The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. 'Sobel has done the impossible and made hor... read more

Longitude : The True Story of a Lone Genius who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time
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'I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.' It was with these words, written in the 1630s, that Pierre de Fermat intrigued and infuriated the mathematics community. For over 350 years, proving Fermat's Last Theorem ... read more

Fermat's Last Theorem
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A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought on aeroplanes tomato juice? How are chefs... read more

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating
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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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Following of from 2015's runaway bestseller, Enormous Book of Numbers, Australia's funniest mathematician is back with another wacky, wild and weird activity book for kids aged 8 and above. Packed full of stuff to draw, colour in, puzzle over and drive your friends and ... read more

Adam Spencer's Number Crunchers
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the partial or complete removal of the external female genitals for cultural rather than medical or religious reasons. It is performed in some African, South American, Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The term 'female mutilation' is a Western con... read more

Female Mutilation
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"Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."-Elizabeth Kolbert "Brill... read more

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
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During the twentieth century, humankind has managed to do the impossible: we have brought famine, plague and war under control. Today, more people die from obesity than from starvation; more people die from old age than from infectious diseases; and more people... read more

Homo Deus : A Brief History of Tomorrow
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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... read more

Forces of Nature
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An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. How can a prime number be 'sexy' and 'safe' at the same time? Why shouldn't Aussie cricketers be scar... read more

Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers Everything You Wanted to Know About Numbers 1 to 100
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Insects & Spiders - First Field Guides
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What if we could improve our ability to predict the future? Everything we do involves forecasts about how the future will unfold. Whether buying a new house or changing job, designing a new product or getting married, our decisions our governed by implicit predictions of how things are likely to turn ... read more

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
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