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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WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
BRIAN CLEGG    Book Number: 91131
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Sub-titled 'The Science of What Makes You You' the book gets right to the heart of what makes us tick. Popular science master Brian Clegg investigates what makes you the unique individual that you...
EVERYTHING THAT MAKES US HUMAN
JAY JAYAMOHAN    Book Number: 91195
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On a daily basis Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon Jay Jayamohan makes life-and-death decisions on the most vulnerable and fragile members of society - babies and children. Daily, parents and car...
APOLLO: A Graphic Guide To Mankind's Greatest Mission
ZACK SCOTT    Book Number: 90780
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This attractively produced and beautifully designed factbook gives an account of each mission, including unmanned missions, Apollo-Soyuz and Skylab. It also provides a gazetteer of astronaut Moonw...
BASTARD BRIGADE: Renegade Scientists and Spies
SAM KEAN    Book Number: 90781
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The story of the race to prevent Hitler from getting the atomic bomb is a little known but crucial strand in the complex tapestry of WWII. This fast-paced account, described on the cover as "thrill...
COSMIC IMPACT:  Understanding the Threat to Earth
ANDREW MAY    Book Number: 90784
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Bart Simpson's solution to the risk of an asteroid impact was to "party hard and wreck the place", and many people would echo that fatalistic judgment. The author concludes this no-nonsense guide ...
ENGINEERING REVOLUTION
ANGUS BUCHANAN    Book Number: 91240
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A collaboration between ten authors, the book is sub-titled 'How the Modern World Was Changed by Technology'. It is a refreshing new 'take' on the history of technology and some of the most import...
30-SECOND AI & ROBOTICS
LUIS DE MIRANDA    Book Number: 91416
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When personal computers started appearing in homes more than 30 years ago, many non-users thought they were complicated devices for a minority of engineering-minded specialists that the average cit...
30-SECOND CHEMISTRY
EDITED BY NIVALDO TRO    Book Number: 91417
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50 most elemental concepts in chemistry are explained in just 30 seconds and 300 words with one picture exploring the properties and behaviour of solids, liquids and gasses and examining the elemen...
COLOSSAL CRYSTALS
C. J. MACDONALD    Book Number: 91419
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A super chemistry set for ages eight and up under adult supervision or curious adults. What you get in your kit are two packets of crystal-growing powder, plaster crystal seed, a light-up cover, a...
ELEMENTS: The Compact Guide
JACK CHALLONER    Book Number: 91455
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Carl Sagan said, 'Modern physics and chemistry have reduced the complexity of the sensible world to an astonishing simplicity.' Carbon, oxygen and aluminium are familiar, other elements like gadol...
EARTH: From Myths to Knowledge
HUBERT KRIVINE    Book Number: 91459
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To understand the Universe we must first comprehend the language and read the letters in which it is composed, the language of mathematics. The book is not merely a history of scientific learning ...
OESTROGEN MATTERS
DR. AVRUM BLUMING & C. TAVRIS    Book Number: 91490
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A healthier longer life without osteoporosis is the goal of every woman going through and beyond menopause. For years, Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) was hailed as a miracle and study after stu...
SCIENCE OF STRENGTH TRAINING
AUSTIN CURRENT    Book Number: 91501
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Understand muscular anatomy much better and how training promotes muscle growth and bone strength in a book all about the mechanics of movement. Muscles are attached to bones via tendons and ofte...
TESTOSTERONE: The Story of The Hormone
CAROLE HOOVEN    Book Number: 91507
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The biological source of masculinity has inspired fascination, investigation and controversy since antiquity and today it is all the talk in sex and politics, yet we need a good explanation of the ...
DUTCH LIGHT: Christiaan Huygens
HUGH ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS    Book Number: 91437
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Curator of exhibitions at the V&A and the Wellcome Collection, the author follows in Christiaan Huygens's footsteps as he shuttles optimistically between countries and scientific disciplines. Euro...
LITTLE BOOK OF BIG EXPLORATIONS
JHENI OSMAN    Book Number: 91441
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The science presenter, journalist and author who writes for BBC's Science Focus magazine developed her love of wildlife while growing up in the Caribbean. Here we are taken into adventures that ch...
WHY IT'S NOT ALL ROCKET SCIENCE
ROBERT CAVE    Book Number: 86285
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Science writer and editor Robert Cave examines 100 extraordinary theories and experiments that have been developed and conducted in the name of science, from animal cloning to human cyborgs, search...
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...
ILLUSTRATED WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARINE FISH
AMY-JANE BEER & DEREK HALL    Book Number: 91027
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The story of life on Earth began in the sea which was mostly shallow and very warm and contained a potent blend of the chemicals that were to become the stuff of living organisms. Popularly known ...
STALIN AND THE SCIENTISTS
SIMON INGS    Book Number: 91398
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Culture Editor of The New Scientist, Simon Ings relates the fascinating story of brilliant scientists and charlatans, visionaries and careerists, civic courage and moral cowardice in a way which is...
BIG PACIFIC: Passionate Voracious Mysterious Violent
REBECCA TANSLEY    Book Number: 91326
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The Pacific accounts for nearly half the earth's water surface, falling to a depth of seven miles, and this gorgeously illustrated book, divided into the four categories Passionate, Voracious, Myst...
EINSTEIN'S WAR
STANLEY MATTHEW    Book Number: 91342
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Sub-titled 'How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I', the book explores the birth of a world-changing idea in the middle of a bloodbath. It is a riveting exploration o...
FASHION, FAITH & FANTASY IN THE NEW PHYSICS OF THE UNIVERSE
ROGER PENROSE    Book Number: 91344
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Penrose is a leading theoretical physicist who has won the Albert Einstein Medal and collaborated with Stephen Hawking, and in this groundbreaking book, based on three lectures he gave at Princeton...
FOSSIL MEN
KERMIT PATTISON    Book Number: 91347
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Sub-titled 'The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind' and a decade in the making, this massive tome is a scientific detective story played out in anatomy and the natural histo...
QUOTABLE DARWIN
EDITED BY JANET BROWNE    Book Number: 91389
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In this chunky volume Darwin's biographer has collected hundreds of quotations from the writings of the great evolutionary scientist, illuminating both his public and private life. The first secti...
LEONHART FUCHS: THE NEW HERBAL
WERNER DRESSENDÖRFER    Book Number: 91543
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A MASSIVE HEAVYWEIGHT TOME OF A BOOK, CLEAR THE COFFEE TABLE FOR THIS BEAUTY! Leonhart Fuchs (1501-1566,) was a founding father of modern botany, honoured to this day in the vivid flower, and corre...
DESCENT OF MAN: And Selection in Relation to Sex
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 71177
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In The Descent of Man Darwin addresses many of the issues raised by his notorious Origin of Species: finding in the traits and instincts of animals the origins of the mental abilities of humans, of...
GREAT SECRET: The Classified World War II Disaster
JENNET CONANT    Book Number: 91779
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The German air raid on the Italian port of Bari in December 1943 came as a huge shock. The Italian government had just announced unconditional surrender and the occupying forces were enjoying the ...
STOPPING THE NEXT PANDEMIC
DEBORA MACKENZIE    Book Number: 91803
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A Financial Times Science Book of the Year sub-titled 'How Covid-19 Can Help Us to Save Humanity.' You could not hope for a better guide to the pandemic world order than Mackenzie who has been on ...
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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