Science

What the latest research reveals about how the history of the human race shapes us as individuals We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us? In The Invisible History of the Human Race, Christine Kenneally draws on c...

The current orthodoxy is that 'knowledge' is the most powerful resource for organisational success. So how can managers develop the appropriate knowledge base to make their organisations grow? The answer lies in action research. Action research is increasingly perceived and used as a powerful met...

Are we still homo sapiens, or has the human race already started to evolve into a new species? In Future Man Dr Brian Stableford argues that man has already entered into a new phase of evolution and in time will obtain power over the natural world which will be literally godlike. The world we are...

An internationally celebrated author, Patrick Moore, has written this highly entertaining book which traces an eventful period in the world of astronomy--from September 1988 to late summer 1992. Includes descriptions of major observatories and space centers in both the East and West along with di...

The Second Edition of this unique pocket field guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to include advances in physical volcanology, emplacement of magmas and interpreting structures and textures in igneous rocks. The book integrates new field based techniques (AMS and geophysical studies of...

Get to know the woman who made many of NASA’s early missions possible in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet!” Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 19...

Making learning exciting for children, Incredible Edible Science includes over 160 hands-on, food-based science activities with a strong literacy connection. The book provides everything needed to teach important science process skills in a safe, developmentally appropriate way. These cross-curri...

"[Cheng] does a great service by showing us non-mathematician schlubs how real mathematical creativity works." --Wall Street Journal

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Carl Sagan, writer & scientist, returns from the frontier to tell us about how the world works. In his delightfully down-to-earth style, he explores & explains a mind-boggling future of intelligent robots, extraterrestrial life & its consquences, & other provocative, fascinating quandries of the ...

Perfectly intelligent programmers often struggle when forced to work with SQL. Why? Joe Celko believes the problem lies with their procedural programming mindset, which keeps them from taking full advantage of the power of declarative languages. The result is overly complex and inefficient code, ...

We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent, such as fingernail polish remover, or perform any of the count everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry. You might even say that we're all participating ...

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Amid the unrest, dislocation, and uncertainty of seventeenth-century Europe, readers seeking consolation and assurance turned to philosophical and scientific books that offered ways of conquering fears and training the mind—guidance for living a good life. The Good Life in the Scientific Revoluti...

Winner: 2017 NSTA, Outstanding Science Trade Books Nautilus Book Awards, Gold, Children's Illustrated Nonfiction Story Time From Space Official Selection Part of a set of books launched to the International Space Station through NASA’s Story Time from Space program, read aloud by astronauts for c...

Trees are the most powerful of all plants. They are also the longest lived. Find out the most powerful cures of the forest, especially the wild chaga mushroom and wild birch bark. Learn how chaga mush- room extract: gives you enormous strength and energy helps reverse serious diseases, including ...

Luis Bassat nació en Barcelona en 1941 y, como él mismo suele decir, ha dedicado toda su vida a la creatividad. A los 25 años creó su primera agencia de publicidad y en 1975 fundó Bassat & Asociados, con tres personas, medio cliente y una clara vocación internacional. Cuando se retiró en 2007, má...

This is the first computer book that prepares its readers what to expect once they have gotten a job, what kind of software they should know, and how to deal with everyday real world situations that are never addressed. Douglas Chick is the author and creator of the popular, computer professional...

A fresh, action-oriented approach to exploring the starry heavens. Includes 12 monthly all-sky constellation charts.

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