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    A Natural History of Color

    The Science Behind What We See and How We See it

    by Rob DeSalle ...
    Narrated by George Newbern ...


    7 hours 52 min

    Over the years, color has dazzled, enhanced, and clarified the world we see. The experimental palettes of painting, the advent of the color photograph, Technicolor pictures, color printing, and so on have created a vivid and vibrant continuum. These ways of representing reality in “living color” echo our evolutionary reliance on and indeed privileging of color as a complex and vital form of ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sharks: A Guide for Kids (Special Edition)

    by Tony R. Smith ...
    Narrated by Ricky Wright ...


    45 min

    Are you afraid of Sharks? Do Sharks make your skin crawl? Most people are scared of Sharks because they don't understand this animal. Kids will enjoy the great visuals of sharks in this book. Sharks are very interesting animals and have a bad reputation outside of water. There are so many different types of Sharks. In this book you will learn about a lot of different species of Sharks. Here are ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mission Invisible

    A Novel about the Science of Light

    by Ulf Leonhardt ...
    Narrated by Ralph Lister ...
    series The Science and Fiction Series


    5 hours 52 min

    Invisibility has fascinated people since time immemorial, but only a decade ago did invisibility become a serious subject of scientific investigation. This lively novel, authored by an expert in the field, takes the listener on a journey to fascinating places and—en passant—on an intellectual adventure involving some of the most fascinating subjects of optics.While enjoying the fun and action of a ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Element in the Room

    Science-y Stuff Staring You in the Face

    Narrated by Helen Arney, Steve Mould ...


    4 hours 26 min

    'They make science fun and understandable which is a great combo.' Sandi Toksvig'These nerds are the real deal.' Ben Goldacre, author of BAD SCIENCEWhy is it impossible to spin your right foot clockwise while you draw a 6 with your right hand?Can you extract DNA from a strawberry daiquiri?Would you make love like a praying mantis?Should yo... ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In Search of Nature's Rarest Color

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...


    6 hours 15 min

    A globe-trotting quest to find blue in the natural world-and to understand our collective obsession with this bewitching color Blue is a rare color-natural blue, that is. From morpho butterflies in the rain forest to the blue jay flitting past your window, vanishingly few living things are blue-and most that appear so are doing sleight of hand with physics or complex chemistry. Flowers modify the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial