Witness the extraordinary numerical feats of all manner of species - from primates and mammals to birds, reptiles, fish and insects. Whether it's lions deciding to fight or flee, frogs competing for mates, bees navigating to food sources, fish assessing which shoal to join, or jackdaws counting friends when joining a mob - Homo Sapiens may think that we have the monopoly on mathematical thinking, but this book shows that every creature shares a deep-seated Darwinian ability to understand the intrinsic language of our universe: mathematics.
Can Fish Count? is that special sort of science book - a global authority in his field writing an anecdotally-rich narrative which changes the way we perceive something that we had previously taken for granted.
Hardback, 384 pages.
Measures 16 x 3.8 x 23.6 cm.
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,...
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.