'Whenever I see Martino I am reminded of how little I know about life and death compared to him. How we don't know what is within us or what may lie on the other side. I hope it's as magical and beautiful as this book.' RUSSE... read more

The Finch in My Brain : How I Forgot How to Read but Found How to Live

Take your night watching to the next level with Bob King's bucket list collection of 57 remarkable night sky wonders and dark sky destinations. Fill your nights with adventure and the ability to see some of the incredible phenomenon of the sky with this ... read more

50 Must-See Wonders of the Night Sky

Every physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed Niels Bohr's Copenhagen interpretation and dismissed questions about the reality unde... read more

What Is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

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Grab your towel and hitchhike across the galaxy with Australia's most popular scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Learn about Dr Karl, the universe and everything, and discover how air-conditioning is sexist, how you can kill a spinning hard drive by shouting a... read more

Karl, the Universe and Everything

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'Richard Wiseman is arguably the most interesting experimental psychologist working today' Scientific American Try to remember these letters: R A I O L T A L G. Struggling? Let's rearrange them and try again: A L L I G A T O R. Having a great memory is easy when you ... read more

How to Remember Everything

Bestselling 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. ... read more

Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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The ancient Greeks called it Gaia; the Romans Terra. We know it simply as Earth, the planet we call home. And what a planet it is.
 
Formed around 4.6 billion years ago from the debris of the bi... read more

This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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Originally published in 1992 to great acclaim, this updated edition traces the course of Hawking (TM)s life and science, successfully marrying biography and physics to tell the story of a remarkable man. Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. With a car... read more

Stephen Hawking:A Life in Science

Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry The Science Delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book (published in the US as... read more

The Science Delusion: Feeling the Spirit of Enquiry

The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017 'Entertaining and at times mind-boggling guide to the weakest of nature's fundamental forces, which also controls the fate of the universe' Manjit Kumar, The Times... read more

The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything

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Where did we come from? Where are we going? Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and the most influential species ever to walk the Earth. In the blink of an evolutionary eye we have spread around the globe, taken control of Eart... read more

Human Origins: 7 million years and counting