This book is a comprehensive, accessible, illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of colour. Organized by 50 of the most essential questions about color across a variety of fields (physics, chemistry, biology, technology, and psychology) Arielle and Joann Eckstut examine how and why we see colour, how colour relates to light, what the real primary colours are, how biology, language, and culture affect the colours that we see, and much more. Full of clear and elegant infographics, What Is Color? is a must-have for artists and designers, scientists, students, and decorators, and anyone else whose work or play involves colour.
A special edition of the Haynes Apollo 13 Manual, to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Moon mission April 1970 which very nearly ended in catastrophe. The special edition includes an expanded look at what was learned from the investigation, and how these lessons...
Alan Turing designed some of the earliest computers and was pivotal in the cracking of the Enigma code used by the German Navy. Tragically, his accomplishments were never fully recognised during his lifetime due to his homosexuality, then a crime in the UK. In 1952 he...
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
An exploration of incredible avian journeys and the birds that make them, the patterns and motivations evident in bird migrations are taken stock of by birder Melizza Mayntz. Migration explores how birds make these incredible expeditions. From first preparing to migrate, to the different types of migration...