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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 ...
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. ...
by Michael Specter
There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to find. The rise of modern scepticism against fake news ' is to be celebrated, but this cultural shift has led to a ...
by Sam Kean
"Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputuation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in ...
by Priestley Rebecca
Since British explorer James Cook first circumnavigated Antarctica in the late 18th century, the white continent has exerted a powerful attraction. There is no permanent human habitation, and no mercy from the raw, relentless elements, yet for ...
How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in Water
by Tyler Baras
Farmer Tyler show home DIYers how to build over a dozen hydroponics growing systems, some of which cost only a few dollars to make. ...
And 101 Other Intriguing Science Questions
by Scientist New
by Simon Guerrier
<i>The Doctor Who Book of Whoniversal Records</i> is a celebration of the greatest - and strangest - achievements from the brilliant, impossible world of Doctor Who. Bursting with firsts and bests both human and alien - from the biggest ...
And 101 Other Questions
by Scientist New
by Polly Homer
Talking Substance in an Age of Style
by Randy Olson
<p>In <i>Don’t Be Such a Scientist</i>, Randy Olson recounts the lessons from his own hilarious—and at times humiliating—evolution from science professor to Hollywood filmmaker, sharing the secrets of talking substance in an age of style. The ...
by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
<i>Lean back and settle in for cutting-edge scientific snippets from the trend-setting Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.</i> In <i><b>Short Back & Science</b></i>, Dr Karl combs through some of the greatest scientific conundrums of our age, such as ...
by Lauren Slater
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How Albert Einstein's Vision Transformed Our Understanding of Space and Time
by Michio Kaku
How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics
by Paul Halpern