1221 books (62 pages) in this category

Adhesion in Foods

Fundamental Principles and Applications

by Amos Nussinovitch

<p>To the layman, adhesion is a simple matter of how well two different materials stick together, and adhesion measurements provide some indication of the force required to separate them. However, a more detailed look at adhesion shows that it ...

ISBN: 9781118851616

Binding: Hardback


Adventures in Human Being

by Gavin Francis

Oliver Sacks meets Bear Grylls in this unique voyage around the human body, from the prize-winning author of <i>Empire Antarctica</i>. Now available in paperback. ...

ISBN: 9781781253427

Binding: Paperback


Afterglow of Creation

Decoding the message from the beginning of time

by Marcus Chown

A fully revised and updated new edition of Marcus Chown's widely acclaimed first work of popular science. ...

ISBN: 9780571250592

Binding: Paperback


Aircraft Structures


Still relevant decades after its 1950 publication, this legendary reference text on aircraft stress analysis is considered the best book on the subject. It emphasizes basic structural theory, which remains unchanged with the development of new ...

ISBN: 9780486485805

Binding: Paperback


Albert Einstein: Historical and Cultural Perspectives


The influence of Einstein's thought extends beyond physics into other fields such as psychology, linguistics, and ethics. 23 papers delivered at a 1979 symposium examine the range of one of the 20th century's great minds. Although best known ...

ISBN: 9780486298795

Binding: Paperback




Alchemy is thought to have originated over 2000 years ago in Hellenic Egypt, the result of three converging streams: Greek philosophy, Egyptian technology and the mysticism of Middle Eastern religions. Its heyday was from about 800 A.D. to the ...

ISBN: 9780486262987

Binding: Paperback


Alchemy and Alchemists


Alchemy, whose beginnings - possibly in Egypt, Babylon, India, or China - are ancient and obscure, remained undocumented until about 2500 BC. Although it may have originated with metallurgy, the practice rapidly developed an association with ...

ISBN: 9780486421100

Binding: Paperback


Algebraic Methods in Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory


This systematic algebraic approach concerns problems involving a large number of degrees of freedom. It extends the traditional formalism of quantum mechanics, and it eliminates conceptual and mathematical difficulties common to the development ...

ISBN: 9780486472096

Binding: Paperback



Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?

by Jim Al-Khalili

The ALIENS invasion is coming ... a new collection of writing from the best scientific thinkers in the galaxy. ...

ISBN: 9781781256817

Binding: Paperback


All About Lightning


Does lightning strike twice in the same place? How does a lightning rod work? What is ball lightning? How many thunderstorms are in progress in the world at any one time? Why does lightning zigzag? What is St. Elmo's Fire?These and many more ...

ISBN: 9780486252377

Binding: Paperback


Almost All About Waves


This text considers waves the great unifying concept of physics. With minimal mathematics, it emphasizes the behavior common to specific phenomena earthquake waves studied by seismologists; waves and ripples on oceans, lakes, and ponds; waves of

ISBN: 9780486453026

Binding: Paperback


Amazing Science 7 Australian Curriculum Student Book + obook assess

by Paul Holper

A VISUAL APPROACH TO ENRICH UNDERSTANDINGWritten and designed with the wider spectrum of students in mind, Amazing Science&nbsp;delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature,Amazing Science&nbsp;introduces

ISBN: 9780190301231

Binding: Mixed media product


Amazing Science 8 Australian Curriculum Student Book + obook assess

by Paul Holper

A VISUAL APPROACH TO ENRICH UNDERSTANDINGWritten and designed with the wider spectrum of students in mind, Amazing Science delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature, Amazing Science introduces students

ISBN: 9780190301309

Binding: Mixed media product


An Anthropologist on Mars

Seven Paradoxical Tales

by Oliver Sacks

<p>As with <b><em>The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat</em></b>, Oliver Sacks uses case studies to illustrate the myriad ways in which neurological conditions can affect our sense of self, our experience of the world, and how we relate to ...

ISBN: 9780330523608

Binding: Paperback


An Entertainment for Angels (Icon Science)

Electricity in the Enlightenment

by Patricia Fara

Benjamin Franklin's Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity. ...

ISBN: 9781785782077

Binding: Paperback


Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness

by Kate Cole-Adams

A hundred and seventy years ago many people would have chosen to die rather than undergo theordeal of surgery. Today, even major operations are routine. Anaesthesia has made them possible.<br><br>But how much do we really know about what happens

ISBN: 9781925498202

Binding: Paperback


Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics


With this 1941 monograph, Aurel Wintner joined Poincare, Birkhoff, and others in placing celestial mechanics on a sound mathematical basis. The product of many years of work by the author, it remains an extremely valuable contribution to the ...

ISBN: 9780486780603

Binding: Paperback


Anatomical and Medical Illustrations


This outstanding collection of reproducible, royalty-free medical and anatomical engravings offers a fascinating, visually encyclopedic exploration of the body and the healing arts. Featuring more than two thousand illustrations that date back ...

ISBN: 9780486467528

Binding: Paperback


Anatomical Exercises


The English physician William Harvey (1578-1657) was the first to discover how blood actually circulates in living creatures. This book is a fascinating account of how Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood came into being. A classic of

ISBN: 9780486688275

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Science Through the Golden Age of Greece


ISBN: 9780486274959

Binding: Paperback