how to sculpt stone into all kinds of shapes, or what it feels like to blow up a balloon of glass. Handmade is the story of materials through making ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD