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 SCIENCE & NATURE

The fastest growing realization everywhere is that humanity can't go on the way it is going. Indeed, the great fear is we're entering endgame where we appear to have lost the race between self-destruction and self-discovery-the race to find the psychologic... read more

Freedom : The End of the Human Condition

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Lake Eyre occupies a vast mythological and real landscape - its basin makes up one sixth of the Australian continent and it is the 'inland sea' so many early exploreres died trying to disover. But for most of the time... read more

Lake Eyre: A Journey to the Heart of the Continent(Prize winner Indie s/l 2013)
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Why is the Milky Way blue? Why isn't a black hole dark? How many stars can you see with your naked eye?* How much hotter are blue stars than red ones?** Humans are the only known astronomers in the universe. When we look up at the night sky, ... read more

When Galaxies Collide (Signed by Lisa Harvey-Smith)

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

The first book in New York Times bestselling author Peter Wohlleben's The Mysteries of Nature Trilogy. Book two, The Inner Life of Animals, is available now, and the third book, The Secret Wisdom of Nature, is coming in Spring 2019.
Are trees social beings? In ... read more

The Hidden Life of Trees

In his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world. Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In... read more

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything (HB)

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful nightskies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South Africaor New Zealand, this is it!. With hundreds of full colour star chartsand maps of the Moon and planets of our Solar System, this boo... read more

Atlas Of The Southern Night Sky (5th ed)

In this dazzling look at the new science of genetics and the frontiers of human potential, David Shenk argues that talent - for piano playing, sprinting, designing computers, you name it - is not a thing we're gifted from birth and coded in our genes, but a process - a lifelong project. The genetic le... read more

The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genes, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong

In 1859, the brilliant scientist Urbain LeVerrier discovered that the planet Mercury has a wobble, that its orbit shifts over time. His explanation was that there had to be an unseen planet circling even closer to the sun. He called the planet Vulcan. Supported by the theories of Sir Isaac Newton, the... read more

The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

In 1966, Australia and the US signed a treaty that allowed the establishment of a jointly run satellite tracking station, just south of Alice Springs. For more than fifty years it has operated in a shroud of secrecy and been the target of much p... read more

Pine Gap: the inside story of the NSA in Australia

We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Acclaimed author, Matt Ridley, shows just how wrong this is in his compelling new book. We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Generals win battles; politicians run countries; scientists di... read more

Evolution of Everything How New Ideas Emerge

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Kate Grenville had always associated perfume with elegance and beauty. Then the headaches started. Like perhaps a quarter of the population, Grenville reacts badly to the artificial fragrances around us- other people's perfumes, and all those scented cosmetics, cleani... read more

The Case Against Fragrance

Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a tipping point as the farming revolution threate... read more

Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat