By Judy Wearing
Highlighting the careers of well-known inventors, this exploration of failure amid greatness reveals the lesser-known and most fascinating facts about their careers, their wackier hobbies, and their big flops alongside great successes. Thomas Edison, for example, not only revolutionized ... Read more
Generations of practical and ingenious Maritimers have given the word great things. Since the mid-nineteenth century, scientists have fanned out into the world from colleges and universities that are among the oldest in North America.
Great Maritime Achievers in Science and ... Read more
Edited by Mary Anne Moser
Science is often perceived as the cool pursuit of objective knowledge, yet most scientists will tell you that it was a personal experience that attracted them to their field of choice. Science, She Loves Me is a powerful and engaging collection for science educators and communicators ... Read more
An entertaining and enlightening exploration of why waste matters, this cultural history explores an often ignored Subject matter and makes a compelling argument for a deeper understanding of human and animal waste. Approaching the Subject from a variety of perspectivesØ¥volutionary, ... Read more
?“This is a great book. It became a popular table game in the summer holidays with two teams competing with all your questions. It makes an excellent change from celebrity trivia.” — Peter Gabriel, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, on What Does the Moon Smell Like?
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From the surprising science behind everyday life to the mysteries on the frontiers of scientific discovery, these fun, fascinating, and little-known facts explore anything and everything in a user-friendly quiz format. This all-ages quiz book feeds your brain tasty, bite-sized ... Read more