Insektenes planet: Om de rare, nyttige og fascinerende småkrypene vi ikke kan leve uten

Bli med inn i insektenes forunderlige verden For hvert menneske som lever p jorden, finnes det 200 millioner insekter Insektene er overalt i skogen og i enga, i bekken og i parken De lever i seks tusen meters h yde, i de dypeste grotter, i d pefonter, inne i datamaskiner og i hvalrossens

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,

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Former child music prodigy Lily Croft spends most days in her home office crunching numbers and analyzing data as an actuary Once she filled concert halls across the world, until the pressure got too much and forced her retreat When her boss hands her a temporary assignment, Lily has to leave the

Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder

Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro nuclear energy or staunch opponent, conspiracy theorist or pragmatist, James Mahaffey s books have served to open up the world of nuclear science like never before With clear explanations of some of the most complex scientific endeavors in history,

Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic

A deeply human story, Fentanyl, Inc is the first deep dive investigation of a hazardous and illicit industry that has created a worldwide epidemic, ravaging communities and overwhelming and confounding government agencies that are challenged to combat it A whole new crop of chemicals is radically

The Cosmic Machine: The Science That Runs Our Universe and the Story Behind It

Energy, Entropy, Atoms, and Quantum Mechanics form the very foundation of our universe But how do they govern the world we live in What was the difficult path to their discovery Who were the key players that struggled to shape our current understanding The Cosmic Machine takes you from the

The Drug Hunters: The Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines

The surprising, behind the scenes story of how our medicines are discovered, told by a veteran drug hunter.The search to find medicines is as old as disease, which is to say as old as the human race Through serendipity by chewing, brewing, and snortingsome Neolithic souls discovered opium, alcohol,