415 books (21 pages) in this category
by Peter Wohlleben
In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never ...
A Guided Tour
by Susan Greenfield
A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To
by Dean Burnett
From the hugely popular <i>Guardian</i> science blogger, a surprising, funny and mind-bending examination of how and why the brain sabotages our behaviour. ...
by Professor Brian Cox
The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to ...
The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science: Costa & Royal Society Prize Winner
by Andrea Wulf
by Christine Kenneally
We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us?<BR> What role does Neanderthal DNA play in our genetic makeup? How did the theory of eugenics embraced by Nazi Germany ...
by Michelle Dickinson
<i>The Kitchen Science Cookbook</i> is a beautifully crafted recipe book with a unique twist- each recipe is a science experiment that you can do at home, using the everyday ingredients you'll find in your kitchen. No need to be a science expert
by Chilton Glen
Glen Chilton, author of the rollicking <i>The Curse of the Labrador Duck</i>, returns with yet another quest, this time to seek out species ill-advisedly introduced into foreign environments. Chilton visits Ireland to witness how ...
by John Brockman
by Adam Hart
by Bobby Seagull
<b><BR>If you found maths lessons at school irrelevant and boring, that's because you didn't have a teacher like Bobby Seagull.<BR><BR></b>***As seen on BBC 2's <i>Monkman & Seagull's Genius Guide to Britain</i>*** <BR><BR>Long before his rise ...
How we know what's really true
by Richard Dawkins
"Magic takes many forms. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting that the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings believed a rainbow was the gods' bridge to earth. These are magical, extraordinary tales. But there is another ...
A Life of the Genius Ramanujan
by Robert Kanigel
by Oliver Sacks
<p>In his most extraordinary book, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater
by Oliver Sacks
If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self - himself - he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it. In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of ...
by Pedro Domingos
<b>'Pedro Domingos demystifies machine learning and shows how wondrous and exciting the future will be' Walter Isaacson, author of </b><i><b>Steve Jobs</b></i><BR><i></i><BR><i></i>Society is changing, one learning algorithm at a time, from ...
Big Ideas Simply Explained
Take a journey through the fascinating story of fractions, numbers, patterns, and shapes in order to better understand the complex world we live in. <BR><BR>Continuing the "Big Ideas" series' trademark combination of authoritative, clear<BR>text
Everyday Maths Made Simple
by Richard Elwes
by Bill Leatherbarrow
<p>Our nearest celestial neighbour, the Moon, has always been the most conspicuous feature in our night sky. It has compelled observers since the dawn of humankind, and all have tried to make sense in their own ways of the puzzles it poses and ...