Popular science

The Dinosaur Dealers

John Long

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

The international trade in fossils is a multimillion dollar industry around the world - once the science came first, but this is the story of how nowadays the mighty dollar is taking over. This book is a tie-in with a tv documentary which will be screened on SBS in October 2002.

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Bittersweet

Peter Macinnis

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

An historical journey of the discovery and development of sugar around the world.

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Naked Ape to Superspecies

David Suzuki and Holly Dressel

Format: Paperback

AUD $32.99

With breathtaking speed, our species has undergone fundamental changes this last century. Entering this new millennium David Suzuki takes stock of the impact of these changes on our environment.

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Harvey's Heart

Andrew Gregory

Format: Paperback

AUD $16.95

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The Story of Rats

S. Anthony Barnett

Format: Paperback

AUD $26.99

Tells how rats and humans have lived together and interacted throughout history.

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Moving Heaven and Earth

John Henry

Format: Paperback

AUD $16.95

When Copernicus claimed that Earth was not stationary at the centre of the universe, he brought about a total revolution in scientific thought. This is the story of that revolution.

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Einstein and the Birth of Big Science

Peter Coles

Format: Paperback

AUD $10.95

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Zero

Charles Seife

AUD $24.99

This informative and easy-to-read book is the story of the people who battled over the meaning of the mysterious number - the scholars and mystics, the scientists and clergymen - who each tried to understand zero.

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The Genesis Chronicles

Glen McBride

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

One scientist's conjecture about key events in various stages of the evolution of humankind from Ramepithecus to Homo Sapiens Sapiens, at times controversial but always thought-provoking.

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The Pure State of Nature

David Horton

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

Since Tim Flannery's The Future Eaters, a new debate has developed about the fate of Australia's fragile environment. This book provides a provocative, alternative account of the history of the Australian environment, and the lessons we can learn for conservation in the new millennium.

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