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From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and pioneering physicists, discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world. Containing a universe of knowledge, 100 Scientists Who Made History tells the story of the people who increase... read more

100 Scientists Who Made History

The night sky is full of amazing things, but how do you know what you're looking at or how to get the best perspective to enhance your viewing experience? 100 Things to Se... read more

100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky - From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

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Awards:Winner of Aventis Prize for Science Books 1989.

From the Big Bang to the theory of relativity, Stephen W. Hawking will challenge your imagination and expand your grasp of the cosmos. This is the classic revelatory science book of the last century. Here is a landmark book written for those of u... read more

A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
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How can a prime number be 'sexy' and 'safe' at the same time? Why shouldn't Aussie cricketers be scared of the number 87? And how many bacteria live in your pants ... All the answers and more are in Adam Spence... read more

Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers Everything You Wanted to Know About Numbers 1 to 100

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Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating - and fun! - romp through history. Starting with the big bang and ending in the present day (with a few glimpses of the future for good measure)... read more

Adam Spencer's Time Machine
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Reading Level:General Adult

# 1 New York Times BestsellerLibraryReads PickSMLWhat is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. Now Neil deGrasse Tyson brings the universe down... read more

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry HC
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How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know. Brain Rules for Ageing Well, by developmental molecular... read more

Brain Rules for Ageing Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp
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'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this bri... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)

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The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images The magnificent vault of stars emblazoning Earth's night skies are but an infinitesimal fraction of the hundreds of billions that inhabit our galaxy - and there are at least as many galaxies in the... read more

Cosmos: A Field Guide

A truly modern affliction, affluenza is endemic in Western societies, encouraged by those who profit from a culture of exploitation and waste. So how do we cure ourselves? In this sparkling book of ideas, Richard Denniss shows we must disti... read more

Curing Affluenza: How to Buy Less Stuff and Save the World
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Sunday Times Bestseller A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. How did life on Earth begin?What is the nature of space and time?What are the chance... read more

Forces of Nature
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Awards:Shortlisted for Aventis Prize for Science Books 2000 and Samuel Johnson Prize 2000 and Aventis Prizes for Science Books: General Prize 2000.

The genome's been mapped. But what does it mean?Arguably the most significant scientific discoveru of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answer... read more

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
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