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The science book - from Darwin to dark energy, 250 milestones in the history of science The science book - from Darwin to dark energy, 250 milestones in the history of science

"From astronomy to psychology, this beautifully illustrated chronology presents the most important and groundbreaking milestones in science. Award-winning author Cliff Pickover gathers into one fully illustrated volume the most important thinkers and ideas in the history of science. This unique omnibus edition includes 250 thoughtfully selected entries from many of the science-based books in the Sterling Milestones series, including math, physics, medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, psych

Dec 31, 2018
The atom - a visual tour The atom - a visual tour

"Until now, popular science has relegated the atom to a supporting role in defining the different chemical elements of the periodic table. In this book, Jack Challoner places the atom at center stage. The Atom investigates the quest to identify the smallest, most fundamental constituents of matter--and how that quest helps us to understand what everything is made of and how it all works. Challoner covers a wide range of topics--including the development of scientific thinking about atoms and the

Dec 31, 2018
Vast expanses - a history of the oceans Vast expanses - a history of the oceans

Jan 2, 2019
The book of snakes - a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world The book of snakes - a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world

Amazon.com.

Jan 2, 2019
The natural history of flowers The natural history of flowers

Flowers have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years, symbolizing love, sorrow, and renewal. They provide bursts of color to homes and gardens and convey messages to friends, family, and significant others. Yet we often overlook their real purpose--why do flowers exist and why are they certain colors, shapes, and smells? In nature, flowers are key to healthy ecosystems and play a functional role, increasing a plant's chances for survival. Flowers have evolved to attract

Jan 3, 2019
Mercury Mercury

Amazon.com.

Jan 3, 2019
Five photons - remarkable journeys of light across space and time Five photons - remarkable journeys of light across space and time

"The story of the Universe is written in the light that travels through it--light that we can capture. Nearly everything we know about how the Universe works on its grandest scale comes from the analysis of the light--photons--that may have travelled nearly fourteen billion years from the Big Bang itself to reach us. Have you ever wondered what is the most distant source of light we can see, or how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic sp

Jan 3, 2019
The solar system in minutes The solar system in minutes

"This concise guide takes us on a comprehensive tour of the solar system, from the Sun at its very heart--via the planets and their moons--to the icy objects at its periphery, some 93 billion miles away. The Solar System in Minutes explains the history and features of all the major celestial bodies, including the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; the major moons; the asteroids, comets, dwarf planets, and the Kuiper belt; as well as the birth, evolution, and s

Jan 3, 2019
Beetles - the natural history and diversity of Coleoptera Beetles - the natural history and diversity of Coleoptera

Jan 4, 2019
The second kind of impossible - the extraordinary quest for a new form of matter The second kind of impossible - the extraordinary quest for a new form of matter

Amazon.com.

Jan 7, 2019
Return of the grizzly - sharing the range with Yellowstone's top predator Return of the grizzly - sharing the range with Yellowstone's top predator

Jan 7, 2019
Antimatter Antimatter

Frank Close explores the strange mirror world of antimatter, revealing that reality is even more fascinating than the sci-fi stories suggest. Explaining the science behind one of physics' most extraordinary discoveries, he shows how, through understanding antimatter, we can shed light on some of the deepest mysteries of the universe.

Jan 7, 2019
The empire of the eagle - an illustrated natural history The empire of the eagle - an illustrated natural history

"Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This book, unlike any previous volume, encompasses each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species, from the huge Steller's Sea Eagle that soars above Japan's winter ice floes to the diminutive Little Eagle that hunts over the Australia

Jan 11, 2019
Breakfast with Einstein - the exotic physics of everyday objects Breakfast with Einstein - the exotic physics of everyday objects

Orzel, author of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog, explores how quantum connects with everyday reality, and offers engaging, layperson-level explanations of the mind-bending ideas central to modern physics.--

Jan 11, 2019
The end of ice - bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption The end of ice - bearing witness and finding meaning in the path of climate disruption

"A firsthand chronicle of the catastrophic reality of our planet's changing ecosystems and the necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile Earth while we still can"--

Jan 11, 2019
Soft matter - the stuff that dreams are made of Soft matter - the stuff that dreams are made of

Roberto Piazza says: "Physics should be made simple enough to be amusing, but not so trivial as to spoil the fun." This is exactly the approach of this book in making the science of soft matter relevant to everyday life things such as the food we eat, the plastic we use, the concrete we build with, the cells we are made of.

Jan 16, 2019
DNA is you! - the marvelous science behind your one-of-a-kind-ness DNA is you! - the marvelous science behind your one-of-a-kind-ness

Amazon.com.

Jan 18, 2019