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  • Hubble Legacy

    30 Years of Discoveries and Images

    by Jim Bell ...
    The definitive book on the Hubble Space Telescope, written by a noted astronomer, geologist, and planetary scientist.Looking deep into space, by definition, means looking back in time—and the Hubble Space Telescope can look very far back, including at stars, nebulae, and galaxies that are millions, even billions, of years old. If there is a single legacy of Hubble as it turns thirty years old and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Black Holes

    The key to understanding the universe

    A brilliant exploration of the most exotic objects in the universe by Professor Brian Cox and Professor Jeff Forshaw.At the heart of the Milky Way, there is a distortion in the fabric of the Universe. Caused by something 4 million times bigger than our Sun, it is where space and time are so warped that everything within 12 million kilometres is trapped, even light. This region of no return is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • One Way

    by S J Morden ...
    EIGHT ASTRONAUTS. ONE KILLER. NO WAY HOME.A blend of classic mystery, Orange is the New Black and Andy Weir's The Martian, One Way is a science-fiction thriller like no other. 'A rip-roaring thriller of a book that hits the ground running and doesn't stop until the final chapter' John Marrs, author of the bestselling/Radio 2 Book Club choice THE ONE'S.J. Morden's Agatha-Christie-in-space ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dark Object

    The World's Only Government-Documented UFO Crash

    The facts confirm the UFO crash happened. Officials deny it. What don’t they want us to know?In 1965 a massive wave of UFO sightings occurs worldwide. In 1967 residents of Shag Harbor, Canada, witness a huge UFO crash into the bay. Three Royal Canadian Mounties watch it float before sinking. Navy divers mount an extensive search. Now officials say nothing ever happened. Why?Researchers Don Ledger ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD $7.99 AUD

  • Atoms and Ashes

    From Bikini Atoll to Fukushima

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY SUNDAY TIMES AND HISTORY TODAY'Absolutely stunning. . . a formidable achievement. A six-part historical thriller that is essential reading for both our politicians and the ordinary citizen' Kai BirdBest-selling historian Serhii Plokhy returns with an illuminating exploration of the atomic age through the history of six nuclear disastersIn 2011, a 43-foot-high t... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Big Picture

    On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

    by Sean Carroll ...
    ‘Fascinating’ – Brian Cox, Mail on Sunday Books of the YearWhere are we? Who are we? Do our beliefs, hopes and dreams hold any significance out there in the void? Can human purpose and meaning ever fit into a scientific worldview?Award-winning author Sean Carroll brings his extraordinary intellect to bear on the realms of knowledge, the laws of nature and the most profound questions about life, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Fukushima

    What You Need to Know

    by Mark Heley ...
    Fukushima: What You Need to Know is a concise but comprehensive guide to the disaster at Fukushima and its ongoing consequences. Presenting a solution-based approach, Mark Heley details the current problems and future potential risks and offers balanced information about what we can do about them.The book covers:• The extent of the pollution from Fukushima and what and where the dangers are• The ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

    Albert Einstein needs no introduction. He is known for the great marvels when it came to his area of expertise, that is, physics. The book, by Albert Einstein, talks about much debated and deliberated topic, Relativity. Einstein has presented a detailed descriptions and explanation of the concept which has won him most praise compared to any other concepts presented by him. Even though this book ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Four Thousand Weeks

    Embrace your limits. Change your life. Make your four thousand weeks count.

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller**What if you tried to stop doing everything, so you could finally get round to what counts?Rejecting the futile modern obsession with 'getting everything done,' Four Thousand Weeks introduces readers to tools for constructing a meaningful life by embracing rather than denying their limitations.Drawing on the insights of both ancient and contemporary ... Read more

    $14.99 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.'Possibly the best scientific primer ever published.' Economist'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engagin... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Quantum Bullsh*t

    How to Ruin Your Life with Advice from Quantum Physics

    by Chris Ferrie ...
    Science is so f*cking rad. We don't deserve it.What actually is quantum physics? If you can answer that questions without bullsh*tting the person standing next to you in the bookstore, you can stop reading right now. But although most of us don't actually understand quantum physics, we know that it's mystical and awesome, and if we understood it we'd probably be rich and beautiful and happy, right ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD $11.99 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

  • Physics

    From Natural Philosophy to the Enigma of Dark Matter

    by Anne Rooney ...
    series Arcturus Fundamentals Series
    Physics is the science which ties all others together. Aiming to explain the universe, from the smallest subatomic particles to vast galaxies, it represents human intellectual endeavor at its most ambitious.This illustrated guide traces the development of physics, from the natural philosophers of the ancient world to cutting-edge experiments in quantum mechanics. These complex ideas are expressed ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Science of Interstellar

    by Kip Thorne ...
    A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne.Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who assisted Nolan on the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)

    by Kip Thorne ...
    Book 0 - Commonwealth Fund Book Program
    **Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in PhysicsEver since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them.**Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Earth

    Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters

    Harvard’s acclaimed geologist “charts Earth’s history in accessible style” (AP)“A sublime chronicle of our planet." –Booklist, STARRED reviewHow well do you know the ground beneath your feet?Odds are, where you’re standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby meteor strike, or perhaps choked by poison gases, drowned beneath ocean, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Doing Physics

    How Physicists Take Hold of the World

    The author of Doing Mathematics explores the concepts of physics by demonstrating how physicists think and approach their work.Doing Physics makes concepts of physics easier to grasp by relating them to everyday knowledge. Addressing some of the models and metaphors that physicists use to explain the physical world, Martin H. Krieger describes the conceptual world of physics by means of analogies ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • World Engines: Destroyer

    A post climate change high concept science fiction odyssey

    A hard-SF cli-fi saga set against the background of the birth of the solar system. Filled to the brim with big ideas and breathtaking worldbuildingIn the year 2570, a sleeper will wake . . .In the mid-21st century, the Kernel, a strange object on a five-hundred-year-orbit, is detected coming from high above the plane of the solar system. Could it be an alien artefact? In the middle of climate ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $14.99 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Grand Pursuit: A Story of Economic Genius

    by Sylvia Nasar ...
    Sylvia Nasar, the author of the phenomenal bestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through the epic story of the making of modern economics, and how it rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands, rather than in Fate.Nasar's account begins with Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew observing and publishing the condition of the poor majority in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Journey Through The Universe

    A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

    by New Scientist ...
    series New Scientist Instant Expert
    There's a whole universe out there...Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep going. Where do you end up, and what do you see along the way?The answer is: mostly nothing. Space is astonishingly, mind-blowingly empty. As you travel through the void between galaxies your spaceship encounters ... Read more

    $12.99 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