1202 books (61 pages) in this category

Alchemy and Alchemists

by C. J. S. THOMPSON

Alchemy, whose beginnings - possibly in Egypt, Babylon, India, or China - are ancient and obscure, remained undocumented until about 2500 BC. Although it may have originated with metallurgy, the practice rapidly developed an association with ...

ISBN: 9780486421100

Binding: Paperback

$32.99


Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

by Alex Bellos

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to fractals, cones and curves, bestselling author Alex Bellos takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit, engaging stories and limitless enthusiasm. As he narrates a series ...

ISBN: 9781408845721

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Algebraic Methods in Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

by DR. GERARD G EMCH

This systematic algebraic approach concerns problems involving a large number of degrees of freedom. It extends the traditional formalism of quantum mechanics, and it eliminates conceptual and mathematical difficulties common to the development ...

ISBN: 9780486472096

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Aliens

Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?

by Jim Al-Khalili

The ALIENS invasion is coming ... a new collection of writing from the best scientific thinkers in the galaxy. ...

ISBN: 9781781256817

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

All About Lightning

by MARTIN A. UMAN

Does lightning strike twice in the same place? How does a lightning rod work? What is ball lightning? How many thunderstorms are in progress in the world at any one time? Why does lightning zigzag? What is St. Elmo's Fire?These and many more ...

ISBN: 9780486252377

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

Almost All About Waves

by JOHN R. PIERCE

This text considers waves the great unifying concept of physics. With minimal mathematics, it emphasizes the behavior common to specific phenomenaearthquake waves studied by seismologists; waves and ripples on oceans, lakes, and ponds; waves of ...

ISBN: 9780486453026

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

Amazing Science 7 Australian Curriculum Student Book + obook assess

by Paul Holper

A VISUAL APPROACH TO ENRICH UNDERSTANDINGWritten and designed with the wider spectrum of students in mind, Amazing Science delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature,Amazing Science introduces

ISBN: 9780190301231

Binding: Mixed media product

$51.95

Amazing Science 8 Australian Curriculum Student Book + obook assess

by Paul Holper

A VISUAL APPROACH TO ENRICH UNDERSTANDINGWritten and designed with the wider spectrum of students in mind, Amazing Science delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature, Amazing Science introduces students

ISBN: 9780190301309

Binding: Mixed media product

$51.95

Amazing Science 9 Australian Curriculum Student Book + obook assess

by Simon Torok

A VISUAL APPROACH TO ENRICH UNDERSTANDINGWritten and designed with the wider spectrum of students in mind, Amazing Science delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature, Amazing Science introduces students

ISBN: 9780190301378

Binding: Mixed media product

$51.95

An Anthropologist on Mars

Seven Paradoxical Tales

by Oliver Sacks

As with The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks uses case studies to illustrate the myriad ways in which neurological conditions can affect our sense of self, our experience of the world, and how we relate to those around us. ...

ISBN: 9780330523608

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

An Iceberg As Big As Manhattan

by David Shukman

A gripping report on the new frontlines of science and the environment, providing a fascinating eye-witness account of both the environment and of life behind the cameras at the BBC. ...

ISBN: 9781846688881

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

An Introduction to the Meteorology and Climate of the Tropics

by J. F. P. Galvin

What do we mean by the tropics? The weather and the climates it produces across the tropical zone are significantly different from those experienced by the people living in higher latitudes, so forecasters across Europe and much of North America

ISBN: 9781119086222

Binding: Paperback

$106.95

Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness

by Kate Cole-Adams

A hundred and seventy years ago many people would have chosen to die rather than undergo theordeal of surgery. Today, even major operations are routine. Anaesthesia has made them possible.But how much do we really know about what happens when we

ISBN: 9781925498202

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics

by AUREL WINTNER

With this 1941 monograph, Aurel Wintner joined Poincare, Birkhoff, and others in placing celestial mechanics on a sound mathematical basis. The product of many years of work by the author, it remains an extremely valuable contribution to the ...

ISBN: 9780486780603

Binding: Paperback

$56.99

Anatomical and Medical Illustrations

by JIM HARTER

This outstanding collection of reproducible, royalty-free medical and anatomical engravings offers a fascinating, visually encyclopedic exploration of the body and the healing arts. Featuring more than two thousand illustrations that date back ...

ISBN: 9780486467528

Binding: Paperback

$36.99

Anatomical Exercises

by WILLIAM HARVEY

The English physician William Harvey (1578-1657) was the first to discover how blood actually circulates in living creatures. This book is a fascinating account of how Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood came into being. A classic of

ISBN: 9780486688275

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery

The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

by Jeff Goldberg

In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and cramped laboratory in Aberdeen, Sweden. This title describes Hughes and Kosterlitz's lives before, during, and after their ...

ISBN: 9781626361935

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Ancient Science Through the Golden Age of Greece

by GEORGE SARTON

ISBN: 9780486274959

Binding: Paperback

$42.99

And Then You're Dead

The world's most interesting ways to die

by Paul Doherty

A fun, gruesomely fascinating and scientifically accurate guide to some of the most bizarre ways to die. ...

ISBN: 9781760290962

Binding: Paperback

$29.99