The authors examine the question: Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together? 376 pp.
An amazing book from the famous Naked Scientists offers a fun way to introduce science to kids with simple experiments that produce spectacular results. Concise scientific explanations show how and why the experiments actually work. Each activity is straightforward and manageable, yet impressive enough to get anyone interested in science. 143 pp.
Twenty-nine writers, scientists, poets and scholars share their personal experiences of night and help us to understand what we miss when dark skies and nocturnal wildness vanish. They also propose ways by which we might restore the beneficence of true night skies to our cities and our culture. 208 pp.
Provides the only comprehensive and authoritative guide to northwest U.S. weather, directed to the general reader; helpful to boaters, hikers and skiers; and valuable to expert meteorologists. 336 pp.
Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation is a resource for brewers of all experience levels. The authors adeptly cover yeast selection, storage and handling of yeast cultures, how to culture yeast and the art of rinsing/ washing yeast cultures. Sections on how to set up a yeast lab, the basics of fermentation science and how it affects your beer, plus step by step procedures, equipment lists and a guide to troubleshooting are included. 304 pp.