Gravity (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Explore how gravity controls the shape of space and the passage of time itself, influencing the history and destiny of the entire Universe.

Discover the vast and momentous effects of this profound force on the world around us. Written by celebrated physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili, Gravity is a fascinating and authoritative introduction to a phenomenon as familiar to us as breathing.

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What's Next? Even Scientists Can't Predict the Future - or Can They?

Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with the ingenious solutions and surprising discoveries that will define our future.

From whether teleportation is really possible (spoiler: it is), to what we'll do if artificial intelligence takes over, What's Next? takes on the big questions. And along the way, it'll answer questions like: Will we find a cure to all diseases? An answer to climate change? Will bionics make us into superheroes?

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Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending world of the very, very small.

You'll discover how the sun shines, why light is both a wave and a particle, the certainty of the Uncertainty Principle, Schrodinger's Cat, Einstein's spooky action, how to build a quantum computer, and why quantum mechanics drives even its experts completely crazy.

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Aliens: Science Asks: Is There Anyone Out There?

Do Aliens Exist? And if they do - what would they look like? Where would they live? Would they be conscious beings? And what would happen if they found us? These are the biggest questions we've ever asked - and here, Professor Jim Al-Khalili, theoretical physicist and host of BBC Radio Four's The Life Scientific, blasts off in search of answers.

So get ready to visit the ice boulders and hydrocarbon lakes of Saturn's moon Titan, meet the tiny eight-legged critters that could survive in space, and learn about the neuroscience behind belief in alien abductions.

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