1163 books (59 pages) in this category

Cosmic Code


""The Cosmic Code can be read by anyone. I heartily recommend it!"" - The New York Times Book Review""A reliable guide for the nonmathematical reader across the highest ridges of physical theory. Pagels is unfailingly lighthearted and ...

ISBN: 9780486485065

Binding: Paperback


Cosmic Numbers

The Numbers That Define Our Universe

by James Stein

ISBN: 9780465063796

Binding: Paperback


Cosmic Tourist

Visit the 100 Most Awe-Inspiring Destinations in the Universe!

by Chris Lintott

<DIV>This tour of the universe takes in 100 sights. The authors explain each one, what it is, and how it fits into the astronomical zoo of familar and curious objects and phenomena.</DIV> ...

ISBN: 9781847326195

Binding: Hardback




A co-developer of the steady-state theory of the universe an alternative to the Big Bang theory explores his conception of the expanding universe. Hermann Bondi's historic book was among the first to present cosmology as a branch of physics in ...

ISBN: 9780486474830

Binding: Paperback


Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution


""Sir William Cecil Dampier's Readings in the Literature of Science has long been a classic. Unlike many other collections, it has the virtue of dealing thoroughly with three major subjects which are at the very heart of science: cosmogony, ...

ISBN: 9780486428055

Binding: Paperback



by Neil deGrasse Tyson

In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan’s collaborator, Ann ...

ISBN: 9781543603088

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book

Cosmos Magazine Summer 2017/2018: Issue 77

by Cosmos Magazine

ISBN: 9781760640323

Binding: Paperback



by John Hands

Cosmosapiens takes us on a quest to ascertain what science can reliably tell us about how and why we evolved from the origin of the universe and whether what we are makes us different from all other animals.<br>John Hands's extraordinarily ...

ISBN: 9780715651216

Binding: Paperback




This book is a classic in the field of popular science. Standard reading since the 1930s, it is one of the few historeis of chemistry to concentrate on the lives of the great chemists. Through these dramatic and human stories, it gives an ...

ISBN: 9780486233420

Binding: Paperback


Crustal Permeability

by Tom Gleeson

<p>Permeability is the primary control on fluid flow in the Earth&rsquo;s crust and is key to a surprisingly wide range of geological processes, because it controls the advection of heat and solutes and the generation of anomalous pore ...

ISBN: 9781119166566

Binding: Hardback


Curious Tales from Chemistry

The Last Alchemist in Paris and Other Episodes

by Lars &Ouml;hrstr&ouml;m

ISBN: 9780198743927

Binding: Paperback


Dardick Home Butchering

by Dardick

ISBN: 9780074701133

Binding: Paperback


Darwin's Dogs

by Quarto UK

ISBN: 9780711230651

Binding: Paperback


Dawn of Astronomy


A pioneer in the fields of astrophysics and astro-archeology, J. Norman Lockyer believed that ancient Egyptian monuments were constructed ""in strict relation to the stars."" In this celebrated study, he explores the relationship between ...

ISBN: 9780486450124

Binding: Paperback


De Magnete


Much of modern science is based upon the theories and discoveries of William Gilbert, the brilliant English physician and physicist who was the first great experimental scientist. Gilbert was the first to use the word ""electricity,"" to ...

ISBN: 9780486267616

Binding: Paperback


De Re Metallica


Originally published in 1556, Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation - what today would be called the ""scientific approach."" It was therefore the first book to offer detailed ...

ISBN: 9780486600062

Binding: Paperback


Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

by Jules Howard

As you read these words Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business; eating, reproducing, thriving . Yet the life of almost every single entity draws nearer and nearer to certain death. Why? Why is death ...

ISBN: 9781472915085

Binding: Paperback


Delusions of Gender

The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

by Cordelia Fine

A passionately argued and much-needed corrective to the belief that men's and women's brains are intrinsically different. ...

ISBN: 9781848312203

Binding: Paperback



Water From Water

by Jane Kucera

<p>This is the first volume to cover desalination in such depth and detail, offering engineers, technicians, and operators full coverage of the applications, economics, and expectations of what will certainly become one of the most important ...

ISBN: 9781118208526

Binding: Hardback


Descent of Man


Published on the anniversary of Darwin's 200th birthday, these prime excerpts from the great naturalist's landmark work build on the evolutionary concepts introduced in On the Origin of Species. The earlier work provided a basic exposition of ...

ISBN: 9780486471648

Binding: Paperback