Science and Technics / Science / Others / Essays

New Releases

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

New & Noteworthy

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Language

English (39)

French (28)

German (0)

Spanish (28)

Italian (55)

 

Category

Delete Essays

 

Audience

Adult (39)

 

Protection

All (39)

DRM Free (4)

DRM (34)

More options

Films from the Future

by Andrew Maynard

Learn how movies reveal the future of technology

Fans of The Science of InterstellarThe Second Machine Age, and Physics of the Future will love the Films from the Future.

Science, technology, and society:...


Steep Trails

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘When a man plants a tree, he plants himself. Every root is an anchor, over which he rests with grateful interest, and becomes sufficiently calm to feel the joy of living.’

Steep Trails encompasses a delightful...


The World as I See It

by Albert Einstein & GP Editors

The most advanced and celebrated mind of the 20th Century, without a doubt, is attributed to Albert Einstein. This interesting book allows us to explore his beliefs, philosophical ideas, and opinions on many...


The Fevers of Reason

by Gerald Weissmann

“Oliver Sacks, Richard Selzer, Lewis Thomas . . . Weissmann is in this noble tradition.” —Los Angeles Times

“[Weissmann] is a man of wide culture, a captivating and graceful writer.” —New Yorker

“[Weissmann]...


Fire and Stone: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

by Priscilla Long & John Griswold

The questions that drive Priscilla Long’s Fire and Stone are the questions asked by the painter Paul Gauguin in the title of his 1897 painting: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? These...


Essay on the Survival of Humanity

by Risteárd Mulcahy

Now that he has reached his tenth decade, Risteárd Mulcahy is issuing his twelfth and last book. He has always been interested in the relationship between population and the planet and is deeply concerned about...


What to Think About Machines That Think

by John Brockman

Weighing in from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, today’s most forward-thinking minds explore the rise of “machines that think.”

Stephen Hawking recently made headlines by noting, “The development...


The World of Biological Molecules Through the Eyes and Hands of Undergraduate Students

by PhD Tang Hu & PhD Laura Mudd

This book was written by undergraduate students majoring in biology and chemistry.  Based on one of the biomedical research activities they completed in academic labs, each author (student) wrote one essay/story...


The Farmer’S Guide to Astronomy

by B. E Chenault

The book is meant for people with little knowledge of astronomy or space exploration and will give them a basic understanding of the disciplines by examining their most interesting aspects and combining them...


Beyond The Pale

by Emily Urquhart

Like any new mother, Emily is thrilled when her first child, a daughter, is born. The baby, Sadie, is healthy and stunningly beautiful, with snow white hair and fair skin. Even the doctors and nurses can’t...


Claude Bernard

by . Collection

Claude Bernard is one of the greatest of all men of science" said a historian of Harvard University. His career is a most interesting and instructive chapter in the history of the progress of physiology and...


Engines of Discovery: A Century of Particle Accelerators

by Andrew Sessler & Edmund Wilson

The first edition of Engines of Discovery celebrated in words, images and anecdotes the accelerators and their constructors that culminated in the discovery of the Higgs boson. But even before the Higgs was...


Molecules of an author in search of memory

by Dei, Luigi

Loosely based on Primo Levi’s The Periodic Table, the play has a Fahrenheit 451 setting. In a world without books or memory appears a common man, the Man in the street, with some heets of writing that he cannot...


Diving Deeper into SCUBA... Science

by Costantino Balestra & Peter Germonpré

You will find in this book some valuable and reliable lessons about safe diving

The editors of and authors of this book are a cadre of scientists and physicians with broad experience and knowledge of diving physiology...


A Taste of Molecules: In Search of the Secrets of Flavor

by Diane Fresquez

A spirited food writer on the trail of obsessive scientists and entrepreneurs who want to titillate our taste buds.


A Book of Hours

by Donald Culross Peattie

A Book of Hours contains 24 essays, one for each hour of the day, that seek to bridge the gap between definitive scientific philosophy and the sheer unadulterated beauty that Donald Culross Peattie envisioned...


Evolutionary Essays

by Kyle Lance Proudfoot

Evolutionary Essays Evolutionary Essays are essays which I started to write at York University in Toronto, Canada and finished the FREE Draft's on 05-02-2012. They are in the genres of Philosophy, Psychology,...


Charles Darwin: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy

by James Bradley

Charles Darwin (1809-82) changed the world forever with the 1859 publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Charles Darwin: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy is an anthology of...


Doing Physics, Second Edition: How Physicists Take Hold of the World

by Martin H. Krieger

Doing Physics makes concepts of physics easier to grasp by relating them to everyday knowledge. Addressing some of the models and metaphors that physicists use to explain the physical world, Martin H. Krieger...


Einstein Wrote Back

by John W. Moffat

John W. Moffat was a poor student of math and science. That is, until he read Einstein’s famous paper on general relativity. Realizing instantly that he had an unusual and unexplained aptitude for understanding...