A Grand Tour of Modern Science
By (author) Nigel Calder
Normal Price: $42.95
Your Price: $38.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Magic Universe by Nigel Calder
Book DescriptionThis is a marvellously engaging tour covering the whole of modern science, from transgenic crops to quantum tangles. Written by one of the most experienced and well-known names in science writing, it is also assuredly reliable science. Although arranged for convenience and quick reference as a collection of topics in alphabetical order, it is very different from any conventional encyclopedia. Each topic tells a story, making the book eminently browsable. Packed with information, yet carrying its immense learning lightly, this is a book that would appeal to anyone with the slightest interest in how the world works.
Buy Magic Universe book by Nigel Calder from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780192806697
(233mm x 158mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nigel Calder
Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual, Hardback (July 2015)
A guide to designing, installing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical systems on your boat. It covers virtually anything on a sail or power boat with moving parts: engine, electrical, steering systems, winches, pumps, refrigeration, plumbing, rigging.
How to Read a Nautical Chart, (Includes All of Chart #1), Paperback (March 2012)
Provides information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts. This title explains various aspects of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, and more.
How to Read a Nautical Chart, Paperback (November 2008)
A guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts. It helps readers make sense of the complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements.
Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship, Paperback (November 2007)» View all books by Nigel Calder
With each topic condensed to 14 color pages, this book covers the 13 critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power. It advises you on topics such as: boat handling under power; using nautical charts; heavy weather sailing; and emergency first aid on board.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Magic Universe book by Nigel Calder and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Nigel Calder
Nigel Calder is a long-established and widely known science writer, and a former Editor of New Scientist.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.