The No.1 New York Times Bestseller 'Gripping and surprising ... Pollan makes losing your mind sound like the sanest thing a person could do' The New York Times Book Review Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most ... read more

How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics

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 Science

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time-wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.
People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world pow... read more

Energy

In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jo... read more

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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Discover the history of rockets and their impact on the future in this volume that explores the 2,000-years history of rockets along with Newton's Laws of Motion--gravity, force, and acceleration. 1/2.

Rockets: Defying Gravity (Science Comics)

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier
 
The Space Barons is... read more

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos
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Do you want to be happy?
If so - read on. This book has all the answers.*
In The Happy Brain, neuroscientist Dean Burnett delves deep into the inner workings of our minds to explore some fundamental questions about happi... read more

The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes from, and Why

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 Science

The perfect companion to AMC's six-part television series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, this unique book explores the history and evolution of the genre with contributions from the filmmakers who have helped bring it to life
 
For t... read more

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction
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 Science

Grab your towel and hitchhike across the galaxy with Australia's most popular scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Learn about Dr Karl, the universe and everything, and discover how air-conditioning is sexist, how you can kill a spinning hard drive by shouting at it and... read more

Karl, the Universe and Everything

"For someone interested in practical present day robotics it's a treasure trove. A book-sized Top Trumps rove across the technical domain, with each section containing a photo of the precise robot, an overview of its main components and some context f... read more

We: Robot: The Robots That Already Rule Our World
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Acclaimed author Heos uses real-life cases to tell the fascinating history of modern forensic science, from the first test for arsenic poisoning to fingerprinting, firearm and blood spatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the important milestones in between. Illustrations.

Blood, Bullets, and Bones: The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA

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 Science

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure. An artist, safecracker, practical joker and storyteller, Feynman's life was a series o... read more

Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
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 Science

"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story, he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates
 
A captivating history of ... read more

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything