1121 books (57 pages) in this category

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 delivers a simple, highly engaging learning experience. Visually attractive in nature,Amazing Science introduces

ISBN: 9780190301231

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


An Introduction to the Meteorology and Climate of the Tropics

by J. F. P. Galvin

<div>What do we mean by the tropics? The weather and the climates it produces across the tropical zone are significantly different from those experienced by the people living in higher latitudes, so forecasters across Europe and much of North ...

ISBN: 9781119086222

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



Exploring the Human Body

by Editors Phaidon

ISBN: 9780714879888

Binding: Hardback


Anatomy of Seed Plants

by Katherine Esau

An authoritative text/reference on the structure and development of seed plants. Presents the latest concepts in plant anatomy through experimental, histochemical, and ultrastructural approaches to the study of biological material. Includes new ...

ISBN: 9780471245209

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Science Through the Golden Age of Greece


ISBN: 9780486274959

Binding: Paperback


And Then You're Dead

The world's most interesting ways to die

by Cody Cassidy

A fun, gruesomely fascinating and scientifically accurate guide to some of the most bizarre ways to die. ...

ISBN: 9781760290962

Binding: Paperback