A clarion call to save humanity's most essential fellow creatures - and our health
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Michael Blastland; David Spiegelhalter
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A beautifully illustrated, full-colour guide to one of science's most infamously impenetrable subjects.
The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All ideas that have revolutionised science - and that were dismissed out of hand when they first appeared. The ...
Tom McCarthy; Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists who make sense of exterior and interior worlds through highly personal and...
Looks at the history of forensic science over the last two centuries, during which time a combination of remarkable intuition, painstaking observation and leaps in scientific knowledge have developed this...
For centuries, scientists had only one way to study the brain: wait for misfortune to strike - strokes, seizures, infections, lobotomies, horrendous accidents, phantom limbs, Siamese twins - and see...
Guerilla Science; Zoe Cormier
How can wordless collections of sounds send shivers down our spines and tickle ancient parts of our brains we share with reptiles? How did a chemist's quest to create ...
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Our minds have two ways of thinking: fast and intuitive, and slow and logical. This explains how we make decisions and how to use this knowledge to your advantage.
Patrick Moore; Chris North
Collects questions sent in by viewers and fans, answered by Sir Patrick Moore and "Sky at Night" co-presenter Dr Chris North. Featuring sections on the solar system, cosmology, the bizarre...
Why do rational people buy notions that seem utterly incredulous? (And that includes you.)
Shows how the new power paradigm operates, how it is conceived and controlled, and why it is leading to a collapse in living standards. Arguing that the 'information economy' ruins...
All too easily, we ignore or dismiss the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence. But without nothing, or rather what we've long taken to be nothing - we'd be nowhere...
On a summer's day in June 1761, astronomers all over the world cast their eyes to the sky to witness a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the...
An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us and what it means to live with obsessive compulsive disorder