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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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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)

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

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Written in the 1850s by a young doctor, Henry Gray, Gray's Anatomy was the most comprehensive and accessible anatomy of its time. This beautifully produced slipcased volume contains the historic text of the second edition and all of Henry Vandyke Carter's masterly drawings. It is... read more

Nophoto

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

If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN. Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction? What about the fact that you are as hairy as a chimpanzee, various part... read more

How to be Human: New Scientist

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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

In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers? eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never be... read more

The Hidden Life of Trees (Illustrated Edition)

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