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  • The Planet Factory

    Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

    Forget about rockets to Mars – the future of space science lies with the search for exoplanetsTwenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was the preserve of science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy, with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number rising fast.These new-found worlds are more alien than anything in fiction ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Until the End of Time

    Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

    by Brian Greene ...
    From the world-renowned physicist and bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purposeIn both time and space, the cosmos is astoundingly vast, and yet is governed by simple, elegant, universal mathematical laws.On this cosmic timeline, our human era is spectacular but fleeting. Someday, we know, we ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Brief History Of Time

    From Big Bang To Black Holes

    Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers.It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Stephen Hawking

    A Life Well Lived

    In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given two years to live. Defying all the odds, he died in March 2018 at age seventy-six as the most celebrated scientist in the world. This carefully researched and updated biography and tribute gives a rich picture of Hawking's remarkable life - his childhood, the heart-rending beginning of his struggle with motor neurone disease, his ever-increasing international fame ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • A Briefer History of Time

    Like prior editions of the book - but even more so - A Briefer History of Time will guide non-scientists everywhere in the ongoing search for the tantalizing secrets at the heart of time and space . . .This is Stephen Hawking's somewhat 'briefer' account of his up-to-date and most recent scientific observations and findings. A great companion to his original worldwide bestseller, A Brief History ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • 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

    $5.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You

    A Guide to the Universe

    by Marcus Chown ...
    The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein's general theory of relativity. Together, they explain virtually everything about the world we live in. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven't the slightest clue what either is about.Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • 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

    $16.99 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

  • 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 Hidden Reality

    Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

    by Brian Greene ...
    In this exhilarating new book, Brian Greene explores our most current understanding of the universe, its deepest laws of nature, and our continuing quest to know more.The Hidden Reality reveals how major developments in different branches of fundamental theoretical physics-relativistic, quantum, cosmological, unified, computational - have all led us to consider one or another variety of parallel ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Elegant Universe

    by Brian Greene ...
    'Compulsively readable...Green threatens to do for string theory what Stephen Hawking did for holes' New York TimesIn this international bestseller, Columbia University professor Brian Greene provides, in layman’s terms, a comprehensive demystification of string theory. Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of the unknown, through introducing concepts from quantum ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Origin Story

    A Big History of Everything

    David Christian, creator of Big History ('My favourite course of all time' Bill Gates), brings us the epic story of the universe and our place in it, from 13.8 billion years ago to the remote future'Nails home the point: Life is a miracle ... A compelling history of everything' Washington Post'Spectacular' Carlo RovelliHow did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which ... Read more

    $15.99 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

    $17.99 AUD

  • Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilisation

    Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time–war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, race, and tribalism–in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.In a time when our political and cultural perspectives feel more divisive than ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Nature of Space and Time (New in Paper)

    Series Book 3 - Princeton Science Library
    Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united in a single quantum theory of gravity? Can quantum and cosmos ever be combined? On this issue, two of the world's most famous ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Forces of Nature

    Sunday Times BestsellerHow did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?Think you know our planet?Think again.Forces of Nature takes you from the mid-Atlantic ridge in Iceland, the volcanoes of Indonesia and the precipitous cliffs in Nepal, to the manatees off the coast of Florida and the northern lights of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • We Need to Talk About Kelvin

    What everyday things tell us about the universe

    by Marcus Chown ...
    Look around you. The reflection of your face in a window tells you that the universe is orchestrated by chance. The iron in a spot of blood on your finger tells you that somewhere out in space there is furnace at a temperature of 4.5 billion degrees. Your TV tells you that the universe had a beginning. In fact, your very existence tells you that this may not be the only universe but merely one ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Science of Star Wars

    The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, Space Travel, and More!

    Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time!Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. The Science of Star Wars addresses 50 topics that span the movies’ universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You’ll find fascinating explorations of the physics of Star Wars, its ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Prof. Brian Cox’s How The Universe Will End (Collins Shorts, Book 1)

    Series Book 1 - Collins Shorts
    Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.Professor Brian Cox shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. In this short he explains how this vast and complex universe – the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years – will end. Taken from his bestselling, mind-blowing exploration of space, Wonders of the Universe.Collins Shorts are a fresh look at the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $6.99 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

  • The Planets

    by Dava Sobel ...
    After the huge national and international success of ‘Longitude’ and ‘Gallileo’s Daughter’, Dava Sobel tells the human story of the nine planets of our solar system.This groundbreaking work traces the ‘lives’ of each member of our solar family, from myth and history, astrology and science fiction, to the latest data from the modern era's robotic space probes.Whether revealing what hides behind ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The End of Everything

    (Astrophysically Speaking)

    by Katie Mack ...
    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST, OBSERVER, NEW SCIENTIST, BBC FOCUS, INDEPENDENT AND WASHINGTON POST'A rollicking tour of the wildest physics. . . Like an animated discussion with your favourite quirky and brilliant professor' Leah Crane, New Scientist'Weird science, explained beautifully' - John ScalziWe know the universe had a beginning. But what happens at the end of ... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD