Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog would run to fetch help, if you fell down a disused mineshaf... read more

Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science
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Imagine if The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy were a real, practical book about the mysteries of the universe...The Universe In Your Hand takes us on a wonder-filled journey to the surface of our dying Sun, shrinks us to the size of an atom and puts us in the deathly grip of distant Black Holes. Alo... read more

The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond
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In 1954, a group of boys attended a remote summer camp where they were split into two groups, and encouraged to bully, harass, and demonise each other. The results would make history as one of social psychology's classic - and most cont... read more

The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments
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The development of Artificial Intelligence is an adventure as bold and ambitious as any that humans have attempted. And the truth is that thinking machines are already an indispensable part of our lives. Without them, Google c... read more

It's Alive!: Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots
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Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The bestselling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case historie... read more

The River of Consciousness
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Ever wondered why bad musicians always win the Eurovision Song Contest, or how incompetent politicians get elected? You need some Quirkology in your life. While other scientists beaver away on obvious problems, Richard Wiseman has been busy uncoverin... read more

Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives
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The annual collection celebrating the finest voices in Australian science writing. From the furthest reaches of the universe to the microscopic world of our genes, science offers writers the kind of scope other subjects simply can't match. Good writing about... read more

The Best Australian Science Writing 2016
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It is widely accepted in the scientific community that climate change is a reality. In this second edition, leading climate researcher Barrie Pittock revisits the effects that global warming is having on our planet, in light of ever-changing scientific research. Pittock presents all sides of the argum... read more

Climate Change: The Science, Impacts and Solutions
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For the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known... read more

Drawdown: The Most comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Rever
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This title provides answers to science's most enduring questions ranging from 'Can I build a transporter, like on Star Trek?' and 'Is there life on other planets?' to 'What is empty space made of?'. In "A User's Guide to the Universe", physicists Dave Goldberg and Jeff Blomquist make good on two promi... read more

A User's Guide to the Universe: Surviving the Perils of Black Holes, Time Paradoxes, and Quantum Uncertainty
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Since it first appeared, this book has achieved a classic status. Reprinted many times since its publication, it remains the only work that looks in detail at the political issues posed by global warming. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and provides a state-of-the-art discussion of the mo... read more

The Politics of Climate Change
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In the vein of Gut and The Brain That Changes Itself, a gripping exploration into the inner workings of the heart and how emotions and lifestyle affect every beat.
When the actress Debbie Reynolds died a day after... read more

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: A Heart Surgeon's Insight into What Makes Us Tick
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