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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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...
CAT IN THE BOX: A History of Science in 100 Experiments
JOHN & MARY GRIBBIN    Book Number: 87561
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The essence of science - specifically scientific advancement - is proof by experiment or, as Nobel Prize physicist Richard Feynman summed it: "If it disagrees with experiment, it is wrong." This is...
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...
WEIRD MATHS: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond
DAVID DARLING & A. BANERJEE    Book Number: 87638
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A teenage genius and his teacher go on a brilliant journey through maths, encountering randomness, infinity, other dimensions and more. This is a book packed with puzzles and paradoxes, mind-bendin...
BODYOLOGY: The Curious Science of Our Bodies
CANBURY PRESS    Book Number: 87868
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What's it like to be struck by lightning? Why and how do we colour hair? Could 3D printers make body parts? How can you fall to your 'death' and live to tell the tale? Read about miscarriage and...
HUMAN ANATOMY: Stereoscopic Images of Medical Specimens
JIM NAUGHTEN    Book Number: 87873
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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...
YOUR DAILY MATHS
LAURA LAING     Book Number: 87884
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366 number puzzles and problems to keep you sharp, particularly in these days where we may have a little more time on our hands. The exercises are broken down into seven categories, one for each d...
WHEN THE EARTH WAS FLAT
GRAEME DONALD    Book Number: 87618
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Along with the assumptions about the health benefits of heroin, the advantages of injecting monkey glands into the human body (or more recently Donald Trump's suggestion to inject disinfectant to c...
HYDRAULIC ROBOTIC ARM: Create & Build Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN & TECH.    Book Number: 81733
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Budding engineers of all ages (eight to adult) will love this three-dimensional model kit to build a working hydraulic arm - fluid power! It actually pincers and grabs objects and swivels to 90 de...
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