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  1. Roeder OliverNidottu englanti
    1390
    In the tradition of Martin Gardner's beloved brain teasers, Oliver Roeder's delightful puzzles explore the maths implicit in everyday occurences.
  2. Mackenzie DanaNidottu englanti
    1990
    You can't present the history of art without pictures; equally equations are central to any history of mathematics. Spanning 4,000 years of civilisation, 'The Story of Mathematics' describes 24 great equations that have shaped science and society - from the elementary (1 1=2) to the sophisticated (the Black-Scholes formula) and from the famous (E=m...
  3. Passarello ElenaNidottu englanti
    1390
    Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the essays in this book investigates a different famous animal named and immortalised by humans. Here are the starling that inspired Mozart with its song, Darwin's tortoise Harriet, and in an extraordinary essay, Jumbo the elephant (an...
  4. Thompson KenSidottu englanti
    1490
    Most of us think of Darwin at work on The Beagle, taking inspiration for his theory of evolution from his travels in the Galapagos. But Darwin published his Origin of Species nearly thirty years after his voyages and most of his labours in that time were focused on experimenting with and observing plants at his house in Kent. He was particularly in...
  5. Hawking StephenSidottu ruotsi
    2390
    I Korta svar på stora frågor gör Hawking bokslut genom att ta sig an de största frågorna i vår tid, och presenterar sina svar på ett sätt som alla kan förstå.
  6. Doudna Jennifer, Sternberg SamuelSidottu ruotsi
    2690
    Inte sedan atomkraften har en ny teknologi haft så oöverskådliga konsekvenser att det fått upptäckarna att varna för sin egen upptäckt. Det här är den skrämmande och fascinerande historien om gensaxen CRISPR som gör det möjligt för forskare att klippa och klistra i levande varelsers arvsmassa – nästan lika enkelt som att klippa och klistra i en tex...
  7. Orzel ChadNidottu englanti
    1590
    Without quantum physics, your breakfast - and so many other things we take for granted - wouldn't be possible. international bestselling author and physicist Chad Orzel shows us why
  8. Jensen PerSidottu ruotsi
    2990
    Känner höns empati med varandra? Är grisar medvetna om sin egen existens och vad känner får och kor egentligen när de umgås med människor? Forskningen har gjort stora framsteg när det gäller att förstå husdjurens inre liv. Det gäller både hundar, hästar och katter lika väl som de djur vi äter. Vi vet numera att kotletten på tallriken och ägget...
  9. New ScientistNidottu englanti
    1390
    What's the nature of reality? Does the universe ever end? What is time and does it even exist? These are the biggest imagination-stretching, brain-staggering questions in the universe - and here are their fascinating answers. From quantum weirdness to freaky cosmology (like white holes - which spew out matter instead of sucking it in), this book ta...
  10. Brown MattNidottu englanti
    1190
    An engaging and witty puzzle book for science fans all over the world.
  11. Pyle RodSidottu englanti
    2390
    Beginning with the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War, this book traces our quest to reach the moon. It covers the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin in 1961, the failures and triumphs of the Apollo missions and the first landing on the moon, and looks at the future of space exploration.
  12. Foer FranklinNidottu englanti
    1390
    Elegantly tracing the intellectual history of computer science - from the Descartes and the enlightenment to Alan Turing to Stuart Brand and the hippie origins of today's Silicon Valley - Foer exposes the dark underpinnings of our most idealistic dreams for technology.
  13. Wohlleben PeterSidottu ruotsi
    2690
    Naturen är full av överraskningar. Allt levande sammanflätas i ett finmaskigt och vittförgrenat nätverk som vi troligen aldrig helt kommer att förstå. Och kanske lika bra det - då kan vi fortsätta att förundras. Samtidigt finns det mycket att lära, upptäcka och värna om. Den passionerade skogvaktaren Peter Wohlleben tar oss med på en resa till en ...
  14. Sahlen KristofferSidottu ruotsi
    2790
    Fotografi handlar ofta om tajming. Väntan på rätt ögonblick. Ögonblick som oftast föregåtts av idéer, planering och många timmar i gömslen. Ibland uppkommen genom tur. Ett ögonblick kan vara laddat, actionfyllt och över på en tusendels sekund. Det kan lika gärna vara längre, lugnt och meditativt. I denna bok har naturfotografen Kristoffer Sahlén sa...
  15. Fisher MariaNidottu ruotsi
    1590
    Kreativa sommarprojekt – en bok om hur du kan bygga holkar för fåglar och andra djur med naturens eget material.
  16. Snedden RobertSidottu englanti
    1490
    Robert Sneden explores the great mathematical breakthroughs in history. Over time, our knowledge of mathematics has progressed in response to our desire to make life easier. Initially, the first breakthroughs were motivated by very practical problems, but as our understanding of theory advanced, a desire to solve more abstract problems has led to s...
  17. 1890
    Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins with Wernher von Braun's vision for voyaging to Mars and ends with Elon Musk's contemporary plan to get there. It covers the founding of NASA, the first American astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Challenger disaster, ...
  18. Butterworth JonNidottu englanti
    1590
    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'A magnificent, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of knowledge from a great writer with a deep understanding.' Brian CoxWhat is the universe really made of? How do we know? Follow the map of the invisible to find out...Over the last sixty years, scientists around the world have worked together to explor...
  19. Fry HannahNidottu englanti
    1690
    We stand on the threshold of the age of the algorithm, a not-too-distant future where machines will make some of our most important decisions - in healthcare, transport, finance, security, what we watch, where we go and even who we send to prison. So how much should we rely on them? What kind of future do we want? Hannah Fry takes us on a tour of t...
  20. Lanier JaronNidottu englanti
    1590
    Jaron Lanier, `the father of Virtual Reality ... a high-tech genius' (Sunday Times), tells the extraordinary story of how in just over three decades Virtual Reality went from being a dream to a reality - and how its power to turn dreams into realities will transform us and our world. Virtual Reality has long been one of the dominant cliches of scie...
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