From a mantle clock to an SLR camera, from 3D printer to espresso machine, and from a chainsaw to some of the coolest new tech around, every single component of each object is made visible in these remarkable photographs. As well as showcasing the quality and elegance of older designs, these disassembled objects show that even the most intricate modern technologies can be broken down and understood. Alongside the stunning photography are essays by notable figures from the world of restoration, DIY and design innovation, who discuss historical examples of teardowns, disassembly and reverse engineering.
This updated edition of the bestselling Things Come Apart captures the wonder of how things come apart better than ever, showcasing twelve ambitious new projects of some of the coolest new tech around, additional photography to further illustrate each of the text contributions, and an even higher total component count of 27,787 individual parts.
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.