A theoretical physicistand a genius for making complex notions entertainingshows how physics offers deep insights into the workings of the universe, in this inspiring introduction to a way of seeing that will resonate across cultural and generation boundaries for many years to come.
The history of the wetlands, a vital source of storing carbon emissions, their degradation over centuries and the serious ecological consequences that have resulted are explored in the second work of nonfiction from the multiple award-winning author of Brokeback Mountain.
Examines emerging technologies that have the potential to mitigate the effects of climate change, discussing new sources of renewable energy and how green technology is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy.
In this powerful narrative, a journalist and mother delves into the major brain changes that come with being new parents, delving into the neuroscience to reveal unexpected upsides and how this science is mostly absent from the public conversation about parenthood.
Filled with crazy science, endless curiosity and the authors signature stick-figure comics, this practical guide for impractical ideas consults the latest research to concisely answer readers questions, demonstrating you can learn a lot from examining how the world might work in very specific extreme circumstances.