Why do human beings cook their food? What does a gene look like? How do insects see the world? The answers to these intriguing questions and 998 more, ranging from astrology to zoology, are revealed in this fascinating book. Find out everything you want to know... read more
2008. First Australian edition. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the rear board.
Albert Einstein was an unparalleled scientific genius whose ideas and theories were so shockingly revolutionary, he changed the way the Universe was imagined on multiple occasions. A prodigy in... read more
This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in ... read more
1993. A very good copy only marked by age tanning to the pages.
|Author:||JOHN THOMAS HURST|
RARE AND COLLECTIBLE
E and F N Spon Ltd, 1946. Seventeenth edition. A good copy that has been professionally rebound in black boards with a black and gilt title label to the spine. The original v... read more
1985. First edition. A very good copy.
Like Charles Seife's Zero and Dava Sobel's Longitude, this passionate intellectual history is the story of the intersection of science and the human, in this case the rivals who discovered oxygen in the late 1700s. That breakthrough changed the world as radically as those of N... read more
2005. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
|Author:||L J THOMAS|
1985. Revised edition. A very good copy in lightly rubbed wraps with sunfading to the spine. The contents are fine and unmarked.
1950. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light browning to the edges of the text block. Otherwise a fine, clean copy. Scans available if required.
A hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. Why do people get freaked out by Friday the 13th? Where does a 'dozen' come from? Who was Erno Rubik? And how do you become a master at Sudoku? In 10... read more
2014. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy.
Informed by extensive interviews with astronauts such as Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan, David Scott, John Young, Alan Shepard, Charlie Duke, Al Bean, Gordon Cooper, Al Worden, Walt Cunningham, Tom Stafford, Dick Gordon, John Glenn, Pete Conrad, Edgar Mitchel, J... read more
Asimov tells the stories behind the science- the men and women who made the important discoveries and how they did it. Ranging from Galilei, Achimedes, Newton and Einstein, he takes the most complex concepts and explains it in such a way that a first-time reader on the subject feels confident on his/her understanding.
1987. A very good copy.