Chemistry isn't just microscopic atoms doing mysterious and inscrutable things: we rely on it for bread-making, vegetable growing and producing the everyday materials of daily life. Using stunning images and illuminating text, this book captures chemistry as it unfolds - through the use of techniques such as microphotography, time-lapse photography and infrared thermal imaging.
See how chemistry underpins the formation of snowflakes, the science of champagne, the colours of flowers and many other wonders of nature and technology as art, wonder and science meet in this extraordinary book.
Hardback, 256 pages.
Measures 20.3 x 22.9 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.