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500 butterflies from around the world 500 butterflies from around the world

Feb 5, 2016
A numerate life - a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours A numerate life - a mathematician explores the vagaries of life, his and probably yours

Feb 1, 2016
A survival guide to the misinformation age - scientific habits of mind A survival guide to the misinformation age - scientific habits of mind

Feb 6, 2016
Astrophotography - the essential guide to photographing the night sky Astrophotography - the essential guide to photographing the night sky

Feb 1, 2016
Black holes - a very short introduction Black holes - a very short introduction

Black holes are a constant source of fascination to many due to their mysterious nature. ThisVery Short Introduction, addresses a variety of questions, including what a black hole actually is, how they are characterized and discovered, and what would happen if you came too close to one. --Publisher

Feb 2, 2016
Firefly stargazing with a telescope Firefly stargazing with a telescope

ASTRONOMY, SPACE & TIME. "Firefly Complete Guide to Stargazing" is a comprehensive introduction to an increasingly popular leisure pursuit. The book's flexi-paperback format makes it easy to use while telescope viewing, a welcome feature for the growing number of stargazers. The rapid growth in astronomy is due in large part to the opportunity amateurs have to contribute to scientific research. For example, the amateur Skywatchers in the web-based Milky Way Project have classified more than 1.5

Feb 1, 2016
Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery

The journey to the center of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 6300 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals. Our planet appears tranquil from outer spac

Feb 5, 2016
Light - a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age Light - a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age

"Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, 'Light' captures the wonder and awe of humanity's study of light across three millennia of discovery"--Front jacket flap.

Feb 5, 2016
The cosmic web - mysterious architecture of the universe The cosmic web - mysterious architecture of the universe

J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters of galaxies intricately connected by filaments of galaxies. This magnificent structure is now called the Cosmic Web and has been mapped extensively by teams of astronomers. Here is his gripping insider account of how a generation of undaunted theorists and observers solved the mystery of the architecture of our cosmos.

Feb 2, 2016
The field guide to peppers The field guide to peppers

Feb 1, 2016