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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Star Trek was right ? there is only one final frontier, and that is space... Human beings are natural explorers, and nowhere is this frontier spirit stronger than in the United States of America. It almost defines the character of the US. But the Earth is running out of frontiers fast. In Brian Clegg's The Final Frontier we discover the massive... more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 15.57
Climate change is upon us. Make no mistake: disasters such as Hurricane Katrina are the tip of a rapidly melting iceberg. While we must still press our governments to take action to mitigate the most extreme effects of global warming, it is now beyond doubt that prevention will not be enough. We clearly need to plan for the worst. But good advice... more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 18.41
Looking after 'The Environment' should be straightforward - no-one wants to destroy the world. And yet in every 'green' area we are either failing to take the essential steps to prevent destruction of the planet or are being deceived - often by ourselves. By using the scalpel of eco-logic it is possible to open up the reality beneath the layers of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 15.99
According to a recent survey, the most popular question about science from the general public was: what came before the Big Bang? We all know on some level what the Big Bang is, but we don?t know how it became the accepted theory, or how we might know what came before. In Before the Big Bang , Brian Clegg (the critically acclaimed author of Upgrade... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 19.99
This is the story of the greatest puzzle in our universe: what is light? Light Years is an engaging survey of everything we know of the universe's most enigmatic phenomenon and the remarkable people who have been captivated by it. Light Years looks over the shoulders of the great revolutionaries of light theory--Bacon, Galileo, Newton, Faraday,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
A pop science look at time travel technology, from Einstein to Ronald Mallett to present day experiments. Forget fiction: time travel is real. In How to Build a Time Machine , Brian Clegg provides an understanding of what time is and how it can be manipulated. He explores the fascinating world of physics and the remarkable possibilities of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 17.99
The phenomenon that Einstein thought too spooky and strange to be true What is entanglement? It's a connection between quantum particles, the building blocks of the universe. Once two particles are entangled, a change to one of them is reflected--- instantly--- in the other, be they in the same lab or light-years apart. So counterintuitive is... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 26.99
A history of gravity, and a study of its importance and relevance to our lives, as well as its influence on other areas of science. Physicists will tell you that four forces control the universe. Of these, gravity may the most obvious, but it is also the most mysterious. Newton managed to predict the force of gravity but couldn?t explain how... more...
- Icon Books 2011; US$ 11.65
There are few times that science is so immediate as when you're in a plane. Acclaimed science writer Brian Clegg shows how you stay up there ? but that?s only the beginning. Inflight Science explains the ever-changing view, whether it?s crop circles or clouds, mountains or river deltas, and describes easy-to-do experiments, from showing how a wing... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
Fascinating facts and mind-boggling science of the human body. Built from the debris of exploding stars that floated through space for billions of years, home to a zoo of tiny aliens, and controlled by a brain with more possible connections than there are atoms in the universe, the human body is the most incredible thing in existence. In the sequel... more...