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The Science of Everyday Life: Why Teapots Dribble, Toast Burns and Light Bulbs Shine

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Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out?In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.
Author: Marty Jopson
Published by: Michael O'Mara | Publication date: 09/17/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 225 pages

Maths for Science

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This free 14-hour course examined the role of observation, measurement and the recording of data in science.
Published by: The Open University | Publication date: 03/01/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 115 pages

Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

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A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2017A New Scientist Gift Pick 2017"Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it." Dara O BriainCan we resurrect dinosaurs, Jurassic Park-style? Are we living in The Matrix's digital simulation? Do aliens with acid blood exist somewhere in the universe? Will we ever go back and visit 1955? And just why were the original Planet of the Ape movies so terrible?In Science(ish), Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks confront all the questions that your favourite movies provoke. Inspired by their award-winning podcast, this popular (hopefully) science (definitely) book dedicates each chapter to a different sci-fi classic, and wittily explores the fascinating issues that arise. Covering movies from 28 Days Later to Ex Machina, this is a joyous ride through astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more subjects you've always wanted to grasp. Now's your chance: stylishly designed and illustrated throughout, Science(ish) is the perfect gift for every curious mind.
Published by: Atlantic Books | Publication date: 10/05/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages

The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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All the big ideas in science, simply explainedPart of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus's ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. All the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. You'll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world. Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The Science Book is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
Author: DK
Published by: DK | Publication date: 02/02/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages

Bad Science

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Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.Since 2003 Dr Ben Goldacre has been exposing dodgy medical data in his popular Guardian column. In this eye-opening book he takes on the MMR hoax and misleading cosmetics ads, acupuncture and homeopathy, vitamins and mankind’s vexed relationship with all manner of ‘toxins’. Along the way, the self-confessed ‘Johnny Ball cum Witchfinder General’ performs a successful detox on a Barbie doll, sees his dead cat become a certified nutritionist and probes the supposed medical qualifications of ‘Dr’ Gillian McKeith.Full spleen and satire, Ben Goldacre takes us on a hilarious, invigorating and ultimately alarming journey through the bad science we are fed daily by hacks and quacks.
Author: Ben Goldacre
Published by: Fourth Estate | Publication date: 12/07/2008
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 386 pages, ISBN 9780007283194

What is Forensic Science? How Hair, Blood, Bullets and Psychology are used in Crime Scene Investigation: Forensics for Writers and Beginners

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There are many branches within forensics, each of which aid in legal investigations of all kinds. Whether the current investigation is for a violent crime, a white collar crime, or computer crimes, forensic teams can study a great many things such as computers, phones, bullets, fragments, people, etc. in order to re-create crime scenes and produce evidence linking criminals to their crimes.Discover how the smallest trace of blood, the data in a destroyed computer, or the scratches on a bullet, can lead forensic scientists to solve the toughest of crimes.
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 44 pages

Barbarian: A Science Fiction Alien Romance (Alien Barbarians of Zandipor Book 1)

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I went camping once. Two hours later, I was checked into a Holiday Inn, lying on a table and getting massaged by a muscular Swedish man named Sven. If I can’t survive on a campground, how can I survive by myself on an alien planet?And that’s exactly where I am. The flowers are as big as cars, the bugs as big as dogs, and there’s no Holiday Inn in sight. Oh, and did I forget to mention…there are freaking dinosaurs here!I would have been their lunch if it wasn’t for Turic, my blue alien savior. He’s no Sven but he has other ways to please me…And this muscular alien with the heavenly tongue is making this harsh alien planet feel like home.
Published by: Kim Fox | Publication date: 09/27/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 146 pages

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

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A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...
Published by: Wren & Rook | Publication date: 03/09/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 128 pages

Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century

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If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book.Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincidence that geniuses not only dare to dream of the impossible for their work, but do the same for their lives. They’re audacious enough to think that they’re not just ordinary players. Few stories better illustrate this better than the life of the father of the modern world, a man of legendary imaginative power and wonder: Nikola Tesla.In this book, you’ll be taken on a whirlwind journey through Tesla’s life and work, and not only learn about the successes and mistakes of one of history’s greatest inventors, but also how to look at the world in a different, more imaginative way.Read this book now and learn lessons from Nikola Tesla on why imagination is so vital to awakening your inner genius, and insights into the real “secret” to creativity, as explained by people like Jobs, Picasso, Dali, and Twain.
Author: Sean Patrick
Published by: Oculus Publishers | Publication date: 04/09/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 47 pages

Remedial Rocket Science: A Romantic Comedy (Chemistry Lessons Book 1)

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Rocket science is no problem. Falling in love, on the other hand…College student Melody Gage is craving a night of no-strings fun when she meets charming out-of-towner Jeremy, and that’s exactly what she gets. Until three years later, when Melody relocates to Los Angeles and finds herself thrust back into Jeremy’s orbit. Not only does her hunky one-night stand work at the same aerospace company where she’s just started her dream job, he’s the CEO’s son. Jeremy’s got a girlfriend and a reputation as a bad boy, so Melody resolves to keep her distance. Despite her good intentions, a series of awkward circumstances—including an embarrassing crying jag, a latte vs. computer catastrophe, and an emergency fake date—throw her together with the heavenly-smelling paragon of hotness. As the billionaire playboy and nerdy IT girl forge an unlikely friendship, Melody’s attraction to Jeremy grows deeper than she’s ready to admit. How much will she risk for a shot at her happy ending?The debut novel from author Susannah Nix, Remedial Rocket Science follows in the tradition of contemporary romantic comedy favorites like Penny Reid, Sally Thorne, and Jennifer Crusie. This lighthearted second-chance romance is the first in a series of standalone romcoms featuring geeky heroines who work in STEM fields.
Author: Susannah Nix
Published by: Haver Street Press | Publication date: 08/21/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 262 pages
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