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Scientific Instruments eBooks

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  • Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.Precision is the key to everything. It is an integral, unchallenged and essential component of our modern social, mercantile, scientific, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Storm in a Teacup

    The Physics of Everyday Life

    by Helen Czerski ...
    'A quite delightful book on the joys, and universality, of physics. Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious because she brings our humdrum everyday world to life, showing us that it is just as fascinating as anything that can be seen by the Hubble Telescope or created at the Large Hadron Collider.' - Jim Al-KhaliliOur world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Caesar's Last Breath

    The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

    by Sam Kean ...
    ** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **‘Popular science at its best’Mail on Sunday‘Eminently accessible and enjoyable’ObserverWith every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds in the Roman Senate, but the story of his last breath is still unfolding. In fact, you're probably inhaling some of it now. Of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

    George Johnson tells the stories of ten beautiful experiments which changed the world. From Galileo singing to mark time as he measured the pull of gravity and Newton carefully inserting a needle behind his own eye, to Joule packing a thermometer on his honeymoon to take the temperature of waterfalls and Michelson recovering from a dark depression to discover that light moves at the same speed in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discover the Stars

    Starwatching Using the Naked Eye, Binoculars, or a Telescope

    by Richard Berry ...
    An accessible, informative guide to identifying constellations and other incredible features of the sky, whether you’re hiking, camping, or stargazing from your backyard.Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces you to deep-sky objects that can be seen with binoculars or a simple telescope. The tour is conducted by the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Present at the Creation

    Discovering the Higgs Boson

    by Amir D. Aczel ...
    The Large Hadron Collider is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, the immensely hot and dense conditions that existed some 13.7 billion years ago within the first trillionth of a second after the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Strange Situation

    a mother’s journey into the science of attachment

    A full-scale investigation of the controversial and often misunderstood science of attachment theory, inspired by the author’s own experience as a parent and daughter.When award-winning editor, writer, researcher, and longtime Zen student Bethany Saltman gave birth to her daughter, Azalea, she felt like there was something ‘off’ about her experience. She knew she loved her daughter, but would ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Make mayhem from your stationery with 35 models to build yourself

    by John Austin ...
    series Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction
    We've come a long way from the Peashooter Era: with the advent of modern household products and office supplies - foldback clips, clothespins, rubber bands, ballpoint pens, toothpicks, paper clips and plastic utensils - the everyday junk drawer can hold all the materials needed to create pocket-sized weaponry.Whether you're slowing dying of boredom in a stuffy office, plotting revenge on your ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Caledonia Dreaming

    So what have the Scots ever done for the world then? Well, most people will know about John Logie Baird (inventor of television), Alexander Graham Bell (the telephone) and Alexander Fleming (penicillin). But what about Alexander Cummings from Edinburgh? It would be hard to imagine getting through the day without using his invention - the flushing toilet. Or how about William Cullen from Glasgow? ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Errors of the NAS: A Reply to the National Academy of Sciences Booklet, Science and Creationism

    by Harun Yahya ...
    In 1999, the US National Academy of Sciences published a booklet called Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences. The aim of this booklet was to respond to the creation/evolution debate by bringing together "the most important proofs" of evolution.The advertising campaign set in motion around this booklet was such that anyone seeing it might well imagine that it was ... Read more

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  • More Things in the Heavens

    How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

    A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA’s Spitzer Space TelescopeAstronomers have been studying the heavens for thousands of years, but until recently much of the cosmos has been invisible to the human eye. Launched in 2003, the Spitzer Space Telescope has brought the infrared universe into focus as never before. Michael Werner and Peter Eisenhardt are among the ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Fly Me to the Moon

    An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel

    When a leaf falls on a windy day, it drifts and tumbles, tossed every which way on the breeze. This is chaos in action. In Fly Me to the Moon, Edward Belbruno shows how to harness the same principle for low-fuel space travel--or, as he puts it, "surfing the gravitational field."Belbruno devised one of the most exciting concepts now being used in space flight, that of swinging through the cosmos on ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • DIY Satellite Platforms

    Building a Space-Ready General Base Picosatellite for Any Mission

    by Sandy Antunes ...
    Want to build your own satellite and launch it into space? It’s easier than you may think. The first in a series of four books, this do-it-yourself guide shows you the essential steps needed to design a base picosatellite platform—complete with a solar-powered computer-controlled assembly—tough enough to withstand a rocket launch and survive in orbit for three months.Whether you want to conduct ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • What is the Scientific Method? Science Book for Kids | Children's Science Books

    The scientific method is used to solve many great mysteries in natural science. It is long process that includes systematic observation, measurement and experiment. It is then followed by formulation, testing and modification of hypotheses. At fourth grade, your child will begin to use the scientific method in laboratory classes. This book will become very useful in this stage. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Experimental Human-Computer Interaction

    A Practical Guide with Visual Examples

    Experiments that require the use of human participants are time consuming and costly: it is important to get the process right the first time. Planning and preparation are key to success. This practical book takes the human-computer interaction researcher through the complete experimental process, from identifying a research question to designing and conducting an experiment, and then to analysing ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The New ABCs of Research

    Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

    The problems we face in the 21st century require innovative thinking from all of us. Be it students, academics, business researchers of government policy makers. Hopes for improving our healthcare, food supply, community safety and environmental sustainability depend on the pervasive application of research solutions. The research heroes who take on the immense problems of our time face bigger ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Schedules of Reinforcement

    series B. F. Skinner Reprint Series
    The contingent relationship between actions and their consequences lies at the heart of Skinner’s experimental analysis of behavior. Particular patterns of behavior emerge depending upon the contingencies established. Ferster and Skinner examined the effects of different schedules of reinforcement on behavior. An extraordinary work, Schedules of Reinforcement represents over 70,000 hours of ... Read more

    $11.14 AUD

  • Observing Animal Behaviour

    Design and analysis of quantitative data

    This book introduces the reader to the power of observation before, and sometimes instead of, experimental manipulation in the study of animal behaviour. It starts with simple and easily accessible methods suitable for student projects, before going on to demonstrate the possibilities that now exist for far more sophisticated analyses of observational data. At a time when animal welfare ... Read more

    $85.99 AUD

  • The Kitchen Science Cookbook

    All you need to explore science is a kitchen, this cookbook - and a dash of curiosityThe Kitchen Science Cookbook is a beautifully crafted book with a unique twist: each recipe is a science experiment that you can do at home, using the everyday ingredients you'll find in your kitchen.No need to be a science expert -- these easy-to-follow recipes make mind-blowing science experiments fun for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • L'Universo per tutti

    La cosmologia è la scienza che studia l’Universo, o Cosmo, e che tenta di spiegarne in particolare l’origine, l’evoluzione e la struttura attuale. L’Universo è comunemente definito come il complesso di tutto lo spazio e di ciò che contiene.Cimentarsi con la Cosmologia, con la pretesa di raccontarla senza entrare in un linguaggio scientifico troppo complicato e quindi incomprensibile per i non ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Laboratory Series: Calibration of Laboratory Equipment

    series The Laboratory Series
    The Laboratory Series: Calibration of Laboratory Equipment Having trouble on understanding the science laboratory? Need to find out information about the different laboratory equipment that is calibrated and how they are calibrated?. This book contains information on how Pipettes, Graduated Pipettes, and Burettes are calibrated so they function at their highest level. All of the information in ... Read more

    $8.75 AUD

  • How it Works / Dealing in simple language with steam, electricity, light, heat, sound, hydraulics, optics, etc., and with their applications to apparatus in common use.

    How does it work? This question has been put to me so often by persons young and old that I have at last decided to answer it in such a manner that a much larger public than that with which I have personal acquaintance may be able to satisfy themselves as to the principles underlying many of the mechanisms met with in everyday life.In order to include steam, electricity, optics, hydraulics, ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Full Review of Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) of metallic parts

    by KHALIL REFAI ...
    Send me an email at refaigkhalil@gmail.com to receive the articles cited in this manuscript.This manuscript presents the exciting new technology of additive layer manufacturing (ALM) of metal objects for a broad audience of academic and industry researchers, manufacturing professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, hobbyists, and artists. Innovative applications ranging from rocket nozzles ... Read more

    $8.72 AUD

  • Les Merveilles de la science/Paratonnerre - Supplément

    by Louis Figuier ...
    Les savants auteurs des Nouvelles instructions sur le paratonnerre, adoptées par l’Académie des sciences de Paris, en 1867, commencent par dire qu’il ne faut pas oublier « qu’un paratonnerre n’est préservatif, c’est-à-dire utile, que s’il est en parfait état, sinon qu’il est fort dangereux ; — qu’il ne suffit pas d’avoir établi des paratonnerres sur une habitation, pour la préserver de la foudre, ... Read more

    $4.42 AUD