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Physics in Minutes

by Giles Sparrow Quercus (August 05, 2014)

Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves, and...

The Scientific Companion: Exploring the Physical World with Facts, Figures, and Formulas

by Cesare Emiliani Wiley (April 21, 2008)

". . . infuses into the reader the conviction that science is exciting and can be understood by everyone." --American Scientist

This new edition of the critically acclaimed Scientific Companion offers a comprehensive...

Scientific American Science Desk Reference

by The Editors of Scientific American Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Who names newly discovered planets? What exactly are black holes? Where are there the most earthquakes? When did the first Homo sapiens walk the earth? Why is the night sky dark? How does the fluoride in toothpaste...

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

by Matrin M. Goldwyn Skyhorse (August 01, 2012)

Have you ever wondered how the planets came into being? Or what causes some people to have freckles? Ever wanted to know why mosquito bites itch and swell? Over his long career as a high school science teacher,...

Don't Know Much About Geography

by Kenneth C. Davis Harper Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

Don't Know Much About Geography by New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis is a fascinating and fun exploration of our planet.


Geography is the hub from which other disciplines radiate: meteorology,...

Mortuary Science: A Sourcebook

by John F. Szabo Scarecrow Press (January 01, 1993)

Szabo presents a thorough bibliographical examination of the funeral industry and related subjects. Most citations are annotated, with special notes on editions and reprints.

The Handbook of Geoscience

by Frank R. Spellman & Melissa L. Stoudt Scarecrow Press (February 14, 2013)

Written in an engaging, highly readable style, it is ideal for students, administrators, legal professionals, non-science professionals and general readers with little or no science background, the handbook...

Environmental Science: Principles and Practices

by Frank R. Spellman & Melissa L. Stoudt Scarecrow Press (February 14, 2013)

The goal of Environmental Science: Principles and Practices provides the scientific principles, concepts, applications, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to...

How it Feels to Be Attcked by a Shark

by Michelle Hamer Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

What does it feel like to find yourself in the grip of a 15-foot Great White shark? To be struck not once but twice by lightning? Here are 40 incredible true-life stories of people who lived through the most...

Ask a Science Teacher

by Larry Scheckel The Experiment (December 17, 2013)

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher!

We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about...

A Guide to Cyanobacteria

by Mark A. Nienaber & Miriam Steinitz-Kannan The University Press of Kentucky (May 16, 2018)

Blue-green algae (also known as cyanobacteria) and the toxins they can produce pose serious economic, environmental, and public health problems worldwide. Much of the scientific and public interest in these...

Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers

by Keith B. Aubry, William J. Zielinski, Martin G. Raphael & Gilbert Proulx et al. Comstock Publishing Associates

Mammals in the genus Martes are mid-sized carnivores of great importance to forest ecosystems. This book, the successor to Martens, Sables, and Fishers: Biology and Conservation, provides a scientific basis...

The Handy Physics Answer Book

by Paul W Zitzewitz Visible Ink Press (February 01, 2011)

Eschewing the usual mathematical explanations for physics phenomena, this approachable reference explains complicated scientific concepts in plain English that everyone can understand. Tackling the big issues...

The Handy Science Answer Book

by The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Visible Ink Press (April 01, 2011)

Presenting a fun and educational way to explore the wonders of the world of science, this newly updated edition poses and answers 2,200 questions, providing an abundance of original and interesting science facts....

The Handy Biology Answer Book

by James Bobick Visible Ink Press (October 01, 2004)

Life itself and today's hottest science are examined in The Handy Biology Answer Book. From the newsworthy (What are stem cells? What is genetically modified food and why is it so controversial?) to the practical...

Dictionary of Astronomy and Astronautics

by Armand Spitz & Frank Gaynor Philosophical Library (January 15, 1959)

Concise definitions of over 2,200 terms and concepts related to astronomy and astronautics—a wide gamut of terms ranging from those as old as man to those as new as the Space Age on the threshold of which...


by Theodore Gray Hachette Books (October 17, 2017)

The long-awaited third installment in Theodore Gray's iconic "Elements" trilogy. The first two titles, Elements and Molecules, have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

With Reactions bestselling author...

Diving Deeper into SCUBA... Science

by Costantino Balestra & Peter Germonpré Acrodacrolivres (April 04, 2017)

You will find in this book some valuable and reliable lessons about safe diving

The editors of and authors of this book are a cadre of scientists and physicians with broad experience and knowledge of diving physiology...

A Stuck on Learning Math Sticker Book for Toddlers - Counting Book

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Counting is made more playful with this sticker book for toddlers. Nobody is allowed to get stuck on Mathematics. You must keep your kids moving up the ladder of learning with this activity book. Let’s all...

Science Is Fun (Common Core Edition) : 2nd Grade Activity Book Series

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Science is fun, especially for little scientists. The purpose of this book is to remind a child how fun it is to read books and use their imagination. Reading is a personal experience that pretty much shapes...

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by James G. Thomas Jr. & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (November 26, 2012)

Science and medicine have been critical to southern history and the formation of southern culture. For three centuries, scientists in the South have documented the lush natural world around them and set a lasting...

The Magic of Mathematics

by Theoni Pappas Wide World Publishing (September 30, 2011)

Delves into the world of ideas, explores the spell mathematics casts on our lives, and helps you discover mathematics where you least expect it. Be spellbound by the mathematical designs found in nature. Learn...

Chemistry Terminology

by Pamphlet Master Dot EDU (July 17, 2014)

This Chemistry Terminology study guide is created by Pamphlet Master for students everywhere. This tool has a comprehensive variety of college and graduate school topics/subjects which can give you what it takes...

Weight and Measures

by Pamphlet Master Dot EDU (July 15, 2014)

This Weight and Measures study guide is created by Pamphlet Master for students everywhere. This tool has a comprehensive variety of college and graduate school topics/subjects which can give you what it takes...

Biology: Biology Study Guide

by Pamphlet Master Dot EDU (July 15, 2014)

This Biology study guide is created by Pamphlet Master for students everywhere. This tool has a comprehensive variety of college and graduate school topics/subjects which can give you what it takes to achieve...

Historical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Nancy Y. Liu Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 19, 2015)

The historical dictionary provides information on science and technology in China from the late nineteenth century to the present including:

  • a chronology;
  • introduction;
  • extensive bibliography;
  • over 700 cross-referenced...

Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs

by Paul Parsons Quercus (October 01, 2013)

Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs presents a series of clear and concise essays that explain the fundamentals of some of the most exciting and important science concepts you really need to know. Paul Parsons...

The Big Questions: Physics

by Michael Brooks Quercus (November 05, 2013)

The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts address the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely...

50 Earth Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Martin Redfern Quercus (November 05, 2013)

This latest book in Quercus's bestselling "50 Ideas" series is a wonderfully accessible overview of the only place we know of in the universe that is capable of sustaining life. Expert popular science writer...

50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Joanne Baker Quercus (October 01, 2013)

In this, the second volume in an important new series presenting core concepts across a range of critical areas of human knowledge, author Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of 20th-century scientific theory...

The Periodic Table: A Visual Guide to the Elements

by Paul Parsons Quercus (March 11, 2014)

As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also...

Present at the Future

by Ira Flatow HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Veteran NPR® science correspondent and award-winning radio and TV journalist Ira Flatow's enthusiasm for all things science has made him a beloved on-air journalist. For more than thirty-five years, Flatow...

Science Basic Facts (Collins Gem)

by Collins Collins (December 19, 2013)

A completely new full-colour edition of the popular guide to science

First published in 1989, this is the third edition of the popular Gem Basic Facts Science. The Basic Facts series is a series of illustrated...