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The chemistry of alchemy - from dragon's blood to donkey dung, how chemistry was forged The chemistry of alchemy - from dragon's blood to donkey dung, how chemistry was forged

Jul 7, 2014
The American Heritage student science dictionary. The American Heritage student science dictionary.

Entries with definitions of basic scientific terms are accompanied by illustrations, "Did You Know" sidebars, and explanatory notes.

Jul 7, 2014
Starlight detectives - how astronomers, inventors, and eccentrics discovered the modern universe Starlight detectives - how astronomers, inventors, and eccentrics discovered the modern universe

Jul 9, 2014
Science mysteries explained Science mysteries explained

"Why do stars twinkle? Why are the eyes of hurricanes so calm? Why do some chemicals explode when combined and others don't? Why do magnets attract or repel each other? These are just a few of the compelling mysteries of science explored in this fun and fascinating guide."--back cover.

Jul 14, 2014
Rocks and minerals of the United States - quick guide Rocks and minerals of the United States - quick guide

Jul 14, 2014
The double helix structure of DNA - James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin The double helix structure of DNA - James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin

Discusses the work of four scientists whose discoveries led to an understanding of DNA's structure and the way it functions.

Jul 14, 2014
Beasts - what animals can teach us about the origins of good and evil Beasts - what animals can teach us about the origins of good and evil

There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. The author's book begins here: there is something different about us. In his previous books the author has showed that animals can teach us much about our own emotions: love (dogs), contentment (cats), grief (elephants), among others. But animals have much to teach us

Jul 14, 2014