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ISBN: HB: 9781780237572, Reaktion Books, June 2017
224 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 100 colour illus.
Essential for life on earth and a major influence on our environment, the Sun is also the most fascinating object in the daytime sky. Every day we feel the effect of its coming and going – literally the difference between day and night. But figuring...
Refrigerator The Story of Cool in the Kitchen
ISBN: HB: 9781780237510, Reaktion Books, May 2017
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Humans have been preserving food for millennia, but the refrigerator is a relatively new addition to our homes. Just before the Second World War, only 3 per cent of British households had one. In the interim years the fridge has become accepted as a...
Satellite Innovation in Orbit
ISBN: HB: 9781780236599, Reaktion Books, November 2016
192 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 60 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
?There are thousands of artificial satellites orbiting Earth. Ubiquitous but mysterious, they are a technological infrastructure in space on which society depends, yet we think of them only rarely – when our sat nav goes wrong, for example, or our tv...