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An Ode to Darkness

A charming meditation on our relationship with darkness, translated from the original Norwegian
R 242,25

Apollo 11 : The Inside Story

The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation
R 255,00 R 300,00

All the Ghosts in the Machine : Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife.
R 276,25 R 325,00

A Crack in Creation : The New Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer Doudna, the world-famous scientist behind CRISPR, `one of the most monumental discoveries in biology' (New York Times), explains its discovery, describes its power to reshape the future of all life and warns of its use.
R 182,75 R 215,00

Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee? : Test yourself against the amazing minds of animals

Animal science is bizarre and wonderful. At the extreme end of zoology, psychologists are designing personality tests for dogs and logic problems for pigeons. They're giving fish spatial reasoning problems and asking cockatoos to keep a beat.

Now, through dozens of interactive puzzles, IQ tests and quizzes, Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee? lets you test yourself against the best nature has to offer. So: are you more than a match for a marmoset? Or a bit of a birdbrain?

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R 191,25 R 225,00

A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics : A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind

We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics on how people live and what they think. Daniel Levitin teaches us how to effectively ask
R 165,75 R 195,00

A Dictionary of Science

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. With clear and concise definitions and recommended web links for many entries, this A-Z is a reliable reference work for science students as well as non-scientists.
R 254,96 R 299,95

A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind

We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics on how people live and what they think. Daniel Levitin teaches us how to effectively ask
R 272,00 R 320,00

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science.
R 182,75 R 215,00

50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know

50 concise essays explaining the mathematical laws and principles that underpin our world.
R 233,75 R 275,00

Alice's Adventures In Water-land

Describes the properties of liquid water and the relevance of these properties to life. This book is of interest to both adults and students.
R 476,00 R 560,00

A Briefer History of Time

Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing. Like prior editions of the book-but even more so - A Briefer History of Time will guide nonscientists everywhere in the ongoing search for the tantalizing secrets at the heart of time and space.
R 272,00 R 320,00