Categories Science & Maths

Science & Maths

Science & Maths

Scientific theories and thinkers from ancient times on, Galileo to Hawking, Big Bang to atomic theory.

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ORIGIN OF SPECIES
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 27140
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A Grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die... Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief: no being or...

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SENSORIUM OF GOD
STUART CLARK    Book Number: 75285
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The second volume (only one available) in Clark's trilogy of novels about world-changing astronomical discoveries starts in Woolsthorpe Manor in 1679, where the young Isaac Newton is practising alc...

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COUNTDOWN: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth
ALAN WEISMAN    Book Number: 75358
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In a powerful investigation into the chances for humanity's future, one of the most provocative journalists at work today has produced a book with a message that will change how we see our lives an...

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EMPIRE OF THE STARS:
ARTHUR I. MILLER    Book Number: 75363
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In 1930, a young Indian astronomer nicknamed Chandra calculated that certain stars would suffer a strange and violent death, collapsing to virtually nothing. This extraordinary claim, the first ma...

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THE PROMETHEANS: John Martin and the Generation
MAX ADAMS    Book Number: 75426
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In an intriguing look at the impact on Britain of the first industrial revolution, the author details the richly varied lives of four very different men. They are William Martin an inventor, Richa...
AVERAGE LIFE OF THE AVERAGE PERSON:
TADG FARRINGTON    Book Number: 75512
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Who would have thought that, in the UK, the Tooth Fairy currently has an annual turnover of £20,000,000? We knew that would stop you in your tracks! This endlessly diverting almanac, covering a m...

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SPECIES ON THE EDGE OF SURVIVAL
IUCN    Book Number: 75518
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Biodiversity loss is one of the world's most pressing crises, with many species declining to critically low levels and with significant numbers becoming extinct. At the same time, there is growing...

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A MORE PERFECT HEAVEN
DAVA SOBEL    Book Number: 75813
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The author of 'Longitude' brings the dusty subject of how Copernicus revolutionised the cosmos to full-blooded life. By 1514, the reclusive cleric Nicolaus Copernicus had developed an initial outl...

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SCHOOLBOY SCIENCE REMEMBERED
DR KEITH SOUTER    Book Number: 75830
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Some readers may remember with horror the mental agonies of tests on what they were supposed to have learnt in science lessons, especially the practical ones when their experiment failed abysmally ...

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JOHN DEERE YESTERDAY AND TODAY
ROBERT N. PRIPPS ET AL    Book Number: 76021
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In 1837, a young Illinois blacksmith named John Deere made a revolutionary steel-tipped plough that literally broke the Great Plains. It was a spectacular improvement in farm mechanization whose gl...

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