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  • 100 Most Important Science Ideas: Key Concepts in Genetics, Physics and Mathematics, Paperback
    ``Highly recommended for high school, college, or university libraries. And since readers with no scientific background would also find the information fascinating, the book would be a great addition to the circulating collections in public libraries.`` -- Library Journal 100 Most Important Scienc..
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  • 125 Physics Projects for the Evil Genius, Paperback
    125 Wickedly Fun Ways to Test the Laws of Physics Now you can prove your knowledge of physics without expending a lot of energy. 125 Physics Projects for the Evil Genius is filled with hands-on explorations into key areas of this fascinating field. Best of all, these experiments can be performed wi..
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  • A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume I: From Thales to Euclid, Paperback
    ``As it is, the book is indispensable; it has, indeed, no serious English rival.`` -- Times Literary Supplement.``Sir Thomas Heath, foremost English historian of the ancient exact sciences in the twentieth century.`` -- Professor W. H. Stahl``Indeed, seeing that so much of Greek is mathematics, it i..
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  • A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels, Hardcover
    We live in a world that is known, every corner thoroughly explored. But has this knowledge cost us the ability to wonder? Wonder, Caspar Henderson argues, is at its most supremely valuable in just such a world because it reaffirms our humanity and gives us hope for the future. That's the power of wo..
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  • A Student's Guide to Natural Science, Paperback
    Physicist Stephen M. Barr's lucid Student's Guide to Natural Science aims to give students an understanding, in broad outline, of the nature, history, and great ideas of natural science from ancient times to the present, with a primary focus on physics. Barr begins with the contributions of the anci..
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  • Apollo 13, Hardcover
    In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and po..
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  • Awakening Your Stem School: Assuring a Job-Ready Workforce, Paperback
    Every school in America embraces the need to dramatically improve STEM education. And every business in America needs STEM graduates. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education) Business leaders and educators know the skills and knowledge in each of these disciplines are deeply intert..
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  • Being Salmon, Being Human: Encountering the Wild in Us and Us in the Wild, Paperback
    In search of a new story for our place on earth Being Salmon, Being Human examines Western culture's tragic alienation from nature by focusing on the relationship between people and salmon--weaving together key narratives about the Norwegian salmon industry as well as wild salmon in indigenous cultu..
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  • Cambridge Checkpoint Science Student's Book 1, Paperback
    This widley-used and highly-respected Student's Book, for Cambridge Secondary 1 Science, is fully matched to the Curriculum Framework, Cambridge Checkpoint Tests and the Cambridge Progression Tests.It provides superb support for your students and will bring Science to life with full-colour diagrams ..
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  • Cambridge Checkpoint Science Student's Book 2, Paperback
    This widley-used and highly-respected Student's Book, for Cambridge Secondary 1 Science, is fully matched to the Curriculum Framework, Cambridge Checkpoint Tests and the Cambridge Progression Tests.It provides superb support for your students and will bring Science to life with full-colour diagrams ..
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  • Clockwork Futures: The Science of Steampunk and the Reinvention of the Modern World, Hardcover
    The gear turns, the whistle blows, and the billows expand with electro-mechanical whirring. The shimmering halo of Victorian technology lures us with the stuff of dreams, of nostalgia, of alternate pasts and futures that entice with the suave of James Bond and the savvy of Sherlock Holmes. Fiction, ..
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  • Cosmos: An Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology, Paperback
    For millennia humans have studied the skies to help them grow crops, navigate the seas, and earn favor from their gods. We still look to thestars todayfor answers to fundamental questions: How did the universe begin? Will it end, and if so, how? What is our place within it? John North has been exami..
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  • Creating Scientific Controversies: Uncertainty and Bias in Science and Society, Paperback
    For decades, cigarette companies helped to promote the impression that there was no scientific consensus concerning the safety of their product. The appearance of controversy, however, was misleading, designed to confuse the public and to protect industry interests. Created scientific controversies ..
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  • Creation: Life and How to Make It, Paperback
    Working mostly alone, almost single-handedly writing 250,000 lines of computer code, Steve Grand produced Creatures(R), a revolutionary computer game that allowed players to create living beings complete with brains, genes, and hormonal systems--creatures that would live and breathe and breed in rea..
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  • Deniable Darwin & Other Essays, Paperback
    David Berlinski, a senior fellow at Discovery Institute, writes about three profound mysteries: the existence of the human mind, the existence and diversity of living creatures, and the existence of matter. His other books include: The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions, Newton..
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  • Designing Reality: How to Survive and Thrive in the Third Digital Revolution, Hardcover
    That's the promise, and peril, of the third digital revolution, where anyone will be able to make (almost) anythingTwo digital revolutions--computing and communication--have radically transformed our economy and lives. A third digital revolution is here: fabrication. Today's 3D printers are only the..
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  • Distracted: Staying Connected Without Losing Focus, Hardcover
    While distraction is ever-present in daily life, staying connected in an efficient way is the goal for one and all. To accomplish that, some amount of fine-tuning of typical interactions with technology is in order. Nearly everyone recognizes the addictive nature of constant connectivity--and its de..
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  • Don't Know Much about the Universe: Everything You Need to Know about Outer Space But Never Learned, Paperback
    Who dug those canals on Mars? What was the biblical Star of Bethlehem? Were the pyramids built by extraterrestrials?From the ancients who charted the heavens to Star Trek, The X-Files, and Apollo 13, outer space has intrigued people through the ages. Yet most of us look up at the night sky and feel ..
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  • El Libro de la Ciencia, Hardcover
    Explore how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made.This book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what..
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  • Elementary Theory of Analytic Functions of One or Several Complex Variables, Paperback
    Noted mathematician offers basic treatment of theory of analytic functions of a complex variable, touching on analytic functions of several real or complex variables as well as the existence theorem for solutions of differential systems where data is analytic. Also included is a systematic, though e..
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  • Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology, Paperback
    This brilliant work heralds the new age of nanotechnology, which will give us thorough and inexpensive control of the structure of matter.Drexler examines the enormous implications of these developments for medicine, the economy, and the environment, and makes astounding yet well-founded projections..
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  • Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap Into Radical Curiosity and Solve Any Problem, Audiobook
    Bill Nye has been the public face of science for more than 20 years. In Everything All at Once, the New York Times bestselling author urges readers to become activists and agents of change. Everything All at Once is an exciting, inspiring call to unleash the power of the nerd mindset that exists wi..
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  • Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, Paperback
    ``Although we are amused, we may also be embarrassed to find our friends or even ourselves among the gullible advocates of plausible-sounding doubletalk.`` -- Saturday Review``A very able and even-tempered presentation.`` -- New YorkerThis witty and engaging book examines the various fads, fallacies..
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  • Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe, Paperback
    What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fancy? In fact, acclaimed physicist and bestselling author Roger Penrose argues..
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  • Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste: More Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun, Paperback
    A collection of scientific experiments and demonstrations that will educate and entertain investigators of all ages. From Floating Bowling Balls to the Tea Bag Rocket, it includes experiments that turn readers on to life's small wonders. It features over two hundred photographs that accompany the st..
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  • Flatterland: Like Flatland Only More So, Paperback
    First there was Edwin A. Abbott's remarkable Flatland, published in 1884, and one of the all-time classics of popular mathematics. Now, from mathematician and accomplished science writer Ian Stewart, comes what Nature calls ``a superb sequel.`` Through larger-than-life characters and an inspired sto..
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  • Free-Energy Device Handbook, Paperback
    A large-format compilation of various patents, papers, descriptions and diagrams concerning free-energy devices and systems. The Free-Energy Device Handbook is a visual tool for experimenters and researchers into magnetic motors and other over-unity devices. With chapters on the Adams Motor, the Han..
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  • Helicopter Theory, Paperback
    The history of the helicopter may be traced back to the Chinese flying top (c. 400 B.C.) and to the work of Leonardo da Vinci, who sketched designs for a vertical flight machine utilizing a screw-type propeller. In the late nineteenth century, Thomas Edison experimented with helicopter models, reali..
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  • History of Strength of Materials, Paperback
    Strength of materials is that branch of engineering concerned with the deformation and disruption of solids when forces other than changes in position or equilibrium are acting upon them. The development of our understanding of the strength of materials has enabled engineers to establish the forces ..
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  • How Do You Get an Egg Into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles, Hardcover
    Containing 100 fascinating science puzzles, this book explains everything from the popular 'bottle and coin' trick to how to turn your boot strap into an elevator. NUME CARTE: How Do You Get an Egg Into a Bottle?: And Other Puzzles, HardcoverISBN: 1847325270PRET EDITURA: 59.99AUTOR(i): Erwin Brecher..
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  • How Do You Walk on Fire?: And Other Puzzles: 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science, Hardcover
    Containing 100 fascinating science puzzles, this book shows you how to do everything from boiling water in the palm of your hand to walking on fire. NUME CARTE: How Do You Walk on Fire?: And Other Puzzles: 101 Weird, Wonderful and Wacky Puzzles with Science, HardcoverISBN: 1847325289PRET EDITURA: 59..
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  • Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture, Paperback
    Experience the magic of biology in your own home lab. This hands-on introduction includes more than 30 educational (and fun) experiments that help you explore this fascinating field on your own. Perfect for middle- and high-school students and DIY enthusiasts, this full-color guide teaches you the b..
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  • Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture, Paperback
    For students, DIY hobbyists, and science buffs, who can no longer get real chemistry sets, this one-of-a-kind guide explains how to set up and use a home chemistry lab, with step-by-step instructions for conducting experiments in basic chemistry -- not just to make pretty colors and stinky smells, b..
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  • Information Theory, Paperback
    Developed by Claude Shannon and Norbert Wiener in the late 1940s, information theory, or statistical communication theory, deals with the theoretical underpinnings of a wide range of communication devices: radio, television, radar, computers, telegraphy, and more. This book is an excellent introduct..
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  • Introduction to Graph Theory, Paperback
    A stimulating excursion into pure mathematics aimed at ``the mathematically traumatized,`` but great fun for mathematical hobbyists and serious mathematicians as well. Requiring only high school algebra as mathematical background, the book leads the reader from simple graphs through planar graphs, E..
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  • Introduction to Space Dynamics, Paperback
    Although this classic introduction to space-flight engineering was first published not long after Sputnik was launched, the fundamental principles it elucidates are as varied today as then. The problems to which these principles are applied have changed, and the widespread use of computers has accel..
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  • Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life, Paperback
    Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the political treatise Leviathan and vehement critic of systematic experimentation in natural philosophy, and Robert Boyle, ..
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  • Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds, Paperback
    To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge to conventional notions of care, exploring its significance as an ethical a..
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  • Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction 2: Build a Secret Agent Arsenal, Paperback
    If you re a budding spy, what better way to conceal your clandestine activities than to miniaturize your secret agent arsenal? ``MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction 2`` provides fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for building 30 different spy weapons and surveillance tools, including: * Paper D..
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  • MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons, Paperback
    To become a ninja master, you need discipline, a silent footstep, and an impressive personal arsenal. Author and toy designer John Austin provides step-by-step instructions on how to turn everyday household and office items into 37 different ninja weapons for the modern era, including: theCrouching ..
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  • Morality, Foresight, and Human Flourishing: An Introduction to Existential Risks, Paperback
    Existential risk studies is a growing field that attempts to understand the greatest dangers to humanity from a scientific perspective. This book offers the first scholarly survey of existential risks, from asteroid impacts and climate change to molecular nanotechnology and machine superintelligence..
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  • Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America, Hardcover
    In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledgling republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble. Chief among these naysayers was the French Count and world-renowned naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon, who wrote that ..
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  • Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes: Unforgettable Experiments That Make Science Fun, Paperback
    From Flying Toilet Paper to Bin Smoke Rings, Erupting Soda to Exploding Sandwich Bags, the experiments in this book sparks imaginations and totally impress your friends. It helps you learn how to astound kids with easy and inexpensive experiments like: Bubbling Lava Bottle; The Incredible Can Crushe..
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  • Normality: A Critical Genealogy, Paperback
    The concept of normal is so familiar that it can be hard to imagine contemporary life without it. Yet the term entered everyday speech only in the mid-twentieth century. Before that, it was solely a scientific term used primarily in medicine to refer to a general state of health and the orderly func..
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  • Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion, Paperback
    Incredible discoveries from the fringes of the universe to the inner workings of our minds--all from nothing It turns out that almost nothing is as curious--or as enlightening--as, well, nothing. What is nothingness? Where can it be found? The writers of the world's top-selling science magazine inv..
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  • On Growth and Form, Paperback
    Why do living things and physical phenomena take the form they do? D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. Analysing biological processes in their mathematical and physical aspects, this historic work, first published in 1917, has also beco..
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  • One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw, Paperback
    The Best Tool of the Millennium The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying ``the best tool of the millennium.`` The award-winning author of Home, A Clearing in the Distance, and Now I Sit Me Down..
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  • One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science, Paperback
    .`` . . full of intellectual treats and tricks, of whimsy and deep scientific philosophy. It is highbrow entertainment at its best, a teasing challenge to all who aspire to think about the universe.`` NewYork Herald TribuneOne of the world's foremost nuclear physicists (celebrated for his theory of ..
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