Popular science

The Universe Speaks in Numbers

Graham Farmelo

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

A groundbreaking exploration of how the interplay of physics and mathematics has enriched our understanding of the universe - essential reading for anyone who wants to grasp how physicists are attempting, in Stephen Hawking's words, to 'know the mind of God'.

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The Case for Keto

Gary Taubes

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

A revelatory expose of the bad science behind conventional weight loss advice, arguing for low-carb high-fat diets, from the bestselling author of The Case Against Sugar.

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Beyond Words

Carl Safina

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

In a world where we measure animals by human standards, prize-winning author and MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina takes us inside their minds, witnessing their profound capacity for perception, thought and emotion.

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Outbreaks and Epidemics

Meera Senthilingam

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A journey through the history and science of epidemics and pandemics - from AIDS to Zika.

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How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Ten years on from first publication, a new edition of this invaluable and entertaining guide that shows just what effect everything has on carbon emissions, from a Google search to a plastic bag, from a flight to a volcano.

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The Moon

Oliver Morton

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

An intimate, profound portrait of the Earth's closest neighbour.

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Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future

Iwan Rhys Morus

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

A new biography of electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in the history of science.

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What Do You Think You Are?

Brian Clegg

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $32.99

The popular science equivalent of the TV show Who Do You Think You Are?

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The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $39.99

The defining book on the climate crisis that shows us how we can and will survive.

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Am I Dreaming?

James Kingsland

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them

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