Mathematical savant and bestselling author of BORN ON A BLUE DAY, this is Tammet's engaging and personal exploration of what numbers can teach us about our lives and minds.
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...
Daniel C. Dennett
Thinking is hard - yet barely a waking moment passes when we're not labouring away at it. This title offers cognitive tools that built for the treacherous subject matter: evolution...
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.
Lawrence M. Krauss
A provocative account of the astounding new answers to the most basic philosophical questions: where did the universe come from and how will it end?
Oceans are the most mysterious places on earth. Their depths remain largely unexplored, yet ninety-five percent of the planet's habitable space lies within them. And now the life they support...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
A witty and informative guide to the fundamental laws which govern the universe that's so simple that even a dog can understand!
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...