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Isbn: 9781785781537

Utgivningsår: 20170706

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Jeff Gordinier

Kategorier: Livsstil, hobby och fritid Mat och dryck
Shortlisted for the 2020 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (ESTWA’s) Travel Food & Drink Book of the Year. ‘This smorgasbord of a tale will have travelers tasting every meal with renewed appreciation.’ – National GeographicFeeling stuck in his life, New York Times food writer Jeff…
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Isbn: 9781785786150

Utgivningsår: 20200604

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
Is the Brexit vote successful big data politics or the end of democracy? Why do airlines overbook, and why do banks get it wrong so often? How does big data enable Netflix to forecast a hit, CERN to find the Higgs boson and medics to discover if red wine really is good for you? And how are companies using big data to…
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Isbn: 9781785782343

Utgivningsår: 20170803

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Raffi Berg

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE NETFLIX FILM THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT. ‘Secret missions, brazen deceptions and thrilling, clandestine operations – Red Sea Spies has it all. But it has something more important, too – a genuine human mission that made a difference.’David Hoffman, author of The…
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Isbn: 9781785786341

Utgivningsår: 20201203

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap
On 14 September 2015, after 50 years of searching, gravitational waves were detected for the first time and astronomy changed for ever. Until then, investigation of the universe had depended on electromagnetic radiation: visible light, radio, X-rays and the rest. But gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of…
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Isbn: 9781785783203

Utgivningsår: 20180208

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Nessa Carey

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap Populärvetenskap
An excellent, brisk guide to what is likely to happen as opposed to the fantastically remote.’ – Los Angeles Review of BooksIn 2018 the world woke up to gene editing with a storm of controversy over twin girls born in China with genetic changes deliberately introduced by scientists – changes they…
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Isbn: 9781785786259

Utgivningsår: 20200709

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: David E. Hoffman

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
January, 1977. While the chief of the CIA’s Moscow station fills his gas tank, a stranger drops a note into the car. In the years that followed, that stranger, Adolf Tolkachev, became one of the West’s most valuable spies. At enormous risk Tolkachev and his handlers conducted clandestine meetings across…
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Isbn: 9781785783524

Utgivningsår: 20180607

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap
Why did Uuq become Fl? Why is the sky blue? Why is the sky black? What is spaghettification? There’s a problem with the typical quiz. It always features far too much sport, 1980s pop and celebrity gossip – and not nearly enough science. How Many Moons Does the Earth Have? is the ultimate solution. Test your…
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Isbn: 9781848319288

Utgivningsår: 20151105

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Annie Spence

Kategorier: Skönlitteratur Skönlitteratur: allmänt
Have you ever wished you could tell your favourite books just what they mean to you? Or wanted to give a piece of your mind to the ‘must-read’ book that you wish you hadn’t? Librarian Annie Spence has done just that, writing letters to the books under her care, from love letters to Matilda and The…
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Isbn: 9781785784477

Utgivningsår: 20190207

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Djur och natur Livsstil, hobby och fritid
All the matter and light we can see in the universe makes up a trivial 5 per cent of everything. The rest is hidden. This could be the biggest puzzle that science has ever faced. Since the 1970s, astronomers have been aware that galaxies have far too little matter in them to account for the way they spin around: they…
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Isbn: 9781785785504

Utgivningsår: 20190808

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Eric Haseltine

Kategorier: Samhälle och samhällsvetenskap
 Moscow in the late 1970s: one by one, CIA assets are disappearing. The perils of American arrogance, mixed with bureaucratic infighting, had left the country unspeakably vulnerable to ultra-sophisticated Russian electronic surveillance.. The Spy in Moscow Station tells of a time when-much like today-Russian spycraft…
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Isbn: 9781785786136

Utgivningsår: 20200102

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

Kategorier: Biografier och litteraturvetenskap Biografier, sanna berättelser, essäer etc.
Here She Comes Now brings together some of America’s best music writers – such as Susan Choi, recipient of the inaugural PEN / W.G. Sebald award, Daniel Walters, whose credits include the screenplay for Heathers, and Alina Simon, whose novel Note to Self was described as ‘hilarious’ by Amanda…
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Isbn: 9781785780608

Utgivningsår: 20160407

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781785786136

Utgivningsår: 20200102

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

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Isbn: 9781785782282

Utgivningsår: 20170706

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Raffi Berg

Kategorier: Historia och arkeologi
THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE NETFLIX FILM THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT. ‘Secret missions, brazen deceptions and thrilling, clandestine operations – Red Sea Spies has it all. But it has something more important, too – a genuine human mission that made a difference.’David Hoffman, author of The…
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Isbn: 9781785786419

Utgivningsår: 20200206

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap
In 2003, Russian physicists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov found a way to produce graphene – the thinnest substance in the world – by using sticky tape to separate an atom-thick layer from a block of graphite. Their efforts would win the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics, and now the applications of…
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Isbn: 9781785783760

Utgivningsår: 20180705

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BC

av: Brian Clegg

Kategorier: Matematik och naturvetenskap Naturvetenskap
 Popular science master Brian Clegg’s new book is an entertaining tour through the science of what makes you you. From the atomic level, through life and energy to genetics and personality, it explores how the billions of particles which make up you – your DNA, your skin, your memories – have come to…
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Isbn: 9781785786235

Utgivningsår: 20200507

Utgivare: Tiptree Book Service

Mediatyp: BB