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  • The Pocket Guide to the Universe: Part 1

    series The Pocket Guide to the Universe #1
    Have you ever wondered what is the universe? How does it work? What are you made of?In part 1 of his 3 part series, Oliver explains complex topics in simple terms using informative graphics. Written in the style of a good friend helping you understand the wonder of the universe. This book tackles the basic concepts that define the universe, the process that govern stars and an introduction to the ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Galileo’s Daughter: A Drama of Science, Faith and Love

    by Dava Sobel ...
    From the international best-selling author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter is the fascinating story of the relationship between the great Italian scientist Galileo and his daughter, Virginia.Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was the foremost scientist of his day, ‘the father of modern physics – indeed of modern science altogether’ in the words of Albert Einstein. Though he never left the Italy of his ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • 2022 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

    A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2022.Diagrams drawn for the latitude of southern Australia, but including events visible from New Zealand and South Africa.Written and illustrated by astronomical experts, Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion.Content includes:Advice on where to start ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Astronomy for Beginners: Ideal guide for beginners on astronomy, the Universe, planets and cosmology

    by William James ...
    If you are an aspiring astronomer or someone who wishes to know more about the topic, this is the perfect book. It is not just for astronomers. Any layman or someone who is intrigued by the Universe, planets, stars and the like will be capable of understanding this bookHere Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...Is there life on Mars after all? What have scientists discovered?Is the Milky Way heading ... Read more

    $3.94 AUD

  • The Future of Humanity

    Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

    by Michio Kaku ...
    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARHuman civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future catastrophes compel us to abandon Earth, one day we will make our homes among the stars.World-renowned physicist and futurist Michio Kaku explores in rich, accessible ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Coming of Age in the Milky Way

    From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the brilliant, eccentric personalities who have shaped it. From the first time mankind had an inkling of the vast space that surrounds us, those who study the universe have had to struggle against political and religious ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Infinite Monkey Cage – How to Build a Universe

    The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrinos and earthworms.Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince muse on multifaceted subjects involved in building a universe, with pearls of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.Precision is the key to everything. It is an integral, unchallenged and essential component of our modern social, mercantile, scientific, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Quantum Universe

    Everything that can happen does happen

    The Quantum Universe brings together two authors on a brilliantly ambitious mission to show that everyone can understand the deepest questions of science.But just what is quantum physics? How does it help us understand the world? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And why, above all, can we be sure that the theory is good?The bizarre behaviour of the atoms and energy that make up the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

    by Dava Sobel ...
    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR‘A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves’ The Economist#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in scienceIn the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “human computers,” to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • He Said/She Said

    the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

    by Erin Kelly ...
    The perfect read for fans of Disclaimer, In a Dark Dark Wood and Apple Tree Yard. Who do you believe?In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack.She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, it is not only the victim's life that is changed forever.Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear.And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The New Biography of the Universe

    May I introduce: the universe. Born 13.75 billion years ago. Constantly growing. Nearly empty. Electrically neutral. Poor in antimatter. Populated by 100 billion galaxies, including 130 sextillion stars with approximately just as many planets.Consisting of only 4 percent known forms of matter. The other 96 percent is made up of 23 percent dark matter and 73 percent dark energy. The home of black ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Wonders of the Universe

    Recommended for viewing on a colour tablet.Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before.13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light years wide. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite, vast and complex Universe has been the subject ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Fabric of the Cosmos

    Space, Time and the Texture of Reality

    by Brian Greene ...
    'A magnificent challenge to conventional ideas' Financial Times'I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It manages to be both challenging and entertaining: it is highly recommended' the Independent'(Greene) send(s) the reader's imagination hurtling through the universe on an astonishing ride. As a popularizer of exquisitely abstract science, he is both a skilled and kindly explicator' the New York Times ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Human Universe

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’ GuardianWhere are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?Human Universe tackles some of the greatest questions that humans have asked to try and understand the very nature of ourselves and the Universe in which we live.Through the endless leaps of human minds, it explores the extraordinary ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Order of Time

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    **'A dazzling book ... the new Stephen Hawking' Sunday TimesThe bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning of time**'We are time. We are this space, this clearing opened by the traces of memory inside the connections between our neurons. We are memory. We are nostalgia. We are longing for a future that will not come. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Dance of Time

    The Origins of the Calendar

    by Michael Judge ...
    Did you know that the ancient Romans left sixty days of winter out of their calendar, considering these two months a dead time of lurking terror and therefore better left unnamed? That they had a horror of even numbers, hence the tendency for months with an odd number of days? That robed and bearded druids from the Celts stand behind our New Year’s figure of Father Time? That if Thursday is Thor’s ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • UFOs

    Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record

    by Leslie Kean ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Impeccably researched, this riveting journalistic investigation separates fact from fiction, and documents the existence of—and government reactions to—actual UFOs.“A treasure trove of insightful and eye-opening information.”—Michio Kaku, PH.D., bestselling author of Physics of the FutureLeslie Kean, a veteran investigative reporter who has spent the past ten years ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • It's Not Rocket Science

    by Ben Miller ...
    The Top Ten BestsellerBlack holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science?You do? Well, fear not, for help is at hand.Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots to share with you all his favourite bits of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

    “One of today’s best popularizers of science.”—Kirkus ReviewsLoyal readers of the monthly “Universe” essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with stunning clarity and childlike enthusiasm. Here Tyson compiles his favorite essays across a myriad of cosmic topics. The title essay introduces readers to ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Into the Black

    The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster

    by Rowland White ...
    On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built – the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of the record-breaking X-planes the likes of which Chuck Yeager had tested in the skies over the Mojave Desert, Columbia was a winged rocket plane, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Wonders of Life

    What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end?In this beautiful and definitive new book, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the Universe – life itself.There are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth – each and every one governed by the same laws. ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • 'What Do You Care What Other People Think?'

    Further Adventures of a Curious Character

    Richard Feynman – Nobel Laureate, teacher, icon and genius – possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled gift for telling the extraordinary stories of his life.In this collection of short pieces and reminiscences he describes everything from his love of beauty to college pranks to how his father taught him to think. He takes us behind the scenes of the space shuttle ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • UFO Briefing Document

    The Best Available Evidence

    The shattering report that stunned the world's top leaders—now available to the public!Are UFOs in our midst? The evidence mounts . . .1952 UFO squadrons over Washington, D.C. Tracked on radar. Visual sightings by military. Verdict: “Unexplainable.”1976 UFO dogfight with F-4 Phantom II jets over Tehran. Weapons “jammed.” Radar/visual confirmation. Verdict: “Unavailable: Top Secret.”1981</str... ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD