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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
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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
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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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              29 Sep 20

            '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)
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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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              1 Sep 20

            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 5-12 years
            Series The Curious World of Kitchen Science
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            How to Eat: All your food and diet questions answered

            How to Eat: All your food and diet questions answered (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bittman, Mark; Katz, David L.

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            Bestselling author Mark Bittman and physician David Katz cut through all the noise on food, health, and diet to give you the real answers you need. What is the 'best' diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad? Ma...rk Bittman and David Katz answer all these questions and more in a lively and easy-to-read Q&A format. Inspired by their viral hit article on Grub Street - one of New York magazine's most popular and most-shared articles - Bittman and Katz share their clear, no-nonsense perspective on food and diet, answering questions covering everything from basic nutrients to superfoods to fad diets. Topics include dietary patterns (Just what should humans eat?); grains (Aren't these just 'carbs'? Do I need to avoid gluten?); meat and dairy (Does grass-fed matter?); alcohol (Is drinking wine actually good for me?); and more. Throughout, Bittman and Katz filter the science of diet and nutrition through a lens of common sense, delivering straightforward advice with a healthy dose of wit. 'In an approachable Q&A format, award-winning New York Times columnist Bittman and Katz, the founding director of Yale University's Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Centre, tell you everything you ever wanted to know about eating healthily.' -Library Journal Praise for How to Cook Everything- 'Useful to the novice cook or the professional chef, How to Cook Everything is a tour de force cookbook by Mark Bittman. Mark lends his considerable knowledge and clear, concise writing style to explanations of techniques and quick, classic recipes. This is a complete, reliable cookbook.' -Jacques Pepin, chef, cookbook author, and host of his own PBS television series Praise for Dinner for Everyone- 'With a thoughtful and global range of recipes and clear instructions using easily available ingredients, this cleverly conceived cookbook is a winner for all types of cooks, especially those wishing to enhance their skills.' STARRED REVIEW
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            ISBN 9781922310170
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica

            1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Turney, Chris

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            The rivalry between Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen is a familiar story; what fewer people know is that, in 1912, five separate teams were exploring beyond the limits of the known world: Scott for Britain, Amundsen for Norway, Mawson for Australasia, Filchner for Germany and Shir...ase for Japan.
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            ISBN 9781921922725
            Published AU 25 Jul 2012
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

            When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pink, Daniel H.

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            Daniel H. Pink, the bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-en...ding stream of `when' decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Pink shows that timing is really a science. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quite a job, switch careers or get married? In When, Pink distils cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesises them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistable stories and practical takeaways that gives readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.
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            ISBN 9781925498189
            Published AU 2 Jan 2018
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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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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            Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

            Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood (Paperback)

            By George, Rose

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            Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine different stories about the liquid that sustains us, discovering what it reveals about who we are. In Nepal, she meets girls challenging the taboos surroundi...ng menstruation; in the Canadian prairies, she visits a controversial plasma clinic; in Wales she gets a tour of the UK's only leech farm to learn about the vital role the creatures still play in modern surgery; and in a London hospital she accompanies a medical team revolutionising the way we treat trauma. Nine Pints reveals the richness and wonder of the potent red fluid that courses around our bodies, unseen but miraculous.
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            ISBN 9781846276149
            Released AU 4 Sep 2019
            Publisher Granta Books
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            COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened, and How to Stop the Next One

            COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened, and How to Stop the Next One (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By MacKenzie, Debora

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            An accessible, authoritative book about the coronavirus pandemic by a leading journalist on the subject

            ISBN 9780349128368
            Released AU 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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