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A World on Fire: A Heretic, an Aristocrat, and the Race to Discover Oxygen

by Joe Jackson

Like Charles Seife’s Zero and Dava Sobel’s Longitude, this passionate intellectual history is the story of the intersection of science and the human, in this case the rivals who discovered oxygen in the...


The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite

by Ann Finkbeiner

The Jasons are a well-guarded group of world-class scientists, briefly outed in the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, who have been meeting every summer since 1960 to tackle classified problems that the...


Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious

by Gerd Gigerenzer

Why is split second decision-making superior to deliberation? Gut Feelings delivers the science behind Malcolm Gladwell?s Blink

Reflection and reason are overrated, according to renowned psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer....


Wildflowers of the Mountain West

by Richard M. Anderson, Jay Dee Gunnell & Jerry L. Goodspeed

Many recreational hikers have stopped along the trail to admire a wildflower only to wonder what, exactly, they are looking at. Wildflowers of the Mountain West is a useful field guide that makes flower identification...


Woody Plants of Utah: A Field Guide with Identification Keys to Native and Naturalized Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, and Vines

by Renée Van Buren, Janet G. Cooper & Leila M. Shultz

A comprehensive guide that includes a vast range of species and plant communities and employs thorough, original keys. Based primarily on vegetative characteristics, the keys don't require that flowers or other...


The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

by Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman & Jenny Volvovski

A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the...


Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

by Sean B. Carroll

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.

 

In the spring...


One Day On Beetle Rock

by Sally Carrighar

To Beetle Rock, in the High Sierra, the city folk come in summer to camp, to rest, and to look at the magnificent sky over their heads and the broad sweep of the valley 6,500 feet below them. But they see little...


One Day At Teton Marsh

by Sally Carrighar

In One Day at Teton Marsh, Sally Carrighar tells the story of a single day at a marsh in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, based on the hours she spent watching the various animals who call the Teton marshes home. It...


Icebound Summer

by Sally Carrighar

Sally Carrighar was a prolific writer of stories of the natural world. She has an almost magical ability to bring wild creatures to life with her literary renditions of their world allowing us to get inside...


Gulls: A Social History

by Frank Graham

A social history of gulls and their role in our world.

With photographs by Christopher Ayres.


AMERICA BY DESIGN

by David F Noble

Hailed a “significant contribution” by The New York Times, David Noble’s book America by Design describes the factors that have shaped the history of scientific technology in the United States. Since the...


Our Own Snug Fireside: Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860

by Jane Nylander

This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander...


Water Hammer: Practical Solutions

by Bruce Sharp & David Sharp

Water hammer, or the study of fluid transient behaviour, is one of the most common problems in the water engineering community. This book covers the many causes and solutions in a practical way and is an essential...


Fast Multipole Methods for the Helmholtz Equation in Three Dimensions

by Nail A Gumerov & Ramani Duraiswami

This volume in the Elsevier Series in Electromagnetism presents a detailed, in-depth and self-contained treatment of the Fast Multipole Method and its applications to the solution of the Helmholtz equation in...


The Classical Stefan Problem: basic concepts, modelling and analysis

by S.C. Gupta

This volume emphasises studies related to

classical Stefan problems. The term "Stefan problem" is

generally used for heat transfer problems with

phase-changes such

as from the liquid to the solid. Stefan problems...


Applied Process Design for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants: Volume 1: Volume 1

by Ernest E. Ludwig

This expanded edition introduces new design methods and is packed with examples, design charts, tables, and performance diagrams to add to the practical understanding of how selected equipment can be expected...


Stochastic Methods for Flow in Porous Media: Coping with Uncertainties

by Dongxiao Zhang

Stochastic Methods for Flow in Porous Media: Coping with Uncertainties explores fluid flow in complex geologic environments. The parameterization of uncertainty into flow models is important for managing water...


Industrial Ventilation Design Guidebook

by Howard D. Goodfellow & Esko Tahti

The Industrial Ventilation Design Guidebook addresses the design of air technology systems for the control of contaminants in industrial workplaces such as factories and manufacturing plants. It covers the basic...


Ice Microdynamics

by Pao K. Wang

Atmospheric ice particles play crucial roles in cloud and storm dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, climatological processes, and other atmospheric processes. Ice Microdynamics introduces the elementary physics...