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            The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

            The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER (Paperback)

            By Bryson, Bill

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            THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER _______ 'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian 'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times 'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times 'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts into an ...entertaining and nutritious book.' - The Daily Telegraph _______ 'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this new book is an instant classic. It will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again. 'What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous, and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson
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            ISBN 9780552779906
            Released AU 21 Jul 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Best Australian Science Writing 2011
              

            The Best Australian Science Writing 2011 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2011 ed.)

            Edited by Pincock, Stephen

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            With a foreword by Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, The Best Australian Science Writing 2011 is a landmark book. Showcasing selections from the work of renowned communicators, this book is an inspiring exploration of the most exciting, elegant, powerful, and important writing ab...out science and nature published in Australia and by Australians.
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            ISBN 9781742233000
            Published AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers
             

            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spencer, Adam

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            From the building blocks of life, to the games we play, the food we eat, and the marvels of space, Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a fascinating snapshot of the world of numbers.

            ISBN 9781921134869
            Published AU 2 Nov 2015
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            The Chemistry of Cola: Discover and Learn with 21 Experiments

            The Chemistry of Cola: Discover and Learn with 21 Experiments (Paperback)

            By Gallagher, Jamie

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            Learn the principles of chemistry and become a kitchen scientist with 21 fun experiments.

            ISBN 9781486313556
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Curious World of Kitchen Science
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            The Biology of Bananas: Discover and Learn with 21 Experiments

            The Biology of Bananas: Discover and Learn with 21 Experiments (Paperback)

            By Steckles, Katie

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            Learn about biology and become a kitchen scientist with 22 fun experiments.

            ISBN 9781486313563
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Curious World of Kitchen Science
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            More Hands-on Science: 50 Amazing Kids' Activities from CSIRO
             

            More Hands-on Science: 50 Amazing Kids' Activities from CSIRO (Paperback)

            Edited by Shaw, David; Fellows, Jasmine; Kovac, Kath

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            Explore the world of science through 50 fun DIY experiments and activities.

            ISBN 9781486313907
            Published AU 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 6-9 years
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            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World

            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Macaulay, David; By DK

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            David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science. From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to understand the science! These ...intrepid science demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain. They wrestle with magnets to understand their powerful force, make mammoth models of different materials explore what gives them mass, and step into a X-ray machine to reveal the bones beneath their woolly exterior. Observing and recording the mammoth's behaviour is bestselling illustrator David Macaulay, whose How Machines Work won the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2016. Renowned for his ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius, Macaulay captures the oddball humour of his subject matter, making Macaulay's Mammoth Science the perfect introduction to scientific principles for the young and the young-at-heart.
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            ISBN 9780241381045
            Released AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            A Human's Guide to the Future

            A Human's Guide to the Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nguyen, Dr Dr Jordan

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            An optimistic guide to the creative possibilities of technology by biomedical engineer and inventor Dr Jordan Nguyen, for fans of Yuval Noah Harari and Brian Cox.

            ISBN 9781760780029
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Secret Life of Stars: Astrophysics for Everyone

            The Secret Life of Stars: Astrophysics for Everyone (Hardback)

            By Harvey-Smith, Lisa; Illustrated by Chapman, Eirian

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            'Astrophysics made fun!' Pam Melroy, former astronaut and space shuttle commander 'The most enjoyable stroll through the cosmos' Gerry Griffin, former flight director, Apollo Mission Control We all know the Sun, the powerhouse of our solar system, but what about Luyten's Flare, t...he Rosino-Zwicky Object or Chanal's variable star? For those whose curiosity takes them far beyond Earth's atmosphere, The Secret Life of Stars offers a personal and readily understood introduction to some of the Galaxy's most remarkable stars. Each chapter connects us to the various different and unusual stars and their amazing characteristics and attributes, from pulsars, blue stragglers and white dwarfs to cannibal stars and explosive supernovae. With chapter illustrations by Eirian Chapman, this book brings to life the remarkable personalities of these stars, reminding readers what a diverse and unpredictable universe we live in and how fortunate we are to live around a stable star, our Sun.
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            ISBN 9781760761226
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Comedy of Error: Why evolution made us laugh

            The Comedy of Error: Why evolution made us laugh (Hardback)

            By Silvertown, Jonathan

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            What is humour? Why do we laugh? And how can we be funnier? Good jokes, bad jokes, clever jokes, dad jokes - the desire to laugh is universal. But why do we find some gags hilarious, whilst others fall flat? Can you train yourself to be funnier? And why does explaining a joke mak...e it less amusing rather than more so? In The Comedy of Error, Professor Jonathan Silvertown explores the science and philosophy behind why we laugh, and shows that understanding how humour really works can provide endless entertainment.
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            ISBN 9781922310095
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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