1169 books (59 pages) in this category
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 ...
by GEORGE SARTON
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. ...
Building and the Evolution of Intelligence
by Carol Gould
by IAN STEWART
Populated by curious creatures whose stories unfold with jokes and puns, this mathematical wonderland of puzzles and games also imparts significant mathematical ideas. Ian Stewart, an active popularizer of mathematics, university professor, and ...
How Science and Philosophy Can Lead Us to A More Meaningful Life
by Massimo Pigliucci
by EDGAR M CORTRIGHT
Discover the thrilling inside story of the Apollo program with this new commemorative edition of an official NASA publication. This volume features essays by the program's participants-engineers, administrators, and astronauts-that recall the ...
by M. I PETRASHEN
Geared toward postgraduate students, theoretical physicists, and researchers, this advanced text explores the role of modern group-theoretical methods in quantum theory. The authors based their text on a physics course they taught at a prominent
by GEORGE H DUFFEY
This text introduces advanced undergraduates and graduate students to symmetry relations by means of group theory. Key relationships are derived in detail from first principles. Rather than matrix theory, the treatment employs algebraic theory ...
by FRITS ZERNIKE
Directed toward physicists and engineers interested in the device applications enabled by nonlinear optics, this text is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Its content is presented entirely on a classical basis and ...
by A. E. CONRADY
""For the optical engineer it is an indispensable work."" - Journal, Optical Society of America""As a practical guide this book has no rival."" - Transactions, Optical Society""A noteworthy contribution,"" - Nature (London)Part I covers ...
by A. E. CONRADY
The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World
by Brian Clegg
by Frans de Waal
From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work which challenges everything we think we know about animal intelligence. ...
by SIR THOMAS HEATH
""A most welcome addition to the literature of astronomical history."" - Nature""A most important contribution to the early history of Greek thought and a notable monument of English scholarship."" - Journal of Hellenic StudiesThis classic work ...
by Mitchell Moffit
<b>From the creators of the wildly popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE comes a book about the science that people actually want to learn, presented in a quirky and accessible way. And in the spirit of science, no subject is taboo. </b> Why
by Kahni Burrows