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  • Four Thousand Weeks

    Embrace your limits. Change your life.

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller****A FINANCIAL TIMES 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 get round to what counts?... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

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

    by Walter Tevis ...
    series S.F. MASTERWORKS
    The remarkable novel upon which the stunning cult film was based.'Beautiful ... The story of an extraterrestrial visitor from another planet is designed mainly to say something about life on this one' NEW YORK TIMESThomas Jerome Newton is an extraterrestrial from the planet Anthea, which has been devastated by a series of nuclear wars, and whose inhabitants are twice as intelligent as human beings ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

    “It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers.”In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that fascinated him for decades – black holes.In these flagship lectures the legendary physicist argued that if we could ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Biocentrism

    How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe

    Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world — a US News & World Report cover story called him a “genius" and a “renegade thinker," even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism, a revolutionary new view of the universe.Every now and then a simple yet radical idea shakes the very ... Read more

    $17.92 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

  • The Disordered Cosmos

    A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

    From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science.In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter -- all with a new spin ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • The Physics of Wall Street

    a brief history of predicting the unpredictable

    After the economic meltdown of 2008, Warren Buffett famously warned, ‘Beware of geeks bearing formulas.’ But as James Weatherall demonstrates, not all geeks are created equal. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris to Rat Pack–era Las Vegas, from wartime government labs to Yippie communes on the Pacific coast, Weatherall shows how a special breed of physicists successfully brought their science to ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You: Harness the Sun and Earth to Power Your Lifestyle

    by Simon Marlow ...
    Introduction: Out-Perform the Market Using Your Home or BusinessA spiritual introductionWhat makes me the expert?Chapter 1: How to Profit from Green or Renewable EnergyWhat is ‘Green’ Energy?What is Solar & Geothermal Energy?How Solar Energy Creates Tax-Free incomeWhy Geothermal Explodes ROI (return on investment)Why is net metering so important?Chapter 2: How to Create Your Best Investment!How ... Read more

    $7.89 AUD

  • The Physics of Finance

    Predicting the Unpredictable: Can Science Beat the Market?

    A book which reveals the people and ideas on the cusp of a new era in finance... After the economic meltdown of 2008, many pundits placed the blame on "complex financial instruments" like derivatives, and the physicists and mathematicians who dreamed them up. But a young academic named James Owen Weatherall quickly began to question this narrative. Were the physicists really at fault? In this ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

    by Eric Berger ...
    ‘Just read it.’ Elon MuskThe dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX—and Elon Musk—from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company.SpaceX has enjoyed a miraculous decade. Less than 20 years after its founding, it boasts the largest constellation of commercial satellites in orbit, has pioneered reusable rockets, and in 2020 became the first ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $5.99 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 $4.99 AUD

  • Flying Blind

    The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

    by Peter Robison ...
    'A startling investigation of the corporate blunders behind the tragedies that claimed the lives of 346 passengers.' - The Times Book Review'An authoritative, gripping and finely detailed narrative that charts the decline of one of the great American companies.' - New York Times Book Review--------Discover the corporate scandal that transfixed the world, cost hundreds of innocent lives, and almost ... Read more

    $17.99 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

  • 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

  • The Grand Design

    When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or does science offer another explanation? In The Grand Design, the most recent scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe is presented in language marked by both brilliance and simplicity. Model dependent realism, the ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $14.99 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

    $6.99 AUD $5.99 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 Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

    by Dava Sobel ...
    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR‘A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves’ The Economist#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in scienceIn the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “human computers,” to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Universe From Nothing

    Internationally renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Lawrence Krauss offers provocative, revelatory answers to the biggest philosophical questions: Where did our universe come from? Why does anything exist? And how is it all going to end?'Why is there something rather than nothing?' is the question atheists and scientists are always asked, and until now there has not been a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Magic of Reality

    From the multi-million bestselling author of The God Delusion

    'Dawkins has a gift for making science enjoyable... [He is] one of the greatest scientific writers / explainers of all time.' Bill Gates'The clearest and most beautifully written introduction to science I've ever read.' Philip PullmanHow do we know what's really true?Magic takes many forms. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting that the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • He Said/She Said

    the must-read bestselling suspense novel of the year

    by Erin Kelly ...
    The perfect read for fans of Disclaimer, In a Dark Dark Wood and Apple Tree Yard. Who do you believe?In the hushed aftermath of a total eclipse, Laura witnesses a brutal attack.She and her boyfriend Kit call the police, and in that moment, it is not only the victim's life that is changed forever.Fifteen years on, Laura and Kit live in fear.And while Laura knows she was right to speak out, the ... Read more

    $11.99 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