The maths we learn in school can seem like an abstract set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. This title shows us, maths touches...
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 ...
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...
Wallace J. Nichols
Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we...
National Maritime Museum; Richard...
Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition "Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude".
How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of four men who met...