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  • Nothingby

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 5.31

    Zero, zip, nada, zilch. It's all too easy to ignore the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence, and we may well wonder what there is to say about nothing. But scientists have known for centuries that nothing is the key to understanding absolutely everything, from why particles have mass to the expansion of the universe - so without... more...

  • Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?by

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    Do Polar Bears Get Lonely? is the third compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the phenomenal success of Does Anything Eat Wasps? (2005) and the even more spectacularly successful Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? (2006), this latest collection... more...

  • How to Make a Tornadoby

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    Science tells us grand things about the universe: how fast light travels, and why stones fall to earth. But scientific endeavour goes far beyond these obvious foundations. There are some fields we don't often hear about because they are so specialised, or turn out to be dead ends. Yet researchers have given hallucinogenic drugs to blind people (seriously),... more...

  • Does Anything Eat Wasps?by

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    Every year, readers send in thousands of questions to New Scientist, the world's best-selling science weekly, in the hope that the answers to them will be given in the 'Last Word' column - regularly voted the most popular section of the magazine. Does Anything Eat Wasps? is a collection of the best that have appeared, including: Why can't... more...

  • How to Fossilise Your Hamsterby

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    How can you measure the speed of light with chocolate and a microwave? Why do yo-yos yo-yo? Why does urine smell so peculiar after eating asparagus (includes helpful recipe)? How long does it take to digest different types of food? What is going on when you drop mentos in to cola? 100 wonderful, intriguing and entertaining scientific experiments which... more...

  • Why Can't Elephants Jump?by

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    Well, why not? Is it because elephants are too large or heavy (after all, they say hippos and rhinos can play hopscotch)? Or is it because their knees face the wrong way? Or do they just wait until no one's looking? Read this brilliant new compilation to find out. This is popular science at its most absorbing and enjoyable. That is why... more...

  • How Slow Can you Waterski?by

    Random House 2009; US$ 11.63

    When the powers that be reduced the speed limit on Lake Windermere to 10 knots, waterskiers complained that their sport was now completely scuppered. So just how slow can you waterski before you start to sink beneath the waves? And, while we're about it, how long can you survive in a freezer? What are the chances of being struck by lightning... more...

  • REACH + CLPby

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2011; US$ 48.55

    KlappentextDer Band "REACH", erg�nzt um die CLP-VO, liegt nunmehrin 4. Auflage vor und ber�cksichtigt die aktuellenEntwicklungen des europ�ischen Chemikalienrechts.Die REACH-VO ist im Juni 2007 in Kraft getreten undzu einem der wichtigsten Regelwerke f�r die europ�ischechemische Industrie geworden. Mit der CLP-VO... more...

  • Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?by

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 10.65

    Why do birds sing at dawn? What's the slowest a plane can fly without stalling and falling out of the sky? And how long can you keep a tiger cub as a pet? Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?, the eagerly-awaited new 'Last Word' collection, has the answers to these questions and many more. Seven years on from Does Anything Eat Wasps?, the New... more...

  • Quantum Theoryby

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    A century of extraordinary physics, explained in three fabulously readable books. How did theory, experiment, personalities, politics, and chance combine in the development of Quantum theory, and the discovery of the Higgs Boson - the so-called God Particle? more...