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  • Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    by Simon Winchester

    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

    $13.99 AUD

  • Storm in a Teacup

    The Physics of Everyday Life

    by Helen Czerski

    'A quite delightful book on the joys, and universality, of physics. Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious because she brings our humdrum everyday world to life, showing us that it is just as fascinating as anything that can be seen by the Hubble Telescope or created at the Large Hadron Collider.' - Jim Al-KhaliliOur world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Caesar's Last Breath

    The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

    by Sam Kean

    ** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **‘Popular science at its best’Mail on Sunday‘Eminently accessible and enjoyable’ObserverWith every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds in the Roman Senate, but the story of his last breath is still unfolding. In fact, you're probably inhaling some of it now. Of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Switched On

    a memoir of brain change, emotional awakening, and the emerging science of neurostimulation

    by John Elder Robison

    ‘For the first time in my life, I learned what it was like to truly "know" other people's feelings. It was as if I'd been experiencing the world in black and white all my life, and suddenly I could see everything — and particularly other people — in brilliant beautiful colour.’People with autism have trouble reading the unspoken signals of others. The conventional wisdom says they don't have the ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

    by George Johnson

    George Johnson tells the stories of ten beautiful experiments which changed the world. From Galileo singing to mark time as he measured the pull of gravity and Newton carefully inserting a needle behind his own eye, to Joule packing a thermometer on his honeymoon to take the temperature of waterfalls and Michelson recovering from a dark depression to discover that light moves at the same speed in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discover the Stars

    Starwatching Using the Naked Eye, Binoculars, or a Telescope

    by Richard Berry

    For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars.Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces you to deep-sky objects that can be seen with binoculars or a simple telescope. The tour is conducted by the editor of ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Present at the Creation

    Discovering the Higgs Boson

    by Amir D. Aczel

    The Large Hadron Collider is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, the immensely hot and dense conditions that existed some 13.7 billion years ago within the first trillionth of a second after the ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Strange Situation

    a mother’s journey into the science of attachment

    by Bethany Saltman and 2 more

    A full-scale investigation of the controversial and often misunderstood science of attachment theory, inspired by the author’s own experience as a parent and daughter.When award-winning editor, writer, researcher, and longtime Zen student Bethany Saltman gave birth to her daughter, Azalea, she felt like there was something ‘off’ about her experience. She knew she loved her daughter, but would ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Make mayhem from your stationery with 35 models to build yourself

    by John Austin

    series Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction
    We've come a long way from the Peashooter Era: with the advent of modern household products and office supplies - foldback clips, clothespins, rubber bands, ballpoint pens, toothpicks, paper clips and plastic utensils - the everyday junk drawer can hold all the materials needed to create pocket-sized weaponry.Whether you're slowing dying of boredom in a stuffy office, plotting revenge on your ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Good Clinical Practice Guide

    by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

    The Good Clinical Practice Guide is a brand new publication covering the legislation, guidance and good practice that relates to the conduct of clinical trials of medicinal products for human use in the UK. Detailed and authoritative, this guide will provide practical advice about implementing the principles of Good Clinical Practice within the context of the clinical trial regulatory framework in ... Read more

    $84.14 AUD

  • The Kitchen Science Cookbook

    by Michelle Dickinson

    All you need to explore science is a kitchen, this cookbook - and a dash of curiosityThe Kitchen Science Cookbook is a beautifully crafted book with a unique twist: each recipe is a science experiment that you can do at home, using the everyday ingredients you'll find in your kitchen.No need to be a science expert -- these easy-to-follow recipes make mind-blowing science experiments fun for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fly Me to the Moon

    An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel

    by Edward Belbruno and 1 more

    When a leaf falls on a windy day, it drifts and tumbles, tossed every which way on the breeze. This is chaos in action. In Fly Me to the Moon, Edward Belbruno shows how to harness the same principle for low-fuel space travel--or, as he puts it, "surfing the gravitational field."Belbruno devised one of the most exciting concepts now being used in space flight, that of swinging through the cosmos on ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • DIY Satellite Platforms

    Building a Space-Ready General Base Picosatellite for Any Mission

    by Sandy Antunes

    Want to build your own satellite and launch it into space? It’s easier than you may think. The first in a series of four books, this do-it-yourself guide shows you the essential steps needed to design a base picosatellite platform—complete with a solar-powered computer-controlled assembly—tough enough to withstand a rocket launch and survive in orbit for three months.Whether you want to conduct ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Experimental Human-Computer Interaction

    A Practical Guide with Visual Examples

    by Helen C. Purchase

    Experiments that require the use of human participants are time consuming and costly: it is important to get the process right the first time. Planning and preparation are key to success. This practical book takes the human-computer interaction researcher through the complete experimental process, from identifying a research question to designing and conducting an experiment, and then to analysing ... Read more

    $27.16 AUD

  • Observing Animal Behaviour

    Design and analysis of quantitative data

    by Marian Stamp Dawkins

    This book introduces the reader to the power of observation before, and sometimes instead of, experimental manipulation in the study of animal behaviour. It starts with simple and easily accessible methods suitable for student projects, before going on to demonstrate the possibilities that now exist for far more sophisticated analyses of observational data. At a time when animal welfare ... Read more

    $87.11 AUD

  • The New ABCs of Research

    Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

    by Ben Shneiderman

    The problems we face in the 21st century require innovative thinking from all of us. Be it students, academics, business researchers of government policy makers. Hopes for improving our healthcare, food supply, community safety and environmental sustainability depend on the pervasive application of research solutions. The research heroes who take on the immense problems of our time face bigger ... Read more

    $27.71 AUD

  • Schedules of Reinforcement

    by B. F. Skinner and 1 more

    series B. F. Skinner Reprint Series
    The contingent relationship between actions and their consequences lies at the heart of Skinner’s experimental analysis of behavior. Particular patterns of behavior emerge depending upon the contingencies established. Ferster and Skinner examined the effects of different schedules of reinforcement on behavior. An extraordinary work, Schedules of Reinforcement represents over 70,000 hours of ... Read more

    $11.14 AUD

  • The Errors of the NAS: A Reply to the National Academy of Sciences Booklet, Science and Creationism

    by Harun Yahya

    In 1999, the US National Academy of Sciences published a booklet called Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences. The aim of this booklet was to respond to the creation/evolution debate by bringing together "the most important proofs" of evolution.The advertising campaign set in motion around this booklet was such that anyone seeing it might well imagine that it was ... Read more


  • More Things in the Heavens

    How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

    by Michael Werner and 1 more

    A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA’s Spitzer Space TelescopeAstronomers have been studying the heavens for thousands of years, but until recently much of the cosmos has been invisible to the human eye. Launched in 2003, the Spitzer Space Telescope has brought the infrared universe into focus as never before. Michael Werner and Peter Eisenhardt are among the ... Read more

    $44.87 AUD

  • Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy

    by Graham A. Webb

    In recent years, no other technique has gained such significance as NMR spectroscopy. It is used in all branches of science in which precise structural determination is required and in which the nature of interactions and reactions in solution is being studied. Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy has established itself as a premier means for the specialist and non-specialist alike to become ... Read more

    $228.68 AUD

  • Get to Know the Chemistry of Colors | Children's Science & Nature

    by Baby Professor

    Did you know that colors indicate chemical reactions? Chemicals can change to red, pink, yellow or orange in the presence of acids and bases. But how? Well, that’s what we’ll find out in the pages of this entertaining yet educational book of chemistry. Go ahead and secure a copy of this book today. Happy reading! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Multi-Component Force Sensing Systems

    by Qiaokang Liang

    series Series in Sensors
    Multi-Component Force Sensing Systems focuses on the design, development, decoupling, and applications of multi-component force sensing systems. Force and moment information can be used as feedback to form an automatic control system to accomplish efficient manipulation. The origins of force measurement and control can be traced back to the late 1970s. Since then, multi-component F/M (force/moment) ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • From Floating Eggs to Coke Eruptions - Awesome Science Experiments for Kids | Children's Science Experiment Books

    by Baby Professor

    Did you know that experiments are the best way to learn science? A child is not just reading facts, he/she is involved in discovering them. This book contains exciting activities that you can do at home but with some help from an adult. Follow the steps down to the T and make sure to keep records of your progress and results. Use this experiment book today! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Nuclear Structure Problems - Proceedings Of The French-japanese Symposium

    by Hideaki Otsu and 3 more

    The book contains the papers presented in the French-Japan Symposium on Nuclear Structure Problems, held in January 2011 at RIKEN Wako Campus with 100 participants.Based on the long history of collaboration between France and Japan in the field of nuclear physics, various problems in recent and future studies are discussed. Emphasis is on the structure of nuclei far from the stability, reactions ... Read more

    $66.43 AUD