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Popular Science

Popular Science

Big Bangs and God Particles, landers on Comets, Star nurseries at the end of the Universe … and literally everything in between.

Stuff Matters The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World
Mark A. Miodownik
Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. Everything is made of something...From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, Stuff Matters reveals the inner workings of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
     

The Naked Scientist: Everyday Life Under the Microscope
Chris Smith
Why use expensive beauty products when you can moisturise with jellyfish? Have you ever suspected pollution was to blame for your children's plummeting IQ? Ready to take a sea change ...on Mars? And how about chopping an onion that doesn't...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
     

Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything
Jane Hawking
In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2014
     

Welcome to Subirdia Sharing Our Neighborhoods With Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife
John M. Marzluff
Welcome to Subirdia presents a surprising discovery: the suburbs of many large cities support incredible biological diversity. Populations and communities of a great variety of birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of our increasingly developed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2014
     

Question Everything 132 Science Questions - and Their Unexpected Answers
New Scientist
The latest in the bestselling New Scientist Last Word series All science begins with questions...- Why is the night sky black, even though it's full of stars? - How do pebbles skim on water? - Why doesn't your own snoring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
     

The Shape of Shit to Come
Alan McArthur, Steve Lowe
What happened to the future we were promised – for good or ill - the personal jet packs and holidays on the moon? For the real future the authors have been scouring the science press, watching what the geeks are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
     


Life, the Universe & Everything

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Science has never been more popular. You don’t have to understand it to love it. We live in a golden age where we know more about the world and its origins than ever before. Here, some of the biggest questions ever asked find answers, as well as some of the smallest. This is a section bursting from its nucleus with protons of knowledge especially compiled for the lay enthusiast and the curious. Accessible science is no longer the domain of the scientist. We can all have a go at broadening our minds … and what’s more, we can do it from the relative comfort of our favourite chair. Relative comfort, because the chair is merely a mass of vibrating particles on a planet, hurtling through space and time, bending both as it goes in a Universe that may itself just be one of an infinite number of possible universes in an undefinable dimension of matter.

 

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Gulp Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
Mary Roach
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. Mary Roach can never resist going just that bit further, searching out the most arcane information on her chosen subject...
 
 
 


The Cancer Chronicles Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
George Johnson
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science-writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn...
 
 
 


Human Universe
Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen
The nation's favourite scientist looks at the origins of life in our Universe. For somehow the laws of nature conspired to create a naked ape that can look up at...
 
 
 


Serving the Reich The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler
Philip Ball
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. Serving the Reich tells the story of physics under Hitler. While some scientists tried to create an Aryan physics that...
 
 
 


Seven Elements That Have Changed the World Iron, Carbon, Gold, Silver, Uranium, Titanium, Silicon
John Browne
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. Humans have put the Earth's resources to extraordinary use, but not always for the benefit of humankind. SEVEN ELEMENTS vividly...
 
 
 


The Perfect Theory A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity
Professor Pedro G. Ferreira
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014. Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement in modern physics. Anything that involves gravity,...
 
 
 


The Milk Mutation The Hidden Danger in Our Dairy
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The vast bulk of the Western world's milk (A1 milk) comes from cows descended from a genetically mutated 'founder'. The mutation meant that the dominant protein in their milk changed....
 
 
 


P53 The Gene That Cracked the Cancer Code
Sue Armstrong
All of us have lurking in our DNA a most remarkable gene. Its job is straightforward - to protect us from cancer. This gene - known simply as p53 -...
 
 
 

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
Simon Singh
You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course. In...
 
 
 


The Magic and Mystery of Birds The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human
Noah Strycker
Noah Strycker gives Birds the great attention they deserve; their variety, skill and emotion, a study of birds where we can also learn much about the human condition. One of...
 
 
 


Forensics The Anatomy of Crime
Val McDermid
October 2014 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Forensics is the ultimate detective work and has a surprisingly long history with a Chinese textbook...
 
 
 


You Are Here Around the World in 92 Minutes
Chris Hadfield
In You Are Here, bestselling author and celebrated astronaut Chris Hadfield creates a virtual orbit of Earth, giving us the really big picture: this is our home, from space. The...
 
 
 


Zoom! How Everything Moves, from Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees
Bob Berman
Sitting still in a quiet room, you might just be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents swirl about you. Blood rushes through your veins. The...
 
 
 


Drunk Tank Pink The Subconscious Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave
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Adam Alter takes his readers on a tour of the subconscious brain showing how we react to signals and stimuli such as colour without our being aware of what we...
 
 
 


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