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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
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In this groundbreaking book Allana Collen explores the extraordinary world of the powerful microbes that make up 90% of the human body. You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make your body, there are

Collen, Alanna

101 Quantum Questions
39 halftones, 64 line illustrations, 9 tables 304

Ken Ford's mission is to help us understand the "great ideas" of quantum physics--ideas such as wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, superposition, and conservation. These fundamenta

Ford, Kenneth W., Hewitt, Paul

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The 20th century gave us two great theories of physics: the general theory of relativity, which describes the behaviour of things on a very large scale, including the entire Universe; and quantum theory, which describe

Gribbin, John

15 Million Degrees

110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and meet the star of our solar system. Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun. But its jou

Green, Lucie

30-Second Brain

Seth, Anil

30-Second Einstein
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The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each explained in half a minute Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both his scientifi

Clegg, Brian

50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 Biology Ideas You Really Need to Know is your guide to the most significant and stimulating questions in the study of life. Why do species evolve? Can characteristics be inherited without DNA? Are all organisms made of cells? What makes u

Chamary, J. V.

50 Digital Ideas You Really Need To Know

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a MUD and an API? Don't know your OCR from your PPC? Not quite clear on crowd-sourcing and culture jamming? Then this book is for you. In a series of accessible and engagingly written ess

Chatfield, Tom

Accidental Universe

In The Accidental Universe, physicist and novelist Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition and the needs of humankind. Here, in a collec

Lightman, Alan P.

Adam Spencer's Time Machine
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Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating - and fun! - romp through history. Starting with the big bang and ending in the present day

Spencer, Adam

Aliens Are Coming!

Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the universe. In the last few years, scient

Miller, Ben

Almost Chimpanzee
Searching for What Makes Us Human, in Rainforests, Labs, Sanctuaries, and Zoos 384

Cohen, Jon

Annals of the Former World

The Pulitzer Prize-winning view of the continent, across the fortieth parallel and down through 4.6 billion yearsTwenty years ago, when John McPhee began his journeys back and forth across the United States, he planned to describe a cross se

McPhee, John

Artful Universe Expanded

In The Artful Universe (OUP, 1995) John D. Barrow explored the close ties between our aesthetic appreciation and the basic nature of the Universe, challenging the commonly held view that our sense of beauty is entirely free and unfettered. I

Barrow, John

At the Edge of Uncertainty
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The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of hand when they first appeared. The surprises haven't stopped: here, Michael Brooks, bestsellin

Brooks, Michael

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01 Drawing on declassified material such as MI6's Farm Hall transcripts, coded Soviet messages cracked by American cryptographers and interpretations by Russian scholars of documents from the Soviet archive, Jim Baggot

Baggott, Jim

Beautiful Question

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist argues that beauty is the fundamental organizing principle for the entire universe In this scientific tour de force, world-class physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the

Wilczek, Frank

Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize Updated Edition

Is it possible to be passionate about politics, football or Randamp;B and still be a creative scientist? In this entertaining and inspiring account, Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty offers readers an insider's guide into discovery science and t

Doherty, Peter

Best Australian Science Writing 2012

How were Ned Kelly's bones finally identified? What makes cockroaches some of the most successful creatures on the planet? Could some obscure bacteria finally rid the world of dengue fever? How did infant reflux become the disease of the mom

Finkel, Elizabeth

Beyond Biocentrism
B&W illustrations throughout, tables 224

Biocentrism shocked the world with a radical rethinking of the nature of reality. But that was just the beginning. In Beyond Biocentrism, acclaimed biologist Robert Lanza, one of TIME Magazine's "100 Mos

Lanza, Robert, Berman, Bob

Beyond The God Particle
black & white illustrations, figures 325

Two leading physicists discuss the importance of the Higgs Boson, the future of particle physics, and the mysteries of the universe yet to be unraveled.and#160;On July 4, 2012, the long-sought Higgs Boson

Lederman, Leon M., Hill, Christopher T.

Big Farms Make Big Flu
black & white illustrations 400

Thanks to breakthroughs in production and food science, agribusiness has been able to devise new ways to grow more food and get it more places more quickly. There is no shortage of news items on hundreds of thousa

Wallace, Rob, Davis, Mike


Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world -- a US News & World Report cover story called him a "genius" and a "renegade thinker," even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read a

Lanza, Robert, Berman, Bob

Black Hole
27 b/w illus. 256

For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the universe. The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from which nothing escapes-not even light-se

Bartusiak, Marcia

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
212(Ht mm) 133(Wdt mm) 256

The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history. Travel around the world 100 billion times. A strong gravitational wave will briefly change t

Levin, Janna

Blind Watchmaker
Paperback 368 pages.

Offers an accessible introduction to one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time. This book demonstrates that evolution by natural selection - the unconscious, automatic, blind, yet essentially non-random pr

Dawkins, Richard

Blue Mind
8pp b/w 320

Blue Mind paints a fascinating picture of our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water. Grounded in cutting-edge studies in neurobiology, cognitive psychology, economics, and medicine, and made real by stories o

Nichols, Wallace J.

Blueprint for a Battlestar
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This beautifully illustrated pop science book which answers the enduring questions raised by science fiction, such as "Do hoverboards really exist?", "How can you bring a dinosaur back to life?" and "Can we really trav

Pyle, Rod

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BODY: The Infographic Book of Us is the ultimate visual guide to the human body broken down into thematic sections of the physical, chemical, genetic, sensitive, coordinated, thinking, growing and medical body. Informa

Parker, Steve

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'This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.' Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It's a journey that will take you int

Eagleman, David

Brain Rules

Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know - like that physical activity boosts your brain power. How do we learn? What

Medina, John

Brain Storm
15 line illustrations, 3 tables 408

Female and male brains are different, thanks to hormones coursing through the brain before birth. That's taught as fact in psychology textbooks, academic journals, and bestselling books. And these hardwired di

Jordan-Young, Rebecca M.

Brain That Changes Itself

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psy

Doidge, Norman

Brain's Way of Healing: remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity

The phenomenon of neuroplasticity : the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience : is the most important development in our understanding of the brain and mind since the beginning of

Doidge, Norman

Brief History Of Time
Illustrations 256

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's gre

Hawking, Stephen

Brilliant Green
20 illustrations 184

In this book, a leading plant scientist offers a new understanding of the botanical world and a passionate argument for intelligent plant life. Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their

Mancuso, Stefano, Viola, Alessandra

Bring Back the King
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 304

If you could bring back one living being from the whole of the history of time, what would you choose? Comedian and former stem-cell biologist Helen Pilcher has thought about this problem, a lot. In Bring back the K

Pilcher, Helen

Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind. The 'neuro' prefix spills out into every area of life, from neuroaesthetics to neuroeconomics, neurogastronomy and ne

Rose, Steven, Rose, Hilary

Celestial Revolutionary
16 bw in 8pp plates 288

In the spring of 1500, at the apex of the Renaissance, a papal secretary to the Borgia Pope, Alexander VI, wrote that "All the world is in Rome." Though no one knew it at the time, this included a young scholar by the nam

Freely, John

2 figures, 5halftones 296

Recent years have seen a growing impetus to explain social life almost exclusively in biological and mechanistic terms, and to dismiss cultural meaning and difference. Daily we read assertions that everything from disea

McKinnon, Susan, Silverman, Sydel

Cosmic Cocktail
15 color illus. 42 halftones. 31 line illus. 272

The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe--from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars--constitute only 5 percent of all matter and energy in the cosmos. The rest is k

Freese, Katherine

Curiosity : How Science Became Interested in Everything

There was a time when curiosity was condemned. To be curious was to delve into matters that didn't concern you - after all, the original sin stemmed from a desire for forbidden knowledge. Through curiosity our innocence was lost. Yet this

Ball, Philip

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

"66 million years ago, a ten-mile-wide object from outer space hurtled into the Earth at incredible speed and destroyed the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of the other species on the planet. Where did it come from, and why? And how

Randall, Lisa

Darwin's Ghosts
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 400

An electrifying account of the extraordinary untold history behind Darwin's theory of evolution Soon after publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin received a letter that deeply unsettled him. He

Stott, Rebecca

Day in the Life of the Brain

Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical brains actually give rise to this rich and varied experience of consciousness? In this ground-breaking book, inte

Greenfield, Susan

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In today's world we encounter such an abundance of confusing and conflicting information regarding what to do and what not to do, what to eat and what not to eat, what is safe and what is harmful, that it is often diff

Specter, Michael

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Our timeless Lord of Science, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, is back - in this, his 40th book. Once again, The Doctor's mission has been to interpret the beauty and the mystery of the scientific world around us - alerting us to

Kruszelnicki, Karl

Dragon Behind the Glass

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"--the world's most expensive aquarium fish--reveals a surprising history with profound implications for the future of wild animals and human beings alike. A young

Voigt, Emily

Dragons of Eden
illustrations 271

Sagan, Carl

197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 336

'By the end of the astonishing E=mc2, a dedicated reader will have achieved, if only by osmosis, an understanding of Einstein's theory of relativity and feel quite at ease dining with Nobel Prize winners. It's a lucid,

Bodanis, David

Edge of the Sky
168(Ht mm) 146(Wdt mm) 112

From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries in modern

Trotta, Roberto

Eerie Silence : Searching for Ourselves in the Universe

If aliens ever contact us, it will be perhaps the single most significant event in human history. And Paul Davies will be responsible for saying something back. For fifty years, the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence has been scanning

Davies, Paul

Einstein's Greatest Mistake
Integrated b/w photos and diagrams. 304

Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the

Bodanis, David

Einstein's Masterwork
8 black & white halftones 288

In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences - a theory of gravity, matter, space and time: the General Theory of Relativity. Einstein himself said it was 'the most valuable

Gribbin, John

Evidence and Evolution
Paperback 392 pages.

Elliott Sober explores how the concept of evidence applies to creationism, natural selection and common ancestry.

Sober, Elliott

Evolutionary Psychology as Maladapted Psychology
13 fig/3 tbls illus. 232

Human beings, like other organisms, are the products of evolution. Like other organisms, we exhibit traits that are the product of natural selection. Our psychological capacities are evolved traits as much as are our gai

Richardson, Robert C.

Exceptional Brain and How It Changed the World
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Dr Robert Kaplan, a forensic-psychiatrist and researcher, set out to explore the various brain diseases or conditions that have made some people very famous (or infamous), and often changed the course of history. The E

Kaplan, Robert

Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
186 line illus. 520

What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fanc

Penrose, Roger

Forbidden Universe

Were the first scientists hermetic philosophers? What do these occult origins of modern science tell us about the universe today? The Forbidden Universe reveals the secret brotherhood that defined the world, and perhaps discovered the mind

Picknett, Lynn, Prince, Clive


What if everything in life could be reduced to a simple formula? What if numbers were able to tell us which partners we were best matched with u not just in terms of attractiveness, but for a long-term committed marriage? Or if they could sa

Dormehl, Luke

Frankenstein's Cat

Fluorescent fish that glow near pollution. Dolphins with prosthetic fins. Robot-armoured beetles that military handlers can send on spy missions. Beloved pets resurrected from DNA. Scientists have already begun to create these high-tech hybr

Anthes, Emily

Game of Knowns
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There are Known Knowns, Known Unknowns, and Unknown Unknowns. And then there is Dr Karl. The inimitable Dr Karl reigns once more in his Dynasty of 34 Science Books with scintillating science scenarios, techie tales and

Kruszelnicki, Karl

Game of Knowns
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm)

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney. He is a qualified medical doctor, engineer, physicist and mathematician. This MasterGeek consistently appears on the list of the Top 15

Karl Kruszelnicki, Dr

Gender Medicine
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 288

The revolutionary call for reform, challenging dangerous assumptions that male and female patients can be effectively treated in the same way. Over millions of years, male and female bodies developed crucial physiologi

Glezerman, Marek

Geography: Ideas in Profile
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Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics Geography gives shape to our innate curiosity; cartography is older than writing. Channelling our twin urges to explore and understand, geographers uncover the hidde

Dorling, Danny, Lee, Carl

Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back

In 1999, Dr Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising professor to a humbled man struggling to get through a single day. In one final effort to resume a normal life, Ell

Elliott, Clark A.

Glass Universe
221(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm)

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science In the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators

Sobel, Dava

Goldilocks and the Water Bears
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 288

Across a Universe of at least 100 billion habitable, earth-like worlds, life cannot be restricted solely to the Earth. Or can it? Read this book to find out the hows and whys of astrobiology - the study of extraterr

Preston, Louisa

Grand Design
35 colour illustrations integrated throughout 256

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence for a benevolent creator who set things in motion? Or

Hawking, Stephen, Mlodinow, Leonard

Gravity Does Not Exist
25 colour illustrations 112

Our Universe is not described by the motion of objects through space, but by the dynamics of space itself. The 21st century began with an unsettling accumulation of riddles, mostly due to the increasing precision of c

Icke, Vincent

Gravity's Engines: The Other Side of Black Holes

We have long understood black holes to be the points at which the universe as we know it comes to an end - mysterious chasms so destructive and unforgiving that not even light can escape their deadly power. Recent research, however, has l

Scharf Caleb

Guide to the Elements
119 line art, 40 b/w halftones, 64 color halftones 256

Newly updated throughout, and now covering 118 elements, this crystal-clear guide to the periodic table illuminates the basic concepts of chemistry as it traces the history and development o

Stwertka, Albert

black & white illustrations, figures 256

Humor, like pornography, is famously difficult to define. We know it when we see it, but is there a way to figure out what we really find funny--and why? In this fascinating investigation into the scienc

Weems, Scott

Herding Hemingway's Cats
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 288

The language of genes has become common parlance. We know they make your eyes blue, your hair curly or your nose straight. The media tells us that our genes control the risk of cancer, heart disease, alcoholism or Alzh

Arney, Kat

27 black and white illustrations 304

The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. So exactly what is this particle? Why does it matter so much? What does it tell us about the Universe? Did the discove

Baggott, Jim (Freelance science writer Shell International Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science writer Freelance science wri

How Long is Now?

How long is 'now'? The short answer is 'somewhere between 2 and 3 seconds'. The long answer involves an incredible journey through neuroscience, our subconscious and the time-bending power of meditation. Living in the present may never feel

New Scientist Instant Expert

How the Zebra Got its Stripes
black and white photographs, diagrams and drawingsin text; 16 pp colour plates (more-or-less as in French edition); most artwork from Le Seuil 162

Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo herds broadly democr

Grasset, Leo, Mellor, Barbara

How to Clone a Mammoth
16 color illus. 2 halftones. 9 line illus. 240

Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA

Shapiro, Beth

How to Create a Mind

How does the brain recognise images? Could computers drive? How is it possible for man-made programmes to beat the world's best chess players? In this fascinating look into the human mind, Ray Kurzweil relates the advanced brain processes we

Kurzweil, Ray

How We Decide

Since Plato, philosophers have described the decision making process as either rational or emotional: we carefully deliberate or we "blink" and go with our gut. But as scientists break open the mind's black box with the latest tools of neuro

Lehrer, Jonah

How We Got to Now

How did our mastery of artificial cold help give birth to at least four million babies, create the golden age of Hollywood and unlock the secrets of the universe? And what about our battle against dirt? How did that create the flat screen an

Johnson, Steven

Human Age

Ackerman, Diane

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot became fascinated with Henrietta's story when she first heard her casually mentioned in a biology class at the age of 16. Back in 1951, doctors took a small tissue sample from black woman named Henrie

Skloot, Rebecca

In Love with Betty the Crow: The First 40 Years of The Science Show

Robyn Williams reflects on why science matters, after 40 years of ABC RN's The Science Show. The Science Show with Robyn Williams on Radio National is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio. Scientific issues, debates, even

Williams, Robyn

Incognito : The Secret Lives of the Brain
229(Ht mm) 156(Wdt mm) 320

If the conscious mind the part you consider you is just the tip of the iceberg in the brain, what is all the rest doing? Why can your foot jump halfway to the brake pedal before you become aware of danger ahead? What d

Eagleman, David

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Eye-opening insights from the infectious diseases front line. Infectious diseases specialist Frank Bowden sheds light on the everyday diseases that affect most of us (colds, head lice) and the more serious issues that

Bowden, Frank

Inflight Science
Illustrations 256

The perfect companion to any flight - a guide to the science on view from your window seat. There are few times when science is so immediate as when you're in a plane. Your life is in the hands of the scientists and engineers

Clegg, Brian

Infographic Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything
80+ 160

100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics reveal the secrets of life, the universe and everything! Discover unique, witty and surprising facts about all sorts of natural phenomena, from the secrets of the universe to the wonders

Eaton, Thomas

Instant Weather Forecasting
Colour photos throughout 64

Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published over 40 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanyi

Watts, Alan

Intelligence Paradox
Illustrations 272

A book that challenges common misconceptions about the nature of intelligence Satoshi Kanazawa's Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters (written with Alan S. Miller) was hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "a rollicking b

Kanazawa, Satoshi

International Space Station Manual

The International Space Station (ISS) is a permanently manned earth-orbiting complex where astronauts carry out research into a wide range of scientific activities. It comprises modules built in the USA, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada. Aut

Baker, David

Into the Black

On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built - the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct de

White, Rowland

Is There Life on Mars?
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 320

Is There Life On Mars? will help you start to answer 20 of the most perplexing and fascinating questions about the universe, such as: Why do the planets stay in orbit? Was Einstein right? What is Dark Matter? Are we ma

Clark, Stuart

It Started with Copernicus

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate de

Parsons, Keith

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

The journey to the centre of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 3,000 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of Mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually

Whitehouse, David

Junk DNA
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 352

For decades, 98 per cent of our DNA was written off as 'junk' on the grounds that it did not code for proteins. From rare genetic diseases to Down's Syndrome, from viral infections to the ageing process, only now are

Carey, Nessa

Knowledge Wars

Climate scientists have warned that we need to change our behaviour in ways that may be inconvenient and threaten the commercial status quo. The result has been a polarising division in society and a sustained attack on their research. In T

Doherty, Peter

Knowledge: The Periodic Table

Introducing a new series of information-led pocket guides aimed at demystifying a wide andeclectic range of subjects. Called The knowledge each book within the series is writtenby an expert in the field providing a lively, and informative, i

Strathern, Paul

Language Instinct Popular Penguins
poppenguin 504

Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct propelled him to worldwide fame in 1994. His groundbreaking book's premise - that language is instinctual rather than acquired - so shook the foundations of biological science that the reverbe

Pinker Steven

Least Likely Man
14 b&w photos, 1 line drawing 200

The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and the discovery of the code has had an immeasurable impact on science and society. In 196

Portugal, Franklin H.

Life from Light
8 halftones 240

'My concern is not to persuade people that they should stop eating. My hope is that they will begin to change their way of thinking, including the way they think about eating and drinking' - Michael Werner. In 1923, Therese Neuma

Werner, Michael, Stockli, Thomas

Life on the Edge
b&w illustrations 464

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? Even in this age of cloning and synthetic biology, the remarkable truth remains: nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of de

Al-Khalili, Jim, McFadden, Johnjoe

Life Unfolding
Approximately 86 black and white line illustrations 312

Where did I come from? Why do I have two arms but just one head? How is my left leg the same size as my right one? Why are the fingerprints of identical twins not identical? How did my brai

Davies, Jamie A.

Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology,and Environmental Science

The newest addition to John Brockman's series explores life itself, bringing together the world's leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists-including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman

Brockman, John

Limbo (1952)

"Fascinating, disturbing. . . . The thinking reader may praise or damn it, but he is not likely to ignore or forget it."--"New York Times" "More satisfying than Orwell's "1984 "or Mr. Huxley's "Brave New World." . . . An excellent first

Wolfe, Bernard

Little Book of Scientific Principals, Theories & Things
B/W Line Drawings 224

The Little Book of Scientific Principles, Theories and Things explains 175 laws, principles, equations, theories and things that form the foundations of science. It features all the great names in science, including Pythago

Verma, Surendra

Little Book of the Mind

In his succinct and informative way, Surendra Verma explores interesting facets of the mind, presenting 100 insights - not philosophical or spiritual, but strictly scientific - into our minds and our emotions. In the process, he provides glimps

Verma, Surendra

Little History of Science
40 black-&-white illustrations 288

Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to

Bynum, William F.

Living End
Hardback , 198 x 129mm. 240

Death has changed. The decline of infections, starvation, warfare, heart attack and stroke has allowed people to reach extreme old age but ushered in disability, dementia and degenerative disease, with profound conseq

Brown Guy

Lolcatz, Santa, and Death by Dog: Strange and True Tales from Science and Technology

In Lolcatz, Santa, and Death by Dog, Andrew Masterson reveals the hidden secrets of science and technology research. Have you ever considered, for example, the influence of breasts in cyberterrorism? Or the role of cats in the Arab Spring? D

Masterson, Andrew

Lone Survivors
illustrations 320

A leading researcher on human evolution proposes a new and controversial theory of how our species came to be

In this groundbreaking and engaging work of science, world-renowned paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer sets out

Stringer, Chris (Natural History Museum, London)

196(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 192 pages.

The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword

Sobel, Dava

Lucky Planet
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

Science tells us that life elsewhere in the Universe is increasingly likely to be discovered. But in fact the Earth may be a very unusual planet - perhaps the only one like it in the entire visible Universe. In Lucky P

Waltham, David

Mad Science 2
200 full-colour photographs 240

An all-new title filled with spectacular experiments that demonstrate basic principles of chemistry and physics in thrilling, and memorable ways. For nearly a decade, Theodore Gray has been demonstrating basic pri


Man Who Couldn't Stop
233(Ht mm) 154(Wdt mm) 304

This book offers an intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us and what it means to live with obsessive compulsive disorder. Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tal

Adam, David

Man Who Wasn't There

In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, a tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's disease, ecstatic epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome, out-of-body experiences and other disorders-revealing the awesome power of the human sen

Ananthaswamy, Anil

Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from the Edge of the Self

An Oliver Sacks-style tour of the neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome and out of body experiences in which people lose some critical sense of themselves - with sometimes bizarre and often painful r

Ananthaswamy, Anil

Mapping the Heavens
14 color + 33 b/w illus. 288

This book provides a tour of the "greatest hits" of cosmological discoveries-the ideas that reshaped our universe over the past century. The cosmos, once understood as a stagnant place, filled with the ordinary, is n

Natarajan, Priyamvada

Mastery of Time
300 colour illustrations 456

This book recounts the history of telling time from the dawn of civilization to the present. More than a simple chronology, it explores the technical resources used to measure time whether solar, hydraulic, mechanica

Flechon, Dominique, Cologni, Franco

Medical Book

The history of medicine is as old as the history of human civilization. In The Medical Book, popular science writer Clifford A. Pickover explores 250 milestone discoveries in medicine that span more than 12,000 years. Whether writing on 'har

Pickover, Clifford A.


Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our real sixth sense. In Mindwise, renowned psychologist Nicholas Epley takes us on a tour of our incredible capacity for mind reading. This is the kind o

Epley, Nicholas

Mysterious World of the Human Genome
With index 352

How could a relatively simple chemical code give rise to the complexity of a human being? How could our human genome have evolved? And how does it actually work? Over the past 50 years we have deciphered the inner workings of the

Ryan, Frank

Napoleon's Buttons
Paperback 384 pages.

Couteur, Penny Le, Burreson, Jay

Neanderthals Rediscovered
77 illustrations, 20 in colour 208

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but in recent years their story has been transformed thanks to new disc

Papagianni, Dimitra, Morse, Michael A.

Neo-liberal Genetics

Evolutionary psychology claims to be the authoritative science of "human nature." Its chief architects, including Stephen Pinker and David Buss, have managed to reach well beyond the ivory tower to win large audiences and influence public di

McKinnon, Susan

No Need for Geniuses
Integrated photos - on chapter openers 384

Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an uph

Jones, Professor Steve

On Being

In this scientific 'Credo', Peter Atkins considers the universal questions of origins, endings, birth, and death to which religions have claimed answers. With his usual economy, wit, and elegance, unswerving before awkward realities, Atkins

Atkins, Peter

Origins of Everything in 100 Pages, More or Less
12 b/w illus. 152

Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, wit, and flair-and in record time and space-geop

Bercovici, David

Parallel Worlds
Paperback , 199 x 149mm. 428

In this thrilling journey into the mysteries of our cosmos, bestselling author Michio Kaku takes us on a dizzying ride to explore black holes and time machines, multidimensional space and, most tantalizing of all, th

Kaku, Michio

Pen and the Stethoscope

The Pen and the Stethoscope is a unique collection of fiction and non-fiction by doctor - writers that gives us a fascinating look behind the doctor's mask and gets inside the minds of those who deal with enormous existential issues and

Kaminsky Leah

Perfect Theory

Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement in modern physics. Anything that involves gravity, the force that powers everything on the largest, hottest or densest of scales, can be exp

Ferreira, Pedro G.

Periodic Table
150 illustrations 240

As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything i

Parsons, Paul and Dixon, Gail

Physics of the Future : The Inventions That Will Transform Our Lives

Welcome to the future, where you'll be able to take an elevator hundreds of miles into space, the internet will be in your contact lens, nanobots will scan your DNA for signs of disease and you'll be able to control computers with your brain

Kaku, Michio

Physics on the Fringe
Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything 323

For the past fifteen years, acclaimed science writer Margaret Wertheim has been collecting the works of "outsider physicists," many without formal training and all convinced th

Wertheim, Margaret

Picasso's Brain
tbc 288

Where does creativity come from? Why are some people more creative than others? Eminent neuropsychologist Christine Temple navigates a wide range of factors from the hard science (visual memory, spatial ability, brain functions) to the

Temple, Christine

234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 336

Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary global utility which is omnipresent, universal, and available to all: the Global Positioning System (GPS). A network of twenty-four satellites and thei

Milner, Greg

Planet in a Pebble
9 black and white illustrations, 4pp colour plate section 256

This is the story of a single pebble. It is just a normal pebble, as you might pick up on holiday - on a beach in Wales, say. Its history, though, carries us into abyssal depths of ti

Zalasiewicz, Jan


Award-winning neuroscientist David J. Linden explains how new research has deciphered how and when pleasure takes control of the brain - and when it won't let go. He illuminates how behaviours that lead us to ecstasy can just as easily becom

Linden, David J.

Pleasure of Finding Things Out
Paperback 288 pages.

Shows the authors passion for knowledge and sense of fun. This work features revealing pieces that spans his lifetime of enthusiasm for discovering what makes the world tick - including tales of early student experiments; sa

Feynman, Richard P., Robbins, Jeffery

Power of Habit, The Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
Illustrations 400

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intellige

Duhigg, Charles

234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 368

Pythagoras' influence on the ideas, and therefore on the destiny, of the human race was probably greater than that of any single man before or after him. Arthur Koestler Einstein said that the most incredible thing ab

Ferguson, Kitty

Quantum Moment
61 illustrations, maps 352

Time travel, parallel worlds, random behaviour: the language and the imagery of quantum mechanics are ubiquitous, yet the science-and its journey into everyday language-still confounds us. Robert P. Crease and Alfred S

Crease, Robert P., Goldhaber, Alfred Scharff

Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is believed to be the fundamental theory underlying our understanding of the physical universe. However, it is based on concepts and principles that have always been difficult to understand and controversial in their interpre

Rae, Alastair I. M.

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

Longlisted for the National Book AwardLonglisted for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardAn NPR"Science Friday"Best Book of 2015A "Boston Globe "Best Book of 2015 "Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive." It is t

Barnett, Cynthia

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 272

"What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack? In this gripping and illuminating book, Dr Allan Ropper reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the life-altering afflictions that he and

Ropper, Allan, Burrell, Brian David

Reality Is Not What It Seems

From the best-selling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics comes a new book about the mind-bending nature of the universe What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Scientist Carlo Rovelli

Rovelli, Carlo

figures 304

"Bold and provocative...Regenesis tells of recent advances that may soon yield endless supplies of renewable energy, increased longevity and the return of long-extinct species."--New Scientist In Regenesis, Harvard biologist George

Church, George M., Regis, Edward

Routledge Classics S. 176 pages.

In this famous short book Einstein explains clearly, using the minimum amount of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory which has shaped the world we live in today.

Einstein, Albert

Restless Creatures
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 368

A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. 'Packed with revelations, scholarly but clear, Restless Creatures carries you from the kinetics of the amoeba to that of the blue whale, from the s

Wilkinson, Matt

Runes of Evolution

How did human beings acquire imaginations that can conjure up untrue possibilities? How did the Universe become self-aware? In "The Runes of Evolution," Simon Conway Morris revitalizes the study of evolution from the perspective of convergen

Morris, Simon Conway

50 black and white images, 8pp colour plate section 352

This book is all about sand - sand in individual grains, each one a little different; sand in piles; sand in shoals and dunes; the science of sand but also, shot through the book, sand and

Welland, Michael

Science and the City
black and white illustrations throughout 304

Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to thi

Winkless, Laurie

Science Book
illustrations 352

All the big ideas in science, simply explained Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific dis

Dorling Kindersley

Science But Not As We Know It

Cutting-edge concepts made simple, it's not rocket science. The media reports on the latest scientific discoveries and breakthroughs can seem like a foreign language, from black holes, to dark matter and exoplanets to leap seconds. Finally g

Gilliland, Ben

Science Magpie
207(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 224

The Science Magpie brings together a hugely diverse collection of classic, common and unusual tidbits from across science and its history. Fascinating lists, facts, stories, poems, drawings, diagrams - and eve


Science of Interstellar

Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of Interstellar,

Thorne, Kip, Nolan, Christopher

Science Year By Year

Ultimate guide to the discoveries that changed the world

From the discovery of the wheel to the worldwide web our thirst for innovation is what makes us human. Science Year by Year takes a fascinating look at ou

Dorling Kindersley

Science: Definitive Visual Guide

Delve into the history of science and the discoveries that changed the world with Science. This brand new edition is fully up-to-date, and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming. Using lavis

DK, Hart-Davis, Adam

198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 176

Gravity: An attractive force Between all objects with mass Just like you and me Physics, Chemistry and Biology are things of magic and wonder. They reveal complex patterns - and often thrilling chaos - at the heart of

Camden School For Girls, Flynn, Simon

Search For Earth's Twin
Illustrated 240

In 1995 two Swiss astronomers discovered a planet circling a star other than our Sun. This changed our perception of the Universe forever, proving that Earth and the other celestial bodies in our Solar System are not alone in out

Clark, Stuart

Secret of Our Success
34 halftones. 21 line illus. 3 tables. 464

Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predat

Henrich, Joseph

Selfish Gene
Paperback 384 pages.

Offering an exposition of evolutionary thought, this book articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their r

Dawkins, Richard

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. Everything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven enlightening lessons. 'Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, sh

Rovelli, Carlo

Seven Elements That Have Changed The World
illustrations 288

Humans have put the Earth's resources to extraordinary use, but not always for the benefit of humankind. SEVEN ELEMENTS vividly describes how iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium and silicon have shaped the world aroun

Browne, John

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Cosmos, the widely acclaimed book and television series by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, was about where we are in the vastness of space and time. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors is an exploration of who we are. How were we shaped by life's adve


Shark's Paintbrush
234(Ht mm) 156(Wdt mm) 336

In this amazing book Australian inventor and entrepreneur Jay Harman tells us how the natural world will help us overcome the 21st century's biggest industrial problems. An interdisciplinary and international group of


Short History Of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happ

Bryson, Bill

Six Easy Pieces Popular Penguins
poppenguin 180

Richard Feynman's Six Easy Pieces is the perfect layman's introduction to the mindboggling universe of physics. In Feynman's safe hands, the reader is introduced to the very basics of atoms, energy, force, gravity and quantum beha

Feynman Richard P

Six Not-so-easy Pieces
illustrations 184

Six lectures, all regarding the most revolutionary discovery in twentieth-century physics: Einsteins Theory of Relativity. No onenot even Einstein himselfexplained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with

Feynman, Richard P., Leighton, Robert B., Sands, Matthew

Social Conquest of Earth
90 illustrations 352

In asking where we came from, what we are and where we are going, Edward O. Wilson directly addresses three fundamental questions of religion, philosophy and science. Refashioning the story of human evolution, he draws on hi

Wilson, Edward O.

Source Field Investigations
illustrations 536

"Prepare yourself for a guided tour through the most incredible scientific mysteries of the world"
More than two million people have seen David Wilcock's incredible tour of the 2012 prophecies in his Internet documentar

Wilcock, David

Spark of Life
Illustrationsstrations (black and white) 352

"A wonderful book". (Bill Bryson). "Ashcroft achieves the sort of rich simplicity most science writers can only dream about ...this book carries the eponymous spark of life". ("Sunday Telegraph"). Fro

Ashcroft, Frances

Spooky Action at a Distance
13 black and white illustrations, notes, bibliography and index 304

What is space? It isn't a question that most of us normally stop to ask. Space is the venue of physics; it's where things exist, where they move and take shape. Yet over the pas

Musser, George

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

This book links the little things - the unexpected pinkness of blueberry jam or the way the air smells before it rains - with the big in a book that will alter the way you see the world. Helen Czerski shows how the familiar, from coffee stai

Czerski, Helen

Survival of the Nicest

This revelatory tour de force by an acclaimed and internationally bestselling science writer upends our understanding of 'survival of the fittest' - and invites us all to think and act more altruistically The phrase 'survival of the fittest

Stefan, Klein, David, Dollenmayer

Some illustrations and charts TBC 288

How will the world be powered in ten years' time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy experts are all saying the same thing: solar photovoltaics (PV) is our future. Reports from universities, investment banks, inter

Goodall, Chris

Systems View of Life
81 b/w illus. 510

Over the past thirty years, a new systemic conception of life has emerged at the forefront of science. New emphasis has been given to complexity, networks, and patterns of organisation leading to a novel kind of 'systemic' thin

Capra, Fritjof, Luisi, Pier Luigi

Taste of Home

Do men and women experience taste and smell differently? What do apple trees have in common with humans? And what happens when you eat a meal completely in the dark? Moved by a death in the family to recreate the dishes her mother prepared i

Fresquez, Diane

Ten Physicists who Transformed our Understanding of Reality
6 diagrams (roughs provided by authors - to be redrawn). plus 10 photos/illustrations of scientists to be found by Linda 272

Acclaimed popular-science writer Brian Clegg and popular TV and radio astronomer Rhodri Evans give us a Top Ten list of

Clegg, Brian, Evans, Rhodri

Theo Gray's Mad Science
550 colour photographs throughout 408

Bestselling author Theodore Gray has spent more than a decade dreaming up, executing, photographing, and writing about extreme scientific experiments, which he then published between 2009 and 2014 in his mon

Gray, Theodore

Time Warped
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 352

A fascinating and mind-bending journey through the science of time perception. Time rules our lives, but how much do we really understand it? In Time Warped, we meet the people willing to go to extreme lengths t


214(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 368

Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we will never have enough of the one thing we crave

Garfield, Simon

To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

In To Explain the World, pre-eminent theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg offers a rich and irreverent history of science from a unique perspective - that of a scientist. Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from t

Weinberg, Steven

Triumphs of Experience

At a time when people are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers welcome news for old age: our lives evolve in our later years and often become more fulfilling. Among the su

Vaillant, George E.

Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

George Dyson's fascinating account of the early years of computers: "Turing's Cathedral" is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being. In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers an

Dyson George

Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

From the bestselling author of The Drunkard's Walk and Subliminal, this is the inspiring and illuminating story of how we have come to understand the world, from the invention of the very first tools to the mind-bending theories of quantum p

Mlodinow, Leonard

240(Ht mm) 168(Wdt mm) 272

Viruses are the last frontier of undiscovered life on our planet. The most abundant type of organism on Earth, they infect all types of cellular life, and, as micro-organisms that cause disease in their hosts, they are

Roossinck, Dr. Marilyn

Wandering Mind

If we've done our job well and, let's be honest, if we're lucky you'll read to the end of this description. Most likely, however, you won't. Somewhere in the middle of the next paragraph, your mind will wander off. Minds wander. That's just

Corballis, Michael

Water Book

Water is the most every day of substances. It pours from our taps and falls from the sky. We drink it, wash with it, and couldn't live without it. Yet, on closer examination it is also a very strange substance (it is one of only a very small

Jha, Alok

We are All Stardust

World-leading natural and social scientists shed light on their discoveries and lives in conversation with an award-winning science writer. When acclaimed science writer Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize-winning chemist Roald Hoffmann what se

Klein, Stefan

Web of Life
diagrams 336

Capra, Fritjof

What Colour is the Sun?
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 208

Why do your fingers go wrinkly in the bath? What kind of animal can have 21 limbs? Who would really win a fight between a T.Rex and Godzilla? Test your knowledge of all things scientific with the biggest, brightest and

Clegg, Brian

What Darwin Got Wrong
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 258

This is a groundbreaking attack on the most influential scientific orthodoxy of the last 150 years. Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini, a distinguished philosopher and scientist working in tandem, reveal major

Fodor, Jerry, Piatelli-Palmarini, Massimo

When Life Nearly Died

The greatest mass extinction in Earth's history happened some 251 million years ago. In this cataclysm at least 90 percent of life was killed, both on land and in the sea, almost bringing evolution to a halt. What caused destruction

Benton,Michael J.

Where The Animals Go

From the bestselling authors of London: The Information Capital comes the first book to tell real stories of wildlife through data and infographics Until the twentieth century, the study of animals was limited to what a naturalist could obs

Uberti, Oliver, Cheshire, James

White Planet
black & white illustrations 328

From the Arctic Ocean and ice sheets of Greenland, to the glaciers of the Andes and Himalayas, to the great frozen desert of Antarctica, The White Planet takes readers on a spellbinding scientific journey through

Jouzel, Jean, Lorius, Claude, Raynaud, Dominique, Fagan, Teresa Lavender

Why Does E=mc2?
Hardback , 229 x 152mm. 320

This is an engaging and accessible explanation of Einstein's equation that explores the principles of physics through everyday life. In this riveting, deeply informative exploration of Einstein's famous equation, Dr.

Cox, Brian and Forshaw, Jeff

Why It's Not All Rocket Science:Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained

In Why It's Not All Rocket Science, Robert Cave examines 100 extraordinary projects, theories and experiments that have been conducted in the name of science. Some, including various nuclear tests, have attracted controversy and hostility; o

Cave, Robert

Why Science Does Not Disprove God

Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.

Aczel, Amir D.

Wonders of Life
200 col illus, With index 288

What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end? In this beautiful and definitive new book, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most c

Cox, Brian, Cohen, Andrew

World in Six Songs
Paperback , 197 x 129mm. 368

Without music we would be little more than animals. Mr Levitin explains it beautifully' Sir George Martin This is a fascinating, entertaining book, and some of its most inventive themes may stay stuck in your head fo

Levitin, Daniel

You Are Not So Smart

How many of your Facebook friends do you think you know? Do you think you'd rush to a stranger's help when no one else would? Do you think you choose which product to buy based on whether you like it? Do you think you know why you procrastinate

McRaney, David

You're Looking Very Well
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

We now live longer today than at any time in history. In the UK, more people are aged over sixty-five than under sixteen and by 2050, over a third of the developed world will be over sixty. How should we deal with this

Wolpert, Lewis

colour photographs 272

Imagine a typical continent with seemingly endless land in all directions, diverse landscapes with broad valleys and uplands, and wide-open vistas across undulating plains, with upstanding mountain ranges far in the distan

Mortimer, Nick, Campbell, Hamish