Water: A Very Short Introduction

Water: A Very Short Introduction
Author : John Finney
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2015-08-27
ISBN 10 : 9780191019043
ISBN 13 : 0191019046
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John Finney
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Water dominates the surface of Earth and is vital to life on our planet. It is a remarkable liquid which shows anomalous behaviour. In this Very Short Introduct
Weather: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Storm Dunlop
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

From deciding the best day for a picnic, to the devastating effects of hurricanes and typhoons, the weather impacts our lives on a daily basis. Although new tec
Planets: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: David A. Rothery
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-25 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This Very Short Introduction looks deep into space and describes the worlds that make up our Solar System: terrestrial planets, giant planets, dwarf planets and
Biochemistry: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Mark Lorch
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Very Short Introductions: Brilliant, Sharp, Inspiring From the simplest bacteria to humans, all living things are composed of cells of one type or another, all
Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Mark Maslin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, UK

Global Warming is one of the most controversial scientific issues of the twenty first century. This book provides an informative, up-to-date, and readable book
Galileo: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Stillman Drake
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-02-22 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

In a startling reinterpretation of the evidence, Stillman Drake advances the hypothesis that Galileo's trial and condemnation by the Inquisition was caused not
Waves: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Mike Goldsmith
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

We live in a world of waves. The Earth shakes to its foundations, the seas and oceans tremble incessantly, sounds reverberate through land, sea, and air. Beneat
The Elements: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Philip Ball
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This Very Short Introduction traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the subst
Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Mark Maslin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-23 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Climate change is still, arguably, the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Previously published as Global Warmin
Deserts: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Nick Middleton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-26 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Deserts make up a third of the planet's land surface, but if you picture a desert, what comes to mind? A wasteland? A drought? A place devoid of all life forms?