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  • Emperor Of Scent

    Emperor Of Scent
    av Chandler Burr

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099460237

    Scientist Luca Turin was born with an uncannily powerful nose, able to distinguish the components of any scent. He noticed that the solution to the mystery of every other sense has led to a Nobel Prize. Why should smell be any different? This title…

  • Primates

    Primates
    av Jim Ottaviani

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596438651

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERJim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the…

  • From Here to Eternity

    From Here to Eternity
    av Caitlin Doughty

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474606530

    As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies. In From Here to Eternity she sets out in search of cultures unburdened by such fears. With curiosity and morbid humour, Doughty introduces us…

  • Exactly

    Exactly
    av Simon Winchester

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008241773

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs b…

  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

    The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
    av Michael Lewis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393354775

    Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systemat…

  • Avoid Boring People

    Avoid Boring People
    av James D. Watson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199548187

    James D. Watson looks back on his extraordinary and varied career - from its beginnings as a schoolboy in Chicago's South Side to the day he left Harvard almost 50 years later, world-renowned as the co-discoverer of DNA - and considers the lessons h…

  • Avoid Boring People

    Avoid Boring People
    av James D. Watson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192802736

    `ames D. Watson looks back on his extraordinary and varied career - from its beginnings as a schoolboy in Chicago's South Side to the day he left Harvard almost 50 years later, world-renowned as the co-discoverer of DNA - and considers the lessons h…

  • Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements

    Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements
    av Paul Strathern

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130699

    Framing this history is the life story of the nineteenth-century Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleyev, who fell asleep at his desk and awoke after conceiving the periodic table in a dream-the template upon which modern chemistry is founded and the f…

  • Light This Candle: The Life and Times of Alan Shepard

    Light This Candle: The Life and Times of Alan Shepard
    av Neal Thompson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400081226

    lan Shepard was the brashest, cockiest, and most flamboyant of America's original Mercury Seven, but he was also regarded as the best. Intense, colorful, and dramatic--the man who hit a golf ball on the moon--he was among the most private of America…

  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    av Robert Kolker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385543767

    OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don a…

  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
    av Robert Kolker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593341445

    OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don a…

  • Expeditionen : min kärlekshistoria (textutgåva)

    Expeditionen : min kärlekshistoria (textutgåva)
    av Bea Uusma

    e-bok - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113054223

    Juli 1897. Ingenjör Andrées expedition ger sig iväg i en vätgasballong med riktning Nordpolen. En djärv idé, chanslös från start. Snart befinner sig tre män, med minimala kunskaper om arktiska förhållanden, mitt i en vit mardröm. I trettiotre år und…

  • The Human Kind

    The Human Kind
    av Dr Peter Dorward

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472943941

    Everyone gets to be a patient sooner or later. Almost everyone has some experience of being misunderstood by doctors; encounters with difficult doctors; of relationships burdened with mutual bafflement, hostility and pain.Every doctor is haunted by…

  • The Human Kind

    The Human Kind
    av Dr Peter Dorward

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472943903

    Everyone is a patient sooner or later. Almost everyone has some experience of being misunderstood by doctors; encounters with difficult doctors; of relationships burdened with mutual bafflement, hostility and pain.Every doctor is haunted by memories…

  • Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen

    Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen
    av Fanny Härgestam, Hans Rosling

    Danskt band - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127161436

    Det här är en bok som innehåller ytterst få siffror. Istället handlar den om möten med människor som öppnat mina ögon.Hans RoslingDet var fakta som hjälpte honom att förklara hur världen fungerar. Men det var nyfikenhet och engagemang som gjorde Han…

  • Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

    Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon
    av Dr Rahul Jandial

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241338704

    ** THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ** As heard on Chris Evans' Virgin Radio' **'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans'This is a gripping new book' The Times World-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws…

  • Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Einstein: His Life and Universe
    av Walter Isaacson

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471167942

    How did Einstein's mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography shows how Einstein's scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity an…

  • Gödel : mannen som krossade den matematiska drömmen

    Gödel : mannen som krossade den matematiska drömmen
    av Rebecca Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187935053

    Kurt Gödel var det plågade geniet vars visioner skakade det matematiska resonemangets stabilitet. Priset för att förändra matematiken i grunden var en balansgång på galenskapens rand.Rebecca Goldstein, prisbelönt författare och filosof, ger läsaren…

  • Liv, död och hjärnkirurgi : en neurokirurgs memoarer

    Liv, död och hjärnkirurgi : en neurokirurgs memoarer
    av Henry Marsh

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789174614015

    Henry Marsh, en av Englands mest framstående neurokirurger, berättar här om sin långa karriär. Han har under sina trettio år i yrket räddat mångas liv, men också ödelagt andras. Hans memoarer är upplagda som en rad fallstudier och tonen är omväxland…

  • Darwin och Gud

    Darwin och Gud
    av Nick Spencer, Stefan Djupsjöbacka

    Pocket - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789529408764

    "Boken är välskriven och kunskapsrik, genom referenser till Darwins tid och vetenskapliga umgänge. Översättningen flyter väl. Målgruppen torde vara postgymnasial, religiöst intresserade, eller personer med intresse för Darwin som person."U…

  • The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784873714

    A monument to the men who battled to beat the Russians into space, The Right Stuff is a voyage into the mythology of the American space program, and a dizzying dive into the sweat, fear, beauty and danger of being on the white-hot edge of history in…

  • A Primate's Memoir

    A Primate's Memoir
    av Robert M. Sapolsky

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529112306

    Discover this remarkable account of twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons from the New York Times bestselling author of Behave.'One of the best scientist-writers of our time' Oliver SacksBrooklyn-born Robert Sapolsky grew…

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    av Rebecca Skloot

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509877027

    With an introduction by author of The Tidal Zone, Sarah Moss Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and…

  • Facebook

    Facebook
    av Steven Levy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241297940

    In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. But the site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook. Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zucker…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886070

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth centuryTwo of the boldest and most creative scienti…

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field
    av Nancy Forbes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616149420

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth centuryTwo of the boldest and most creative scienti…

  • Mindf*ck

    Mindf*ck
    av Christopher Wylie

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788165006

    'Please please please read Mindf*ck' - Richard DawkinsWhat if you could peer into the minds of an entire population? What if you could target the weakest with rumours that only they saw? In 2016, an obscure British military contractor turned the wor…

  • Mindf*ck

    Mindf*ck
    av Christopher Wylie

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788164993

  • Carrying the Fire

    Carrying the Fire
    av Michael Collins

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509896578

    'No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly' - New York Times Book Review In July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still o…

  • My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

    My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
    av Jill Bolte Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594133374

  • My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

    My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
    av Jill Bolte Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780452295544

    The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in the…

  • Ignition!

    Ignition!
    av John Drury Clark

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813595832

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. This search was a hazardous enterprise carried out by rival labs who wo…

  • Ignition!

    Ignition!
    av John Drury Clark

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813599175

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics Imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propellant which could be trusted to take man into space. This search was a hazardous enterprise carried out by rival labs who wo…

  • Vetenskapens bortglömde hjälte : Alexander von Humboldts äventyr

    Vetenskapens bortglömde hjälte : Alexander von Humboldts äventyr
    av Andrea Wulf

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173436564

    Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) var en djärv upptäcktsresande och sin samtids mest berömda vetenskapsman. Städer, floder, bergskedjor, en pingvin och en gigantisk bläckfisk - till och med en plats på månen - bär hans namn. Hans liv var fyllt av…

  • The Innovators

    The Innovators
    av Walter Isaacson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471138805

    Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and a guide to how innovation r…

  • Brave New Medicine

    Brave New Medicine
    av Cynthia Li

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684032051

    In this revelatory memoir, doctor Cynthia Li shares the truth about her struggle with a disabling autoimmune illness, the limitations of Western medicine, and what sufferers need to know to truly begin healing-mind, body, and spirit.Cynthia Li had i…

  • My Family and Other Animals

    My Family and Other Animals
    av Gerald Durrell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909621985

    The inspiration behind ITV's hit family drama, The Durrells.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a t…

  • How Contagion Works

    How Contagion Works
    av Paolo Giordano

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474619288

    'Lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here'Evening Standard 'Taking a breather from bewildering statistics and terrible tales of contagion to read Giordano's bo…

  • Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut

    Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut
    av Samantha Cristoforetti

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241371381

    'An incredible odyssey' Financial Times'Today I woke up on Earth. And I will fall asleep in space'In space the sun rises and sets 16 times a day. You fly over every sea, every mountain and desert, every city and every port. The most ordinary things…

  • Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut

    Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut
    av Samantha Cristoforetti

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141989549

    In space the sun rises and sets 16 times a day. You fly over every sea, every mountain and desert, every city and every port. The most ordinary things -- eating, sleeping, brushing your teeth or cutting your hair -- have to be relearned, until they…

  • Broad Band

    Broad Band

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735211759

    If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet--written out of history, until now. "This is a radically important, timely work," says Miranda July, f…

  • The Strangest Man

    The Strangest Man
    av Graham Farmelo

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571222865

    'A monumental achievement - one of the great scientific biographies.' Michael FraynThe Strangest Man is the Costa Biography Award-winning account of Paul Dirac, the famous physicist sometimes called the British Einstein. He was one of the leading pi…

  • The Core - Better Life, Better Performance

    The Core - Better Life, Better Performance
    av Aki Hintsa, Oskari Saari

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789510437155

    SUCCESS IS A BY-PRODUCT OF WELL-BEING"To be able to focus and give your maximum, it is important to have the right people around you. Aki is certainly one of these people. He is honest, calm, loyal and independent... All characteristics that define…

  • If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future

    If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future
    av Jill Lepore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496103

    Longlisted - National Book Award (Nonfiction) Shortlisted - Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Best Books of Fall 2020: O, The Oprah Magazine, The Observer, Boston.com Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIMEA revelatory account o…

  • The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

    The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
    av Ben Mezrich

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307740984

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER "The Social Network, the much anticipated movie...adapted from Ben Mezrich's book The Accidental Billionaires." --The New York Times Best friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights looking for a way…

  • Unravelling the Double Helix

    Unravelling the Double Helix
    av Gareth Williams

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474609357

    DNA. The double helix; the blueprint of life; and, during the early 1950s, a baffling enigma that could win a Nobel Prize. Everyone knows that James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double helix. In fact, they clicked into place the last piec…

  • Unravelling the Double Helix

    Unravelling the Double Helix
    av Gareth Williams

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474609371

    DNA. The double helix; the blueprint of life; and, during the early 1950s, a baffling enigma that could win a Nobel Prize. Everyone knows that James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double helix. In fact, they clicked into place the last piec…

  • The Transmutations of Chymistry

    The Transmutations of Chymistry
    av Lawrence M Principe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226700786

    This book reevaluates the changes to chemistry that took place from 1660 to 1730 through a close study of the chymist Wilhelm Homberg (1653-1715) and the changing fortunes of his discipline at the Academie Royale des Sciences, France's official scie…

  • Attending

    Attending
    av Dr. Ronald Epstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501121722

    With his "deeply informed and compassionate book...Dr. Epstein tells us that it is a 'moral imperative' [for doctors] to do right by their patients" (New York Journal of Books). The first book for the general public about the importance of mindfulne…

  • Martians of Science

    Martians of Science
    av Istvan Hargittai

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195365566

    If science has the equivalent of a Bloomsbury group, it is the five men born at the turn of the 20th century in the same neighborhood in Budapest: Theodore von Karman, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, and Edward Teller. Through immigrat…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066042

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the ""astronaut's astronaut."" Enthusiasts of space exploration have long…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049335

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs-more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the "astronaut's astronaut." Enthusiasts of space exploration have long wai…

  • De svenska Nobelpristagarna i fysik och kemi : åtta porträtt

    De svenska Nobelpristagarna i fysik och kemi : åtta porträtt
    av Susanne Holmlund

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173590914

    Dalén med Aga-fyren. Kanske kärnkraftsmotståndaren Alfvén. Och var det inte någon som hette Svedberg? Men där stannar ofta kunskaperna om man frågar svenskar vad de vet om de svenska Nobelpristagarna i fysik och kemi. Nobelpriset är i första hand nå…

  • Targeted

    Targeted
    av Brittany Kaiser

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008363901

    In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer using our personal information and expo…

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World

    The Doctor Who Fooled the World
    av Brian Deer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911617808

    A reporter uncovers the secrets behind the scientific scam of the century. The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Doctors at a London hospital claim a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children: MMR. Young parents are…

  • War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

    War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
    av David Nott

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419744242

    The #1 internationally bestselling, gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon operating in the world's most dangerous war zones For more than 25 years, surgeon David Nott has volunteered in some of the world's most dangerous conflict zones.…

  • Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

    Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction
    av J.L. Heilbron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198819264

    Niels Bohr, who pioneered the quantum theory of the atom, had a broad conception of his obligations as a physicist. They included not only a responsibility for the consequences of his work for the wider society, but also a compulsion to apply the ph…

  • The First Cell

    The First Cell
    av Azra Raza

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541699526

    In The First Cell, Azra Raza offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society (mis)treats cancer, how we can do better, and why we must. A lyrical journey from hope to despair and back again, The First Cellexplores cancer from every ang…

  • The First Cell

    The First Cell
    av Azra Raza

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541699519

    In The First Cell, Azra Raza offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society (mis)treats cancer, how we can do better, and why we must. A lyrical journey from hope to despair and back again, The First Cell explores cancer from every an…

  • The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

    The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
    av Nina Riggs

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501169373

    * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "Stunning...heartrending...this year's When Breath Becomes Air." --Nora Krug, The Washington Post "Beautiful and haunting." --Matt McCarthy, MD, USA TODAY "Deeply affecting...simultaneously heartbreaking and…

  • Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen

    Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen
    av Hans Rosling, Fanny Härgestam

    CD-bok - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188711335

    "Det här är en bok som innehåller ytterst få siffror. Istället handlar den om möten med människor som öppnat mina ögon." - Hans RoslingDet var fakta som hjälpte honom att förklara hur världen fungerar. Men det var nyfikenhet och engagemang som gjord…

  • Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen

    Hur jag lärde mig förstå världen
    av Hans Rosling, Fanny Härgestam

    MP3 på CD - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188711342

    "Det här är en bok som innehåller ytterst få siffror. Istället handlar den om möten med människor som öppnat mina ögon." - Hans RoslingDet var fakta som hjälpte honom att förklara hur världen fungerar. Men det var nyfikenhet och engagemang som gjord…