The story of the unlikely friendship between the two physicists who fundamentally recast the notion of time and history
In 1939, Richard Feynman, a brilliant graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheele... read more

The Quantum Labyrinth - How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality

We've all asked ourselves the question. It's impossible to look up at the stars and not think about it: Are we alone in the universe? Books, movies and television shows proliferate that atte... read more

Out There - A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (for the Cosmically Curious)

The progress of humanity has often rested on proof, a law or a simple equation . It is literally a language without words, yet one that crosses cultures and spans centuries. Equations are the lifeblood of modern science and mathematics. Yet outside ... read more

The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations


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Congratulations! You're the proud owner of the most complex information processing device in the known universe. The human brain comes equipped with all sorts of useful design features, but also many bugs and weaknesses. Problem is you don't get an owner's manual. Y... read more

The Brain - A User's Guide

If you're at a crossroads, this is the book you need to read to begin chasing your dreams. Includes a foreword by Sheryl Sandberg. Do you have a little voice in your head telling you to pursue the thing you love? Leaving a comfortable j... read more

When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want

Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary cases Our brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, fe... read more

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains


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If you can follow a recipe, you can explore science.
Each of the 50 fun and educational experiments is presented in an easy-to-follow recipe format that anyone can do and many ... read more

The Kitchen Science Cookbook

"This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James "The most important book for me this year." -Emma Watson
Selected by Emm... read more

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

'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... read more

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


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Series:Great Experiments Ser.

From Galileo's stargazing to quantum teleportation, from Newton's experiments with optics to the splitting of the atom, Schrödinger's Cat tells the story of natural science through fifty of its greatest experiments. Fea... read more

Schrödinger's Cat and 49 Other Experiments That Revolutionised Physics
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Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.Discover why people tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do tree... read more

Vital Science
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If you've ever been interested in the night sky and the wonders above our heads, search no further: your ultimate resource for all things in the universe is here. From David Dickinson and Fraser Cain, publisher of the widely popular as... read more

The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos