• Scatter, Adapt & Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
    Scatter, Adapt & Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
    ISBN: 9781863956031
    Title: Scatter, Adapt & Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
    Author: NEWITZ ANNALEE

    Climate change. Pandemics. Catastrophic volcanoes. Should we just give up and accept our doom? Absolutely not. Homo sapiens will survive the next mass extinction.Annalee Newitz's brilliantly speculative and hopeful work of popular science focuses our attention on humanity's long history of dodging the bullet of extinction - and suggests practical ways to keep doing it. From bacteria labs in St. Louis to ancient underground cities in central Turkey, we discover the keys to long-term survival. This book leads us away from apocalyptic thinking, into a future where we live to build a better world.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Scent of Time: A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering
    Scent of Time: A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering
    ISBN: 9781509516056
    Title: Scent of Time: A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering
    Author: HAN BYUNG-CHUL


    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an imperative to work which degrades the human being into a labouring animal, an animal laborans. At the same time, the hyperactivity which characterizes our daily routines robs human beings of the capacity to linger and the faculty of contemplation. It therefore becomes impossible to experience time as fulfilling.

    Drawing on a range of thinkers including Heidegger, Nietzsche and Arendt, Han argues that we can overcome this temporal crisis only by revitalizing the vita contemplativa and relearning the art of lingering. For what distinguishes humans from other animals is the capacity for reflection and contemplation, and when life regains this capacity, this art of lingering, it gains in time and space, in duration and vastness.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $33.00
    $33.00
  • Science & Human Values
    Science & Human Values
    ISBN: 9780060972813
    Title: Science & Human Values
    Author: BRONOWSKI JACOB

    Science and Human Values was originally a lecture by Jacob Bronowski at MIT in 1953. Published five years later, it opens unforgettably with Bronowski's description of Nagasaki in 1945: 'a bare waste of ashes', making him acutely aware of science's power both for good and for evil. After such knowledge, what forgiveness? With care and erudition Bronowski argues that scientific endeavour is an essentially creative act, part of a great shared human interest in ourselves and the world around us; and, routinely, a process of trial-and-error, the end of which is not - cannot be - preordained. 'Above all, Bronowski strove to make science and technology answerable to social progress, to 'human values.' He anticipated the deepening gap between the 'two cultures' and knew that the sciences must be restored to a place in political common sense.' George Steiner

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.00
    $32.00
  • Science & Islam: a History
    Science & Islam: a History
    ISBN: 9781785782022
    Title: Science & Islam: a History
    Author: MASOOD EHSAN

    Long before the European Enlightenment, scholars and researchers working from Samarkand in modern-day Uzbekistan to Cordoba in Spain advanced our knowledge of astronomy, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine and philosophy.
    From Musa al-Khwarizmi, who developed algebra in ninth-century Baghdad, to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Ehsan Masood tells the amazing story of one of history s most misunderstood yet rich and fertile periods in science, via the scholars, research, and science of the Islamic empires of the Middle Ages."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Science & Sustainability: Learning from Indigenous Wisdom
    Science & Sustainability: Learning from Indigenous Wisdom
    ISBN: 9781137435910
    Title: Science & Sustainability: Learning from Indigenous Wisdom
    Author: HENDRY JOY

    Indigenous science is often dismissed as quackery or nonsense, out of touch with progress and current events. However, Indigenous peoples have passed down vital information for generations, from which local plants help cure common ailments, to which parts of the land are unsuitable for buildings because of likely earthquakes. These scientific practices that have been developed by Indigenous peoples around the world have been largely ignored by Western colonizers in their lands. From Japan and& New Zealand& to Australia and Canada, Indigenous science involves environmentally-focused, sustainable practices that allow people to live with the land rather than in spite of it. Here, Hendry examines science through these Indigenous roots, problematizing the idea that Western science is the only type that deserves that name and drawing attention to some of its shortcomings. She takes the reader with her on the learning process and shares a myriad of sustainable examples that can be put into practice.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $64.00
    $64.00
  • Science Book
    Science Book
    ISBN: 9781409350156
    Title: Science Book
    Author: DORLING KINDERSLEY

    All the big ideas in science, simply explainedPart of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made.Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus's ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. All the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. You'll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world. Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The Science Book is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Science Delusion
    Science Delusion
    ISBN: 9781444727937
    Title: Science Delusion
    Author: SHELDRAKE RUPERT

    The science delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows that science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Science Delusion
    Science Delusion
    ISBN: 9781444727944
    Title: Science Delusion
    Author: SHELDRAKE RUPERT

    Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry

    The science delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book (published in the US asScience Set Free), Dr Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows that science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. The 'scientific worldview' has become a belief system. All reality is material or physical. The world is a machine, made up of dead matter. Nature is purposeless. Consciousness is nothing but the physical activity of the brain. Free will is an illusion. God exists only as an idea in human minds, imprisoned within our skulls.

    Sheldrake examines these dogmas scientifically, and shows persuasively that science would be better off without them: freer, more interesting, and more fun.

    InThe God DelusionRichard Dawkins used science to bash God, but here Rupert Sheldrake shows that Dawkins' understanding of what science can do is old-fashioned and itself a delusion.

    'Rupert Sheldrake does science, humanity and the world at large a considerable favour.'The Independent

    'Certainly we need to accept the limitations of much current dogma and keep our minds open as we reasonably can. Sheldrake may help us do so through this well-written, challenging and always interesting book.'Financial Times

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00

    $28.00
  • Science for Life Using the Latest Science to Change Our Lives for the Better
    Science for Life Using the Latest Science to Change Our Lives for the Better
    ISBN: 9781848318182
    Title: Science for Life Using the Latest Science to Change Our Lives for the Better
    Author: CLEGG BRIAN

    From the failings of the five-second rule to the truth about phone masts and nuclear power, kept up-to-date with an online resource, "Science for Life" is your guide to surviving and thriving in the modern world.

    Science plays a fundamental role in everyday livesimproving health, increasing life expectancy, and enhancing life experience. Yet it can be difficult to get a handle on what's best for you and your family.

    Acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg presents the latest scientific advice, cutting through the vested interests and confusing contradictory statements that litter the media and the internet to give a clear picture of what science is telling us right now about changing our lives for the better.

    Discover why the much-advertised antioxidants aren't good for you, the truth about fat and sugar, and why one of the healthiest foods contains carcinogens and 21 E-numbers. Find out what works and what doesn't in enhancing brainpowerfrom the failure of playing Mozart to babies to the surprising abilities of caffeine and nicotine. Understand the tools that advertisers use to persuade us and how we can turn the psychological pressure back onto them.

    Brian Clegg is a science writer who studied physics at Cambridge University and specializes in making the strangest aspects of the universe, from infinity to time travel and quantum theory, accessible to the general reader. He is editor of popularscience.co.uk and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK)."

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $52.00

    $52.00
  • Science for Life: a Manual for Better Living
    Science for Life: a Manual for Better Living
    ISBN: 9781785780257
    Title: Science for Life: a Manual for Better Living
    Author: CLEGG BRIAN

    In Science for Life, acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg cuts through the vested interests and confusing contradictory statements that litter the media and the internet, to give a clear picture of what science is telling us right now about changing our lives for the better.
    Discover the much-advertised antioxidants that aren't good for you, the truth about fat and sugar and why one of the healthiest foods contains carcinogens and 21 E-numbers. Find out what does and what doesn't enhance brainpower -- from the failure of playing Mozart to babies to the surprising abilities of caffeine and nicotine. Understand the tools that advertisers use to persuade us and how to turn the psychological pressure back on them.
    From the shortcomings of the five second rule to the truth about phone masts and nuclear power, kept up-to-date on a partnering website, Science for Life is your guide to surviving and thriving in the modern world.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Science Hacks
    Science Hacks
    ISBN: 9781844039845
    Title: Science Hacks
    Author: BARRAS COLIN


    With Science Hacks, you no longer need a PhD to understand the fascinating ideas behind science's greatest theories and discoveries. This latest addition to the ingenious new Hacks series will show you a technique for understanding and, crucially, remembering 100 of the most important and most interesting scientific theories from throughout the ages.

    On each topic, you'll start with a helicopter overview of the subject, which will give you an introduction to the idea and some context surrounding it. Next, you'll zoom in on the core elements of the theory, with clear explanation of each point to make sure you really understand the concept before finally, you'll be given a one-liner hack to really make the theory stick in your mind.

    Includes such topics and fields as:

    Particle Physics
    Evolutionary Biology
    Genetics
    Medicine
    Chemistry
    Ecology

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00

    $30.00
  • Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs
    Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs
    ISBN: 9780857385000
    Title: Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs
    Author: PARSONS PAUL

    Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs presents a series of clear and concise essays that explain the fundamentals of some of the most exciting and important science concepts you really need to know. Paul Parsons profiles the important, ground-breaking, and front-of-mind scientific discoveries that have had a profound influence on our way of life and will grow in importance with our advancing understanding. In 100 sections, this book provides an overview of the history of Western science, from astronomy and physics to geology, biology and psychology and everything in between. Starting with the origins of counting more than 35,000 years ago, Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs tells a rich and fascinating story of discovery, invention, gradual progress and inspired leaps of the imagination. Many key concepts and discoveries are defined and discussed including: The circumference of the Earth, Chaos theory, Algebra, Relativity, Newton's Principia, Brownian motion, Pi, Wave/particle duality, Germ theory, The computer, X-rays, The double helix, Viruses, The human genome. Readable, informative and thought-provoking, this is the ideal introduction to cutting-edge science and the essential overview for anyone who wants to learn more about these often daunting but increasingly essential subjects.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Science in Seconds
    Science in Seconds
    ISBN: 9781780871448
    Title: Science in Seconds
    Author: MUIR HAZEL


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $13.00
    $13.00
  • Science in the Soul Selected Shorter Writings
    Science in the Soul Selected Shorter Writings
    ISBN: 9780593077504
    Title: Science in the Soul Selected Shorter Writings
    Author: DAWKINS RICHARD

    The legendary biologist, provocateur, and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.
    For decades, Richard Dawkins has been the world's most brilliant scientific communicator, consistently illuminating the wonders of nature and attacking faulty logic. Science in the Soul brings together forty-two essays, polemics, and paeans--culled from personal papers, newspapers, lectures, and online salons--all written with Dawkins's characteristic erudition, remorseless wit, and unjaded awe of the natural world.
    Though it spans three decades, this book, dedicated to Christopher Hitchens, couldn't be more timely or more urgent. Elected officials have opened the floodgates to prejudices that have for half a century been unacceptable or at least undercover. In a passionate introduction, Dawkins calls on us to insist that reason take center stage and that gut feelings, even when they don't represent the stirred dark waters of xenophobia, misogyny, or other blind prejudice, should stay out of the voting booth. And in the essays themselves, newly annotated by the author, he investigates a number of issues, including the importance of empirical evidence, and decries bad science, religion in the schools, and climate change deniers.
    Dawkins has equal ardor for "the sacred truth of nature" and renders here with typical virtuosity the glories and complexities of the natural world. Woven into an exploration of the vastness of geological time is the peculiar history of the giant tortoises and the sea turtles--whose journeys between water and land tell us a deeper story about evolution. At this moment, when so many highly placed people still question the fact of evolution, Dawkins asks what Darwin would make of his own legacy--" a] mixture of exhilaration and exasperation"--and celebrates science as possessing many of religion's virtues--"explanation, consolation, and uplift"--without its detriments of superstition and prejudice.
    In a world grown irrational and hostile to facts, Science in the Soul is an essential collection by an indispensable author.
    PRAISE FOR RICHARD DAWKINS
    "Dawkins is above all a masterly expositor, a writer who understands the issues so clearly that he forces his readers to understand them too."--The New York Times Book Review
    "One of the most outstanding intelligences in modern science . . . Richard Dawkins climbs mental Everests."--The Evening Standard
    "A superb writer who] unashamedly and gloriously delights in science."--New Republic
    "One of the best nonfiction writers alive today."--Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor, Harvard University, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature and The Blank Slate

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Science in the Soul: Selected Shorter Writings
    Science in the Soul: Selected Shorter Writings
    ISBN: 9780593077511
    Title: Science in the Soul: Selected Shorter Writings
    Author: DAWKINS RICHARD

    The legendary biologist, provocateur, and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.
    For decades, Richard Dawkins has been the world's most brilliant scientific communicator, consistently illuminating the wonders of nature and attacking faulty logic. Science in the Soul brings together forty-two essays, polemics, and paeans--culled from personal papers, newspapers, lectures, and online salons--all written with Dawkins's characteristic erudition, remorseless wit, and unjaded awe of the natural world.
    Though it spans three decades, this book, dedicated to Christopher Hitchens, couldn't be more timely or more urgent. Elected officials have opened the floodgates to prejudices that have for half a century been unacceptable or at least undercover. In a passionate introduction, Dawkins calls on us to insist that reason take center stage and that gut feelings, even when they don't represent the stirred dark waters of xenophobia, misogyny, or other blind prejudice, should stay out of the voting booth. And in the essays themselves, newly annotated by the author, he investigates a number of issues, including the importance of empirical evidence, and decries bad science, religion in the schools, and climate change deniers.
    Dawkins has equal ardor for "the sacred truth of nature" and renders here with typical virtuosity the glories and complexities of the natural world. Woven into an exploration of the vastness of geological time is the peculiar history of the giant tortoises and the sea turtles--whose journeys between water and land tell us a deeper story about evolution. At this moment, when so many highly placed people still question the fact of evolution, Dawkins asks what Darwin would make of his own legacy--" a] mixture of exhilaration and exasperation"--and celebrates science as possessing many of religion's virtues--"explanation, consolation, and uplift"--without its detriments of superstition and prejudice.
    In a world grown irrational and hostile to facts, Science in the Soul is an essential collection by an indispensable author.
    PRAISE FOR RICHARD DAWKINS
    "Dawkins is above all a masterly expositor, a writer who understands the issues so clearly that he forces his readers to understand them too."--The New York Times Book Review
    "One of the most outstanding intelligences in modern science . . . Richard Dawkins climbs mental Everests."--The Evening Standard
    "A superb writer who] unashamedly and gloriously delights in science."--New Republic
    "One of the best nonfiction writers alive today."--Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor, Harvard University, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature and The Blank Slate

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
  • Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
    Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
    ISBN: 9781784162016
    Title: Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
    Author: DAWKINS RICHARD

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.

    For decades, Richard Dawkins has been a brilliant scientific communicator, consistently illuminating the wonders of nature and attacking faulty logic. Science in the Soul brings together forty-two essays, polemics, and paeans--all written with Dawkins's characteristic erudition, remorseless wit, and unjaded awe of the natural world.

    Though it spans three decades, this book couldn't be more timely or more urgent. Elected officials have opened the floodgates to prejudices that have for half a century been unacceptable or at least undercover. In a passionate introduction, Dawkins calls on us to insist that reason take center stage and that gut feelings, even when they don't represent the stirred dark waters of xenophobia, misogyny, or other blind prejudice, should stay out of the voting booth. And in the essays themselves, newly annotated by the author, he investigates a number of issues, including the importance of empirical evidence, and decries bad science, religion in the schools, and climate-change deniers.

    Dawkins has equal ardor for "the sacred truth of nature" and renders here with typical virtuosity the glories and complexities of the natural world. Woven into an exploration of the vastness of geological time, for instance, is the peculiar history of the giant tortoises and the sea turtles--whose journeys between water and land tell us a deeper story about evolution. At this moment, when so many highly placed people still question the fact of evolution, Dawkins asks what Darwin would make of his own legacy--"a mixture of exhilaration and exasperation"--and celebrates science as possessing many of religion's virtues--"explanation, consolation, and uplift"--without its detriments of superstition and prejudice.

    In a world grown irrational and hostile to facts, Science in the Soul is an essential collection by an indispensable author.

    Praise for Science in the Soul

    "Compelling . . . rendered in gloriously spiky and opinionated prose . . . Dawkins is] one of the great science popularizers of the last half-century."--The Christian Science Monitor

    "Dawkins is a ferocious polemicist, a defender of reason and enemy of superstition."--John Horgan, Scientific American

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00

    $28.00
  • Science Is Beautiful: the Human Body
    Science Is Beautiful: the Human Body
    ISBN: 9781849941921
    Title: Science Is Beautiful: the Human Body
    Author: SALTER COLIN ED

    Our bodies are amazing. The microscopic elements of the human body are profoundly fascinating and also beautiful. We unearth some of the most wonderful microscopic images of the human body ever created, now made possible by technology. We get to see the wonder of our brains, our cells, our veins, our hormones, even our diseases and the medicines to treat us. The images are as beautiful as any art.

    This stunning collection of images can be enjoyed purely as a visual voyage but also as a way to understand more of the science behind the image. Whether it's the work of a white blood cell, the power of human hormones, the tiny hairs on our arms, the movement of human cancer cells, the jagged edges of caffeine crystals, or the wonderful shapes of nerve cells, the powerful images will draw you into discovering more about the human body. Each image will include the scale of the photography as well as the scientific details in layman's terms.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Science Magpie
    Science Magpie
    ISBN: 9781848314160
    Title: Science Magpie
    Author: FLYNN SIMON


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams & Jokes Plucked from Science
    Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams & Jokes Plucked from Science
    ISBN: 9781848315990
    Title: Science Magpie: Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams & Jokes Plucked from Science
    Author: FLYNN SIMON

    "Simon Flynns cornucopia of curious facts, anecdotes, and quotations . . . is sure to entertain and surprise."--"New Scientist"

    From the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, "The Science Magpie" is a compelling collection of scientific curiosities. Expand your knowledge as you view the history of the Earth on the face of a clock, tremble at the power of the Richter scale, and learn how to measure the speed of light.

    Simon Flynn was the publisher at icon Books for many years and is now a qualified science teacher. He has degrees in chemistry and philosophy.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00

    $28.00
  • Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns & Light Bulbs Shine
    Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns & Light Bulbs Shine
    ISBN: 9781782434184
    Title: Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns & Light Bulbs Shine
    Author: JOPSON MARTY

    Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out?In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World
    Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World
    ISBN: 9781426211683
    Title: Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World
    Author: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STAFF

    National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. How does the voice of a distant radio announcer make it through your alarm clock in the morning? How does your gas stove work? How does the remote control open your garage door? What happens when you turn the key in the ignition? What do antibiotics really do? Divided into four big realms--Mechanics, Natural Forces, Materials & Chemistry, Biology & Medicine--The Science of Everythingtakes readers on a fascinating tour, using plain talk, colorful photography, instructive diagrams, and everyday examples to explain the science behind all the things we take for granted in our modern world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $76.00
    $76.00
  • Science Tales Lies, Hoaxes & Scams
    Science Tales Lies, Hoaxes & Scams
    ISBN: 9780956792686
    Title: Science Tales Lies, Hoaxes & Scams
    Author: CUNNINGHAM DARRYL

    A graphic milestone of investigative reporting, Science Tales takes on controversies surrounding climate change, electro-convulsive therapy, the moon landing, the MMR vaccine, homeopathy, chiropractic, evolution and science denialism. Thouroughly researched and sourced, Cunningham's clear narrative, graphic lines and photographic illustration explain complicated and controversial issues with deceptive ease and wit. Science Tales decodes the myths and lies that have shaped some of the most fiercely-debated issues of the past fifty years.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $34.00
    $34.00
  • Science Year by Year
    Science Year by Year
    ISBN: 9781409316138
    Title: Science Year by Year
    Author: KINDERSLEY DORLING

    Ultimate guide to the discoveries that changed the worldFrom the discovery of the wheel to the worldwide web our thirst for innovation is what makes us human. Science Year by Year takes a fascinating look at our heritage of invention and explores how science has shaped the past and how it may shape the future.Science Year by Year has a new discovery for everyone in the family, with global coverage of all major scientific advances. Groundbreaking thinkers such as Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin are covered, with their discoveries clearly explained and situated in scientific history with illustrated timelines. Revolutionary innovations such as measuring time, gears and plastics are detailed alongside scientific artefacts such as navigation tools and flying machines.Science Year by Year is perfect for anyone interested in invention and innovation with exciting discoveries to be made by all.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
  • Science... for Her!
    Science... for Her!
    ISBN: 9781476757889
    Title: Science... for Her!
    Author: AMRAM MEGAN

    Megan Amram, one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment,” Rolling Stone’s “25 Funniest People on Twitter,” and a writer for NBC’s hit show Parks and Recreation, delivers a politically, scientifically, and anatomically incorrect “textbook” that will have women screaming with laughter, and men dying to know what the noise is about.

    In the vein of faux expert books by John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris, Science…for Her! is ostensibly a book of science written by a denizen of women’s magazines. Comedy writer and Twitter sensation Megan Amram showcases her fiendish wit with a pitch-perfect attack on everything from those insanely perky tips for self-improvement to our bizarre shopaholic dating culture to the socially mandated pursuit of mind-blowing sex to the cringe-worthy secret codes of food and body issues.

    Part hilarious farce, part biting gender commentary, Amram blends Cosmo and science to highlight absurdities with a machine-gun of laugh-inducing lines that leave nothing and no one unscathed. Subjects include: this Spring’s ten most glamorous ways to die; tips for hosting your own big bang; what religion is right for your body type; and the most pressing issue facing women today: kale!!!

    Be prepared to laugh about anything in this outrageous satirical gem.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $49.00
    $49.00
  • Science: a Four Thousand Year History
    Science: a Four Thousand Year History
    ISBN: 9780199580279
    Title: Science: a Four Thousand Year History
    Author: FARA PATRICIA

    A history of science that ranges from the astronomers of ancient Babylon to today's geneticists and particle physicists with a focus on how science has been guided and controlled by social and political factors.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.00
    $32.00
  • Science: a History in 100 Experiments
    Science: a History in 100 Experiments
    ISBN: 9780008145606
    Title: Science: a History in 100 Experiments
    Author: GRIBBIN MARY & GRIBBIN JOHN


    A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments âe" epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and the Universe beyond.


    The history of science is a fascinating and long one, covering thousands of years of history. The development of scientific experiments involves some of the most enlightened cultures in history, as well as some great scientists, philosophers and theologians. As the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman said, âe~If it disagrees with experiment, it is wrongâe(tm), the simplest summary of what science is all about. And science is nothing without experiments.


    Everything in the scientific world view is based on experiment, including observations of phenomena predicted by theories and hypotheses, such as the bending of light as it goes past the Sun. From the discovery of microscopic worlds to weighing the Earth, from making electricity to the accelerating Universe and gravitational waves, this stunning book by renowned science writers John and Mary Gribbin tells the fascinating history of science through the stories of 100 groundbreaking experiments.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
  • Science: Definitive Visual Guide
    Science: Definitive Visual Guide
    ISBN: 9780241240472
    Title: Science: Definitive Visual Guide
    Author: HART-DAVIS ADAM

    "Delve into the history of science and the discoveries that changed the world with Science. This brand new edition is fully up-to-date, and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming. Using lavish illustrations and key scientific moments, Science takes you on a journey through the history of science, picking out every event, invention, experiment, theory, and individual that you need to know. From the dawn of science to the information age, Science biographies major players in the history of science, including Galileo Galilei, Michael Faraday, Marie Curie, and Alan Turing. Follow the story of science into the future and understand the significance of of every discovery and it's place in scientific thought. Perfect for anyone looking to embark on a journey of discovery and suitable for the whole family, Science is the definitive guide to our remarkable history of information."

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $90.00
    $90.00
  • Sciencia Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology & Astronomy for All
    Sciencia Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology & Astronomy for All
    ISBN: 9780802778994
    Title: Sciencia Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology & Astronomy for All
    Author: POLSTER BURKARD ET AL


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Scientific American Mind: Special Report: Pain: New Ways to Find Relief Without Opioids Vol 28 #3 May/june 2017 (24/07/17)
    Scientific American Mind: Special Report: Pain: New Ways to Find Relief Without Opioids Vol 28 #3 May/june 2017 (24/07/17)
    ISBN: 9771048094092
    Title: Scientific American Mind: Special Report: Pain: New Ways to Find Relief Without Opioids Vol 28 #3 May/june 2017 (24/07/17)


    Format: Magazine
    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
  • Scientific Babel: The Language of Science
    Scientific Babel: The Language of Science
    ISBN: 9781781251157
    Title: Scientific Babel: The Language of Science
    Author: GORDIN MICHEAL

    Today, the language of science is English. But the dominance of this particular language is a relatively recent phenomenon - and far from a foregone conclusion.In a sweeping history that takes us from antiquity to the modern day, Michael D. Gordin untangles the web of politics, money, personality and international conflict that created the monoglot world of science we now inhabit. Beginning with the rise of Latin, Gordin reveals how we went on to use (and then lose) Dutch, Italian, Swedish and many other languages on the way, and sheds light on just how significant language is in the nationalistic realm of science - just one word mistranslated into German from Russian triggered an inflammatory face-off between the two countries for the credit of having discovered the periodic table. Intelligent, revealing and full of compelling stories, Scientific Babel shows how the world has shaped science just as much as science has transformed the world.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Scientific Babel: the Language of Science from the Fall of Latin to the Rise of English
    Scientific Babel: the Language of Science from the Fall of Latin to the Rise of English
    ISBN: 9781781251140
    Title: Scientific Babel: the Language of Science from the Fall of Latin to the Rise of English
    Author: GORDIN MICHAEL

    Today scientists are a resolutely monoglot community, using exclusively English - but the rise of English was anything but inevitable and only very recent. In a sweeping history, from the Middle Ages through to today, Michael Gordin untangles the web of politics, money, personality and international conflict that led to the English language dominated world of science we now inhabit. He takes us on a journey from the fall of Latin to the rise of English, telling how we lost Dutch, Italian, Swedish and many other languages on the way. The significance of language in the nationalistic realm of science is astounding - just one word mistranslated into German from Russian, triggered an inflammatory contest between Germany and Russia for the credit of having discovered the periodic table. In Michael's hands we see that science isn't the universal quest for truth we thought, but rather the subject of political jockeying, national rivalry, and fierce competition. Intelligent, revealing and full of amazing stories, Scientific Babel shows how the world has remade science just as much as science has transformed the world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
  • Sciku: the Wonder of Science in Haiku!
    Sciku: the Wonder of Science in Haiku!
    ISBN: 9781848317949
    Title: Sciku: the Wonder of Science in Haiku!
    Author: FLYNN SIMON

    "Sciku" brings together more than four hundred revealing, poignant, witty haiku on scientific subjects.Written by students at Camden School for Girls, these poems show that while science gave us the atom bomb, the laptop, and the artificial heart, it remains enigmatic and mind-bogglingly beautiful."Sciku" is edited by Simon Flynn, author of "The Science Magpie" and a science teacher at Camden School for Girls in London. The girls who contributed to this book range from the ages of eleven to eighteen.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Search for Earth's Twin
    Search for Earth's Twin
    ISBN: 9781848665859
    Title: Search for Earth's Twin
    Author: CLARK STUART


    In 1995 two Swiss astronomers discovered a planet circling a star other than our Sun. This changed our perception of the Universe forever, proving that Earth and the other celestial bodies in our Solar System are not alone in outer space.


    Now, after a decade of exploration, more than 860 planets have been discovered, many of which are completely unlike anything else we know. Some are blacker than coal; some are bathed in molten lava; others are perpetually scoured by hurricane-force winds; some have not one sun but two that rise in the morning, and others are perpetually drowned in global oceans.


    But as well as strange, inhabitable lands, there is familiarity too. Some of these alien worlds are strikingly similar to planets in our Solar System. Astronomers now know of planets just like Jupiter, Neptune, Mars and Mercury orbiting stars similar to our Sun, both nearby and deep into space.


    Authoritatively written and fully up to date on this fast-moving area of science, The Search for the Earth's Twin will take you on a journey through the cosmos via frozen wastelands, slow-moving globes and fiery volcanic bodies, to planets that can - and just might - sustain complex life. The prospect of discovering the Earth's twin is now tantalisingly close.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Search for the Earth's Twin: Extra-solar Planets & Strange New Worlds
    Search for the Earth's Twin: Extra-solar Planets & Strange New Worlds
    ISBN: 9781848665828
    Title: Search for the Earth's Twin: Extra-solar Planets & Strange New Worlds
    Author: CLARK STUART


    In 1995 two Swiss astronomers discovered a planet circling a star other than our Sun. This changed our perception of the Universe forever, proving that Earth and the other celestial bodies in our Solar System are not alone in outer space.


    Now, after two decades of exploration, more than 860 planets have been discovered, many of which are completely unlike anything else we know. Some are blacker than coal; some are bathed in molten lava; others are perpetually scoured by hurricane-force winds; some have not one sun but two that rise in the morning, and others are perpetually drowned in global oceans.


    But as well as strange, uninhabitable lands, there is familiarity too. Some of these alien worlds are strikingly similar to planets in our Solar System. Astronomers now know of planets just like Jupiter, Neptune, Mars and Mercury orbiting stars similar to our Sun, both nearby and deep into space.


    Authoritatively written and fully up to date on this fast-moving area of science, The Search for the Earth's Twin will take you on a journey through the cosmos via frozen wastelands, slow-moving globes and fiery volcanic bodies, to planets that can - and just might - sustain complex life. The prospect of discovering the Earth's twin is now tantalisingly close.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Secret Anarchy of Science
    Secret Anarchy of Science
    ISBN: 9781846684067
    Title: Secret Anarchy of Science
    Author: BROOKS MICHAEL

    For more than a century, science has cultivated a sober public image for itself. But the truth is very different: many of our most successful scientists have more in common with libertines than librarians. This thrilling exploration of some of the greatest breakthroughs in science reveals the extreme lengths some scientists go to in order to make their theories public. Inspiration can come from the most unorthodox of places: Nobel laureates sometimes get their ideas through drugs, dreams and hallucinations. Science is a highly competitive and ruthless discipline, and only its most determined and passionate practitioners make headlines - and history. That's why fraud, suppressing evidence and unethical or reckless PR games are sometimes necessary to bring the best and most brilliant discoveries to the world's attention. In science, anything goes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • See Inside Your Body
    See Inside Your Body
    ISBN: 9780746070055
    Title: See Inside Your Body
    Author: DAYNES KATIE

    Follow your food as it travels through your body. Take a deep breath and explore your lungs. Let your mind boggle at what your brain can do. This exciting book, packed with lively illustrations and fascinating flaps, is bursting to reveal your body's amazing secrets.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $23.00
    $23.00
  • Seeing Further: the Story of Science & the Royal Society
    Seeing Further: the Story of Science & the Royal Society
    ISBN: 9780007302574
    Title: Seeing Further: the Story of Science & the Royal Society
    Author: BRYSON BILL

    Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, and with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, David Attenborough, Martin Rees and Richard Fortey amongst others, this is a remarkable volume celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society. Since its inception in 1660, the Royal Society has pioneered scientific discovery and exploration. The oldest scientific academy in existence, its backbone is its Fellowship of the most eminent scientists in history including Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Today, its Fellows are the most influential men and women in science, many of whom have contributed to this ground-breaking volume alongside some of the world ""s most celebrated novelists, essayists and historians. Published to mark its 350th anniversary, this highly illustrated book celebrates the Royal Society's vast achievements in its illustrious past as well as its huge contribution to the development of modern science. With unrestricted access to the Society's archives and photographs, 'On the Shoulders of Giants' shows that the history of scientific endeavour and discovery is a continuous thread running through the history of the world and of society - and is one that continues to shape the world we live in today. As we approach the Society ""s 350th anniversary in 2010, we have an opportunity to build on the work of these great scientists. The discovery of the electron, the splitting of the atom, the computer, the double helix and the world wide web were all the works of fellows of the Society. "" David Attenborough

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Seeing Further: The Story of Science & the Royal Society
    Seeing Further: The Story of Science & the Royal Society
    ISBN: 9780008301620
    Title: Seeing Further: The Story of Science & the Royal Society
    Author: BRYSON BILL

    Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, and with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, David Attenborough, Martin Rees and Richard Fortey amongst others, this is a remarkable volume celebrating the rich history of the Royal Society. Since its inception in 1660, the Royal Society has pioneered scientific discovery and exploration. The oldest scientific academy in existence, its backbone is its Fellowship of the most eminent scientists in history including Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Today, its Fellows are the most influential men and women in science, many of whom have contributed to this ground-breaking volume alongside some of the world's most celebrated novelists, essayists and historians. This book celebrates the Royal Society's vast achievements in its illustrious past as well as its huge contribution to the development of modern science. With unrestricted access to the Society's archives and photographs, Seeing Further shows that the history of scientific endeavour and discovery is a continuous thread running through the history of the world and of society - and is one that continues to shape the world we live in today.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Seeing Science
    Seeing Science
    ISBN: 9781597114479
    Title: Seeing Science
    Author: HEIFERMAN MARVIN

    Seeing Science offers an insightful and reader-friendly collection of essays and pictures about photography's role in visualizing science and building human knowledge--from micro to macro levels and everything in between.

    Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world. Scientists use photography as a way to gather information, explore, and learn, but just as important, photography is also used to promote scientific advances and has long served as an interface between the sciences and the public. Our understanding of outer space depends on images sent to Earth from the Hubble Space Telescope, just as our understanding of our own bodies depends on X-rays. Images make visible what lies beyond human perception.

    Science is less an edifice of facts than a process of discovery and inquiry. In this way, it is not dissimilar to art; artists have engaged with some of the same scientific principles, using photography to imagine the world differently and present us with new experiences and ways of seeing. This volume presents both perspectives exploring how science is made perceptible, featuring over three hundred images and sixty short texts. Together they engage readers in a timely exploration of the extent to which our knowledge is formed and transformed through our interactions with photographic imagery.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $65.00
    $65.00
  • Self Sufficiency Natural Remedies
    Self Sufficiency Natural Remedies
    ISBN: 9781847737731
    Title: Self Sufficiency Natural Remedies
    Author: CORKHILL MELISSA

    A collection of home-made remedies which include natural ways to ease non-serious illnesses, aches and pains from teething to tantrums for the young ones through tummy aches and exam stress for school children on to headaches, back aches and colds for adults. The ailments are divided by type (e.g. respiratory, digestive, emotional etc.) and the natural remedies include all popular alternative health methods including herbal medicine, reflexology, massage, homeopathy and flower essences.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
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