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.
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...
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