Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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From heat and light to electricity and magnetism, Furry Logic unveils the ways that more than 30 animals exploit physics to eat, drink, mate and dodge death in their daily battle for survival.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914118
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Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass ...

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914095
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It details the role of physics in the lives of a number of animals, as uncovered by scientists researching the field of biomechanics. The book is divided into seven chapters, each representing a separate arm of physics.

Storm In A Teacup

Author: Helen Czerski
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473525934
Size: 53.36 MB
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This is physics as the toolbox of science - a toolbox we need in order to make sense of what is around us and arrive at decisions about the future, from medical advances to solving our future energy needs.

The Physics Of Life

Author: Adrian Bejan
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466891343
Size: 18.11 MB
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This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability.

Where The River Flows

Author: Sean W. Fleming
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400885027
Size: 62.25 MB
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Where the River Flows offers a new understanding of the profound interrelationships that rivers have with landscapes, ecosystems, and societies, and shows how startling new insights are possible when scientists are willing to think outside ...

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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How The Zebra Got Its Stripes

Author: Leo Grasset
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781681774145
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France's brightest young scientist lucidly explains the intricacies of the animal kingdom through the lens of evolutionary biology.

And Then You Re Dead

Author: Cody Cassidy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143108441
Size: 70.28 MB
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Paul Doherty, senior staff scientist at San Francisco's famed Exploratorium Museum, and writer Cody Cassidy explore the real science behind these and other fantastical scenarios, offering insights into physics, astronomy, anatomy, and more ...

General Linguistics

Author: Francis P. Dinneen
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878402786
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A comprehensive overview of the development of language studies from the ancient Greeks through modern theorists, this book focuses on determining what the enduring issues in linguistics are, what concepts have changed, and why.