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  • Symbolic Mathematics for Chemists

    A Guide for Maxima Users

    by Fred Senese ...
    An essential guide to using Maxima, a popular open source symbolic mathematics engine to solve problems, build models, analyze data and explore fundamental conceptsSymbolic Mathematics for Chemists offers students of chemistry a guide to Maxima, a popular open source symbolic mathematics engine that can be used to solve problems, build models, analyze data, and explore fundamental chemistry ... Read more

    $123.99 AUD

  • Periodic Tales

    The Curious Lives of the Elements

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'If only chemistry had been like this at school' Matt Ridley, Prospect________________Elements. Everything in the universe is made of them, including you. And like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning.Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens. You'll learn how lead can tell your f... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What If?

    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, 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 ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Book 5 - Bryson
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engaging, and well-informed guide' The TimesBill Bryson describes himself as ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Deliberate Poisoning of Earth

    by Steve Nelson ...
    Book 2 - Steve's Important FREE ebooks
    This ebook contains just 4 chapters & over 80 pics; grouped together in the form of Attack Formations. Because Humanity is Under Attack! Today we face Attack from; The Chemtrails Air Assault , Radiation Via Air and Water, The Chemical Ground Attack & The Water Attack Force, plus many other platoons of destruction heading our way.I have thought of this as the last battle of Spartacus as his people ... Read more

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  • The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table

    by Sam Kean ...
    Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal and obsession. The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How To

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

    Randall Munroe is . . .****'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates'Wonderful' Neil GaimanAN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe 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 E... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Higgs Discovery

    The Power of Empty Space

    by Lisa Randall ...
    On July 4th, 2012, one of physics' most exhilarating results was announced: a new particle – and very likely a new kind of particle – had been discovered at the Large Hadron Collider, the huge particle accelerator designed to reproduce energies present in the universe a fraction of a second after the Big Bang. The particle's existence had been speculated on for nearly fifty years: here, finally, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Climate Wars

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival.An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature—which is almost inevitable—could heat global politics to boiling ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Mendeleyev's Dream

    The Quest for the Elements

    “Mendeleyev’s Dream is a wonderfully entertaining and stimulating journey from alchemy to chemistry in search of the elements of our universe. It is a book of great clarity and depth.” Jim Crace“A wonderful historical romp through mankind’s attempts to understand the constituents of matter.” The Observer“What stuff is the world made up of? It is the history of this question which Paul Strathern ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stuff Matters

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

    * * * Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books * * *FROM THE TEA-CUP TO THE JET ENGINE, STUFF MATTERS IS A UNIQUE, INSPIRING EXPLORATION OF HUMAN CREATIVITY.'Enthralling. A mission to re-acquaint us with the wonders of the fabric that sustains our lives' Guardian'I stayed up all night reading this book' Oliver Sacks____________Everything is made of something.The ever... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Culinary Reactions

    The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

    When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe, you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial life while suppressing harmful bacteria and fungi. And unlike in a laboratory, you can eat your experiments ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cooked

    A Natural History of Transformation

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES'It's not often that a life-changing book falls into one's lap ... Yet Michael Pollan's Cooked is one of them.' SundayTelegraph'This is a love song to old, slow kitchen skills at their delicious best' Kathryn Huges, GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times Top Five Bestseller - Michael Pollan's uniquely enjoyable quest... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Ultimate Guide (Boxed Set)

    3 Books In 1 Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Guide with Recipes, Uses and Benefits

    Aromathery and Essential oils have a variety of positive uses. Peppermint can help with stomach issues and PMS. Clove oil is used to cure headaches. Inhaling citrus oils has been said to cure cabin fever. Other oils like mint and citrus help people relax during summer. Essential oils are organic and all-natural, so they can be used as replacements for certain harmful medicines and perfumes. ... Read more

    $6.59 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A is for Arsenic

    The Poisons of Agatha Christie

    Shortlisted for the BMA Book Awards and Macavity Awards 2016Fourteen novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's all made-up ...Agatha Christie revelled in the use of poison to kill off unfortunate victims in her books; indeed, she employed it more than any other murder method, with the poison itself often being a central part of the novel. Her choice of deadly substances ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Brain Fuel

    199 Mind-Expanding Inquiries into the Science of Everyday Life

    National BestsellerFrom the #1 bestselling author – a cornucopia of mind-expanding insights into the science of the real world.Dr. Joe – as he is affectionately known to millions of readers, listeners, viewers, and students – brings his magic formula to Doubleday Canada with Brain Fuel.As with Dr. Joe’s previous best-selling books, Brain Fuel informs and entertains on a wild assortment of science ... Read more

    $17.70 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • The Secrets of Alchemy

    series Synthesis
    "This elegant, readable book…covers the history of alchemy from its shadowy origins in Hellenistic Egypt to its scholarly recovery in the 20th century” (Anthony Grafton, Science).In The Secrets of Alchemy, science historian and practicing chemist Lawrence M. Principe dispels commonly held misconceptions about alchemy and sheds light on what it was, how it began, and how it influenced a range of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Dancing Wu Li Masters

    An Overview of the New Physics

    by Gary Zukav ...
    “The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.”—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesGary Zukav’s timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling masterpiece, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, is arguably the most widely acclaimed introduction to quantum physics ever written. Scientific American raves: “Zukav is such a ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Is That a Fact?

    Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

    The bestselling “quackbuster” and “tireless tub-thumper against pseudoscience” fishes for the facts in a flood of misinformation (Maclean’s).Eat this and live to 100. Don’t, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and what’s best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules

    Separating Fact from Fiction in the Science of Everyday Life

    **The bestselling popular science author “****has made it his mission to tackle myths about science and the so-called experts who spread them” (**CBC Radio).The internet is a powerful beast when it comes to science; the answer to any query you may have is just a few keystrokes away. But when there are multiple answers from various sources, how do we know what information is reliable? In Monkeys, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Brain Food

    How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

    A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep'I cannot recommend this book enough' - Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor's KitchenWe often talk about how our diets affect our fitness - but we don't discuss how they affect the hungriest organ in the body, the brain. And it has surprising dietary needs that differ from the rest of our body.Brain ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Canning and Preserving: A Simple Food In A Jar Home Preserving Guide for All Seasons : Bonus: Food Storage Tips for Meat, Dairy and Eggs

    These days, it is very important that you do everything you can to save money, and to make sure that you have something to eat, in case calamities or unprecedented events occur. It is also important that you have some food that will see you through your everyday life. Canned or preserved food is essential in every household because it is easy to make and very delicious, too. This handbook, ... Read more

    $6.59 AUD

  • Caesar's Last Breath

    The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

    by Sam Kean ...
    ** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **‘Popular science at its best’Mail on Sunday‘Eminently accessible and enjoyable’ObserverWith every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds in the Roman Senate, but the story of his last breath is still unfolding. In fact, you're probably inhaling some of it now. Of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD