Here is the essential guide to philosophy. Philosophy: An Illustrated History of Thought is an authoritative yet fun reference book and timeline on the compilation of human knowledge. Both art and science attempt answers to the big quest... read more

Philosophy an illustrated history of Thought Ponderables

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Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds of matter inside our heads that does all our thinking for us. With 100 billion nerve cells joined by thousands more to every corner of the body, the ... read more

Brain: Ponderables

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Series:Haynes Manuals

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Robot Wars : Build Your Own Robot Manual

Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life he... read more

Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

This is a story about you. It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, be... read more

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

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Series:Collins Guides

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative `Collins Guide' series. A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, th... read more

Collins Stars and Planets Guide (Collins Guides)

The ultimate guide to animal flatulence: the perfect gift for anyone who has ever farted.Dogs do it. Millipedes do it. Dinosaurs did it. You do it: I do it. Octopuses don't (and nor do octopi). Spiders might do it: more research is n... read more

Does It Fart? The Definitive Field Guide to Animal Flatulence

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From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel. Gleick's story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book, an international sensat... read more

Time Travel

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All matter comprises of twelve 'building block' particles. This book explains how these building blocks are formed and interact, using toy building blocks to create a uniquely visual and clear depiction of the way our universe is put together. This is the per... read more

Particle Physics Brick by Brick

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Series:Little Ways to Live a Big Life

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it... Not falling in love, but counting. Animals and humans have been using numbers to navigate their way through the jungle of life ever since we all evolved on this planet. But this book will help you to do something... read more

How to Count to Infinity

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What is it that makes us human? Is it language, imagination, morality, or is it that we cook and wear shoes? Or perhaps we are less human than we think (Neanderthal and Denisovan genes can be found within all of us!).Once again, New Scientist have all of the fa... read more

New Scientist: How to be Human

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Series:Little Ways to Live a Big Life

The beginning of the 20th century heralded a scientific revolution: what a few brilliant minds uncovered about our reality in the first twenty years has shaped the history of our species. And one of them in particular stands out: Einstein, with his celebrated E=mc2.I... read more

How To Understand E = MC2