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  • Four Thousand Weeks

    Embrace your limits. Change your life.

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller****A FINANCIAL TIMES, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR****ONE OF THE DAILY TELEGRAPH'S 75 BEST BOOKS OF 2021**'Life is finite. You don't have to fit everything in... Read this book and wake up to a new way of thinking and living' EMMA GANNONWhat if you stopped trying to do everything, so that you could finally g... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Non-inflammatory immunology

    An introduction to the immune system and its pathologies

    by Jorge Laborda ...
    This book aims to introduce the reader to the fascinating mechanisms by which the immune system keeps at bay the microorganisms that stalk us every day and threaten to make us sick. The first part of the book is structured as a story in which a bacterium attacks the organism. To defend itself, it sets in motion different cellular actors and molecular mechanisms, which we introduce in a simple way, ... Read more

    $16.16 AUD

  • Under a Dark Cloud

    A compulsive British detective crime thriller

    by Louisa Scarr ...
    series Butler & West #2
    One dead body. One witness. One answer.Early one morning, DS Robin Butler is summoned to a crime scene. Not as a policeman, but as best friend to renowned meteorologist, Dr Finn Mason. The morning after studying an enormous storm, Finn has locked himself in a van. Bloodied, confused, and with no memory of how he came to be there. And alongside him – a dead body.Butler sets out to prove Finn’s ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Leviathan and the Air-Pump

    Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life

    series Princeton Classics #32
    Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the political treatise Leviathan and vehement critic of systematic experimentation in natural philosophy, and Robert Boyle, mechanical philosopher and owner of the newly invented air-pump. The issues at stake in their ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • 507 Mechanical Movements

    Mechanisms and Devices

    Epicyclic trains, oblique rollers, trip hammers, and lazy-tongs are among the ingenious mechanisms defined and illustrated in this intriguing collection. Spanning the first century of the Industrial Revolution, this 1868 compilation features simplified, concise illustrations of the mechanisms used in hydraulics, steam engines, pneumatics, presses, horologes, and scores of other machines.The ... Read more

    $13.40 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Superior: The Return of Race Science

    by Angela Saini ...
    Financial Times Book of the YearTelegraph Top 50 Books of the YearGuardian Book of the YearNew Statesman Book of the Year‘Roundly debunks racism’s core lie – that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power’ Reni Eddo-LodgeFor millennia, dominant societies have had the habit of believing their own people to ... ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

    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

  • AI 2041

    Ten Visions for Our Future

    A WALL STREET JOURNAL, WASHINGTON POST, AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEARIn this ground-breaking blend of imaginative storytelling and scientific forecasting, a pioneering AI expert and a leading writer of speculative fiction join forces to answer an imperative question: How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years?AI will be the defining development of the twenty ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • National Geographic Tales of the Weird

    Unbelievable True Stories

    by David Braun ...
    When a farmer in Spain captured a two-headed snake in 2002, scientists wanted to study it. When National Geographic Daily News published a story about the discovery, people wanted to read all about it. More than a million people clicked on the site and kept coming back for more unbelievably true stories. An Internet sensation was born.Since then, more than 100 million individuals have clicked on ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    by Klaus Schwab ...
    The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum on how the impending technological revolution will change our livesWe are on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And this one will be unlike any other in human history.Characterized by new technologies fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will impact all disciplines, economies ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    A guide to building a better world

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing everything - from the way we relate to each other, to the work we do, the way our economies work, and what it means to be human. We cannot let the brave new world that technology is currently creating simply emerge. All of us need to help shape the future we want to live in. But what do we need to know and do to achieve this?In Shaping the Fourth ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Taste for Poison: Eleven deadly substances and the killers who used them

    by Neil Bradbury ...
    'A fascinating tale of poisons and poisonous deeds which both educates and entertains.' — Kathy ReichsAs any reader of murder mysteries can tell you, poison is one of the most enduring — and popular — weapons of choice for a scheming murderer. It can be slipped into a drink, smeared onto the tip of an arrow or the handle of a door, even filtered through the air we breathe. But how exactly do these ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Periodic Table, The: Past, Present, And Future

    'This is an an absolutely wonderful book that is full of gems about the elements and the periodic table … All in all, the book is highly recommended to philosophers of chemistry. As philosophers we have a natural tendency to concentrate on generalities and not to get too involved in the specifics and the details. Above all else, this new book reminds us that such an approach needs to be tempered ... Read more

    $40.36 AUD

  • The Periodic Table

    Its Story and Its Significance

    by Eric Scerri ...
    The periodic table of elements is among the most recognizable image in science. It lies at the core of chemistry and embodies the most fundamental principles of science. In this new edition, Eric Scerri offers readers a complete and updated history and philosophy of the periodic table. Written in a lively style to appeal to experts and interested lay-persons alike, The Periodic Table: Its Story ... Read more

    $33.76 AUD

  • Numbers Don't Lie

    71 Things You Need to Know About the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world' Bill GatesIs flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy?From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • The Emperor of All Maladies

    Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book PrizeShortlisted for the Duff Cooper PrizeNow, as cancer becomes an ever more universal experience, the need to understand it, and its treatment, has never been more compelling. In this groundbreaking and award-winning account Siddhartha Mukherjee tells the ... Read more

    $13.99 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 Double Helix

    The story of the most significant biological breakthrough of the century - the discovery of the structure of DNA.'It is a strange model and embodies several unusual features. However, since DNA is an unusual substance, we are not hesitant in being bold'By elucidating the structure of DNA, the molecule underlying all life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionised biochemistry. At the time, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Different Drum

    Community-making and peace

    by M. Scott Peck ...
    `The overall purpose of human communication is - or should be - reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another. . 'Although we have developed the technology to make communication more efficent and to bring people closer together, we have failed to use it to build a true global community. Dr M. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Illustrated Guide to Home Forensic Science Experiments

    All Lab, No Lecture

    Have you ever wondered whether the forensic science you’ve seen on TV is anything like the real thing? There’s no better way to find out than to roll up your sleeves and do it yourself. This full-color book offers advice for setting up an inexpensive home lab, and includes more than 50 hands-on lab sessions that deal with forensic science experiments in biology, chemistry, and physics. You’ll ... Read more

    $33.54 AUD

  • The Lean Startup

    How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

    by Eric Ries ...
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING SENSATIONMost new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable.The Lean Startup is the approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5
    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 Schiller File

    Anthroposophy has manifold roots in natural science. Rudolf Steiner never tired of saying that the development of scientific awareness had given people the possibility of freedom, that the way to cognizing the spiritual world is based on the natural scientific attitude, and that certainty of such knowledge is comparable to the certainty found in mathematics and natural science. Especially ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Enlightenment Now

    The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    by Steven Pinker ...
    **THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Bristles with pure, crystalline intelligence, deep knowledge and human sympathy' Richard Dawkins**Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that this is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD