Have you ever wondered why a medium-rare steak is so popular? Why do we bake some things at 175°C and others at 190°C? And do you prefer to follow a recipe or are you more interested in finding out "what would happen if..."? More than just a cookbook, Cooking for Geeks applies your curiosity to discovery, inspiration, and invention in the kitchen. It's a perfect companion for anyone who'd like to know more about why we cook the way we do and what's going on when we do. The book is filled with interesting facts, recipes, interviews, and experiments. It's time to get cooking!
Written by Jeff Potter.
A vast range of crystal forms from Frederich Mohs’ 1825 Treatise on Mineralogy, gorgeously arranged into a cloud of refracted colour. Mohs is of course mainly remembered for his Hardness Scale, used to this day. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton long-sleeved...
This fascinating 550-piece puzzle illustrates each and everyone of the elements in the Periodic table. Published by The Royal Society of Chemistry/ Box measures 27.9 x 33 x 5.1 cm
We are all made of. . . well, mostly not minerals. But this colourful Mineralogist is comprised of the rocks and crystals that they are studying. This 19th-century lithograph by GE Madeley, after G Spratt, is from the Wellcome Collection. Printed on acid free paper.Measurements:...
In this time-travelling adventure for young scientists, join Mary as she stumbles across a secret meeting of Nobel Prize wining scientists and travels through time to learn about some of the most fascinating scientific discoveries. The book features Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Guglielmo Marconi, Francis...