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Differential Equations for Engineers and Scientists

C G LAMBE · Dover Publications
Pages: 384
Format: eBook

This concise applications-oriented text is intended for undergraduate students in engineering, mathematics, and other areas of science. The first chapters focus on solutions of first order equations, linear equations with constant coefficients, and simultaneous equations and reducible equations....
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Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear

Blake Chapman · CSIRO Publishing
Pages: 281
Format: Paperback

Humans spend more time in or on the water than ever before. We love the beach, but for many people, getting in the water provokes a moment s hesitation. Shark attacks are big news events, and although the risk of shark attack on humans is incredibly low, the fact remains that human lives...
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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator on what the latest research on the existence and trajectories of alien civilizations may teach us about our own.Light of the Stars tells the story of humanity's coming of age as we awaken to the possibilities of life on other worlds and their sudden...
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The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife

LUCY COOKE · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal worldHumans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got a long way to go. Whether we're...
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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

Ian Fraser · CSIRO Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Everywhere we go there are birds, and they all have mysteries to be unravelled. These mysteries include the way they look, from bizarre to apparently mundane, why they live where they live, and the things they do, many of which are far too incredible ever to be imagined as fiction. Birds...
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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology. Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the rapidly accelerating scientific revolution of the seventeenth...
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The New Rules of the Roost: Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock

ROBERT LITT · Timber Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

New from Robert and Hannah Litt - the owners of the Urban Farm Store and the authors of the bestselling A Chicken in Every Yard - comes a hardworking guide to backyard chicken keeping that goes beyond the basics. The New Rules of the Roost addresses the read problems that crop up when keeping...
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Otherworldly Encounters: Evidence of UFO Sightings and Abductions

NOMAR SLEVIK · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Explore the realm of the unknown with these true stories of unexplained phenomena. Join expert ufologist and paranormal researcher Nomar Slevik as he shares fascinating stories of sightings and abductions centered in the Northeast's UFO hotspots. Discover the truth about lights in the sky and aliens...
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Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

Ben Goldfarb · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers...
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Evolution: The Human Story, 2nd Edition

Alice Roberts · DK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Fully updated with the latest discoveries and research, amazingly realistic illustrations and detailed maps plot eight million years of human development in the context of our genetics, anatomy, behavior, environment, migrations, and culture.This unrivaled illustrated guide to human evolution...
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