1238 books (62 pages) in this category
by J. F. P. Galvin
<div>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 ...
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.<br><br>But how much do we really know about what happens
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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
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