415 books (21 pages) in this category

Botany of Desire

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 ...

ISBN: 9780747563006

Binding: Paperback


Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472911179

Binding: Hardback


Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing The World

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? ...

ISBN: 9781925106541

Binding: Paperback


Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

by Stefano Mancuso

ISBN: 9781610917315

Binding: Paperback



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 ...

ISBN: 9781408870358

Binding: Paperback


Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

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 ...

ISBN: 9781408870372

Binding: Paperback


Can We Travel through Time?

by Michael Brooks

ISBN: 9781780875897

Binding: Paperback


CERN and the Higgs Boson

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. ...

ISBN: 9781785783920

Binding: Paperback


Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability

by Brian Richter

ISBN: 9781610915380

Binding: Paperback


Citizen Scientist

by Mary Ellen Hannibal

ISBN: 9781615192434

Binding: Hardback


Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

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,

ISBN: 9781472953322

Binding: Paperback



Adventures in the World's Frozen Places

by Bill Streever

ISBN: 9780316042925

Binding: Paperback


Cold Fusion Presents: New Thinking

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 ...

ISBN: 9781633537507

Binding: Hardback



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 ...

ISBN: 9780241958681

Binding: Paperback


Conjuring the Universe

The Origins of the Laws of Nature

by Peter Atkins

ISBN: 9780198813378

Binding: Hardback



The Unity of Knowledge

by Edward O. Wilson

ISBN: 9780349111124

Binding: Paperback


Cosmic Chronicles

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 ...

ISBN: 9781742236421

Binding: Paperback


Cosmic Numbers

The Numbers That Define Our Universe

by James Stein

ISBN: 9780465063796

Binding: Paperback


Curious Tales from Chemistry

The Last Alchemist in Paris and Other Episodes

by Lars &Ouml;hrstr&ouml;m

ISBN: 9780198743927

Binding: Paperback


Decoding Reality

The Universe as Quantum Information

by Vlatko Vedral

ISBN: 9780198815433

Binding: Paperback