1177 books (59 pages) in this category

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


Cosmos: An Infographic Book of Space

by Stuart Lowe

In this truly mind-blowing book, we use cutting edge infographics to illuminate - in a new a unique way - the most amazing places and objects that modern science has laid bare. ...

ISBN: 9781781314500

Binding: Hardback



by John Hands

Cosmosapiens takes us on a quest to ascertain what science can reliably tell us about how and why we evolved from the origin of the universe and whether what we are makes us different from all other animals.John Hands's extraordinarily ambitious

ISBN: 9780715651216

Binding: Paperback


Coyote America

A Natural and Supernatural History

by Dan Flores

ISBN: 9780465052998

Binding: Hardback



by Adam Rutherford

The entire spellbinding story of life in two gripping narratives. Creation- The Origin of Life is a four-billion-year detective story that uses the latest science to explain how life on earth began. 'The reader's sense of awe at the well-nigh ...

ISBN: 9780241954690

Binding: Paperback




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

Permeability is the primary control on fluid flow in the Earth’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 pressures. ...

ISBN: 9781119166566

Binding: Hardback


Cure for Catastrophe

by Robert Muir-Wood

Why did no one consider that a tsunami could disable the nuclear power plant in Fukushima? Why did so many die when Katrina flooded New Orleans? Not so long ago we could only focus on rescuing and sheltering survivors - now we can anticipate ...

ISBN: 9781786070050

Binding: Hardback


Curious Tales from Chemistry

The Last Alchemist in Paris and Other Episodes

by Lars Öhrström

ISBN: 9780198743927

Binding: Paperback


Dardick Home Butchering

by Dardick

ISBN: 9780074701133

Binding: Paperback


Darwin's Dogs

by Quarto UK

ISBN: 9780711230651

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


Day In The Life Of The Brain, A

by Susan Greenfield

"Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how does a tangle of brain cells conjure up this experience? Despite the remarkable progress that has been made in understanding the ...

ISBN: 9780141985046

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


Deceived Wisdom

Why What You Thought Was Right is Wrong

by David Bradley

A skeptic's guide to debunking popular science myths and much 'received wisdom' that is just plain wrong ...

ISBN: 9781908739346

Binding: Hardback


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



Water From Water

by Jane Kucera

This is the first volume to cover desalination in such depth and detail, offering engineers, technicians, and operators full coverage of the applications, economics, and expectations of what will certainly become one of the most important ...

ISBN: 9781118208526

Binding: Hardback


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