Science & Maths

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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SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND
MARIANO SIGMAN    Book Number: 86595
Published price: $27
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A world-renowned leader in neuroscience studies how your brain thinks, feels and decides. Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgement? What is the role of the ...
CONSOLATIONS OF PHYSICS
TIM RADFORD    Book Number: 86860
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An inspiring reflection on space and matter sub-titled 'Why the Wonders of the Universe Can Make You Happy'. In an age of uncertainty and division, Tim Radford, Science Editor of the Guardian for ...
ASK AN ASTRONAUT: My Guide to Life In Space
TIM PEAKE    Book Number: 86473
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Tim Peake served as an officer in the British Army and has logged more than 3,000 flight hours on over 30 different types of aircraft. He finished his mission on the International Space Station in...
SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS
FRED M. WALKER    Book Number: 86939
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Sub-titled 'Pioneers of Design and Construction' the text is written by the Naval Architect at the National Maritime Museum. Ships have evolved over thousands of years and are the largest and most...
SECRETS OF THE HUMAN BODY
CHRIS & XAND VAN TULLEKEN    Book Number: 87113
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Published in association with the BBC for a popular major TV programme, the identical twins trained in medicine reveal the incredible abilities every human being shares. What makes tears of joy di...
MATHS ON THE GO
ROB EASTAWAY & MIKE ASKEW    Book Number: 87146
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Floundering with fractions? Here are 101 simple tips, games and activities to practise maths and making it as enjoyable as possible for children of all ages. Covers addition and subtraction, mult...
REASSEMBLER
JAMES MAY    Book Number: 87153
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The long-haired one from Top Gear explains the sum of history in component parts, from the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar. He writes in his typically whacky way about...
DEATH RAYS, JET PACKS, STUNTS AND SUPERCARS:
BARRY PARKER    Book Number: 86962
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The most enjoyable aspect of the six decades of Bond films is not the one-liners, the pulchritudinous females, the suave opulence or the baddies - it's the gadgets! James Bond would have died a tho...
JOHN FRANK STEVENS: Civil Engineer
CLIFFORD FOUST    Book Number: 86970
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John Frank Stevens (1853-1943) was one of America's foremost civil engineers of the past 150 years, arguably the greatest and responsible for surely the most important projects of US civil engineer...
NEIL ARMSTRONG: A Life of Flight
JAY BARBREE    Book Number: 86976
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When Yuri Gagarin made the first human space flight in 1961, the US programme was rubbished in the press for failing to beat the Russians. Some Americans wanted to quit gracefully, but John F. Kenn...
MOON: From 4.5 Billion Years Ago To The Present
DAVID HARLAND    Book Number: 87256
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A Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual, here is an insight into the study and exploration of our nearest celestial neighbour. The Moon's birth came about by an astonishingly violent planetary collision ...
FOUR-DIMENSIONAL HUMAN: Ways of Being in the Digital World
LAURENCE SCOTT    Book Number: 86896
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A witty, intelligent portrait of our digitally extended, digitally entwined selves, here is a probing and elegant meditation on today's digital world's 'ways of being' with all the ambiguities and ...
HISTORY OF MEDICINE: A Beginner's Guide
MARK JACKSON    Book Number: 86901
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As scientists confidently look towards the average life expectancies hitting 100+ years in some Western societies, it's easy to forget how precarious our grasp on good health has been. It is a str...
IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON
ANTHONY AVENI    Book Number: 86902
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Sub-titled 'The Science, Magic and Mystery of Solar Eclipses', the book was published in anticipation of the next solar eclipse in 2024. It is a marvellous exploration of the scientific and cultur...
SCIENCE IN THE SOUL
RICHARD DAWKINS    Book Number: 86911
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By the bestselling author of 'The Selfish Gene', for decades, Richard Dawkins has been the world's most brilliant scientific commentator, consistently illuminating the wonders of nature and attacki...
SOONISH: Ten Emerging Technologies
KELLY & ZACH WEINERSMITH    Book Number: 86914
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Space elevators, gold asteroids and fusion-powered toasters - who knew science could be so much fun? 3D print yourself in the company of a top scientist with hilarious illustrations and investigat...
EINSTEIN'S GREATEST MISTAKE: The Life of A Flawed Genius
DAVID BODANIS    Book Number: 87462
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A perceptive biography which shows how a genius fell out of favour with the scientific world. Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of...
4TH ROCK FROM THE SUN: The Story of Mars
NICKY JENNER    Book Number: 87438
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You will fall in love with the red dot in the night sky in this enthusiastic exploration of its nature, attributes and impact on 3rd-Rock culture. From David Bowie's extra-terrestrial Spiders to H...
MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH: Copernicus and the Solar System
JOHN HENRY    Book Number: 87631
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Contemporary culture is dominated by scientific discovery and innovation: Nicolaus Copernicus was a founding father of modern scientific thought. This gripping account shows how and why he believed...
TESLA: The Wizard of Electricity
DAVID J. KENT    Book Number: 86609
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Visionary, inventor, genius and rebel, who was Nikola Tesla? Popular science writer David Kent reveals the life, drama and mystery surrounding this romantic figure. Tesla (1856-1943) created nume...
HAIR: A Human History
KURT STENN    Book Number: 87576
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A leading expert on hair follicles, Kurt Stenn is a brilliant communicator, covering not only the science of hair growth and development but the secrets of what goes on in the modern hairdressing s...
HUMAN ANATOMY: Stereoscopic Images of Medical Specimens
JIM NAUGHTEN    Book Number: 87579
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Stereoscopy was invented in 1838 by Sir Charles Wheatstone as a means of studying binocular vision but from later in the 19th century onwards it was used as an invaluable teaching aid, allowing the...
ON A FARTHER SHORE: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
WILLIAM SOUDER    Book Number: 87587
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Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring, published in 1962, was a major milestone in the environmental movement. A marine biologist by training, Carson had won acclaim with her earlier books The Sea Aro...
STORIES IN THE STARS: An Atlas of Constellations
SUSANNA HISLOP    Book Number: 87494
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To those who can decipher it, the night sky is alive with gods and goddesses, animals and mythical creatures, an endless carnival played out in shining constellations. Amid this jet-black canvas p...
LIGHTS ON! The Science of Power Generation
MARK DENNY    Book Number: 87716
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Electrical, coal, oil and natural gas, hydro, nuclear and solar, devoting individual chapters to each of the forms of power in use today, Denny explains the pros and cons of each, their availabilit...
11 EXPLORATIONS INTO LIFE ON EARTH
HELEN SCALES    Book Number: 87885
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With a Foreword by Sir David Attenborough, here are the Christmas Lectures from The Royal Institution in handsome small hardback with decorative gold tooling. Perennially popular, each year for ne...
MACHINES OF LEONARDO DA VINCI: The Catapult & The Crossbow
CHIARA & GIROLAMO COVOLAN    Book Number: 87886
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Big box set comprising a book and two models, these machines really work! From the Scientist's Inventors series and designed for ages eight to adult, the models are designed to the smallest detail...
NEW SCIENTIST: JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNIVERSE:
NEW SCIENTIST    Book Number: 87929
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Star One, Worlds of Iron And Rock, The Wild Frontier, The Life of Stars, The Afterlife of Stars, A Trillion Planets, Mysteries of the Milky Way, Galaxy Quest and Flashes and Crashes are the chapter...
ON THE EDGE OF INFINITY:
STEFAN KLEIN    Book Number: 87931
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Bestselling German science author Stefan Klein transforms a simple object of everyday events such as a rose blossom, or a day of stormy weather into a key of understanding the most complex ideas an...
WILL WE EVER SPEAK DOLPHIN?
EDITED BY MICK O'HARE    Book Number: 87957
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130 science questions are answered in this hilarious and sometimes unsettling and always unexpected New Scientist publication. Here are the best witty, weird and wise answers to questions you want...
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