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In this "phytobiography"--a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant--research scientist, Monica Gagliano, reveals the dynamic role plants play in genuine first-hand accounts from her research into plant communication and cognition. By transcending the view of pla... read more

Thus Spoke the Plant
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'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 this br... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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Reading Level:4 Science

Why is a rainbow curved? Why aren't left-handers extinct? How is a sunflower like a synchronised swimmer? Why is 'e' a magic number?The answer to these questions is contained within one simple word: MATHS. Because maths is all about patterns, and our universe is extr... read more

Woo's Wonderful World of Maths
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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the answers, we must first answer a deeper question- 'What is information?'
To understand the origins and nature of life, Davies proposes a radical ... read more

The Demon in the Machine
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Series:The\Best Australian Science Writing Seri Ser.
Reading Level:4 Science

This popular yearly anthology gives a snapshot of the very best science writing Australia has to offer, including everything from the most esoteric philosophical questions about ourselves and the universe, through to practical questions about the environment... read more

The Best Australian Science Writing 2018
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The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the ancient Greeks to twenty-first century movies, robots in human form have captured our imagination, our hopes and our fears. But beyond the fantasies there are real and fun... read more

Turned On - Science, Sex and Robots
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Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding ... read more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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The hacker now known as Alien entered MIT in 1998, intending to major in aerospace engineering. Almost immediately, she was recruited to join a secret student group scaling walls, breaking into buildings, pulling elaborate prank... read more

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'
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'Required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be remotely curious' Observer'Enthralling' Spectator What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to ph... read more

From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds
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The antidote for your climate change paralysis. --Sierra Magazine An urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward.
Holding her first grandch... read more

Climate Justice
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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. Featuring e... read more

Schrödinger's Cat and 49 Other Experiments That Revolutionised Physics
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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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