Science

43641

By: Bill Bryson

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the App...

312993

By: Edward O. Wilson

The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks). Called “one of the greatest men alive” by The Times of London, E. O. Wilson proposes an historic partnership b...

312289

By: Stephen Jay Gould

"What pleasure to see the dishonest, the inept, and the misguided deftly given their due, while praise is lavished on the deserving—for reasons well and truly stated."—Kirkus Reviews Ranging as far as the fox and as deep as the hedgeho...

312285

By: Stephen Jay Gould

"Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature."—Tracy Kidder Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state," writes Stephen ...

312282

By: Stephen Jay Gould

"Gould is a natural writer; he has something to say and the inclination and skill with which to say it."—P. B. Medawar, New York Review of Books With sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gou...

697562

By: Kenneth S. Williams, Kenneth Hardy

Handy compilation of 100 practice problems, hints and solutions indispensable for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other mathematical competitions. Preface to the First Edition. Sources. 1988 edition.

693958

By: Rutherford Aris

Highly useful volume discusses the types of models, how to formulate and manipulate them for best results. Numerous examples.

312281

By: Stephen Jay Gould

"Provocative and delightfully discursive essays on natural history. . . . Gould is the Stan Musial of essay writing. He can work himself into a corkscrew of ideas and improbable allusions paragraph after paragraph and then, uncoiling, hit it with ...

312448

By: Robert P. Crease

“Any reader who aspires to be scientifically literate will find this a good starting place.”—Publishers Weekly While we may be familiar with some of science’s greatest equations, we may not know that each and every equation...

215572

By: Paul R. Berman, Vladimir S. Malinovsky

Principles of Laser Spectroscopy and Quantum Optics is an essential textbook for graduate students studying the interaction of optical fields with atoms. It also serves as an ideal reference text for researchers working in the fields of laser spe...