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20th July 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon. We all recognize this to be one of mankind's greatest achievements. Yet what did it take to make John F. Kennedy's dream a reality? In this remarkable book, Professor Richard Wiseman presents a p... read more

Shoot for the Moon

The progress of humanity has often rested on proof, a law or a simple equation . It is literally a language without words, yet one that crosses cultures and spans centuries. Equations are the lifeblood of modern science and mathematics. Yet outside ... read more

The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations

If you're at a crossroads, this is the book you need to read to begin chasing your dreams. Includes a foreword by Sheryl Sandberg. Do you have a little voice in your head telling you to pursue the thing you love? Leaving a comfortable j... read more

When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want

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Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.Discover why people tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do tree... read more

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If you've ever been interested in the night sky and the wonders above our heads, search no further: your ultimate resource for all things in the universe is here. From David Dickinson and Fraser Cain, publisher of the widely popular as... read more

The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos

When a new influenza virus emerges that is able to be transmitted between humans, it spreads globally as a pandemic, often with high mortality. Enormous social disruption and substantial economic cost can result. The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemi... read more

Flu Hunter - Unlocking the Secrets of a Virus

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Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup.
&... read more

Around the World in 80 Trees

'Charming, compelling and packed with information. I learned more about biology from this short book than I did from years of science lessons. A weird and wonderful read' PETER FRANKOPAN
We like to think of ourselves as exceptional bei... read more

The Book of Humans - The Story of How We Became Us

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Now a New York Times bestseller
From the internationally bestselling author of LOVE HER WILD comes THE DARK BETWEEN STARS, a new illustrated collection of heartfelt, whimsical, and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus.
Atticus has captur... read more

The Dark Between Stars (HB)

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OUR PLANET IS IN PERIL AND IT NEEDS YOUR HELP!
But the good news is that there are loads of easy ways that you can make a difference! From throwing a planet party and ditching straws, to banning glitter and becoming an art-activist, helping to save the planet is ... read more

This Book Is Not Rubbish

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Series:Epic Fails Ser.

In this second installment of the Epic Fails series, explore the many failures that made up the Race to Space, paving the way for humanity's eventual success at reaching the stars.
Today, everyone is familiar with Neil Armstrong's famous words as he first s... read more

The Race to Space (Epic Fails #2)

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Series:Epic Fails Ser.

Although the Wright Brothers are now celebrated as heroes for their groundbreaking contributions to science and engineering as the first men to successfully manage powered, piloted flight, their eventual success was built on the back of... read more

The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving into History (Epic Fails #1)