Most popular Mathematics & science books
The most popular Mathematics & science books currently available. Updated weekly.
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERFire gave us power. This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world. `I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who's interested in the history and future of our species' Bill Gates**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**
It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERSapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before' Daniel Kahneman
<p>With their first bestselling book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book, the UK's intelligence and security experts tested us with puzzles, codes and real-life entrance tests from their archives. Now, they are back with a new collection of head-scratching, mind-boggling and brain-bending puzzles that will leave you pondering for hours.</p><p>For those who often found themselves stumped with the first book, there will be even more starter puzzles to get those brains warmed up. Puzzle aficionados needn't worry though, as there will also be an 'Even Harder' section to test everyone to their limits.</p><p>Not only that, but in celebration of GCHQ's centenary, the puzzles in this new book will sit alongside stories, facts and photos from the organisation's first 100 years at the heart of the nation's security.</p><p>From the Government Code & Cipher School, to Bletchley Park, through to protecting against cyberattacks, the security of our country is in the hands of GCHQ. With this book, you'll get exclusive snapshots into the organisation that keeps us all safe.</p><p>Publisher: Penguin Books<br />ISBN: 9780241365434</p>
This textbook + e-book covers all the content needed for the Edexcel AS level Pure Mathematics exam. It can also be used alongside the Year 2 book to cover all the content needed for the Edexcel A level Pure Mathematics exams.
`Absolutely beautiful' BBC One Show `Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning A companion book to the critically acclaimed BBC series.
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest questions in science.
Written by highly experienced author Stephen Doyle, the WJEC Mathematics for AS Level- Applied student book will support and motivate students throughout the course and help them thoroughly prepare for their exams.
The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.
Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding of heredity in this sweeping, resonating overview of a force that shaped human society - a force set to shape our future even more radically.
Written by highly experienced author Stephen Doyle, the WJEC Mathematics for A2 Level- Pure student book will support and motivate students throughout the course and help them thoroughly prepare for their exams.
The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer
The third instalment of the bestselling Almanac Seasonal Guides
A compendium of slimy and repulsive facts from the authors of Does it Fart?
In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg translates cutting-edge behavioural science into practical self-improvement action, distilling advanced neuroscience into fascinating narratives of transformation.
This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.
Mental Arithmetic provides rich and varied practice to develop pupils' essential maths skills at Key Stage 2. Questions in Mental Arithmetic 4 cover the key subject areas of number, measurement, geometry and statistics, including Roman numerals, square numbers, equivalent fractions, problem solving, reflection, translation and line graphs.
The hilarious new popular science book from the bestselling authors of the Sunday Times Book of the Year Science(ish)
Written by bestselling author Stephen Doyle, the new WJEC Mathematics for A2 Level - Applied Student Book will support and motivate students through the course and help them prepare thoroughly for their exams.
How critical thinking and scientific method can help us to make the right decisions and spot fake news.
The bestselling author of "The Big Switch" returns with an explosive look at technology's effect on the mind.
Paperback: 36 pages Publisher: Elmwood Press (20 May 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 190221482X ISBN-13: 978-1902214825 Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 0.3 x 24.5 cm
Full solutions to all of the exercises in the text are provided.
Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science.
`Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway' SIMON SINGH `A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers' HANNAH FRY
Danny is happy working at Belle Vue Zoo. But then the animals start escaping and, as a former street urchin and pickpocket, suspicion falls on him. Now, he must untangle the mystery of the great animal escapade in order to clear his name.
The R version of Andy Field's hugely popular Discovering Statistics Using SPSS takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using the freeware R - a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences.
Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
This title forms part of the completely new Mathematics for the IB Diploma series.
Endorsed by WJEC, this student book supports the WJEC AS Level Chemistry spec being taught in Wales from September 2015. It guides you through every step of the new course and helps you thoroughly prepare for your exams.
From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?
This dictionary includes explanations of over 200 mathematical words and phrases. Other features include: multiplication tables; table of squares and cubes; frequently-used fractions, decimals and percentages; metric and imperial units; simple coordinate graphs; angle and circle rules.
This textbook + e-book can be used alongside the Year 1 book to cover all the content needed for the Edexcel A level Pure Mathematics exams.
Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe`Don't fear change. But if you've got plenty of that, then you have nothing to fear at all' - Neil deGrasse TysonNeil deGrasse Tyson is arguably the most influential, acclaimed scientist on the planet.
A remarkable celebration of Sacks's varied interests, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition, and in his luminous prose.
This Student Workbook provides supplementary support and practice for the mechanics topics in Edexcel's new linear specification. The Workbook provides focussed revision sections and extensive exam practice. Full step-by-step solutions are provided online.