Science

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam
Now with coverage of the new Construction Engineering Topics. Updated to cover the new Transportation and Structural codes. As the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the...

08.12.2012

The Plausibility of Life
Offering daring new ideas about evolution, two highly respected biologists here tackle the central, unresolved question in the field—how have living organisms on Earth developed with such astounding variety and complexity? Marc Kirschner and John...

12.07.2016

The Human Body
Bones, organs, muscles, skin - what we are inside and out - is described in exact and lucid detail by a famous scientist-writer. Isaac Asimov explains the structure and operation of the human body from the basic skeleton to the mysterious and...

21.11.2014

The Extended Phenotype
People commonly view evolution as a process of competition between individuals—known as “survival of the fittest”—with the individual representing the “unit of selection.” Richard Dawkins offers a controversial reinterpretation of that idea in The...

06.08.2017

The Bonobo and the Atheist
In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is...

11.08.2013

Understanding Thermodynamics
Clearly written treament elucidates fundamental concepts and demonstrates their plausibility and usefulness. Language is informal, examples are vivid and lively, and the perspectivie is fresh. Based on lectures delivered to engineering students,...

01.02.2015

Dismantling the Big Bang
The errors of the big bang exposed scientifically in layman's language. This powerful resource answers the age old cosmology debate and includes with its pages: A brief history of scientific cosmology The big band model, including origins of stars,...

04.06.2015

The Art of Problem Solving Vol. 2
Grades 9 -12. The Art of Problem Solving, Volume 2, is the classic problem solving textbook used by many successful high school math teams and enrichment programs and have been an important building block for students who, like the authors,...

01.11.2015

Bill Nye The Science Guy's Big Blast Of Science
Bill Nye The Science Guy knows how cool science can be. After all, everything in the universe involves science. And you already think scientifically everyday, even if you don’t know it. So get ready for a universe of amazing fun—you’ll have a blast....

21.04.2017

Combinatorial Algorithms
This textbook thoroughly outlines combinatorial algorithms for generation, enumeration, and search. Topics include backtracking and heuristic search methods, applied to various combinatorial structures, such as combinations, permutations, graphs,...

16.04.2013

Weather Mania
Whether there's a tropical heat wave or a chill in the air, whether there's rain, sleet, or snow, have some meteorological fun while learning about everything from hurricanes to sunny blue skies. How can you fly "above the weather?" What are the...

14.04.2014

Behind the Scenes of the Universe
An extraordinary discovery has recently shaken the foundations of Cosmology and Particle Physics, sparking a scientific revolution that has profoundly modified our understanding of our Universe and that is still far from over. Pioneering astronomers...

10.05.2015

What's the Alternative? Career Options for Librarians and Info Pros
As the global information economy grows, librarians who are able to retool and transfer their skills are finding themselves increasingly in demand. Here, Rachel Singer Gordon explains the dynamics of the shifting market for information-based work,...

29.11.2015

On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems
In 1931, a young Austrian mathematician published an epoch-making paper containing one of the most revolutionary ideas in logic since Aristotle. Kurt Giidel maintained, and offered detailed proof, that in any arithmetic system, even in elementary...

22.06.2017

Chance
In Chance, celebrated mathematician Amir D. Aczel turns his sights on probability theory—the branch of mathematics that measures the likelihood of a random event. He explains probability in clear, layman's terms, and shows its practical...

02.12.2016

A-Level Physics
For current students and (in my case) those individuals of mature years wishing to go back and fill in any gaps in their A-level physics knowledge -- this is an excellent book.The format of those title has been updated for improved...

04.10.2016

Haunted Empire
Former Wall Street Journal technology reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane delves deep inside Apple in the two years since Steve Jobs's death, revealing the tensions and challenges CEO Tim Cook and his team face as they try to sustain Jobs's vision...

19.09.2014

The Future of the Mind
The New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.For the first time in history, the secrets of...

20.12.2013

CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide
The Number-One CompTIA A+ Exam Guide "The most comprehensive publication on the market." -Certification MagazineCompletely revised and updated for all four new exams and reviewed and approved by CompTIA,...

01.11.2017

Galileo and the Magic Numbers
This is one of Philip's Science books, but I couldn't put it down. This vivid picture I now have of Galileo standing up to the Grand Inquisitor because it was heresy to say that the earth revolves around the sun, or that Galileo worked for months...

28.09.2017

How the Mind Works
In this extraordinary bestseller, Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists, does for the rest of the mind what he did for language in his 1994 book, The Language Instinct. He explains what the mind is, how it evolved,...

07.06.2013

Science-Mart
This trenchant study analyzes the rise and decline in the quality and format of science in America since World War II. During the Cold War, the U.S. government amply funded basic research in science and medicine. Starting in the 1980s, however, this...

25.06.2018

New Guide To The Planets
There is more than one author with this nameSir Alfred Patrick Caldwell-Moore, CBE, Hon FRS, FRAS, known as Patrick Moore, is an English amateur astronomer, who is the most well known English promoter of astronomy. Moore wrote...

12.06.2014

A Brief Tour of Higher Consciousness
A lighthearted yet profound guide to the realms of higher consciousness and the ultimate nature of reality. • Explains some of the most difficult concepts of physics and heightened consciousness in ways that are easily understood....

23.06.2014

Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics
For the calculus-based General Physics course primarily taken by engineers and scientists.

26.06.2014

Bohr And Quantum Theory
At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world...Niels Bohr's discoveries in quantum theory led to advances in physics and our understanding of atomic structure. His work won him the Nobel...

18.12.2016

Ice Is Nice!
Chill out with the Cat in the Hat as he takes Sally and Dick to visit the North and South Poles in this very cool Cat in the Hat Learning Library book! As the Cat and Co. mingle with reindeer, musk oxen, polar bears, caribou, and all sorts...

04.08.2016

The Body in Question
In this original and highly entertaining book, Dr. Jonathan Miller considers the functioning of the body as a subject of private experience. He explores our attitudes towards our bodies, our astonishing ignorance of them, and our inability to read...

26.09.2015

The Case of the Barfy Birthday
In this fourth clever chapter book starring Drake Doyle and Nell Fossey, real science is seamlessly woven into four exciting cases, including a mysterious food-poisoning epidemic and a spooky tree-house ghost. The snappy dialogue and wacky...

14.06.2013

Robin Nixon's CSS & CSS3 Crash Course
From the author of the top-selling book "Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript," and the popular "Robin Nixon's HTML5 Crash Course," this new CSS & CSS 3 course teaches you everything you need to know about the web layout language, all the way...

07.07.2015

The Science In Science Fiction
Science fiction fans and technology buffs will treasure this guide to the sci-fi ideas that have influenced and inspired scientific advances in the real world. Many of the most fascinating ideas in science originated not in the laboratory but in the...

10.07.2017

Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems
For courses in differential equations. This book, with enough material for 2 terms, provides a concrete and readable text for the traditional course in elementary differential equations that science, engineering, and mathematics students take...

22.10.2015

Math!
Dieses Buch enthalt eine Sammlung von Dialogen des bekannten Mathematikers Serge Lang mit Schulern. Serge Lang behandelt die Schuler als seinesgleichen und zeigt ihnen mit dem ihm eigenen lebendigen Stil etwas vom Wesen des mathematischen Denkens....

11.03.2013

Mind Time
Our subjective inner life is what really matters to us as human beings--and yet we know relatively little about how it arises. Over a long and distinguished career Benjamin Libet has conducted experiments that have helped us see, in clear and...

17.12.2014

Easy Genius Science Projects with Electricity and Magnetism
Spark your interest in science by learning about electricity and magnetism. Build an electromagnet, learn how circuits work, and more. Using the ideas and experiments presented in this book, students can come up with their own ideas for successful...

25.10.2015

Celestial Mechanics
The common perception of Celestial Mechanics is that of a discipline which needs advanced mathematics and astronomy to be understood. Yet modern Celestial Mechanics has a rather different taste and a truly interdisciplinary nature. The number of...

03.04.2014

The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms with Observations on Their Habits (Works of Charles Darwin 28)
Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) has been widely recognized since his own time as one of the most influential writers in the history of Western thought. His books were widely read by specialists and the general public, and his influence had been...

01.02.2013

The Backyard Astronomer's Guide
What type of telescope is best for beginners? Can I use my camera to take photographs through a telescope? How good are the new computerized telescope mounts? What charts, books, software and other references do I need? These questions are asked...

23.11.2012

The Chemistry Maths Book
The Chemistry Maths Book is a comprehensive textbook of mathematics for undergraduate students of chemistry. Such students often find themselves unprepared and ill-equipped to deal with the mathematical content of their chemistry courses. Textbooks...

24.08.2014

Corrupted Science
In Discarded Science, John Grant took a fascinating look at all the things science got wrong through the centuries. But at least those were honest mistakes. Grant’s equally absorbing follow-up examines something more sinister: deliberate...

29.09.2016

Simply Einstein
In clear, understandable terms, physicist Richard Wolfson explores the ideas at the heart of relativity and shows how they lead to such seeming absurdities as time travel, curved space, black holes, and new meaning for the idea of past and future....

01.07.2015

How to Fake a Moon Landing
"Everyone is entitled to their own opinion; however, everyone is not entitled to their own facts." Michael Specter, an intelligent manFacts.You can't argue with 'em, but DAMN! some people sure do...

01.10.2012

Life's Matrix
One of the four elements of classical antiquity, water is central to the environment of our planet. In Life's Matrix, Philip Ball writes of water's origins, history, and unique physical character. As a geological agent, water shapes...

31.08.2013

Science in Action
Science and technology have immense authority and influence in our society, yet their working remains little understood. The conventional perception of science in Western societies has been modified in recent years by the work of philosophers,...

25.11.2015

Beyond Boundaries
A pioneering neuroscientist shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become a paradigm-shifting realityImagine living in a world where people use their computers, drive their cars, and...

06.02.2017

The Panic Virus
WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE? In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause autism. The media seized...

20.06.2015

The Pond Lovers
To his readers, Gene Logsdon is best known as the Contrary Farmer and this is his ode to the watery microcosms all around us. Readers looking for hands-on experience will find plenty of pond-keeping tips but his higher purpose is to proclaim the...

13.09.2017

Don't Know Much About Space
If Earth is round, why don't people on the other side of the world fall off? (see page 26)Is Mars red because it's embarrassed? (see page 49)If black holes are invisible, how do we know they're there? (see page 86)Using the popular style...

03.06.2015

The Moral Molecule
"Philosophy, economics, and biology have rarely been so entertaining."—Matt Ridley, author of GenomePaul J. Zak's proclivity for taking blood samples has earned him a nickname as the "vampire economist." But his sanguinary habit...

21.06.2015

The Best Technology Writing 2009
“The ubiquity of the digital lifestyle has forced us to write and think about technology in a different way.”—Steven Johnson    In his Introduction to this beautifully curated collection of essays, Steven Johnson heralds the arrival...

14.08.2014

Burnham's Celestial Handbook
The three volume "Burnham's Celestial Handbook" series provides a constellation based, detailed and comprehensive guide to tens of thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system. The information presented includes: definitions, names,...

20.11.2014

Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers
Provides immediate help for anyone preparing a biomedical paper by givin specific advice on organizing the components of the paper, effective writing techniques, writing an effective results sections, documentation issues, sentence structure and...

18.05.2014

Introduction to Mechanics and Symmetry
Symmetry has always played an important role in mechanics, from fundamental formulations of basic principles to concrete applications. The theme of the book is to develop the basic theory and applications of mechanics with an emphasis on the role of...

03.04.2014

A Journey through Time
This book takes the reader through a journey across the cosmos as seen through the Hubble telescope. The pictures are accompanied by interpretive text that places cosmic scale in some perspective: E.g., our star, the sun, consumes 4 billion tons...

27.03.2013

Body Bazaar
Lori Andrews is a law professor, a public interest lawyer and mystery novelist. She’s taught at Princeton, written for a television legal drama, and advised governments around the world about emerging technologies. Now she’s focusing on how social...

18.12.2013

Bootstrapping
Bootstrapping analyzes the genesis of personal computing from both technological and social perspectives, through a close study of the pathbreaking work of one researcher, Douglas Engelbart. In his lab at the Stanford Research Institute in...

23.03.2014

Children's Encyclopedia
-- Highly illustrated first reference books-- Topics are arranged thematically and provide in-depth explanations using simple language-- Contains lots of practical experiments

07.02.2015

Magnetism in Condensed Matter
This volume describes the modern theory of the magnetic properties of solids. Starting from fundamental principles, the illustrated text outlines the theory of magnetic behaviour, describes experimental techniques, and discusses current research...

15.01.2016

City of Light
City of Light tells the story of fiber optics, tracing its transformation from 19th-century parlor trick into the foundation of our global communications network. Written for a broad audience by a journalist who has covered the field for twenty...

13.04.2016

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, delivering must-read...

27.10.2017

The Life of the Cosmos
Cosmologist Lee Smolin offers a startling new theory of the universe that is at once elegant, comprehensive, and radically different from anything proposed before. In The Life of the Cosmos, Smolin cuts the Gordian knot of cosmology with a simple,...

28.11.2016

Integrated Principles of Zoology
Dr. Cleveland P. Hickman Jr., Professor Emeritus of Biology at Washington and Lee UniversityDr. Hickman taught at Washington and Lee from 1967 until his retirement in 1993. He specialized in animal physiology, general zoology and ecology. He...

30.06.2016

Critical Mass
Are there "natural laws" that govern the ways in which humans behave and organize themselves, just as there are physical laws that govern the motions of atoms and planets? Unlikely as it may seem, such laws now seem to be emerging from attempts to...

08.03.2014

Our Final Hour
Bolstered by unassailable science and delivered in eloquent style, Our Final Hour's provocative argument that humanity has a mere 50/50 chance of surviving the next century has struck a chord with readers, reviewers, and opinion-makers...

19.06.2014

Quarks, Chaos & Christianity
Templeton Award winner and theoretical physicist John Polkinghorne explores the gap between science and religion. "Do we have to choose between the scientific and religious views of the world, or are they complementary understandings that give us a...

03.10.2012

A Journey Through The Tenth Dimension
(Arabic: ميشيو كاكو)Dr. Michio Kaku is an American theoretical physicist at the City College of New York , best-selling author, ...

15.07.2017

The Atlas Of The Solar System
Bill Yenne is the author of several novels and over three dozen books on historical topics. He has also been a contributor to encyclopedias of both world wars. The New Yorker wrote of Sitting Bull, his biography of the great Lakota leader,...

23.04.2018

See Me Grow
Scholastic Discover More is a revolutionary new nonfiction line pairing stunning print books with corresponding interactive digital books that extend the learning online.SEE ME GROW unlocks a free 16-page digital companion book, SEE ME GROW...

02.12.2016

Animal Thinking
Considering that this book is almost as old as I am, it's hardly surprising that I didn't realise quite how much resistance there was to the idea of animals having conscious thought. I think this book produces a compelling argument suggesting that...

06.05.2018

Linear Algebra For Dummies
Your hands-on guide to real-world applications of linear algebraDoes linear algebra leave you feeling lost? No worries --this easy-to-follow guide explains the how and the why of solving linear algebra problems in plain English. From...

23.07.2015

Infinite Mindfield
Using information from the cutting edge of modern science, Peake presents startling evidence that the inner worlds of our mystics and shamans are as real, or possibly even more real, than the reality we experience in waking life. As his starting...

18.10.2016

Journey into the Heart
The thrilling story of the brilliant and audacious pioneers who revolutionized cardiovascular medicine. The history of heart surgery is a fascinating saga. In the dark ages of medicine, physicians commonly prescribed blood...

14.07.2013

Future Magic
Robert Lull Forward, commonly known as Robert L. Forward, (August 15, 1932 - September 21, 2002) was an American physicist and science fiction writer. His fiction is noted for its scientific credibility, and uses many ideas developed during his work...

09.09.2014

Mind Wars
In his fascinating new book, Jonathan D. Moreno investigates the deeply intertwined worlds of cutting-edge brain science, U.S. defense agencies, and a volatile geopolitical landscape where a nation's weaponry must go far beyond bombs and men. The...

27.02.2013

The Britannica Guide to Genetics
From Gregor Mendel’s first experiments with peas during the eighteenth century to the announcement of the Human Genome Project in 1998, genetics have become the key to cracking many of the scientific ideas of our age. How much do our genes determine...

22.04.2018

The Moon Seems to Change
Because the moon revolves around Earth, it seems to grow and shrink. Children can read about the phenomena of the moon’s phases and with an experiment using an orange, a pencil, and a flashlight, they can see why the moon looks different at...

17.04.2013

Vi racconto l'astronomia
Recensione pubblicata su Cronache di BetelgeuseUn libricino piccolo piccolo che percorre le domande più comuni,...

17.09.2014

Excel 2007 Macros Made Easy
Get beyond the basics with Excel 2007 macrosNow you can take your Excel skills to the next level with help from this hands-on guide. Excel 2007 Macros Made Easy shows you how to create, run, and revise macros to simplify repetitive tasks and...

30.09.2013

Who They Were
In "Who They Were," Dr. Robert C. Shaler, the man who directed the largest and most groundbreaking forensic DNA investigation in U.S. history, tells with poignant clarity and refreshing honesty the story behind the relentless effort to identify the...

11.10.2017

Curation is Creation
Derided by some creators as drain on their craft, curation, when approached the right way, can add value for those who created the work it presents, those who consume it, and the curators themselves. In this concise book, I explain why...

18.05.2013

Mathematics
The aim of this volume is to explain, carefully but not technically, the differences between advanced, research-level mathematics, and the sort of mathematics we learn at school. The most fundamental differences are philosophical, and readers of...

30.09.2012

Darwin on Trial
The controversial book that rocked the scientific establishment! Why? It shows that the theory of evolution is based not on fact but on faith--faith in philosophical naturalism. Philip Johnson argues courageously that there simply is no vast body of...

19.01.2017

Fossils Tell of Long Ago
Read this straight through twice and then again in the evening. The first page sucked us right in: "Once upon a time a huge fish was swimming around when along came a smaller fish. The big fish was so hungry it swallowed the other fish hole. The big...

11.01.2015

Computational Science and Engineering
This book presents the full range of computational science and engineering -- the equations, numerical methods, and algorithms with MATLAB codes. The author has taught this material to thousands of engineers and scientists. The book is...

22.03.2017

The Heavens Proclaim
For more than 100 years, the Vatican has supported an astronomical observatory. Indeed, the Church has not only supported astronomical research, but it has seen the study of the Heavens as a way of getting to know our Creator. In honor of the...

15.08.2016

The Accidental Systems Librarian
"The Accidental Systems Librarian takes the approach that anyone with a solid foundation in the practices and principles of librarianship and a willingness to confront changing technology can serve effectively in a library technology position--with...

09.02.2017

Fossils
A pocketful of knowledge. A new generation of illustrated pocket books. Systematically organized for easy access to information. Quick-reference section contains charts, lists, glossary and index.

18.07.2015

Remarkable Creatures
An award-winning biologist takes us on the dramatic expeditions that unearthed the history of life on our planet.  Just 150 years ago, most of our world was an unexplored wilderness. Our sense of its age was vague...

25.01.2015

Who Got Einstein's Office?
It was home to Einstein in decline, the place where Kurt Göedel starved himself in paranoid delusion, and where J. Robert Oppenheimer rode out his political persecution in the Director’s mansion. It is the Institute for Advanced Study in...

08.03.2017

A Neotropical Companion
A" Neotropical Companion" is an extraordinarily readable introduction to the American tropics, the lands of Central and South America, their remarkable rainforests and other ecosystems, and the creatures that live there. It is the most...

17.04.2013

What Is Mathematics, Really?
Most philosophers of mathematics treat it as isolated, timeless, ahistorical, inhuman. Reuben Hersh argues the contrary, that mathematics must be understood as a human activity, a social phenomenon, part of human culture, historically evolved, and...

28.07.2014

The Sleepwalkers
Koestler's book presents a rather good history of cosmology from ancient times until the late 17th century. There are four main sections, respectively devoted to the classical world-view (i.e. before the 15th century), Copernicus, Kepler and...

30.01.2018

Universe
Known edition after edition for its state-of-the-science coverage, Universe breaks new ground in its Eighth Edition with added pedagogical support and pioneering media and supplements. It places the basics of astronomy and the...

01.11.2014

The Great Shark Escape (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, #7)
In this book, Arnold escapes from a Goblin shark. The magic school bus traveled inside a Tiger shark. I liked the part when the class saw all the bones inside the Tiger shark's stomach. The smallest shark in the world is the Pygmie shark. It...

21.10.2013

Measures, Integrals and Martingales
If one is more or less serious about learning probability theory, there is no way to get around measure theory. So even though the book doesn’t have the word probability (or stochastic) in its title, I believe it’s a great place to get solid...

20.11.2017

Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive processes enable us to experience the world around us: to recognise a friendly face in a crowd, to communicate our passions, to recall memories from the past. When these processes stop working, it can turn friends into strangers, render...

22.06.2018

Trigonometric Delights
Trigonometry has always been the black sheep of mathematics. It has a reputation as a dry and difficult subject, a glorified form of geometry complicated by tedious computation. In this book, Eli Maor draws on his remarkable talents as a guide to...

08.07.2014

Tying Down the Wind
In the book Tying Down the Wind, a lot of information is explained. The book explains the story of Eric Pinder, a meteorologist is New Hampshire. A meteorologist is a person who studies the weather. Eric is mainly stationed on Mt. Washington,...

09.11.2015

Molecules and Mental Illness
One of the few psychiatrists with formal training in molecular biology, Barondes offers an unusual perspective on the symptoms and treatment of mental illness. Passages written by patients and their families describing their illnesses, the...

03.04.2015