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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...


Mystics of the Renaissance

by Rudolf Steiner

During the Renaissance science was never separated from mysticism and alchemy. Some of the finest minds such as Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton were all heavily involved in what they would of called the mystic...


Walking

by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, the naturalist, philosopher, and author of such classics as "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience," contributed a number of writings to The Atlantic in its early years. 

The month after his death...


COVID-19 LEGACY

by Simone Rotili

In this book are analyzed topics related to COVID-19 which form the basis of the understanding of the multiple aspects related to the protection of public health, and which will allow the reader to broaden his...


Praise of the Engineer

by Dionigi Cristian Lentini

It is progress that guarantees existence. Without engineering the human species would have already become extinct. The American writer James Albert Michener wrote: "Scientists dream about doing great things....


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:...