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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...


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...


Innovating Food, Innovating The Law

by Mariachiara Tallacchini, Fernando Leonini & Matteo Ferrari

Innovating Food, Innovating the Law. An interdisciplinary approach to the challenges in the agro-food sector Edited by Fernando Leonini, Mariachiara Tallacchini, Matteo Ferrari The agro-food sector represents...


Science Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English

by HILARY GLASMAN-DEAL

This book is designed to enable non-native English speakers to write science research for publication in English. It can also be used by English speakers and is a practical, user-friendly book intended as a...


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...


Death & Sex

by Tyler Volk & Dorion Sagan

On DEATH . . .

What is shared by spawning Pacific salmon, towering trees, and suicidal bacteria? In his lucid and concise exploration of how and why things die, Tyler Volk explains the intriguing ways creatures-including...


Dazzle Gradually: Reflections on the Nature of Nature

by Dorion Sagan, Lynn Margulis & Roald Hoffman

At the crossroads of philosophy and science, the sometimes-dry topics of evolution and ecology come alive in this new collection of essays--many never before anthologized. Learn how technology may be a sort...


Mind, Life and Universe: Conversations with Great Scientists of Our Time

by Eduardo Punset, Lynn Margulis & David Suzuki

Nearly forty of the world's most esteemed scientists discuss the big questions that drive their illustrious careers. Co-editor Eduardo Punset—one of Spain's most loved personages for his popularization of...


The Fly in the Ointment: 70 Fascinating Commentaries on the Science of Everyday Life

by Joe Schwarcz & Joseph A Schwarcz

This entertaining examination of everyday science from the fanciful to the factual covers topics ranging from pesticides and environmental estrogens to lipsticks and garlic. Readers are alerted to the shenanigans...


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.


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...


Possible Worlds and Other Essays

by J. B. S. Haldane

The essays in the first part of this book deal mainly with matters of fact. Those which follow are more speculative. Haldane advanced genetics, population biology and evolutionary theory. This volume emphasizes...


The Unpersuadables

by Will Storr

Why, that is, did the obviously intelligent man beside him sincerely believe in Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden and a six-thousand-year-old Earth, in spite of the evidence against them? It was the start of...


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...


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...


A Devil's Chaplain

by Richard Dawkins

Essays on morality, mortality, and much more from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion.

This early collection of essays from renowned evolutionary biologist Richard...


The Canon

by Natalie Angier

The New York Times bestseller that makes scientific subjects both understandable and fun: “Every sentence sparkles with wit and charm.” —Richard Dawkins

 

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times...


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...