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The Ascent of Gravity The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything by Marcus Chown
The Ascent of Gravity The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything
Marcus Chown
Award-winning writer Marcus Chown takes us on an unforgettable journey from the recognition of the 'force' of gravity in 1666 to the discovery of gravitational waves in 2015. And, as we stand on the brink of a seismic revolution in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
Bad Choices How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier by Ali Almossawi
Bad Choices How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier
Ali Almossawi
The wildly popular author of Bad Arguments returns with a funny, smart introduction to algorithms -- those perennially misunderstood, increasingly important problem-solving rules that can save you time and lead to better choices, every day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017
Wonderland A Year of Britain's Wildlife, Day by Day by Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss
Wonderland A Year of Britain's Wildlife, Day by Day
Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss
A life-affirming nature diary - with something amazing to see and experience on every day of the year. Distilling two lifetimes' knowledge, expert insight and enthusiasm, award-winning authors and passionate naturalists Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss take us through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
Storm in a Teacup The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski
Storm in a Teacup The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
A stimulating, detailed, yet remarkably clear book about physics and how to connect to and understand a little more about our world. If you find yourself wondering about the why, the how, the what and when… then this is the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016

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Science A History in 100 Experiments by Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin

Science A History in 100 Experiments
Mary Gribbin, John Gribbin
A history of science distilled into 100 notable experiments - epic moments that have fuelled our understanding of Earth and the Universe beyond. From the discovery of microscopic worlds to...

Universal A Guide to the Cosmos by Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Universal A Guide to the Cosmos
Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw
Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe and its remarkable uniformity? Science reveals a deeper beauty, connects...

The Glass Universe The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel

The Glass Universe The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars
Dava Sobel
Elegantly written and enriched by excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, The Glass Universe is the hidden history of a group of remarkable women whose vital contributions to the burgeoning...

Stephen Hawking His Life and Work by Kitty Ferguson

Stephen Hawking His Life and Work
Kitty Ferguson
In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This biography of the brilliant theoretical physicist and inspirational international...

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Eureka! An Infographic Guide to Science by Tom Cabot

Eureka! An Infographic Guide to Science
Tom Cabot
Discover how the world really works in this spectacular journey through space and time that shows the fundamentals of science in groundbreaking visuals, from the Big Bang to Artificial Intelligence....

The Upright Thinkers The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos by Leonard Mlodinow

The Upright Thinkers The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
Leonard Mlodinow
An inspiring and illuminating story of how we have come to understand the world, from the invention of the very first tools to the mind-bending theories of quantum physics. It...

101 Bets You Will Always Win The Science of the Seemingly Impossible by Professor Richard Wiseman

101 Bets You Will Always Win The Science of the Seemingly Impossible
Professor Richard Wiseman
Using only your body and everyday household objects, 101 Bets You Will Always Win is both a practical guide and illuminating exploration of the fascinating science that underpins these seemingly...

The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe

The Kingdom of Speech
Tom Wolfe
Argues that speech - not evolution - is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements. From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection...

Homo Deus A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari

Homo Deus A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Noah Harari
Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines...

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