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Earth from Space

You don't know home until you leave it. With over 200 spectacular images, including astonishing satellite images and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit?s footage, Earth from Space reveals our pl..

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Earth Gazers

For thousands of years, we have struggled to rise above the surface of the Earth. 2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the moment three human beings escaped the pull of the Earth's gravitational fie..

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Eat Me: A Natural and Unnatural History of Cannibalism

Cannibalism. It's the last, greatest taboo: the stuff of urban legends and ancient myths, airline crashes and Captain Cook. But while we might get a thrill at the thought of the black widow spider's ..

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Ebola: How a People's Science Helped End an Epidemic

From December 2013, the largest Ebola outbreak in history swept across West Africa, claiming thousands of lives in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. By the middle of 2014, the international community ..

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Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, The

Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of the key ideas, movements, and acts that have defined ecology and ecological thought. The book has a simple c..

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Edison vs. Tesla: The Battle Over Their Last Invention

Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-..

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Eight Years to the Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

July 16, 2019 will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, celebrating an incredible decade in science history. In Eight Years to the Moon, unique personal stories of NASA engineers and MIT ..

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

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 i..

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Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

In 1915, Albert Einstein unveiled his masterwork - a theory, in his words, 'of incomparable beauty': the General Theory of Relativity. It is sometimes overshadowed - wrongly, argues John Gribbin - by ..

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything from elemental particles to the behaviour of materials. Yet is has a..

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Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: The Story of a Gamble, Two Black Holes, and a New Age of Astronomy

An updated classic that recounts the long hunt for Einstein's predicted gravitational waves-and celebrates their recent discovery In February 2016, astronomers announced that they had verified the las..

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Einstein's War

In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein. The neatly printed equations on the scrap of paper outlined his world-..

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Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity

"The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility ...The fact that it is comprehensible is a miracle." --Albert Einstein, 1936 Albert Einstein's universal appeal is only partially explained b..

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Einstein: His Life & Universe

Einstein is the great icon of our age: the kindly refugee from oppression whose wild halo of hair, twinkling eyes, engaging humanity and extraordinary brilliance made his face a symbol and his name a ..

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Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For mo..

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Electrical Principles for the Electrical Trades V2 only. Blended Learning Pack (Bk and Online Resource)
Electrical Wiring Practice Vols 1 and 2 Blended Learning Pack (Book + Online Resource)
Electrified Sheep: Bizarre Experiments from the Bestselling Author of Elephants on Acid

Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment and founding father of the USA. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use artificial respiration..

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Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string..

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Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything

The Universe came into being 13.8 billion years ago. At this point, all of existence could be summed up as an endless soup of particles frothing at temperatures many times hotter than the Sun. It was ..

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Elementary: The Periodic Table Explained

The periodic table, created in the early 1860s by Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, is one of the most extraordinary advances in modern chemistry. This basic visual aid helped scientists to gain a dee..

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Elements, The

The Periodic Table is huge and intricate and seen to be a thing for only Scientists to worry about. This book allows all to have access to what the symbols and two-letter Scrabble words that everyone..

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Elements: An Encyclopedic Tour of the Periodic Table

Chemistry is a fascinating subject, full of stories, personalities, mysteries, and intrigues. This beautifully bound and illustrated book sets out the history of the device the provides a foundation f..

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Elements: An Illustrated History of the Periodic Table

In 1869 Dmitri Mendeleev presented the world with the Periodic Table. It contained 63 elements, many more than the four elements established in the ancient world, but less than half the total in our m..

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Elements: An Illustrated History of the Periodic Table

NEW EDITION includes a 12-page removable fold-out Timeline History of the Periodic Table that's been updated through 2017, as well as an updated chart of the elements which includes the four latest ad..

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Elephants on Acid: From Zombie Kittens to Tickling Machines: The Most Outrageous Experiments from the History of Science

Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog would run to fetch help, if you fell down a disused mineshaft? And what would..

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Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping Our Future

South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colo..

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Emperor of All Maladies

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize In The Emperor o..

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Emperor Of Scent

In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for per..

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Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

A radical, provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political and economic landscape. For half a century, statisticians, pund..

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

overconsumption / population growth / dwindling natural resources / climate change / disease / contamination / storms / thirst / war ...will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity's future ..

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End of Science, The: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age

In The End of Science, John Horgan makes the case that the era of truly profound scientific revelations about the universe and our place in it is over. Interviewing scientific luminaries such as Steph..

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2* From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what..

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Energy Medicine

Today, more of us than ever are discovering the curative powers of energy medicine. Scientific studies continue to confirm its validity, and medical doctors are regularly prescribing treatments such a..

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Energy: A Human History

A "meticulously researched" (The New York Times Book Review) examination of energy transitions over time and an exploration of the current challenges presented by global warming, a surging world popul..

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Engineering Book: From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

This is the latest in the bestselling Sterling Milestones series. It provides a detailed look at 250 milestones in the discipline of Engineering. It is written by the creator of the How Stuff Works se..

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Engineering: An Illustrated History from Ancient Craft to Modern Technology

Here is the essential guide to engineering, an authoritative reference book and timeline about how technology has given shape to our civilization. Engineering predates humanity; Homo habilis was knapp..

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Engineers: From the Great Pyramids to Spacecraft

Full of incredible tales of achievement and ingenuity, Engineers celebrates the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on our world. Learn all about how engineering proj..

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Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

Parkinson's disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 10,000 new cases each year in the UK alone, and yet few know anything about the man the disease is named after. In 1817 - exactly ..

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Oneof the world's greatest contemporary thinkers and author of The Better Angels of Our Nature (described by Bill Gates as 'the most inspiring book I have ever read') shows how to think afresh about ..

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

'My new favourite book of all time' Bill GatesIs modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you follow the headlines, the world in the 2..

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, ..

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Equations of Life, The

The puzzles of life astound and confuse us like no other mystery. But in this revolutionary new book, Charles Cockell reveals how nature is far more understandable and predictable than we think. Refin..

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Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Why do gazelles have legs and not wheels? Why is all life based on carbon rather than silicon? Why do humans have eyes on the front of their heads? And beyond earth, would life - if it should exist - ..

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Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket

Escape From Earth is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasa's Jet ..

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Eureka!: The Most Amazing Scientific Discoveries of All Time

This exciting, educational children's book details the real-life stories of scientists throughout history who made discoveries that changed the way we think about the world. Read about Galileo and Mar..

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

There are many, many more things that nobody knows...! Why do we have five fingers? Do animals have a sense of humour? Did the universe have a beginning? What causes deja vu? Why do cats purr? How fa..

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. In the latest book from the Everything You Know is Wrong series, Matt Brown brings yo..

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Everything You Know About the Human Body is Wrong

A highly entertaining, myth-busting read for anyone with even a passing interest in the human body. The next book in the series, Everything You Know About the Human Body is Wrong debunks the sc..

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Evolution Of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World - and Us

In the great halls of science, dogma holds that Darwin's theory of natural selection explains every branch on the tree of life- which species thrive, which wither away to extinction, and what features..

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Evolution of Everything: How Ideas Emerge

We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Acclaimed author Matt Ridley shows just how wrong this is in his compelling new book. We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Generals win b..

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