415 books (21 pages) in this category

TED: The Boiling River

by Andres Ruzo

Part of the TED series: The Boiling River This fantastical tale - which sent scores of Spanish conquistadores to their death during the great age of discovery - paints an intoxicating image of shamans and spells, forest-dwelling creatures and a

ISBN: 9781471151583

Binding: Hardback


Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

by Catherine Whitlock

ISBN: 9781472137432

Binding: Paperback



Sex, Power, and the Will to Win

by Joe Herbert

ISBN: 9780198724971

Binding: Hardback


Testosterone Rex

Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

by Cordelia Fine

WINNER 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOKS PRIZE: A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential <i>Delusions of Gender</i>. ...

ISBN: 9781785783180

Binding: Paperback


The Accidental Apostrophe

Colour and Discover

by Graeme Donald

<DIV><P>Caroline Taggart, who has made a name for herself expounding on the subjects of grammar, usage and words generally (and who for decades made her living putting in the commas in other people&rsquo;s work), takes her usual gentle and ...

ISBN: 9781782438205

Binding: Paperback


The Accidental Universe

The World You Thought You Knew

by Alan Lightman

ISBN: 9781472109187

Binding: Hardback


The Age of Em

Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

by Robin Hanson

Many thinkers believe that the next transformational change in human organisation will be the onset of human-level artificial intelligence (the 'singularity'), and that the most likely method of achieving this will come through&nbsp;&nbsp;brain ...

ISBN: 9780198817826

Binding: Paperback


The AI Delusion

by Gary Smith

Gary Smith argues that we should not be intimidated into thinking that computers are infallible, that data-mining is knowledge discovery, that black boxes should be trusted. Let's trust ourselves to judge whether statistical patterns make sense ...

ISBN: 9780198824305

Binding: Hardback


The Aliens Are Coming!

The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe

by Ben Miller

ISBN: 9780751545043

Binding: Paperback


The Ascent of Gravity

The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything

by Marcus Chown

ISBN: 9781474601887

Binding: Paperback


The Beginning and the End of Everything

by Paul Parsons

13.8 billion years ago, something incredible happened. Matter, energy, space and time all suddenly burst into existence in a cataclysmic event that&rsquo;s come to be known as the Big Bang. It was the birth of our universe. What started life ...

ISBN: 9781782439561

Binding: Hardback


The Believing Brain

From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.

by Michael Shermer

ISBN: 9781780335292

Binding: Paperback


The Best Australian Science Writing 2018

by John Pickrell

<p></p><p><b>'For the general reader, there are few better ways to get the backstory to the latest developments and controversies in science than through this annual collection of essays (and poems).' — Fiona Capp, <i>Sydney Morning ...

ISBN: 9781742235882

Binding: Paperback


The Best Australian Science Writing 2019

by Bianca Nogrady

Good science writing makes you feel. It makes you delight in the discovery of a black hole munching on a star, laugh at the image of aliens puzzling over golf balls on the Moon, wonder at the mystery of the Spanish influenza’s deadly ...

ISBN: 9781742236407

Binding: Paperback


The Book of Humans

The Story of How We Became Us

by Adam Rutherford

ISBN: 9780297609414

Binding: Paperback


The Brain

A User's Guide

by Scientist New

ISBN: 9781473629325

Binding: Hardback


The Brain

The Story of You

by David Eagleman

Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (<i>The Times</i>), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain. ...

ISBN: 9781782116615

Binding: Paperback


The Brain in Minutes

by Rita Carter

ISBN: 9781786485793

Binding: Paperback


The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

by Norman Doidge

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 ...

ISBN: 9781925106374

Binding: Paperback


The Case Against Fragrance

by Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville had always associated perfume with elegance and beauty. Then the headaches started. Like perhaps a quarter of the population, Grenville reacts badly to the artificial fragrances around us- other people's perfumes, and all those ...

ISBN: 9781925355956

Binding: Paperback