1206 books (61 pages) in this category

Cosmic Numbers

The Numbers That Define Our Universe

by James Stein

ISBN: 9780465063796

Binding: Paperback




A co-developer of the steady-state theory of the universe an alternative to the Big Bang theory explores his conception of the expanding universe. Hermann Bondi's historic book was among the first to present cosmology as a branch of physics in ...

ISBN: 9780486474830

Binding: Paperback


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution


""Sir William Cecil Dampier's Readings in the Literature of Science has long been a classic. Unlike many other collections, it has the virtue of dealing thoroughly with three major subjects which are at the very heart of science: cosmogony, ...

ISBN: 9780486428055

Binding: Paperback



The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation

by Carl Sagan

ISBN: 9780349107035

Binding: Paperback


CPS7 PK Astronomy Notes w/ CD 2013

by Strobel

ISBN: 9781259155734

Binding: CD-ROM




This book is a classic in the field of popular science. Standard reading since the 1930s, it is one of the few historeis of chemistry to concentrate on the lives of the great chemists. Through these dramatic and human stories, it gives an ...

ISBN: 9780486233420

Binding: Paperback


Crustal Permeability

by Tom Gleeson

<p>Permeability is the primary control on fluid flow in the Earth&rsquo;s crust and is key to a surprisingly wide range of geological processes, because it controls the advection of heat and solutes and the generation of anomalous pore ...

ISBN: 9781119166566

Binding: Hardback


Curious Tales from Chemistry

The Last Alchemist in Paris and Other Episodes

by Lars &Ouml;hrstr&ouml;m

ISBN: 9780198743927

Binding: Paperback


Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments: From Boiling Ice and Exploding Soap to Erupting Volcanoes and Launching Rockets, 30 Inventive

by Mike Adamick

The science behind, "But, why?" Don't get caught off guard by your kids' science questions! You and your family can learn all about the ins and outs of chemistry, biology, physics, the human body, and our planet with Dad's Book of Awesome ...

ISBN: 9781440570773

Binding: Paperback


Dardick Home Butchering

by Dardick

ISBN: 9780074701133

Binding: Paperback


Dawn of Astronomy


A pioneer in the fields of astrophysics and astro-archeology, J. Norman Lockyer believed that ancient Egyptian monuments were constructed ""in strict relation to the stars."" In this celebrated study, he explores the relationship between ...

ISBN: 9780486450124

Binding: Paperback


De Magnete


Much of modern science is based upon the theories and discoveries of William Gilbert, the brilliant English physician and physicist who was the first great experimental scientist. Gilbert was the first to use the word ""electricity,"" to ...

ISBN: 9780486267616

Binding: Paperback


De Re Metallica


Originally published in 1556, Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation - what today would be called the ""scientific approach."" It was therefore the first book to offer detailed ...

ISBN: 9780486600062

Binding: Paperback


Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

by Jules Howard

As you read these words Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business; eating, reproducing, thriving . Yet the life of almost every single entity draws nearer and nearer to certain death. Why? Why is death ...

ISBN: 9781472915085

Binding: Paperback


Decoding Reality

The Universe as Quantum Information

by Vlatko Vedral

ISBN: 9780198815433

Binding: Paperback


Delusions of Gender

The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

by Cordelia Fine

A passionately argued and much-needed corrective to the belief that men's and women's brains are intrinsically different. ...

ISBN: 9781848312203

Binding: Paperback


Descent of Man


Published on the anniversary of Darwin's 200th birthday, these prime excerpts from the great naturalist's landmark work build on the evolutionary concepts introduced in On the Origin of Species. The earlier work provided a basic exposition of ...

ISBN: 9780486471648

Binding: Paperback




Detonation, as the authors point out, differs from other forms of combustion ""in that all the important energy transfer is by mass flow in strong compression waves, with negligible contributions from other processes like heat conduction."" ...

ISBN: 9780486414560

Binding: Paperback


Development of Modern Chemistry


ISBN: 9780486642352

Binding: Paperback



The Science of Seeing Differently

by Beau Lotto

ISBN: 9781474600347

Binding: Paperback