Some have seen philosophy embedded in episodes of The Simpsons; others have detected elements of psychology and religion. Simon Singh, bestselling author of Fermat's...
Reveals how the internet is deadening personal interaction, stifling genuine inventiveness and even changing us as people. Showing us the way to a future where individuals mean more than machines...
Brian Cox; Jeff Forshaw
The perfect guide for the non-scientist to why the discovery of the Higgs boson is one of the most exciting scientific leaps ever.
John W. S. Bradshaw
Worshipped as gods, feared as demonic servants, seen as both wild opportunists and beloved companions, cats often seem as unfathomable, enigmatic and magical to us today as they did in...
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...
As managing director of the Underground in 1920s and the first chief executive of London Transport, Frank Pick (1878-1941), had more influence on the look of 20th century London than...
Overturning the most common myths about dogs' emotions and behaviour, this book shows how we should really treat our pets, and stands up for dogdom: not the wolf in canine...
Brian Cox; Jeff Forshaw
What is quantum physics? How does it help us understand our amazing world? Where does it leave Newton and Einstein? And why, above all, can we be sure that the...
Peter J. Bentley
Everyone uses computers today. But what do you really know about them? Using the voices of pioneers and leading experts, Peter J. Bentley tells the story of computer science; explaining...
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Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and...
Britain's most famous explorer and bestselling author's new book on extreme cold.
Richard Dawkins; Dave McKean
What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This book elucidates the wonders of the natural world.
Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim to be making. In...
A witty and informative guide to the fundamental laws which govern the universe that's so simple that even a dog can understand!
We all wish we could predict the future, but most of us don't know enough about the science that makes it possible. This title is a hypothetical journey through the...
Richard A. Fortey
An awe-inspiring journey through the eons of time and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in living creatures which have survived from earliest times and whose...