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    21 Lessons For The 21st Century

    **THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER** In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment. '21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book' Adam Kay How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created? 'Fascinating... compelling... [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the 21st century' Bill Gates, New York Times 'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Guardian
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    A Brief History of Time

    NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Published more than two decades ago to great critical acclaim and commercial success, A Brief History of Time has become a landmark volume in science writing. Stephen Hawking, one of the great minds of our time, explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends? Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.
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    A Natural History of the Future

    Over the past century, our species has made unprecedented technological innovations with which we have sought to control nature. In A Natural History of the Future, biologist Rob Dunn argues that such efforts are futile. We may see ourselves as life's overlords, but we are instead at its mercy. In the evolution of antibiotic resistance, the power of natural selection to create biodiversity, and even the surprising life of the London Underground, Dunn finds laws of life that no human activity can annul. When we create artificial islands of crops, dump toxic waste, or build communities, we provide new materials for old laws to shape. Life's future flourishing is not in question. Ours is.
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    A Short History Of Nearly Everythin

    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies. 'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian 'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engaging, and well-informed guide' The Times Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. As a result, A Short History of Nearly Everything reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.
    60.00 AED
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    Birds Of South-East Asia

    This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series - the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers. Every species of bird you might encounter in the region is featured, apart from non-established introductions. This includes coverage of China (south of the line used to define the Palearctic), Hainan (treated separately from SE China), Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and the Coco Islands. As many of the major subspecies as possible are also included. Beautiful artwork depicts their breeding plumage, and non-breeding plumage when it differs significantly. The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice and distribution maps.
    240.00 AED
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    Classic Cars Review: The Best Classic Cars on the Planet

    For decades, a passion for vintage motors was regarded as an eccentric hobby, particularly prevalent among the wealthy of an older generation. Today, classic cars have an ever larger, younger fan base. Events such as the Mille Miglia in Italy, the Festival of Speed ??at Goodwood in England, and Pebble Beach in the US enjoy increasing popularity and booming visitor numbers, year after year. In an opulent coffee table book, Classic Cars Review celebrates the classic car phenomenon by presenting the most beautiful, exciting, and exclusive vintage vehicles, until now only visible in museums or behind the locked doors of private collections. It's a Concours d'Elegance in book form, showcasing such icons as the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, Aston Martin DB5, and Maserati Sebring, as well as a multitude of extraordinary cars with remarkable histories - whether owned by well-known personalities or used in extraordinary successes on the racetrack. Many of these cars were produced in minimal runs or are one of few surviving models. In addition to the vehicles themselves, this must-have classic car book also shows the institutions and key players behind the exclusive vintage car scene. With large,
    350.00 AED
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    Creatures Of Deep

    The book Art Forms in Nature is a collection of prints, made by the scientist Ernst Haeckel, of an enormous variety of flora and fauna from the sea-including microscopic Radiolaria, starfish and jelly fish-and since Prestel published it in 1998, it has been a favourite with artists, designers, illustrators and anyone who enjoys the wondrous forms of the natural world. Now paper engineer Maike Biederstaedt has transformed Haeckel's transcendent work into a three-dimensional book that allows readers to appreciate Haeckel's vivid colours, exceptional precision and fascination with patterns and geometry. This stunning book features seven pop-ups that allow readers to see nature's brilliance the way that Haeckel did-as marvellous, mathematically based creations that support his theory of the unity of all living things. Certain to appeal to his huge variety of fans, this pop-up version of a timeless classic will be treasured for years to come.
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    Digital Nation - How the United Arab Emirates is building a future based on Tech Innovation

    Digital Nation: How the United Arab Emirates is Building a Future Based on Tech Innovation is a first-of-its-kind book on the unique journey of the UAE to build a future based on harnessing disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence and driving digital innovation. The book offers insight into the ground-breaking vision and innovative plans, experiences, and successes and challenges of the country on this journey. The story of how the UAE pursues its digital vision and strategy to execution has lessons for leaders, executives and innovators around the world in this era of digital transformation. This book features interviews with over twenty senior leaders from the private and public sectors, including those from Smart Dubai, RTA, Etisalat, Dubai Future Foundation, IBM, Dubai Police, Emaar and more. The first-of-its-kind book that consolidates all the various facets of the UAE’s digital transformation.
    80.96 AED
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    Emperor Of All Meladies

    A comprehensive history of cancer - one of the greatest enemies of medical progress - and an insight into its effects and potential cures, by a leading expert on the illness. In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with - and perished from - for more than five thousand years. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience and perseverance, but also of hubris, arrogance and misperception, all leveraged against a disease that, just three decades ago, was thought to be easily vanquished in an all-out `war against cancer'. Mukherjee recounts centuries of discoveries, setbacks, victories and deaths, told through the eyes of predecessors and peers, training their wits against an infinitely resourceful adversary. From the Persian Queen Atossa, whose Greek slave cut off her malignant breast, to the nineteeth-century recipient of primitive radiation and chemotherapy and Mukherjee's own leukemia patient, Carla, The Emperor of All Maladies is about the people who have soldiered through toxic, bruising, and draining regimes to survive and to increase the store of human knowledge. Riveting and magesterial, The Emperor of All Maladies provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and a brilliant new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia.
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    Exotic Pets

    Collins need to know? Exotic Pets is the one-stop guide to all the know-how and insider tips you need to care for unusual household pets, such as lizards, snakes, frogs, newts and creepy crawlies. Increasingly popular, these creatures offer low maintenance, low allergy, space-saving alternatives to traditional pets. This practical and accessible guide covers all the most popular species of amphibian, reptile and invertebrate and contains useful advice on choosing a vivarium, feeding and handling. All the species are available from captive-bred stock. Includes expert advice and information on: Choosing the most suitable species Housing your pet Feeding, diet and health care Tips and techniques for handling exotic pets
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    First Aid Manual 11Th Edition

    The UK's only fully authorised first aid guide, this book is used as the official training manual for the UK's leading first aid organisations' courses. This updated manual covers all aspects of first aid at work, home, and in the field. Using clear, up-to-date information, step-by-step photography, and simplified diagrams, anyone can be prepared for any medical emergency. This essential manual was written and endorsed by all three of the UK's leading first aid providers - St John Ambulance, St Andrew's Ambulance Association, and British Red Cross. Inside, you will discover: - Quick-reference emergency first aid section - Learn every life-saving technique you need to know - Clear anatomy and physiology sections help the reader understand treatment priorities - Every condition clearly explained with causes, symptoms, and signs (how to recognise the condition), as well as step-by-step action plans - Informative photography throughout shows the reader exactly what to do in any situation and new simple, accessible illustrations that clearly show vital information - How to manage first aid in pandemic conditions, what to do in a terrorist incident as well as the latest guidelines on resuscitation, and delivering first aid for patients during a mental health crisis The 11th edition of this essential first aid guide provides expert advice on how to treat a wide range of medical issues, including how to treat babies and children. First aiders will learn how to attend to over 100 different conditions from splinters, sprained ankles to unresponsive casualties, and how to use essential equipment. Discover the best ways to manage a situation safely and how to assess sick and injured people effectively. This first aid book is set up with easy-to-understand anatomy sections that explain the risks involved with particular injuries or conditions. Discover every life-saving technique you need to know with step-by-step photography, all shot in-situ to reflect real-life situations. It also includes updated illustrations redrawn in the simplest, clearest style to focus on the vital information you need to know in a crisis.
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    Homo Deus: A Brief History Of Tomorrow

    **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER** Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going. 'Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before' Daniel Kahneman, bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: how can we protect this fragile world from our own destructive power? And what does our future hold?
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    Pocket Eyewitness Insects : Facts at Your Fingertips

    Enter a world of insects in this encyclopedia of more than 200 minibeasts. With amazing stats, close-up photographs, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects will let you see their true sizes, discover where and how they live and find out which deadly insects to watch out for. What do insects eat? Which ones are poisonous? From the flower chafer to the giraffe weevil, Pocket Eyewitness Insects is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about insects even more intriguing. Many-legged millipedes, dazzling dragonflies, and beastly bed bugs all are brought to life in amazing detail. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young enthusiasts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects uncovers everything you need to know about nature's cutest and creepiest bugs in one pocket-sized book.
    20.00 AED
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    Pop-Up Peekaboo! Space

    Zoom, zoom, zoom, we're going to the moon! Your little astronaut will love exploring the wonders of space in this fun pop-up book! 5,4,3,2,1 - blast off! Go on an out-of-this-world adventure with two brave astronauts, Daisy and Danny, in this lift-the-flap baby book. Rocket into space, past the stars and planets, and join them as they land on the moon. Discover brave astronauts, space rockets, and funny alien spaceships in this imaginative pop-up book! Babies and toddlers can lift the flaps and watch them pop up from the page. This peekaboo picture book helps teach young children object permanence, which is an important step in childhood development. The simple rhyming text will boost your little one's imagination as they guess which intergalactic character is hiding under the flaps. The easy to read text helps pre-schoolers remember the new words they are learning for early language development. Turning the sturdy, board book pages and moving the pop-ups help develop motor control for improved dexterity in toddlers. Get the most out of story time with this book, which has been designed as an all-round activity learning experience. The lively, read-aloud rhymes encourage literacy and early learning. It also creates an amusing story for your kids to follow, while the pop-up space scenes hold the attention of curious kids. To the Moon and Back! Perfect for children to read, again and again, this pop-up space book shows that learning can be fun, and that space is a blast! Bold, brightly coloured pictures, exciting pop-ups, hide-and-seek surprises, and lively rhymes. This educational book provides lots of opportunities for parent-and-child interaction and infinite hours of fun! It also makes for a fantastic children's gift. Inside the intergalactic pages of this pop-up adventure book, you'll find: - Hands-on play that builds confident book skills - Look-and-find peekaboo games that reward curiosity - Rhythmic, read-aloud text that aids language development Surprise! The peek-a-boo-fun doesn't stop here! Your little one will enjoy hours of hide-and-seek surprises with the My Pop-Up Peekaboo! Series. Find your farmyard friends withPop-Up Peekaboo! Farm, search the oceans in Pop-Up Peekaboo! Under the Sea and travel into the rainforest to find sloths and elephants in Pop-up Peekaboo! Baby Animalsand more! DK Book's Pop-up Peekaboo! series has been shortlisted for the Best Preschool Reading Range in The Progressive Preschool Awards 2018.
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    The Astronomy Book

    Since the dawn of humankind, people have looked upward to the heavens and tried to understand what's out there. This encyclopedia takes you on a journey through time and space to discover our place in the Universe. From the planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, we invite you to take a journey through the wonders of the Universe. Get ready to discover the story of the Universe one page at a time! This educational book for young adults will launch you on a wild trip through the cosmos and the incredible discoveries throughout history. Filled to the brim with beautifully illustrated flowcharts, graphics, and jargon-free language, The Astronomy Book breaks down hard-to-grasp concepts to guide you in understanding almost 100 big astronomical ideas. The Way to The Stars is Open! How do we measure the Universe? Where is the event horizon? What is dark matter? Now you can find out all the answers to these questions and so much more in this inquisitive book about our Universe! Using incredibly clever visual learning devices like step-by-step diagrams, you'll learn more about captivating topics from the Copernican Revolution. Dive into the mind-boggling theories of recent science in a user-friendly format that makes the information easy to follow. Explore the biographies, theories, and discoveries of key astronomers through the ages such as Ptolemy, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking. To infinity and beyond! Journey through space and time with us: - From Myth to Science 600 BCE - 1550 CE - The Telescope Revolution 1550 - 1750 - Uranus to Neptune 1750 - 1850 - The Rise of Astrophysics 1850 - 1915 - Atom, Stars, And Galaxies 1915 - 1950 - New Windows on The Universe 1950 - 1917 - The Triumph of Technology 1975 - Present
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    The Biology Book

    You don't have to be a scientist to find this beginners biology book fascinating! What is life? Why do bees dance? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? Discover the living world, how it interacts with the environment, and stand in awe of the most interesting biology facts, theories, and discoveries. The Biology Book is written in plain English making complex biological ideas accessible to everyone! Whether you're a student or a science enthusiast, you'll find these pages exciting and educational because it: - Combines creative typography, graphics, and accessible text to explore the most famous and important ideas in biology and the people behind them - Includes a directory section for easy localisation - Profiles more than 95 ideas and events key to the development of biology and the life sciences, with thought-provoking graphics throughout that demystify the central concepts behind each idea - Features insightful and inspiring quotes from leading biologists and scientists, such as 2020 Nobel Laureates, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, as well as thinkers in other fields Over the last few centuries, humans have been enamoured by the world around us. Trace the history of scientific thought and meet the scientists who shaped the natural sciences, such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. From the mechanics of plants, animals, and the human body; to DNA and genetic inheritance; and the development of vaccines, explore the crucial discoveries to understand how our world works. The Biology Book uncovers over 95 key ideas in the field of biology. Step by step flowcharts, diagrams and accessible text will help demystify complex biological processes and help you enhance your understanding. This biology book also discusses current trends such as cloning, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing. Whether you're new to the subject, a budding scientist or keen to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you. Complete the Series DK Books has published a series of books that cover educational topics such as religion, astronomy, art, science, maths, and more. These books simplify complex ideas, making it easy to understand - and learning fun. Look out for titles such as The History Book, The Astronomy Book, and The Science Book.
    100.00 AED
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    The Book of Inventions : Amazing Ideas that Changed the World

    Let this book take you on a guided tour through the world's most significant, innovative and amazing technological inventions. Find out how, when and why the inventions which we take for granted today happened, and learn more about the people who created them. Discover how the cutting-edge technology of today exists because of the long line of inventions and discoveries that came before. See inside mysterious machines to uncover how they function and what special materials they are made from. Engaging text, imaginatively designed layouts and striking, diagrammatic illustrations help readers to understand the importance of various inventions, explore how one major invention often led to others, and look at competing inventions to find out which ones were successful and why. With over 40 inventions featured, this is a brilliant STEM-themed read for kids interested in the technology and gadgets that make the world go round.
    75.00 AED
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    The Classic Car Book : The Definitive Visual History

    When I see an Alfa Romeo, I lift my hat. Henry Ford Few things ignite such reverence as a classic car. With more than 250 iconic models from the 1940s to the 1980s, photographed from every angle, this title is a glorious celebration of the stars in the classic car firmament. Edited by award-winning automotive journalist Giles Chapman, The Classic Car Book brings you the story of more than 20 great marques, including household names Bentley, Mercedes, Ferrari, Cadillac and Aston Martin. Its lavish photography reveals every detail in close-up of models that range from the 1940s giant two-ton Daimler DE36, which ferried royals about in style, through to sleek Ferraris from the 1980s capable of smashing the 200mph barrier. It puts you in the driving seat of such icons as the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Thunderbird, and the Mercedes 300SL and brings you the designers of these amazing machines and the story of their manufacturers. Whether you dream of owning one of these super-cool cars, or you are a collector already, The Classic Car Book is set to become a treasured favourite.
    150.00 AED
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    The Complete Dog Breed Book : Choose the Perfect Dog for You

    Find your ideal dog in this stunning guide to all things canine. With over 420 breeds at your fingertips - from established favourites, like the Labrador Retriever and German Shepherd, to newer designer breeds including the Schnoodle, Puggle, and Mal-shi - this book has all the information you need to help you choose, train, and care for your dog. Fully updated to reflect the latest breeds, the book contains a catalogue of hundreds of dogs, with popular breeds - including the Boxer, Yorkshire Terrier, and English Springer Spaniel - given special in-depth treatment. Within each entry, annotated photographs showing the dog from various angles highlight the breed's physical characteristics, while the text explains the main features and provides a brief historical overview. You'll also find quick-reference panels offering an at-a-glance guide to key traits, such as the dog's temperament, size, and colour. Q&A selector charts help you find the perfect pet to suit your lifestyle, while a practical section on care covers the fundamental aspects of looking after a dog - handling, grooming, exercise, and health - with step-by-step photos and expert-written advice explaining the essentials of basic obedience. Whether your ideal companion is a Great Dane or a Chihuahua, The Complete Dog Breed Book is a one-stop manual helping you become the owner of a happy, healthy, well-behaved dog.
    83.00 AED
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    The Gene: An Intimate History

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ** The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies. The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin's groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to ""read"" and ""write"" the human genome that unleashes the potential to change the fates and identities of our children. Majestic in its scope and ambition, The Gene provides us with a definitive account of the epic history of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans - and paints a fascinating vision of both humanity's past and future. For fans of Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking and Being Mortal by Atul Gwande. 'Siddhartha Mukherjee is the perfect person to guide us through the past, present, and future of genome science' Bill Gates 'A thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controversial and, to borrow from the subtitle, intimate science of our time...Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next' Sunday Times
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    The Horse Encyclopedia

    From tiny ponies to heavy draught horses and rapid thoroughbreds, explore the history and variety of this noble animal that helped shape human history. A stunning celebration of the equine world, The Horse Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated book about horses and ponies, featuring over 150 breeds and types, including all those recognized by national horse societies. First domesticated around 6000 years ago, horses rapidly became invaluable to humans. They pulled chariots and ploughs, and became essential to transport and war. In this comprehensve volume, you will discover breeds from all over the world, from imposing Shires whose ancestors carried knights in chainmail into battle, to thoroughbreds bred to run like the wind, and Lipizzanas that can execute exquisite dressage moves such as the capriole where they jump with all four feet off the ground. The Horse Encyclopedia gives concise details of each breed, including its origins and anatomy, as well as famous individuals such as Secretariat, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest racehorses of all. This dazzling guide also includes expert advice on horse care, feeding and grooming, and horse health, making this a truly wonderful gift for all horse riders and equine enthusiasts.
    150.00 AED
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    The Periodic Table Book: A Visual Encyclopedia Of The Elements

    Richly illustrated with over a thousand photos and dazzling details of the elements that make up the physical world. Does your little chemist have questions about the stuff that everything is made of? This visual reference book covers each of the 118 elements and includes a glossy pull-out poster of the periodic table. This encyclopedia is a superb introduction to the subject of chemistry. Written with kids ages 9 to 12 in mind, using easy to understand language and straightforward fun facts. There's information on the scientists that made the first discoveries, and spectacular photos of large natural features, along with a simple explanation of what an atom is. Find out which of the things we see every day contain these common and unusual elements. There's so much to discover about different elements, their atomic structure with the number of electrons, protons and neutrons, and the three states, solid, liquid or gas. Kids will learn that the copper used in computer motherboards is also what the Statue of Liberty is made of, and why it's green. Also learn about elements like Zinc - why the Japanese Akashi Bridge is coated in zinc, and why zinc is used in the soles of wellies to make the rubber tougher. Each element is shown in its pure form in a stunning series of photos that will keep children engrossed in elemental science. The poster included with this education book is an added learning tool that shows how the elements are arranged on the periodic table. It's easier than ever to look up the basics of chemistry. From Ac to Xe and all the elements between! The multitude of photos, in this appealing format, makes learning the fundamentals of chemistry simple and enjoyable. This visual reference guide provides the reader with an overview of the most fascinating facts about the elements within us and around us. - Large dazzling poster of the periodic table. - Concise and bite-sized information makes it easy for young scholars to follow. - Eye-catching and captivating photos of raw elements and what they are used in.
    80.00 AED
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    THE RACE TO SPACE

    The Race to Space: The Story Behind the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, the Home of the UAE National Space Programme provides a detailed yet simple history of space exploration in the UAE and the wider Arab world. The book gives a backstory of ancient astronomers from this region and their discoveries, while also exploring modern-day achievements in space science and travel. From MBRSC's first satellite to the Mars Hope Probe, the UAE Astronauts Programme and the plan to build a city on Mars by 2117, the book is a one of a kind resource on the history of the Space Centre as well as of the UAE's National Space Programme.
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    The Watch Book: Compendium

    The Watch Book I and II in one volume: Expansive knowledge from renowned watch expert and historian Gisbert L. Brunner alongside almost 1,000 high-quality color photographs brings together the latest innovations and most important names in top-end timekeeping under one roof. Few objects combine function, elegance, and status as well as a wristwatch. A blend of precise mechanics, craftsmanship, fine materials, and innovation distinguishes the truly superlative examples. With so-called smart watches playing a larger role, the world of watches is in transition. However, classic timepieces with mechanical movement will not disappear from people's wrists, because the ticking of a mechanical watch has been and will continue to be the heartbeat of human culture. After their individual success, the bestsellers The Watch Book I and The Watch Book II are finally available together in one comprehensive volume. Readers can feast their eyes and minds on a magnificently-illustrated and well-documented chronicle of the world's best timepieces. Portraits of more than 40 watch brands, from premium manufacturers Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Cartier to watches from the affordable luxury segment, right up to timepieces from the chronometric creme de la creme. We explore their unique features and quirks and learn about the remarkable breakthroughs and exclusive technical developments that have contributed to the history of the watch. This volume also includes a helpful glossary of important terms, making it an absolute must for both timepiece experts and collectors and those new to the world of watch artistry.
    350.00 AED
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    THE YOUNG EMIRATI SCIENTIST

    The 15-year-old Adeeb Alblooshi is often referred to as the young Emirati scientist ever since he invented a light-weight prosthetic for his father and a tiny cleaning robot for his mother. This book trails Alblooshi’s life from his upbringing to earliest inventions, from meeting leaders to getting certified by NASA and receiving the support of and encouragement from the rulers of the United Arab Emirates. The book offers a robust look into what makes young geniuses and inventors, and is a message for young adults to keeping working hard at achieving their dreams.
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    Unlocking The Universe

    Have you ever wondered how our universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon? Do you know what happens in the microscopic world of a life-saving vaccine? What would you do if you could travel through space and time? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays, mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs, by the world's leading scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking himself. This edition features brand-new content from Dr Mary Dobson: Plagues, Pandemics and Planetary Health. This unmissable volume was curated by Stephen and Lucy Hawking, whose series of children's books George's Secret Key was a global hit. George's stories are punctuated with fascinating real-life facts and insights from leading scientists and now this incredible non-fiction has been collected into one bumper volume, with new content from key scientific figures and up-to-the-minute facts and figures for readers in 2021.
    50.00 AED
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    Weather - 2005

    A compact introduction to observing, predicting, and understanding the weather This handy little guide provides the perfect introduction to what is happening in the sky, come rain or shine. Different weather conditions are all illustrated, so you can look through the pictures to identify what you have seen, or if you know the type of cloud or phenomenon that interests you, Gem Weather will tell you much more about it. A helpful glossary explains any technical or scientific terms you may not be familiar with. The book starts by teaching you how to recognise basic cloud types, and from there some of the variations you may encounter. Becoming familiar with these and understanding why they occur is a practical way to begin making your own weather predictions. Then winds, precipitation, other optical phenomena and weather fronts are all explained, providing all you need to know to understand satellite images and how the weather is forecast. Extreme and severe weather conditions, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, are finally included because they help to illustrate the range of weather events and explain some of the processes that occur in the atmosphere. All weather conditions, clouds and optical phenomena are fully illustrated with colour photographs, and there are practical explanations of how the weather is forecast and how to read weather maps. This bestselling natural history gem is an ideal pocket reference for budding meteorologists, and an accessible introduction to the subject for beginners of all ages.
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    Wonders Of Life

    What is Life? Where did it come from? Why does it end? In this beautiful and definitive new book, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe - life itself. There are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth - each and every one governed by the same laws. Light, gravity, time, matter and energy are the fundamental building blocks of everything, from the smallest microbe on Earth to the biggest galaxy. What is true for a bacterium is true for a blue whale. This is the story of the amazing diversity and adaptability of life told through the fundamental laws that govern it. Through his voyage of discovery, Brian will explain how the astonishing inventiveness of nature came about and uncover the milestones in the epic journey from the origin of life to our own lives. From spectacular fountains of superheated water at the bottom of the Atlantic to the deepest rainforest, Brian will seek out the places where the biggest questions about life may be answered: what is life? Why do we need water and why does life end? In an experimental approach which uses the latest advances in science as well as the cutting-edge graphics used in The Sunday Times bestsellers Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe, Brian will uncover the secrets of life in the most unexpected locations and in the most stunning detail.
    175.00 AED