1162 books (59 pages) in this category

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 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


Beyond Words

What Animals Think and Feel

by Carl Safina

<p>Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl Safina's landmark book offers an intimate view of animal behavior to challenge the fixed boundary between humans and nonhuman animals, from families of ...

ISBN: 9780285643468

Binding: Hardback


Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

by Sean Carroll

Over the last few hundred years an avalanche of discoveries have changed our world dramatically, having a profound effect on what we think really matters. Now, in his most ambitious book yet, Sean Carroll breaks down how the universe works at ...

ISBN: 9781780746067

Binding: Hardback


Billions & Billions

Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium

by Adenrele Ojo

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy ...

ISBN: 9781543616934

Binding: CD-Extra

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The New Age of Genomics

by Dawn Field

ISBN: 9780199687756

Binding: Hardback



The New Age of Genomics

by Dawn Field

ISBN: 9780199687763

Binding: Paperback


Biodiversity and Environmental Change

Monitoring, Challenges and Direction

by David Lindenmayer

<p>This book highlights some of the temporal changes in the environment and/or in biodiversity that have occurred in different ecosystems, ranging from tropical rainforests, wet eucalypt forests and alpine regions through to rangelands and ...

ISBN: 9780643108561

Binding: Hardback


Biophysical Ecology


This classic and highly influential text presents a uniquely comprehensive view of the field of biophysical ecology. In its analytical interpretation of the ecological responses of plants and animals to their environments, it draws upon studies ...

ISBN: 9780486428840

Binding: Paperback


Birth and Death of the Sun


How did our sun come into being? What keeps it hot and luminous, and what will be its ultimate fate? This fascinating and informative book offers answers to some of nature's most exciting and difficult questions. George Gamow, renowned physicist

ISBN: 9780486442310

Binding: Paperback


Blueprint for a Battlestar

Scientific explanations for Sci-fi's greatest inventions

by Rod Pyle

This beautifully illustrated pop science book which answers the enduring questions raised by science fiction, such as 'Do hoverboards really exist?', 'How can you bring a dinosaur back to life?' and 'Can we really travel in time and space?' ...

ISBN: 9781781315934

Binding: Hardback