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The Oxford illustrated history of science The Oxford illustrated history of science

The Oxford Illustrated History of Science offers readers an accessible and entertaining introduction to the history of science as well as a valuable and authoritative reference work.

Jul 20, 2017
Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know

"In question & answer format, discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the non-scientist"--

Jul 21, 2017
The sun The sun

Essential for life on earth and a major influence on our environment, the Sun is also the most fascinating object in the daytime sky. Every day we feel the effect of its coming and going - literally the difference between day and night. But figuring out what the Sun is, what it's made of, why it glows so brightly, how old it is, how long it will last - all of these take thought and observation. Leon Golub and Jay M. Pasachoff offer an engaging and informative account of what scientists know abou

Jul 21, 2017
Whale quest - working together to save endangered species Whale quest - working together to save endangered species

Jul 25, 2017
California's deadliest earthquakes - a history California's deadliest earthquakes - a history

Jul 25, 2017
Ripples in spacetime - Einstein, gravitational waves, and the future of astronomy Ripples in spacetime - Einstein, gravitational waves, and the future of astronomy

It has already been called the scientific breakthrough of the century: the detection of gravitational waves. Einstein predicted these tiny ripples in the fabric of spacetime nearly a hundred years ago, but they were never perceived directly until now. Decades in the making, this momentous discovery has given scientists a new understanding of the cataclysmic events that shape the universe and a new confirmation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. Ripples in Spacetime is an engaging accoun

Jul 25, 2017