How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

The world s most entertaining and useless self help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the 1 New York Times bestsellers What If and Thing Explainer n nFor any task you might want to do, there s a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, exces

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

From the world renowned physicist and bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity s search for purpose n nIn both time and space, the cosmos is astoundingly vast, and yet is governed by simple, elegant, universal mathemat

Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

As you read these words, copies of you are being created n nSean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up t

Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

This fascinating new book by the bestselling scientist and engineer Mark Miodownik is an expert tour of the world of the droplets, heartbeats and ocean waves that we come across every day Structured around a plane journey which sees encounters with substances from water and glue to coffee and wine,

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

The international bestseller that inspired a major Nova special and sparked a new understanding of the universe, now with a new preface and epilogue n nBrian Greene, one of the world s leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, wher

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character

A New York Times bestseller the outrageous exploits of one of this century s greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.Richard Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on a

Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics By Its Most Brilliant Teacher

Six Easy Pieces Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher is a publishing first This set couples a book containing the six easiest chapters from Richard P Feynman s landmark work, Lectures on Physics specifically designed for the general, non scientist reader with the actual r