New Science Books

New arrivals added to our Science Books Collection in the last 7 days

View all on one page

Sign up for new science books emails

Title Date addedsort icon
America's deadliest twister - the tri-state tornado of 1925 America's deadliest twister - the tri-state tornado of 1925

Aug 25, 2014
An indomitable beast - the remarkable journey of the jaguar An indomitable beast - the remarkable journey of the jaguar

Aug 27, 2014
An ocean garden - the secret life of seaweed An ocean garden - the secret life of seaweed

Aug 27, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Owls of the World is the ultimate photographic resource dedicated to the identification of these charismatic birds of prey. Dozens of the world's finest photographers have contributed 750 spectacular photographs covering all of the world's 268 species of owls. The photos are accompanied by detailed text describing identification codes; population status; food; accurate range maps; habitat; voice; distribution; and similar species. For photographers, birders, naturalists, researchers and any f

Aug 27, 2014
The thinking person's guide to climate change The thinking person's guide to climate change

Provides factual information about climate change, including what is happening to the environment now and what may happen in the future, how scientists study climate change, and what ordinary people can do about climate change.

Aug 29, 2014
Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs

Offers information on collecting, preparing, and preserving easily identifiable wild edibles found in most suburban landscapes.

Aug 29, 2014
The planets - the definitive guide to our solar system The planets - the definitive guide to our solar system

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency.

Aug 29, 2014
Astronomy - a self-teaching guide Astronomy - a self-teaching guide

Aug 29, 2014
Ocean - the definitive visual guide Ocean - the definitive visual guide

"This dramatic, thought-provoking, and all-encompassing visual guide reveals the power and majesty of the seas and oceans, which cover more than two-thirds of the earth's surface. Navigate the mysteries and marvels of the deep, using a combination of breathtaking photography and expertly researched text."--book jacket.

Aug 29, 2014
The serpent and the jaguar - living in sacred time The serpent and the jaguar - living in sacred time

"For the first time, 'The Serpent and the Jaguar' brings you the Tzolk'in and all of its 260 days interpreted in the context of modern life and modern challenges. Detailed descriptions of the 20 trecenas and their ruling day signs headline the 260 Energies of the Day. This book can help you redefine your relationship with sacred, cyclical time in the face of our demanding, stressful schedules operating on linear time"--Page 4 of Cover.

Aug 31, 2014
What if? - serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions What if? - serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions

"Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there was a robot apocalypse, how long would humanity last? In pursuit of answers, Munroe runs computer simulat

Aug 31, 2014
The big, bad book of botany The big, bad book of botany

"David Attenborough meets Lemony Snicket in The Big Bad Book of Botany, Michael Largo's entertaining and enlightening one-of-a-kind compendium of the world's most amazing and bizarre plants, their history, and their lore. The Big, Bad Book of Botany introduces a world of wild, wonderful, and weird plants. Some are so rare, they were once more valuable than gold. Some found in ancient mythology hold magical abilities, including the power to turn a person to stone. Others have been used by assass

Aug 31, 2014