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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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...
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...
EARTH GAZERS
CHRISTOPHER POTTER    Book Number: 88009
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The first photos of the earth seen from the moon prompted a reassessment of what it means to be human. Famously Yuri Gagarin did not meet God in space, but eight years later Buzz Aldrin made a poin...
HUMAN KIND: A Doctor's Stories from the Heart of Medicine
PETER DORWARD    Book Number: 88011
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Mr Foster is bleeding heavily in intensive care and the heart monitor goes flat. Junior doctor Peter Dorward tries to save him but is told by a kindly senior nurse that even if he is resuscitated ...
ARE NUMBERS REAL?
BRIAN CLEGG    Book Number: 88032
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Sub-titled 'The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World', mathematics is driving the development of modern physics which seems evermore detached from reality. Bestselling popula...
HOW DEATH BECOMES LIFE: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
JOSHUA MEZRICH    Book Number: 88041
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How much risk should a healthy person be allowed to take to save someone she loves? Should a patient suffering from alcoholism receive a healthy liver? Here is the human story behind the most exc...
LIGHT: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond
KIMBERLY ARCAND & M. WATZKE    Book Number: 88046
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Radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays - light illuminates our world and allows us to see everything around us. But humans can only see a slither of the ...
SEEING MYSELF: The New Science of Out-of-Body Experiences
SUSAN BLACKMORE    Book Number: 88051
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Leave your body to define the OBE and astral projection, meet astral travellers and their varied experiences as we delve inside the brain. Susan Blackmore's first book Beyond the Body of 1982 was ...
NASA ARCHIVES: 60 Years in Space
PIERS BIZONY, ANDREW CHAIKIN    Book Number: 84780
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A visually stunning tome, sub-titled 'From Project Mercury to the Mars Rovers', here is the final frontier in rocket technology. Men on the Moon, Red Star Rising, Gemini Twins, Chariots for Apollo...
QUANTUM ASTROLOGER'S HANDBOOK
MICHAEL BROOKS    Book Number: 88096
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Cardano invented both the Cardan shaft in mechanics and the imaginary numbers that are the square root of -1, debating the subject with his contemporary Tartaglia, and the author shows how his work...
EINSTEIN: His Life and Universe
WALTER ISAACSON     Book Number: 88188
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Elegantly and fluently interweaving Einstein's interestingly chaotic personal life with confidently lengthy accounts of the work, the author Walter Isaacson was the Managing Editor of Time magazine...
IT'S ABOUT TIME: From Calendars and Clocks to Moon Cycles
LIZ EVERS    Book Number: 88213
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How many locksmiths does it take to build an atomic clock? This enthralling book is full of thought-provoking info on timekeeping, its origins, advances and impact, as well as time-related trivia ...
QUANTUM: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate
MANJIT KUMAR    Book Number: 88255
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The dramatic history of quantum theory, a fundamental scientific revolution and the divisive debate at its core, this book shows how the golden age of physics ignited the greatest intellectual deba...
SMELL OF FRESH RAIN
BARNEY SHAW    Book Number: 88261
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The most emotionally provocative of our senses. It can bring back memories faster and with more immediacy than a photograph, so why is it so little understood? Armed with a hungry curiosity and a...
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...
EDINBURGH: LANDSCAPES IN STONE
ALAN MCKIRDY    Book Number: 88462
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Edinburgh - a city that lies between an ancient, long-extinct volcano and the sea. Celebrated for its beauty, which has earnt it the status as a UNESCO World Heritage city, this city has been a stu...
SCIENCE OF SNOT AND PHLEGM
FIONA MCDONALD    Book Number: 88411
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The slimy truth about breathing, a subject we have become very conscious of in recent months and the uses of those yucky substances like snot and mucus. Why do noses run or our throats, windpipes ...
YOUR DAILY MATHS
LAURA LAING    Book Number: 88417
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366 number puzzles and problems to keep you sharp even if it has been years since you solved x. A problem a day will keep the doctor away. Broken down into seven categories, one for each day of t...
ZOOMABLE UNIVERSE: A Step-by-Step Tour
CALEB SCHARF    Book Number: 88418
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Filled with infographics and stunning colour imagery, explorers of all ages can embark on a cutting-edge voyage through the enormity of our reality, travelling one to the power of ten or order of m...
PATHFINDERS: The Golden Age of Arabic Science
JIM AL-KHALILI    Book Number: 88245
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With his command of Arabic and mathematical physics, the lay reader in the West is reminded of the intellectual achievements of Arab, Persian and Muslim scholars. Al-Khalili brings alive the bubbl...
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