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  • Beyond Weird

    Beyond Weird
    av Philip Ball

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784706081

    PHYSICS WORLD 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A clear and deeply researched account of what's known about the quantum laws of nature, and how to think about what they might really mean' Nature 'I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechan…

  • H2O

    H2O
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753810927

    The brilliantly told and gripping story of the most familiar - yet, amazingly, still poorly understood - substance in the universe: Water.

  • Beyond Weird

    Beyond Weird
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226755106

    "Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it." Since Niels Bohr said this many years ago, quantum mechanics has only been getting more shocking. We now realize that it's not really telling us that "weird" things happen out of s…

  • Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

    Molecules: A Very Short Introduction
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854308

    The processes in a single living cell are akin to that of a city teeming with molecular inhabitants that move, communicate, cooperate, and compete. In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Ball explores the role of the molecule in and around us - how…

  • Invisible

    Invisible
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099590439

    If you could be invisible, what would you do? The chances are that it would have something to do with power, wealth or sex. Perhaps all three. Impulses like these have always been at the heart of our fascination with invisibility. This book offers a…

  • Patterns in Nature

    Patterns in Nature
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226332420

    Though at first glance the natural world may appear overwhelming in its diversity and complexity, there are regularities running through it, from the hexagons of a honeycomb to the spirals of a seashell and the branching veins of a leaf. Revealing t…

  • The Water Kingdom

    The Water Kingdom
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226754604

    From the Yangtze to the Yellow River, China is traversed by great waterways, which have defined its politics and ways of life for centuries. Water has been so integral to China's culture, economy, and growth and development that it provides a window…

  • Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another

    Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374530419

    Are there natural laws that govern the ways in which humans behave and organize themselves, just as there are physical laws that govern the motions of atoms and planets? Unlikely as it may seem, such laws now seem to be emerging from attempts to bri…

  • Bright Earth

    Bright Earth
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099507130

    Colour in art - as in life - is both inspiring and uplifting, but where does it come from?

  • The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

    The Elements: A Very Short Introduction
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192840998

    This Very Short Introduction traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances around them. Looking beyond the Periodic Table, the author examines our relationshi…

  • Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different

    Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226558387

    "Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it." Since Niels Bohr said this many years ago, quantum mechanics has only been getting more shocking. We now realize that it's not really telling us that "weird" things happen out of…

  • The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It

    The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199896424

    From Bach fugues to Indonesian gamelan, from nursery rhymes to rock, music has cast its light into every corner of human culture. But why music excites such deep passions, and how we make sense of musical sound at all, are questions that have until…

  • Neither Up nor Down

    Neither Up nor Down
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118907

    Apart from the nursery rhyme 'The Grand Old Duke of York', Britain's war against Revolutionary France is today a largely forgotten prelude to the Napoleonic Wars. The campaign in Flanders was Britain's attempt to stem the power of the new republic a…

  • Critical Mass

    Critical Mass
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099457862

    Is there a 'physics of society'? Ranging from Hobbes and Adam Smith to modern work on traffic flow and market trading, and across economics, sociology and psychology, this title shows how much we can understand of human behaviour when we cease to tr…

  • Music Instinct

    Music Instinct
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099535447

    Why have all human cultures - today and throughout history - made music? Why does music excite such rich emotion? And how do we make sense of musical sound? This title explores how the research in music psychology and brain science is piecing togeth…

  • Bright Earth

    Bright Earth
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226036281

    If you want to know why a good blue was so hard to find for so long, or why printed reproductions rarely match the colour of the originals, or why Rothko's canvases have changed colour in only 40 years, or just about anything else about the art and…

  • Water Kingdom

    Water Kingdom
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784701543

    Selected as a Book of the Year by The Times and The EconomistChina's history is an epic tapestry of courtly philosophies, warring factions and imperial intrigue.

  • Elements

    Elements
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500024539

    The first fully illustrated history of the chemical elements.

  • The Modern Myths

    The Modern Myths
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226719269

    Myths are usually seen as stories from the depths of time-fun and fantastical, but no longer believed by anyone. Yet, as Philip Ball shows, we are still writing them-and still living them-today. From Robinson Crusoe and Frankenstein to Batman, many…

  • The Beauty of Chemistry

    The Beauty of Chemistry
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044417

    Chemistry is not just about microscopic atoms doing inscrutable things; it is the process that makes flowers and galaxies. We rely on it for bread-baking, vegetable-growing, and producing the materials of daily life. In stunning images and illuminat…

  • Curiosity

    Curiosity
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226211695

    With the recent landing of the Mars rover Curiosity, it seems safe to assume that the idea of being curious is alive and well in modern science--that it's not merely encouraged but is seen as an essential component of the scientific mission. Yet the…

  • Curiosity

    Curiosity
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226045795

    With the recent landing of the Mars rover Curiosity, it seems safe to assume that the idea of being curious is alive and well in modern science--that it's not merely encouraged but is seen as an essential component of the scientific mission. Yet the…

  • Curiosity

    Curiosity
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099554271

    No longer reviled, curiosity is now celebrated. By examining the rise of curiosity from the dawn of modern science to today, we can examine how it functions in science, how it is spun, packaged and sold, and how the changing shape of science influen…

  • The Sun And Moon Corrupted

    The Sun And Moon Corrupted
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846271090

    What if you had developed a machine that generated energy for free and no one believed you? That is the lot of Kurt Neder, once Einstein's accomplice and the brightest young physicist of his generation, now a lost soul wandering Europe in the hope t…

  • How to Grow a Human: Adventures in How We Are Made and Who We Are

    How to Grow a Human: Adventures in How We Are Made and Who We Are
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226654805

    Two summers ago, scientists removed a tiny piece of flesh from Philip Ball's arm and turned it into a rudimentary "mini-brain." The skin cells, removed from his body, did not die but were instead transformed into nerve cells that independently arran…

  • Water kingdom

    Water kingdom
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847923547

    Selected as a Book of the Year by The Times and The Economist A secret history of China - a fresh new way of thinking about a people, a civilisation, an epic story. The ubiquitous relationship that the Chinese people have had with water has made it…

  • Obliviscene and Reminiscene

    Obliviscene and Reminiscene
    av Philip Boswood Ballard

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781117678979

  • Classic American Runabouts

    Classic American Runabouts
    av Philip Ballantyne

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780760319390

    Step back into the golden age of the American runabout, with the smell of varnish and leather, and the sight of glittering brightwork and deep-hued mahogany. This historical look at the origins and development of the runabout speedboat in America tr…

  • How to Grow a Human : Reprogramming Cells and Redesigning Life

    How to Grow a Human : Reprogramming Cells and Redesigning Life
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008331818

    A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in genetic editing, cloning and neural downloading.

  • Becoming Faulkner: The Art and Life of William Faulker

    Becoming Faulkner: The Art and Life of William Faulker
    av Philip Weinstein

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522607588

    William Faulkner was the greatest American novelist of the 20th century, yet he lived a life marked by a pervasive sense of failure. Throughout his career, he remained haunted by his inability to master a series of personal and professional challeng…

  • Elegant Solutions

    Elegant Solutions
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780854046744

    Devising and performing a scientific experiment is an art, and it is common to hear scientists talk about the 'beauty' of an experiment. What does this mean in chemistry, the experimental science par excellence? And what are the most beautiful chemi…

  • Hormones and Lung Maturation

    Hormones and Lung Maturation

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642824852

    As I reflect on the evolution of this book, I am struck by the differences be tween my early conceptions and the final product. When I was first ap proached by Springer-Verlag regarding a monograph on my interests in the area of fetal lung developme…

  • Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Invention of the Gothic

    Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Invention of the Gothic
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061154300

    Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries--and why was it built at such immens…

  • The Complete Poems of Sir Philip Sidney

    The Complete Poems of Sir Philip Sidney
    av Philip, Sir Sidney, Alexander Balloch Grosart, Philip, Sir Sidney

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548301982

  • The Complete Poems of Sir Philip Sidney

    The Complete Poems of Sir Philip Sidney
    av Philip, Sir Sidney, Alexander Balloch Grosart, Philip, Sir Sidney

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548359266

  • Peter Randall-Page

    Peter Randall-Page

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780992658274

    Peter Randall-Page presented a new body of work which push traditional boundaries of making in Upside Down & Inside Out at Pangolin London from 5 September to 4 October 2014. This accompanying catalogue includes stunning photography of Randall-Page'…

  • Devil's Doctor

    Devil's Doctor
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099457879

    Philip Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim - known to later ages as Paracelsus - stands on the borderline between medieval and modern;

  • Unnatural

    Unnatural
    av Philip Ball

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099551836

    Can we make a human being? The question has been asked for many centuries, and has produced recipes ranging from the clay golem of Jewish legend to the mass-produced test-tube babies in Brave New World. Unnatural delves beneath the surface of the c…

  • Practical Instruction For New Confessors

    Practical Instruction For New Confessors
    av Philip M. Salvatori, Antonio Ballerini, William Hutch

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548724064

  • Kemian eturintamassa

    Kemian eturintamassa
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 1997 - Finska - ISBN: 9789525202076

  • Life's Matrix

    Life's Matrix
    av Philip Ball

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520230088

    One of the four elements of classical antiquity, water is central to the environment of our planet. In "Life's Matrix", Philip Ball writes of water's origins, history, and unique physical character. As a geological agent, water shapes mountains, can…

  • Handwork as an Educational Medium

    Handwork as an Educational Medium
    av Philip Boswood Ballard

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559535345

  • Handwork as an Educational Medium

    Handwork as an Educational Medium
    av Philip Boswood Ballard

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559535383

  • A Waste of Blood and Treasure

    A Waste of Blood and Treasure
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473885189

    With the Netherlands overrun by French Republican forces, the British and Russian governments sent an allied army of 48,000 men under the Duke of York to liberate the country and restore the House of Orange. The largest operation mounted by Pitt's m…

  • Why Society is a Complex Matter

    Why Society is a Complex Matter
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642289996

    Society is complicated. But this book argues that this does not place it beyond the reach of a science that can help to explain and perhaps even to predict social behaviour. As a system made up of many interacting agents - people, groups, institutio…

  • The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China

    The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226369204

    From the Yangtze to the Yellow River, China is traversed by great waterways, which have defined its politics and ways of life for centuries. Water has been so integral to China's culture, economy, and growth and development that it provides a window…

  • Naturens mønstre

    Naturens mønstre
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Danska - ISBN: 9788702196733

    Kom helt tæt på de betagende og fantastiske strukturer, mønstre og farvesammensætninger i naturen og dens organismer – fra leoparder til blade, fra snegle til stjerner og fra snefnug til bølger i sandet. Denne rigt og flot illustrerede udgivel…

  • Designed by Nature

    Designed by Nature
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806238402

  • Designed by Nature

    Designed by Nature
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806232790

  • Obliviscence and Reminiscence

    Obliviscence and Reminiscence
    av Philip Boswood Ballard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9785518691742

  • Music and Dance in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

    Music and Dance in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
    av Sigmund G. Spaeth, William J. Perlman, Philip Ballotta

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258788773

  • Music and Dance in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

    Music and Dance in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
    av Sigmund G. Spaeth, William J. Perlman, Philip Ballotta

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258792794

  • Designing the Molecular World

    Designing the Molecular World
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691029009

    Some of the most exciting scientific developments in recent years have come not from theoretical physicists, astronomers, or molecular biologists but instead from the chemistry lab. Chemists have created superconducting ceramics for brain scanners,…

  • The Self-Made Tapestry

    The Self-Made Tapestry
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198502432

    Why do similar patterns and forms appear in nature in settings that seem to bear no relation to one another? The windblown ripples of desert sand follow a sinuous course that resemles the stripes of a zebra or a marine fish. In the trellis-like shel…

  • Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It

    Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199754274

    From Bach fugues to Indonesian gamelan, from nursery rhymes to rock, music has cast its light into every corner of human culture. But why music excites such deep passions, and how we make sense of musical sound at all, are questions that have until…

  • Mittojen mukaan

    Mittojen mukaan
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 1998 - Finska - ISBN: 9789525202137