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 Popular Science

Series:The Infinite Monkey Cage

From the hosts of the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme comes this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels - a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrino... read more

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: 9780008254957
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 240mm X 159mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Brian Cox Robin Ince
: (Over 800 b/w illustrations and photographs)
: 320
: 500
: English
: Hardback
: books
How To Build A Universe (The Infinite Monkey Cage)
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Category:

 Popular Science

Series:30 Second

As the central science that bridges biology and physics, chemistry explains the diversity of all things tangible at a molecular level. Chemistry is the science of matter--its composition, structure, properties, and how it changes. U... read more

General Fields
: 9781782405085
: The Ivy Press
: The Ivy Press
: 230mm X 180mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Nivaldo J. Tro
: Full colour throughout
: 160
: 540
: Hardback
: books
30 Second Chemistry: The 50 elemental concepts in chemistry
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What separates your mind from the mind of an animal? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future - all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the pre-eminent species on Ear... read more

General Fields
: 9781783783069
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Frans De Waal
: 340
: 591.513
: en
: 817
: Paperback
: books
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
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Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address our most pressing environmental threats in a book that presents a positive future for us and our planet.... read more

General Fields
: 9781925498684
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 198mm X 128mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Tim Flannery
: 128
: 817
: Paperback
: books
Sunlight and Seaweed: an Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World
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 Popular Science

Sunday Times Bestseller A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the acclaimed BBC TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. How did life on Earth begin? What is the nature of space and time? Wha... read more

General Fields
: 9780008210038
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 197mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Brian Cox
: (Includes a colour plate section), Index
: 288
: 508
: English
: 717
: Paperback
: books
Forces of Nature
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 Popular Science

It's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell. In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the... read more

General Fields
: 9780857525130
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Doubleday
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Sam Kean
: 384
: 551.5
: 717
: Paperback
: books
Caesar's Last Breath
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Science in the Soul is a kaleidoscopic argument for the power and the glory of science. Breathtaking, brilliant and passionate, the essays, journalism, lectures and letters in this new collection make an unanswerable case for... read more

General Fields
: 9780593077511
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Bantam Press
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Richard Dawkins
: n/a
: 464
: 570
: English
: 617
: Paperback
: books
Science in the Soul : Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
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Just as Freakonomics brought economics to life, so Storm in a Teacup brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating.
Our world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll see a swirl, a spi... read more

General Fields
: 9781784160753
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Black Swan
: 19.80 cmmm X 12.70 cmmm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Helen Czerski
: 384
: 530
: en
: 1
: Paperback
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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
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What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use custo... read more

General Fields
: 9781782404552
: The Ivy Press
: The Ivy Press
: 230mm X 180mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Gabrielle M. Finn
: 60
: 160
: 610.9
: 317
: Hardback
: books
30-Second Medicine: The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments and Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Half a Minute
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"The phenomenon of neuroplasticity : the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience : is the most important development in our unde... read more

General Fields
: 9781925321814
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 208mm X 139mm X 31mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Norman Doidge
: 448
: 612.8
: 117
: Paperback
: books
The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from every walk of life, they encompass crops, weed... read more

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: 9781861979582
: Profile Books Ltd
: Profile Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
Special Fields
: Richard Mabey
: 386
: 580
: en
: Main
: Paperback
: books
The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination
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Where do great ideas come from? What actually happens in your brain during a 'Eureka' moment? How can we have more of them? John Kounios and Mark Beeman, leading experts on the neural bases of insight and creative thinking, have conducted pione... read more

General Fields
: 9780099537373
: Cornerstone
: Windmill Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: John Kounios
: 288
: 153.35
: Paperback
: books
The Eureka Factor: Creative Insights and the Brain
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