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    Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World

    By Rhodri Evans

    Paperback £10.85

    The moving stories of ten remarkable women who transformed science, and changed the world.

    Experiments and Observations on Electricity

    By Benjamin Franklin

    Paperback £30.78

    This 1769 work brings together published and unpublished letters both from and to Benjamin Franklin, which demonstrate the range of his interests. The letters show a lively transatlantic group of scientific friends and colleagues describing their experiments, interpreting each others' results, and theorizing on all aspects of the natural world.

    Future Automation: Changes To Lives And To Businesses

    By Russell Walker

    Paperback £29.66

    This book describes the coming disruptions caused by autonomous systems AS, which are unique blends of AI, big data and the Internet of Things IoT. An example of an AS is a driverless car. Big data is the key element here that is still receiving scant attention as compared to...

    Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception, and how we understand photographs

    By Brian Dilg

    Hardback £10.25

    Combining science and photography, Brian Dilg explores the reasons behind Why You Like This Photo.

    The Lost Boys: inside Muzafer Sherif\'s Robbers Cave experiment

    By Gina Perry

    Paperback £11.45

    The fascinating true story of one of the most controversial psychological experiments of the modern era - a real-life Lord of the Flies. Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. In 1954, a group of boys attended a remote summer camp where they were split into two groups, and forced to bully, harass,...

    Understanding Animal Behaviour

    By Rory Putman

    Paperback £13.85

    A highly readable and accessible introduction to current knowledge about the way animals behave. Comprehensive and authoritative. Beautifully illustrated throughout by wildlife artist Catherine Putman.

    Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe

    By Louisa Preston

    Paperback £8.45

    'Highly recommended' Financial Times Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't the only one that, like the porridge Goldilocks sought, is just right for life? Astrobiologists search the...

    Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

    By Amy Shira Teitel

    Paperback £9.05

    The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.

    Unveiling Galaxies

    By Jean-Rene Roy

    Hardback £30.28

    Continuous innovation in imaging techniques have been essential for discovering galaxies and revealing unexpected properties of the universe. By highlighting the discovery-role of images and that of their most spectacular displays - atlases of galaxies - this book places the exploration of galaxies within broader contexts in the history of...

    Raising the Dead

    By Andy Dougan

    Paperback £8.45

    Presents the story of the science of galvanism - named after the Italian scientist Luigi Galvini who had conducted the original experiments - a movement that investigated the theory of 'animal electricity', a unifying vital spirit that animates us all, its leaders believing that they stood on the brink of...

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