1233 books (62 pages) in this category


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, ...

ISBN: 9781848319929

Binding: Paperback


Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge


These essays and speeches by the Nobel Prize winning physicist date from 1934 to 1958. Rather than expositions on quantum physics, the articles are philosophical in nature, exploring the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human ...

ISBN: 9780486479286

Binding: Paperback


Atomic Physics: 8th Edition


First published in English in 1935, this classic treatment is well known to students and teachers of physics around the world. Since its original publication, Professor Born (Nobel laureate, 1954) continually updated the book to incorporate new ...

ISBN: 9780486659848

Binding: Paperback


Atomic Spectra and Atomic Structure


For beginners and specialists in other fields: the Nobel Laureate's widely admired introduction to atomic spectra and their relationship to atomic structures, stressing basic principles. The treatment is physical, rather than mathematical, with ...

ISBN: 9780486601151

Binding: Paperback


Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

by Chris Woodford

Science - the hidden power behind your home.<br>It's rock-solid science that holds your house up in a hurricane, floods it with light at night and keeps it toasty on a crisp winter's morning. Surprisingly simple scientific ideas can also explain

ISBN: 9781472912237

Binding: Paperback


Awa Book Of New Zealand Science, The

by Rebecca Priestley

This landmark anthology of writings will excite readers of all ages about extraordinary scientific discoveries made by New Zealand scientists. The pieces range from early naturalists' observations of birds, insects and botany, to geological ...

ISBN: 9780958262996

Binding: Paperback



by Oliver Sacks

<p>Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays, and various TV documentaries, <b><em>Awakenings</em></b> is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients. Rendered catatonic by ...

ISBN: 9780330523677

Binding: Paperback


Back from the Brink: How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved

by Peter Andrews

Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional

ISBN: 9780733319624

Binding: Paperback


Backroom Boys

by Francis Spufford

ISBN: 9780571214976

Binding: Paperback


Bad Choices

How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier

by Ali Almossawi

ISBN: 9781473650770

Binding: Paperback


Bad Choices

How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier

by Ali Almossawi

ISBN: 9781473650787

Binding: Paperback


Bad Science

by Ben Goldacre

Shorlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-FictionLonglisted for the Royal Society Prize for Science BooksGuardian columnist Dr Ben Goldacre takes us on a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the bad science we're fed

ISBN: 9780007284870

Binding: Paperback


Basic Machines and How They Work


This revised edition of an extremely clear Navy training manual leaves nothing to be desired in its presentation. Thorough in its coverage of basic theory, from the lever and inclined plane to internal combustion engines and power trains, it ...

ISBN: 9780486217093

Binding: Paperback


Basic Optics and Optical Instruments


Designed as a training manual for Navy personnel (Opticalman 3 & 2), this book provides thorough coverage of the basic theory of optics and its applications. Newly revised and updated, it presents the subject matter with extraordinary clarity, ...

ISBN: 9780486222912

Binding: Paperback


Before This Decade Is Out


On July 24, 1969, the astronauts of Apollo XI splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, having triumphantly answered John F. Kennedy's 1961 challenge to land an American on the moon ""before this decade is out."" Behind their success lay the ...

ISBN: 9780486483832

Binding: Paperback


Beta Decay for Pedestrians


The ""pedestrian approach"" was developed to describe some essentially simple experimental results and their theoretical implications in plain language. In this graduate-level text, Harry J. Lipkin presents simply, but without ...

ISBN: 9780486438191

Binding: Paperback


Better Angels Of Our Nature, Theity, The

by Steven Pinker

Believe it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful time in out species' history. In this epic exploration of the human condition, Steven Pinker shows that, despite the constant stream of news about war, crime and terrorism, violence ...

ISBN: 9780141034645

Binding: Paperback


Beyond Infinity

An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

by Eugenia Cheng

Inside the weird and wonderful world of infinity, from endless hotels to bottomless cookie-jars. ...

ISBN: 9781781252857

Binding: Paperback


Beyond Our Future in Space

by Chris Impey

ISBN: 9780393352153

Binding: Paperback


Beyond the Atmosphere


This exciting survey of the American space science program is the work of a top NASA administrator. Ranging from the laboratory to launching pad and from international conference halls to lunar wastelands, it chronicles technological advances, ...

ISBN: 9780486474649

Binding: Paperback