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  • Helgoland

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    by Carlo Rovelli

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller -- a riveting story of rebellion, revolution and science'Carlo Rovelli is a genius and an amazing communicator' Neil Gaiman'A triumph . . . we are left in a world that is not disenchanted by science, but even more magical' Julian Baggini, Financial Times**In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, had retreated to the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

    by Karl Kruszelnicki

    Australia's favourite science guru explains the facts about climate change -- and how we can fix itHow do Greenhouse Gas molecules shimmy and shake to trap 400,000 Hiroshima atom bombs' worth of the Sun's heat each day?Who did the early research into Climate Change and then spent billions trying to cover it up?What's the Hockey Stick Graph and why is it so important?How did Climate Change tip the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • What the Frack?

    Everything you need to know about coal seam gas

    by Paddy Manning

    Australia has a new 50 billion industry. It carries unprecedented environmental risks but could be the path to energy salvation: cleaner than coal, safer than nuclear, a complement to renewables. Big oil and gas companies tell us we could be the biggest liquid natural gas exporter in the world, but greenies and farmers are united in their opposition to coal seam gas extraction on some of our most ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • SuperFuel

    Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future

    by Richard Martin

    series MacSci
    A riveting look at how an alternative source of energy is revoluntionising nuclear power, promising a safe and clean future for millions, and why thorium was sidelined at the height of the Cold WarIn this groundbreaking account of an energy revolution in the making, award-winning science writer Richard Martin introduces us to thorium, a radioactive element and alternative nuclear fuel that is far ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • TESLA - Unsung Hero of Science

    by various and 1 more

    Nicola Tesla is as much man as he is legend. Born into a Serbian family during 1856 in what used to be the Austrian Empire, Tesla became a modern Merlin by inventing all sorts of amazing contraptions, providing the electrical power necessary for an economy increasingly dependent on it and creating an electronic revolution based on his theories and ideas. Considered the father of Alternating ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • The Wireless Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The Transmission of Electrical Energy Without Wires," "The Future of the Wireless Art," "Nikola Tesla Sees A Wireless Vision," and many others. Nikola Tesla has been called the most important ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Lectures on the Forces of Matter

    by Michael Faraday

    Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 25 August 1867) was an English chemist and physicist (or natural philosopher, in the terminology of the time) who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. Faraday studied the magnetic field around a conductor carrying a DC electric current. While conducting these studies, Faraday established the basis for the electromagnetic field ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • The Consciousness of the Atom

    by Alice A. Bailey

    The seven lectures presented here were delivered in New York for the purpose of presenting the testimony of science as to the relation of matter and of consciousness; to enable the hearers to observe the identical manifestation of these relations and of certain basic laws in successively higher states of being, and thus to bring to them a realization of the universality of the evolutionary process ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • The Illustrated Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla

    Collected here are twenty of Nikola Tesla's essays, letters, and speeches all with figures. In total there are some 214 figures. Now you can read these famous articles as they were intended to be read. Included are A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers; Experiments with Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination; ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Supercapacitors 101: A home Inventors Handbook

    by Robert Murray-Smith

    This book is best used in conjunction with the youtube videos found at youtube.com/user/RobertMurraySmith where I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. The electrochemical supercapacitor is an emerging technology that promises to play an important role in meeting the demands of electronic devices and systems both now and in the future. This book traces the history of the development ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • Solar Power

    The Complete Guide to Understanding Solar Electricity

    by State Renewable Energy

    This book is an insightful tool that provides a comprehensive understanding of solar power.  Equipped with engaging photos, graphs, and review sections, this book covers a range of topics from the basics of electricity to designing multiple types of solar electric systems.  This powerful resource delivers the education necessary to strengthen the future of clean energy.   This book has 7 easy-to ... Read more

    $3.00 AUD

  • Sustainable Energy – without the hot air

    by David MacKay

    Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this enlightening book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international scale--for Europe, the United States, and the world. In case study format, this informative reference answers questions surrounding nuclear energy, the potential of sustainable fossil fuels, and the ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Superhuman Training

    A Guide to Unleashing Your Supernatural Powers

    by Chris Zanetti

    A Guide to Unleashing Your Supernatural PowersHave you ever dreamed of having supernatural powers? Incredible psychic abilities that would raise you from an average human, to the level of demi-god. This book is designed specifically for that purpose; to help you transform your current skills from those of human, to those of superhuman• Learn the state of mind required for telekinesis• Understand, ... Read more

    $16.88 AUD

  • Unstoppable

    Harnessing Science to Change the World

    by Bill Nye and 1 more

    Just as World War II called an earlier generation to greatness, so the climate crisis is calling today's rising youth to action: to create a better future.In UNSTOPPABLE, Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Energy

    A Beginner's Guide

    by Vaclav Smil

    series Beginner's Guides
    With one famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein proved all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere and it is everything. In this newly updated and engaging introduction, renowned scientist Vaclav Smil explores energy in all its facets – from the inner workings of the human body to what we eat, the car we drive and the race for more efficient and eco-friendly fuels.Energy: A Beginner's Guide ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Solar Power: Economic Disaster

    by Theodore Ong

    *New update v2.0*- Easier reading, more analogies, more discussion- More comprehensive discussion on economic costs- New Chapter dedicated to Practical Renewables- More Nuclear myths debunkedEven with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive.If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis with these key findings:- Solar ... Read more

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  • The Steps of the Sun

    From the author of The Queen’s Gambit – now a major Netflix drama

    by Walter Tevis

    series Gateway Essentials #510
    A science fiction thriller from the author of THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH.'A fine engrossing novel by a master!' Philadelphia EnquirerIn a time when America's power has been eroded by energy depletion, and world control has been virtually given over to the Chinese, only one man has the courage to seek new mineral resources among the stars. He is Ben Belson, one of the richest men in the world, a man ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Blowing Smoke

    Essays on Energy and Climate

    by Rud Istvan

    From the Foreword by Prof. Judith Curry of Georgia Tech:“Istvan’s insightful and incisive writing in Blowing Smoke tackles a diverse array of topics related to climate and energy that are highly relevant to the current public debate. His writing is accessible to the public who may not have the inclination, the time, or the ability to dig deep into the literature and emerge with a simple factual ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual

    by E. Shashi Menon

    The objective of this book is to provide engineers with the necessary tools and techniques for formulating plans, designs, cost estimates and specifications for pipeline construction and field maintenance and modernization programs. Packed with easy to read and understand tables, pipeline schematics, bullet lists and "what to do next" checklists. This easy to use book covers the design, ... Read more

    $112.52 AUD

  • ISO14001 Step by Step

    A practical guide

    by Naeem Sadiq and 1 more

    This pocket guide helps those who may be lacking in specialist knowledge achieve compliance with the ISO14001 Standard for Environmental Management. The authors, two experienced auditors, are acknowledged experts in the area and have drawn on material from the UK’s Environment Agency. The pocket guide will prove invaluable, not only for auditors and trainers, but also for managers across many ... Read more

    $24.19 AUD

  • Off Grid Living: The Ultimate Guide to Generating Off Grid Power. Find Out the Best Alternative Energy Solution When Living Off The Grid

    by Elida Stone

    Have you ever tried to entertaining the idea of living off the grid? Get disconnected from the public utilities? Receive no more monthly bills? Maybe the idea sounds strange to some. For a few more the concept is quite unattainable as they feel that it will fail as an application, or because they are too afraid to try.However, it makes perfect sense to others, and a great percentage of people are ... Read more

    $7.80 AUD

  • Off Grid Solar

    A handbook for Photovoltaics with Lead-Acid or Lithium-Ion batteries

    by Joseph P O'Connor

    Off Grid Solar is a pocket guide and quick reference for anyone looking to build an electrical energy system with the free sunshine available to us all.“The limitations to widespread solar are not centered on the cost, the efficiency, or the need for advancements in technology. The limitations are solely due to the lack of widespread knowledge on the subject.”With that philosophy at heart, solar ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Energy Myths and Realities

    Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate

    by Vaclav Smil

    There are many misconceptions about the future of global energy often presented as fact by the media, politicians, business leaders, activists, and even scientists_wasting time and money and hampering the development of progressive energy policies. Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate debunks the most common fallacies to make way for a constructive, scientific ... Read more

    $61.37 AUD

  • Solar Energy Systems . Part 1

    by Michael Girgis

    This ebook presents the Solar Energy Systems , first part of the book focuses on solar photovoltaic systems and Includes, the development of solar cells through three generations, Solar tracking PV systems, Solar concentrator PV systems, Luminescent Concentrators Systems, Hybrid solar systems, 3D- PV Systems, and comparison table between all these systems, and also includes my idea , four designs ... Read more

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