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On Intelligence

On Intelligence


Jeff Hawkins, Sandra Blakeslee



Jeff Hawkins & Sandra Blakeslee - On Intelligence ...
The Mind's Sky

The Mind's Sky


Timothy Ferris



A look at the relationship between the cosmos and human beings explores the complexity of the human brain and what constitutes rea...
Death's Acre

Death's Acre


Bill Bass, Jon Jefferson



Nowhere is there another lab like Dr. Bill Bass's: on a hillside in Tennessee, human bodies decompose in the open air, aided by in...
The Joy of Pi

The Joy of Pi


David Blatner



Publisher's Summary No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a c...
Feynman's Rainbow - A Search For Beauty In Physics And In Life

Feynman's Rainbow - A Search For Beauty In Physics And In Life


Leonard Mlodinow



Academic scientist turned Hollywood screen writer, Mlodinow recounts his first year on the faculty at California Technical Institu...
Seth Shostak :  The search for intelligent life in space

Seth Shostak : The search for intelligent life in space




Scope:As the third millennium begins, humankind has finally achieved the technical means to address a question that is both old an...
On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species


Charles Darwin



On the Origin of the Species ranks as one of the most important and  influential books ever written, and one that remains as contr...
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void


Mary Roach



Amazon Best Books of the Month, August 2010: With her wry humor and inextinguishable curiosity, Mary Roach has crafted her own qui...
Longitude

Longitude




The thorniest scientific  problem of the eighteenth century was how to  determine longitude.  Many thousands of &nb...
Blood, Bones, and Body Bits

Blood, Bones, and Body Bits


Nick Arnold



Are you dying to find out what happens to food after you swallow it? Why dead people need a haircut? Which animals live on your ey...
Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World

Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World




Why has science so dramatically altered how we live and how we think about ourselves? With characteristic energy and verve, Profes...
Catching Fire

Catching Fire


Richard Wrangham



There are good reasons why, given a choice between raw and cooked food, most primates - including monkeys, chimpanzees, and the va...
The Bluffers Guide to Rocket Science

The Bluffers Guide to Rocket Science


Peter Berlin



The Bluffers Guide to Rocket Science...
Chaos: Making a New Science

Chaos: Making a New Science


James Gleick



Few writers distinguish themselves by their ability to write about complicated, even obscure topics clearly and engagingly. James ...
The Pinball Effect

The Pinball Effect


James Burke



Picking up the theme of his bestselling Connections and utilizing cross-chapter margin references that imitate computer hypertext,...
The Grand Design

The Grand Design


Stephen Hawking



When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Why is there something rather than nothing? What is the nature of reality? W...
Mathemagics

Mathemagics


Arthur Benjamin



Using proven techniques, this volume shows how to calculate faster than is possible with a calculator Amaze and mystify your frien...
The Teaching Company - Queen of the Sciences - A History of Mathematics

The Teaching Company - Queen of the Sciences - A History of Mathematics


Unknown Author



In the 17th century, the great scientist and mathematician Galileo Galilei noted that the book of nature cannot be understood unle...
TTC - Change and Motion - Calculus Made Clear

TTC - Change and Motion - Calculus Made Clear




Calculus originated in our desire to understand motion, which is change in position over time. Professor Starbird then explains ho...
Oxford English for Computing

Oxford English for Computing


Boeckner +. Brown



Helps students to combine their knowledge of English with their technical knowledge. Develops all four skills through varied activ...
Seeing What's Next

Seeing What's Next


Clayton M. Christensen, Erik A. Roth, Scott D. Anthony



Seeing What's Next is a framework for predicting industry winners and losers. Every day, individuals take action based on how they...
How The Mighty Fall

How The Mighty Fall


Jim Collins



How The Mighty Fall...
What Technology Wants

What Technology Wants


Kevin Kelly



This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology. It   suggests that technology as a whole is not a jumble of wires...
The Axemaker's Gift

The Axemaker's Gift


James Burke, Robert Ornstein



Prolific psychologist Ornstein and historian Burke, best known for his PBS-TV series Connections, have written an ambitious, enter...
Electric Universe:The Shocking True Story of Electricity

Electric Universe:The Shocking True Story of Electricity


David Bodanis



In his bestselling E=mc2, David Bodanis led us, with astonishing ease, through the world?s  most famous equation. Now, in Electric...
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