by Lars-Anders Hansson & Susanne Akesson
Movement, dispersal, and migration on land, in the air, and in water, are pervading features of animal life. They are performed by a huge variety of organisms, from the smallest protozoans to the largest whales, and can extend over widely ...
by Dorling Kindersley
See the Solar System like never before The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be ...
by Frank Biess and Daniel M Gross
by M. S. Child
The second edition of an established graduate text, this book complements the material for a typical advanced graduate course in quantum mechanics by showing how the underlying classical structure is reflected in quantum mechanical interference ...
by James Gleick
James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality - the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
by James Gleick
James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers 'Chaos' and 'Genius', brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality - the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
by University of Chicago Press
by Kahneman Daniel
Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face?Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch?Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent?The answer lies in the two ways we make choices: ...
by MIT Press
by Lawrence Krauss
by Barak Ben
Disease - specifically infectious disease - is what eventually kills the overwhelming majority of us. In fact, it's amazing that it doesn't get us sooner: we fight off millions of disease-causing germs every day.So how come we're not dead yet?
by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
Welcome to the wonderful world of Doctor Karl: where oddities are embraced, facts reign supreme, curiosity is king and brightly coloured shirts are compulsory! In his brand new book, our much beloved and National Living Treasure Doctor Karl ...
The absurd rules that blight our lives and how we can change them
by Tracey Brown & Michael Hanlon
Does an airline pilot really need to surrender his tweezers at airport security when he's about to board an aircraft equipped with an axe on the back of the cockpit door? Can a mobile phone really cause a major explosion at a petrol station?
by Scott Stossel
As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially classified mental illness. Scott Stossel gracefully guides us across the terrain of an affliction that is ...
by Peter Atkins
With the development of a variety of exciting new areas of research involving computational chemistry, nano- and smart materials, and applications of the recently discovered graphene, there can be no doubt that physical chemistry is a vitally ...
by Stephen C. Meyer
In SIGNATURE OF THE CELL, author Stephen Meyer argued that evolutionary theories of the origin of life could not account for the origin of the information necessary to produce the first living cell. DARWIN'S DOUBT builds on this subject of ...