A magical journey where readers encounter eight animals that come alive. Using an innovative lenticular-based technology, precision sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, each image is like a 3-D movie on the page, delivering a rich and fluid visual experience.
Based on the bestselling book "The Elements," this calendar is an exquisite marriage of science and art, showcasing a year of the most fascinating elements of the periodic table. Every month has a full-color photograph of the featured element in its pure form, along with detailed text and vibrant graphs.
Well-written and well-organized, this excellent book will be widely applauded by the professional and amateur birding community."--Susan Myers, Victor Emanuel Nature Tours
This deeply fascinating, engaging, and highly accessible explanation of Einstein's equation uses everyday life to explore the principles of physics.
Enter the magical world of butterflies with Jeffrey Glassberg, president of the North American Butterfly Association and driving force behind the current revolution in butterfly watching. This user-friendly guide, lavishly illustrated with more than 160 species, provides invaluable information for those who want identify almost any North American butterfly, create a butterfly-friendly garden, use the new breed of close-range binoculars, and protect butterfly environments.
Classic undergraduate text explores wave functions for the hydrogen atom, perturbation theory, the Pauli exclusion principle, and the structure of simple and complex molecules. Numerous tables and figures.
Starting with the Big Bang creation of the universe, Bonewitz (a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry with secondary training in archaeology per his New Age spiritually-oriented Web site) introduces types of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils to novice collectors. The well-illustrated guide, published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, includes a glossary but no further reading or resources.
The classic that exploded into public controversy and revolutionized the course of science is now available in this Signet Classic edition. Features include a complete glossary, index, and an Introduction by noted biologist Sir Julian Huxley.
A sequential history of Zippo lighter series, cases, inserts, fluid cans, flint packages, and sundries richly illustrated in color with the most highly prized Zippo lighters and information based on original Zippo salesman's catalogs, advertising brochures and a study of thousands of Zippo lighters. Prices provided with each picture and a complete price guide at the back.
Skloot brilliantly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks--a woman whose cells have been unwittingly used for scientific research since the 1950s--with the birth of bioethics, and the dark history of experimentation on African Americans.
Totally updated and revised, this long-awaited new edition continues to provide protocols for the restoration of normal functional movement following stroke.
Based on 1.0 release, this title provides a crash course for using Subversion and continues through advanced topics such as repository administration, Apache integration, third party tools, and migrating revision history from other version control systems. It includes tips for accessing the Subversion APIUs from other programs.