1241 books (63 pages) in this category
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
by GEORGE SARTON
The world's most interesting ways to die
by Cody Cassidy
A fun, gruesomely fascinating and scientifically accurate guide to some of the most bizarre ways to die. ...
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 ...
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
Female Slaves in the Plantation South
by Deborah Gray White
The Uncanny Relationships Between Maths and the Physical World
by Brian Clegg
Test yourself against the amazing minds of animals
by Ben Ambridge
Now in paperback, the author of international psychological sensation <i>Psy-Q</i> takes us inside the minds of animals. ...
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 and Greg Brown
<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
A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree
by Jillian Scudder
A quirky layperson's guide to how things work in the Universe and why things are the way they are, from shooting stars on Earth, to black holes, to entire galaxies. ...
11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise
by Michael Brooks
From the author of <i>13 Things That Don't Make Sense</i>, the radical new discoveries that will transform how we see the world. ...
by P. W. FOWLER
An introduction to the current state of theory in a new and lively field, this volume offers both students and researchers a practical guide. It features a comprehensive set of pictures of fullerene structures and tabulates their properties. In ...
by Piers Bizony
How 200 years of classical physics was turned on its head. ...
The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb 1939-49
by Jim Baggott
A new edition of the account of the race to build humankind's most destructive weapon. This book draws on declassified material, such as MI6's FarmHall transcripts, coded Soviet messages cracked by American cryptographers in the Venona project, ...