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In 1963, Stephen Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College
Part of a series of books which examines real-life stories that have made newspaper headlines around the world, this looks at UFO mysteries. Other titles available include "The World's Greatest Secrets" and "The World's Greatest Crimes of Passion"
A master reference for those interested in massage and physiotherapy. This historic handbook dates from the earliest times of what is now physiotherapy but was then known as Massage and Medical Gymnastics (!).
In the 1520s a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copernicus developed a revolutionary theory which placed the Sun, not the Earth, at the centre of our universe. The secret existence of this manuscript tantalised scientists everywhere in Europe
How long do we want the oceans to survive?No previous generation has needed to pose the question but we must now decide and act. This book reveals what we, not just naturally occurring events, are doing to the life-giving ocean
This extraordinary book argues compellingly that the Pyramids are in fact part of an ancient star map - a message in stone from a vastly superior intelligence, designed to guide us through the present, steer us towards the future, and finally summon...
In a world obsessed by happiness, this is the first book to look thoroughly at what happiness is and how it works
A concise month-by-month calendar for star watchers in the northern/southern hemisphere. Star charts show the position of stars, constellations and other celestial objects for each month of the year, in both northerly and southerly directions
Predicts the course of future breakthoughs over the whole range of physical sciences. It looks at topics such as time travel, why AIDS cannot be cured, how the world will end and what is the exact weight of one kilogram.
More than any other writer, Gilbert White (1720-93) has shaped the relationship between man and nature
"The Big Bang: A Big Bust?" The cosmos seems to be in crisis, and you don't have to be a rocket scientist to see it
Explores the possibility that an asteroid strike may wipe out humanity, but stresses that such events occur at enormous intervals, and that humans may not be around for the next one.
Profound and persuasively argued, this remarkable books is the result of the author's painstaking research to prove that mankind's isolation is over.
Nicely illustrated guidebook to spiders and scorpions in the U. K.
"Death will slay with his wings whoever disturbs the peace of the pharaoh". Since 1900 death has struck down no less than 30 people connected with the tombs of the pharaohs. This book sheds fascinating light on the strange story.
Karen Kingston has pioneered the study of a specialised form of feng shui known as space clearing. Clutter is stuck energy, and the simple act of clearing clutter can transform your life - releasing negative emotions and generating energy.
The History of America's Secret germ warfare project.
Aimed at professionally qualified practitioners and students, this work addresses key aspects of the three-year social work training programme
Christopher Booker interweaves the science of global warming with that of its growing political consequences, showing how just when the politicians are threatening to change our Western way of life beyond recognition, the scientific evidence behi...
A combination of biography and travel by two author/experts in the field of both writing and geology.
How old is the universe? When did life on earth begin? What happened to the dinosaurs? How was the moon created? How did ancient Chinese science shape the modern world? How did Islam trigger globalization? Are humans really superior to other living ...
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