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Based on a series of BBC programmes during 1955, this expanded version, by avoiding excessive technical terms and including many photographs and illustrative line drawings, presents an engaging view of the Universe of which our Solar System is just ...
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
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
With over 70 illustrated tutorials, 11 new techniques, all-new screen shots and step-by-step instructions with download able examples
This book (with free Online Edition) is full of clear revision notes and diagrams for Higher Level OCR Gateway GCSE Core Science. It includes a section on 'How Science Works', loads of exam advice and revision summary questions
Albert Einstein said of this book: "Gives a really clear idea of the problem,especially the development of our knowledge concerning the propagation of light"
How did life on Earth get started? Can we duplicate human thought in a computing machine? How do children acquire language? Ten years ago, in PARADIGMS LOST, John L
A book designed for biologists. In two parts, a description of techniques of biological statistics and simpler computing methods. Coloured pages give various formulae applicable to these.
To the student of Biology, here is the chance of gaining a wider knowledge of "self" and therefore of obeying, to a limited degree, that most difficult of dictums, "Know Thyself"! Instructions for carrying out various types of practical work, most...
This CGP Workbook contains practice questions (with answers) for every Key Stage Three Science topic - all fully up-to-date for the new curriculum from September 2014 onwards
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 ...
Based on the BBC program Nigel Slater explores tectonic plates
An exploration of pseudoscience looks at such topics as the power of crystals, the UFO phenomenon, and the interpretation of the Bible as accurate science.
This work presents an eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth and our civilisation if current rates of global warming persist, by the highly acclaimed author of "High Tide"
Book of the history of photography and the straight forward accout of the craft of photography
Aimed at professionally qualified practitioners and students, this work addresses key aspects of the three-year social work training programme
Black Holes violate some of the most sacrosanct laws of the natural world, and represent the ultimate unknowable where time and space end. Black Holes are far beyond anything met in nature that they turn science into science-fiction
A psychologist examines the validity of his science's claim to be of practical use in human affairs.
With an introduction by Philip Pullman, award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal how "Pullman's His Dark Materials" trilogy ("Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber Spyglass") is rooted in astonishing scientific truth