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A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet. This groundbreaking book, which accompanies the new BBC1 TV series, provides the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'Why is the sky blue?' 'Why is the Earth round?' 'Why is every snowflake unique?' To answer these and man... read more

Forces of Nature
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Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Je... read more

Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
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Where are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future? Human Universe tackles some of the greatest questions that humans have asked to try and understand the very nature of ourselves and the Universe in which we live. Through the endless leaps of human minds, it ex... read more

Human Universe
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Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a brand new book of number puzzles and trivia! Featuring hundreds of mind-bending, head-scratching, intelligence-testing number games, pu... read more

The Number Games
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We are marching towards a future in which three-quarters of humans live in cities, more than half of the landmass of the planet is urbanized, and the rest is covered by farms,pasture, and plantations. Increasingly, as we become ever more city-centric, species and ecosystems crafte... read more

Darwin Comes to Town
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Imagine... getting lost in a one-room flat; seeing auras; never forgetting a moment; a permanent orchestra in your head; turning into a tiger; life as an out-of-body experience; feeling other people's pain; being convinced you are dead; becoming a different person overnight. Our brains are... read more

Unthinkable
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The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth?How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet?What's it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in sp... read more

Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)
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Too Big to Walk: the New Science of Dinosaurs
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Series:Ponderables

NEW EDITION includes an updated removable fold-out concertina neatly housed in the back of the book, providing a 12-page timeline that traces the history of mathematics from the very beginning all the way up to 2017. The reverse side features some of the greatest mathematical enigmas and interesting facts about the world of numbers.

Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers (Ponderables)
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Most of us are clueless when it comes to the physics that makes our modern world so convenient. What's the simple science behind motion sensors, touch screens and toasters? How do we enter our offices using touch-on passes... read more

The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day
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`Probably the most readable, exciting and authoritative writer on science we have. A new Lawrence Krauss book always goes to the top of the curious mind's wish list.' Stephen Fry "I loved the fight scenes and the sex scenes were excellent." (Eric Idle) 'In the sp... read more

The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far
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How did one of the worlds largest exporters of coal, gas and uranium end up with unreliable and expensive energy? Massive subsidies for renewable energy, gaming of the electricity market and governme... read more

Climate Change Delusion and the Great Electricity Ripoff: Read the Bible Like Never Before
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