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  • Very Heath Robinson
    Very Heath Robinson (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis explores the delightful work of William Heath Robinson, the prolific artist and humorist.

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  • Inventions: A History of Key Inventions that Changed the World
    Inventions: A History of Key Inventions that Changed the World (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis, Nishant Choksi

    Discover how the world's greatest inventions work in this funny and accessible novelty book by inventions expert, Adam Hart-Davis.

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  • The String Book
    The String Book (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis

    The popular BBC TV science broadcaster presents an informative history of the technology of string over the ages, with knot instruction, facts and trivia and magic tricks.

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  • Ingenieure
    Ingenieure (German, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Vom Aquädukt bis zur Weltraumtechnik: ...

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  • Mathematics in Victorian Britain
    Mathematics in Victorian Britain (English, Hardback) Raymond Flood

    With a foreword by Adam Hart-Davis, this book constitutes perhaps the first general survey of the mathematics of the Victorian period. It charts the institutional development of mathematics as a profession, as well as exploring the numerous innovations made during this time, many of which are still familiar today.

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  • The Cosmos - A Beginner's Guide
    The Cosmos - A Beginner's Guide (Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis, Paul Bader

    By travelling the world to interview scientists at the sharp end of astronomical research - and visiting some of the largest scientific machines ever built - Adam reveals the current attempts to solve some of the most profound questions ever asked.

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  • Science
    Science (Hardback) DK

    Reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including everything from ancient Greek geometry to the worldwide web. This title helps you explore every key moment of scientific discovery and find out how the concepts, inventions and the individuals behind them have changed our world.

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  • Why Does A Ball Bounce?
    Why Does A Ball Bounce? (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A passionate scientist, Adam's aim is to make complex ideas as easy to understand as possible, and his photographs are stunning in their simplicity: from spiders' webs to water drops, from sparks from a plug to a match igniting - you can see science in action and close up.

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  • Talking Science
    Talking Science (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart Davis has interviewed some of the most influential scientists and thinkers of our time. In this fascinating insight into modern science he presents the stories behind the science, the difficulties behind the discoveries and the future of the findings, as explained by the people themselves.

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  • Engineers
    Engineers (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A visual guide to the great engineers who have built our world. Including great tales of achievement and ingenuity, it celebrates 80 of the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on the world. It is suitable for those who are intrigued by the power of the pioneering mind.

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  • Very Heath Robinson
    Very Heath Robinson (English, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis explores the delightful work of William Heath Robinson, the prolific artist and humorist.

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  • What the past did for us
    What the past did for us (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis, one of the nations favourite TV presenters, returns to our screens with a tour through the Top Ten developments of each of the great civilisations of the past.

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  • Das Buch der Zeit
    Das Buch der Zeit (German, Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Wir können sie nicht sehen, nicht hören, nicht fühlen und auch nicht riechen, und dennoch bestimmt sie unser gesamtes Leben und alles um uns herum. Die Uhr sagt, wann wir aufstehen sollen, wann der Zug fährt oder wann wir uns verabredet haben. Doch was ist Zeit eigentlich? ...

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  • History
    History (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    A story of human history. It helps you discover the complete story of the people, events, themes, ideas and forces that have shaped human existence from the origins of mankind to Sputnik, Machu Pichu and recent events.

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  • Adam Hart-Davis Presents the Eureka Years
    Adam Hart-Davis Presents the Eureka Years (English, CD-Audio) Adam Hart-Davis

    Tells the story of unique moments in four particular years - 1965, 1866, 1628 and 1905 - when great leaps were made in our understanding of astronomy, medicine, biology, space and time.

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  • Amazing Math Puzzles
    Amazing Math Puzzles (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis, Jeff Sinclair

    If you've got six pairs of pink gloves and six pairs of yellow gloves in your drawer, how many do you have to take out before you've got a pair? This book of 80 mathematics puzzles with cartoons seeks to prove that numbers can be fun!

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  • What the Victorians Did for Us
    What the Victorians Did for Us (English, Paperback) Adam Hart-Davis

    The fully illustrated companion to Adam Hart-Davis's popular BBC series 'What the Victorians Did For Us'

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  • Stringlopedia
    Stringlopedia (Hardback) Adam Hart-Davis

    Stringlopedia gathers together every strand on string (and it's 'big brother' rope) to weave a fascinating overview of this mulit-faceted yet often under-valued material. Among the mass of strands you will find the world's biggest ball of twine, a stringy history and the origin of the phrase 'to cut the Gordian knot'.

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  • Adam Hart-Davis Presents
    Adam Hart-Davis Presents (English, CD-Audio) Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam Hart-Davis explores spectacular years in the long history of science.

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