Defying your expectations of what a book can be (and what paper can do), this pop-up extravaganza becomes six fully functional tools: a real working planetarium which projects the constellations; a musical instrument complete with strummable strings; a geometric drawing generator, a perpetual calendar, a text decoder, and even a speaker that amplifies sound. Each device is accompanied with a fascinating explanatory text by the creator, Kelli Anderson.
Hardback book with 5 pop-up pages
Dimensions: 24.6 x 3 x 30.6 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.