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A Place Like No Other - Discovering the Secrets of Serengeti A Place Like No Other - Discovering the Secrets of Serengeti

Sep 9, 2021
Aesop's Animals - The Science Behind the Fables Aesop's Animals - The Science Behind the Fables

Sep 22, 2021
Around the world in 80 trees Around the world in 80 trees

Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration--not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin and silk to space shuttles and telephone lines. In Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori uses plant science to illuminate how trees play a role in every part of human life, from the romantic to the regrettable. Stops on the trip include the lime trees of

Sep 1, 2021
Atlas of Forecasts - Modeling and Mapping Desirable Futures Atlas of Forecasts - Modeling and Mapping Desirable Futures

Sep 2, 2021
Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map

Maps of physical spaces locate us in the world and help us navigate unfamiliar routes. Maps of topical spaces help us visualize the extent and structure of our collective knowledge; they reveal bursts of activity, pathways of ideas, and borders that beg to be crossed. This book, from the author of Atlas of Science, describes the power of topical maps, providing readers with principles for visualizing knowledge and offering as examples forty large-scale and more than 100 small-scale full-color ma

Sep 13, 2021
Bone wars - the excavation and celebrity of andrew carnegie's dinosaur Bone wars - the excavation and celebrity of andrew carnegie's dinosaur

"Less than one hundred years ago, Diplodocus carnegii-named after industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie-was the most famous dinosaur on the planet. The most complete fossil skeleton unearthed to date, and one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, Diplodocus was displayed in a dozen museums around the world and viewed by millions of people. Bone Wars explains how a fossil unearthed in the badlands of Wyoming in 1899 helped give birth to the public's fascination with prehistoric bea

Sep 20, 2021
Books Do Furnish a Life - Reading and Writing Science Books Do Furnish a Life - Reading and Writing Science

Sep 2, 2021
Camouflage - nature's masters of disguise Camouflage - nature's masters of disguise

Camouflage is essential to surviving in the wild. Both a built-in defence mechanism and a cunning tactic for attack, this biological advantage helps animals hide from dangerous predators and catch unsuspecting prey. It is used in many different ways, primarily to mask one's identity, movement or location, and changes over time as animals evolve and adapt to live. This stunning photographic collection reveals 100 camouflaged creatures from around the world paired with fascinating insights from le

Sep 24, 2021
Colliding Worlds - How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life Colliding Worlds - How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life

Sep 13, 2021
Drunk Flies and Stoned Dolphins - A Trip Through the World of Animal Intoxication Drunk Flies and Stoned Dolphins - A Trip Through the World of Animal Intoxication

Sep 13, 2021
How to forage for mushrooms without dying - an absolute beginner's guide to identifying 29 wild, edible mushrooms How to forage for mushrooms without dying - an absolute beginner's guide to identifying 29 wild, edible mushrooms

"This is the book for anyone who walks in the woods and would like to learn how to identify just the 29 edible mushrooms they're likely to come across. With Frank Hyman's expert advice and easy-to-follow guidelines, readers will be confident in identifying which mushrooms they can safely eat and which ones they should definitely avoid"--

Sep 9, 2021
Ice Rivers - A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity Ice Rivers - A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity

Sep 20, 2021
Instant physics - key thinkers, theories, discoveries and concepts Instant physics - key thinkers, theories, discoveries and concepts

Instant Physics pulls together all the pivotal physics knowledge and thought into one concise volume. Each page contains a discrete 'cheat sheet', which tells you the most important facts in bite-sized chunks, meaning you can become an expert in an instant. From black holes to black body radiation, telescopes to microscopes, quantum mechanics to general relativity, every key figure, discovery or idea is explained with succinct and lively text and graphics. Perfect for the knowledge hungry and ti

Sep 1, 2021
Is this Wi-Fi organic? - a guide to spotting misleading science online Is this Wi-Fi organic? - a guide to spotting misleading science online

"We live in the internet age, where scams, frauds, fake-news, fake stories, fake science, and false narratives are everywhere. With the knowledge base gained from Dave Farina's simple explanations, learn to spot misinformation and lies on the internet before they spot you. Is This Wi-Fi Organic? is a playful investigation of popular opinions and consumer trends that permeate our society. The organic craze has taken hold of grocery culture despite most being unable to define the term. Healers and

Sep 17, 2021
Life Is Simple - How Occam's Razor Set Science Free and Shapes the Universe Life Is Simple - How Occam's Razor Set Science Free and Shapes the Universe

Sep 9, 2021
Limitless - The Autobiography Limitless - The Autobiography

Aug 30, 2021
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

Sep 16, 2021
National Geographic Ocean - A Global Odyssey National Geographic Ocean - A Global Odyssey

Sep 16, 2021
Philosophy of physics - a very short introduction Philosophy of physics - a very short introduction

Aug 30, 2021
Statistics II for Dummies Statistics II for Dummies

Aug 30, 2021

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