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Mercury
ISBN: HB: 9781789140125, Reaktion Books, November 2018
176 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 100 illus., 60 in colour
The last of the five naked-eye planets discovered in ancient times, Mercury has long been an elusive, enigmatic world. As seen from the Earth, it never emerges far from the Sun, and astronomers in the telescopic era found it challenging to work out s...
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£25,00
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Biographic: Einstein Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453339, Ammonite Press, October 2018
96 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, colour illus.
The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all o...
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£9,00
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North Pole Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781789140088, Reaktion Books, October 2018
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "North Pole", Michael Bravo explains how visions of the North Pole have been supremely important to the world's cultures and political leaders, from Alexander the Great to neo- Hindu nationalists. Tracing poles and polarity back to sacred ancient...
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£14,00
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Five Photons Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time
ISBN: HB: 9781780239910, Reaktion Books, September 2018
192 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 35 illus.
The story of the Universe is written in the light that travels through it – light that we can capture. Nearly everything we know about how the Universe works on its grandest scale comes from the analysis of the light – photons – that may have travell...
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£14,00
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Ice Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780239057, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 95 illus., 64 in colour
Ice has played a prominent role in the history of the earth and its living communities for millennia. We have had fun with and on ice, battled over ice, imagined ice, struggled with ice and made money out of ice. It has transformed our relationship w...
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£14,00
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Weather: An Illustrated History From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change
ISBN: HB: 9781454921400, Sterling, June 2018
224 pp., 22.2x17.2 cm, illus.
Colourful and captivating, "Weather: An Illustrated History" traces the history of weather and meteorology from prehistory to today's headlines in accessible, bite-sized stories. The descriptions touch on such varied topics as Earth's first atmospher...
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£17,00
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Ultimate Interplanetary Travel Guide A Futuristic Journey Through the Cosmos
ISBN: HB: 9781454925682, Sterling, May 2018
160 pp., 28x22.9 cm, colour illus.
Do you dream of traveling to other worlds? This visually spectacular book brings you closer to an interplanetary voyage than ever before! Following in the footsteps of Jim Bell's successful "The Space Book", "Mars 3-D", and "Moon 3-D", this large-f...
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£21,00
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Rainbows Nature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781780239200, Reaktion Books, April 2018
208 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 100 illus., 90 in colour
The rainbow is a compelling spectacle in nature – a rare bridge between subjective experience and objective reality – and no less remarkable as a cultural phenomenon. A symbol of the Left since the German Peasants' War of the 1520s, it has been adopt...
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£14,00
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Jupiter
ISBN: HB: 9781780239088, Reaktion Books, April 2018
192 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 103 illus., 59 in colour
Jupiter is the grandest of all planets. It is by far the largest planet in the solar system and among the brightest objects in the night sky, and its calming presence has inspired humans for centuries. Jupiter was the "beloved star" of the ancient Su...
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£25,00
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Logic of Miracles Making Sense of Rare, Really Rare, and Impossibly Rare Events
ISBN: HB: 9780300224153, Yale University Press, April 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.
We live in a much more turbulent world than we like to think, but the science we use to analyze economic, financial, and statistical events mostly disregards the world's essentially chaotic nature. We need to get used to the idea that wildly improbab...
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