BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES, PETER WOHLLEBEN, INVITES US TO RECONNECT WITH NATURE As soon as we step out of the door, nature surrounds. Thousands of small and large processes are taking place, details that ... read more

The Weather Detective Reading Nature's Signs in the World Around Us
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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 at it and... read more

Karl, the Universe and Everything
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How bad is it really, not to get eight hours of sleep? What happens to our brain when we're sleep deprived? How much sleep should we really be getting?Sleep is something so fundamental that most of us take it for granted, undervalue i... read more

Sleepy Head : Narcolepsy, Neuroscience and the Search for a Good Night
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How smart machines are transforming us all - and what we should do about it. The smart machines revolution is re-shaping our lives and our societies. Here, Shadbolt and Hampson - Britain's pre-eminent authorities on AI - dispel terror, confusion... read more

Digital Ape How to Live (in Peace) with Smart Machines
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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 big bang a... read more

This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home
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Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for 150 million years by one of the world's leading paleontologists. Sixty-six million years ago the dinosaurs... read more

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World
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One in a million doesn't even come close. Not when we're talking about the odds that you would happen to be alive today, on this particular planet, hurtling through space. Almost fourteen billion years of cosmic history, over four ... read more

A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves
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A closer look at social history and the growth of the human brain

Thinking Big: How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind
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Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike.

The Order of Time
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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 pas... read more

The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day
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Funny, touching and beautifully written - a fascinating insight into the closeness human beings can achieve with wild creatures' Sunday TimesOne spring, many years ago, Esther Woolfson's daughter rescued a fledgling rook. That rook, named Chicken, quickly established hersel... read more

Corvus: A Life With Birds
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There's a whole universe out there... Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep going. Wh... read more

A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown
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