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Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray

SABINE HOSSENFELDER · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A contrarian argues that modern physicists' obsession with beauty has given us wonderful math but bad science Whether pondering black holes or predicting discoveries at CERN, physicists believe the best theories are beautiful, natural, and elegant, and this standard separates popular theories...
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The Secret Life of Cows

Rosamund Young · Penguin Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animalsAt her famous Kite's Nest Farm in Worcestershire, England, the cows (as well as sheep, hens, and pigs) all roam...
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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael J. Ryan · Princeton University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From one of the world's leading authorities on animal behavior, the astonishing story of how the female brain drives the evolution of beauty in animals and humansDarwin developed the theory of sexual selection to explain why the animal world abounds in stunning beauty, from the brilliant...
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The Spinning Magnet: The Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World--and Could Destroy It

Alanna Mitchell · Dutton
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An engrossing history of the science of one of the four fundamental physical forces in the universe, electromagnetism, right up to the latest indications that the poles are soon to reverse and destroy the world's power grids and electronic communicationsA cataclysmic planetary phenomenon...
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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Natalie Starkey · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious--comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets. Locked within each of these extra-terrestrial objects...
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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

PETER WOHLLEBEN · Dutton
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.In this first-ever...
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Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Mary Beth Pfeiffer · Island Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe each year, and untold multitudes in Canada, China, Russia,...
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Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange

Jon Butterworth · The Experiment
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry: a richly conjured world, in map and metaphor, of particle physicsAtom Land brings the impossibly small world of particle physics to life, taking readers on a guided journey through the subatomic world. Readers...
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The Angry Chef's Guide to Spotting Bullsh*t in the World of Food: Bad Science and the Truth About Healthy Eating

Anthony Warner · The Experiment
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A persuasive takedown of the pseudo-science that saturates wellness advice as "one by one Warner demolishes popular food myths" (Guardian) Combating "nutri-nonsense" with hard-hitting facts, trained-scientist-turned-professional-chef Anthony Warner (aka the Angry...
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The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight

SATCHIDANANDA PANDA · Rodale Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

When we eat may be as important as what we eat. Like most people, you probably wake up, get hungry for meals and doze off in bed around the same time every day. If you've ever experienced jet lag or pulled an all-nighter, you know that this schedule can easily be thrown off kilter....
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