418 books (21 pages) in this category
by Michael Pollan
A farmer cultivates genetically modified potatoes so that a customer at McDonald's half a world away can enjoy a long, golden french fry. A gardener plants tulip bulbs in the autumn and in the spring has a riotous patch of colour to admire. Two ...
The Story of Spaceflight before NASA
by Amy Shira Teitel
The incredible story of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.<br>NASA's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969. But America's space agency wasn't created in a ...
by Andraka Jack
<b>An inspiring teenage memoir from globally renowned young scientist Jack Andraka </b> Have you ever had a problem you would give everything to solve - a problem so difficult you would spend years searching for a solution? ...
by Stefano Mancuso
by Roma Agrawal
<b>The wonders of engineering revealed--by the inspirational female engineer behind The Shard, Western Europe 's tallest building.</b><br>While our cities are full of incredible engineering feats, most of us live with little idea of what goes ...
by Roma Agrawal
<b>'A fascinating celebration of the impact that structural engineering has on all our lives -(an) eye-opening book' <i>The Sunday Times</i></b><br> In BUILT, structural engineer Roma Agrawal takes a unique look at how construction has evolved ...
by Michael Brooks
The Global Quest for the Building Blocks of Reality
by James Gillies
CERN and the Higgs boson hit the headlines and made particle physics exciting for non-scientists - here's the inside story. ...
by Brian Richter
by Mary Ellen Hannibal
by Tim Smedley
<b>'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger</b><br>Air pollution has become the world's greatest environmental health risk, and science is only beginning to reveal its wide-ranging effects. Globally,
Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
by Bill Streever
From Einstein to SpaceX, The Technology and Science that Transformed Our World
by Dagogo Altraide
<p><b>What can history’s greatest breakthroughs in science and technology teach us about the future?</b><br></p> <p>New Thinking: The world has never been so unstable. Now, more than ever, we need to understand our history, learn from our ...
by Jared Diamond
<b>'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' </b><b><i>DAILY MAIL </i> 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' </b><i><b>OBSERVER </b></i> From the ghostly stone heads of Easter Island to crumbling Mayan cities hidden deep in the ...
The Origins of the Laws of Nature
by Peter Atkins
The Unity of Knowledge
by Edward O. Wilson
A user's guide to the Universe
by Fred Watson
Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining? In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling ...
The Numbers That Define Our Universe
by James Stein
The Last Alchemist in Paris and Other Episodes
by Lars Öhrström
The Universe as Quantum Information
by Vlatko Vedral