Télécharger le livre :  Words And Rules

One of the world's science superstars presents a brilliantly illuminating, entertaining and cutting-edge account of how language actually works.How does language work? How do children learn their mother tongue? Why do languages change over time, making Chaucer's English...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-05-22
Collection : SCIENCE MASTERS
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Télécharger le livre :  The Human Brain

Susan Greenfield, one of the world's pre-eminent scientists, takes the reader on a guided tour of the final frontier in human understanding: the brain.Locked away remote from the rest of the body in its own custom-built casing of skull bone, with no intrinsic moving...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-04-10
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Télécharger le livre :  Just Six Numbers

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees shows how the behaviour and origins of the universe can be explained by just six numbers.How did a single genesis event create billions of galaxies, black holes, stars and planets? How did atoms assemble - here on Earth, and perhaps on other...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-03-20
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Télécharger le livre :  River Out Of Eden

The No.1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller. A fascinating explanation of how evolution works, from bestselling author of THE GOD DELUSION, Richard Dawkins.The river of Dawkins's title is a river of DNA, flowing through time from the beginning of life on earth to the present - and...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-03-20
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Télécharger le livre :  Three Roads to Quantum Gravity

A leading theoretical physicist describes the search for a 'theory of everything'.The Holy Grail of modern physics is the search for a 'quantum gravity' view of the universe that unites Einstein's general relativity with quantum theory. Until recently, these two...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-03-20
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Télécharger le livre :  Nature's Numbers

A mathematical sightseeing tour of the natural world from the author of THE MAGICAL MAZEWhy do many flowers have five or eight petals, but very few six or seven? Why do snowflakes have sixfold symmetry? Why do tigers have stripes but leopards have spots?Mathematics is...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2014-03-20
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Télécharger le livre :  Laboratory Earth

An extremely readable account on the scientific essentials of the global warming debateThe possibility of global climatic change as a result of increasing numbers of people requiring higher stands of living has spawned an international controversy over the...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2013-12-31
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Télécharger le livre :  The Origin Of Humankind

A meticulously clear account of how early ape-men of the African savanna developed into fully human beings.Leakey has always been interested in far more than the mere physical features presented by fossils, and here he is particularly concerned with non-tangible human...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2013-12-31
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Télécharger le livre :  The Pattern On The Stone

Will computers become thinking machines? A scientist at the cutting-edge of current research gives his provocative analysis.The world was shocked when a computer, Deep Blue defeated Gary Kasparov, arguably the greatest human chess player ever to have lived. This...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2013-12-31
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Télécharger le livre :  The Symbiotic Planet

A distinguished microbiologist explains the importance of symbiosis - where different organisms contribute to each other's support - and how this is changing our view of life on EarthLynn Margulis is an ardent supporter of the Gaia hypothesis: the idea that due to the...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2013-12-31
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Télécharger le livre :  Science Masters: Plan And Purpose In Nature

George C. Williams explains how evolution can produce remarkable adaptations in the natural world, and examines how the same process can also produce design flaws that can cause serious problems in living things - including in human beings.Plan and Purpose in Nature is...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2013-12-31
Collection : SCIENCE MASTERS
Format(s) : ePub
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