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50 Future Ideas You Really Need to Know

Written by Richard Watson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

What will the world look like in 2020, 2030 or even 2100? How will progress in scientific research affect human life in the areas of health and lifestyle, energy and the environment, politics and conflict, space exploration and even the ultimate questions of existence? This thoroughly researched and superbly written book... Read more >
How to Live Forever

Written by Alok Jha


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

How to Live Forever is the essential survival guide for anyone who has ever been baffled by science. Embarking on a journey from the very small to the very big, readers will be taken on a glorious tour of the universe, taking in cloned sheep, alien worlds, bizarre life forms, quantum... Read more >
Breverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions

Written by Terry Breverton


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

Invention and innovation are what distinguish the human race from all of the other species on Earth. Throughout history the imagination and pioneering spirit of human kind has compelled us to question why we do things in a certain way and, more importantly, how we can do things better.

Celebrating the... Read more >
How to Destroy the Universe

Written by Paul Parsons


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.95

If you thought physics was all about measuring the temperature of ice in a bucket or trying to fathom what E=mc2 means, think again. How to Destroy the Universe and 34 other really interesting uses of physics demystifies the astonishing world of physics in a series of intriguing, entertaining and often... Read more >
The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773050
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The Evolution of Useful Things
How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

   How did the table fork acquire a fourth tine?  What advantage does the Phillips-head screw have over its single-grooved predecessor? Why does the paper clip look the way it does? What makes Scotch tape Scotch?

   In this delightful book Henry, Petroski takes a microscopic look at artifacts that most of us count...

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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Prism and the Pendulum
Written by Robert Crease
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432537
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science
Written by Robert Crease


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history’s most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of... Read more >
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Prism and the Pendulum
Written by Robert Crease
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ISBN: 9780812970623
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science
Written by Robert Crease


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $16.00

Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history’s most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of... Read more >
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