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.
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.
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.
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.
From the acclaimed author of the standard reference on reporting statistics in medicine, this new resource explains how to create effective scientific articles, research proposals, abstracts, posters, and slide presentations.
From the scientist who made the groundbreaking discovery of the fish with hands, here is a lively, thoroughly engrossing chronicle of evolutionary history that unearths the often startling secrets behind why we look and behave the way we do. Illustrations.
Comprehensive and practical, this pocket reference explores more than 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, insects, and fishes found in Connecticut. Complete with a map featuring statewide wildlife sanctuaries and laminated for durability, this indispensable pamphlet is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
Exposition of fourth dimension, concepts of relativity as Flatland characters continue adventures. Topics include curved space time as a higher dimension, special relativity, and shape of space-time. Includes 141 illustrations.
In the popular tradition of eye-opening bestsellers like "Freakonomics, The Tipping Point," and "Super Crunchers," this fascinating book from renowned statistician and blogger Fung takes readers inside the hidden world of facts and figures that affect them every day.