The Uninhabitable Earth
The book fleshes out wallace-wells’ original magazine piece in more detail, dovetailing into discussions surrounding various possibilities for earth’s future across a spectrum of predicted future temperature ranges. It argues that even with active intervention, the effects of climate change will have catastrophic impacts across multiple spheres: rising sea levels, extreme heat events, extinctions, disease outbreaks, fires, droughts, and increased geopolitical conflict, among others.
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The only thing to fear is loss of ambition. But if you’ve got plenty of that, then you have nothing to fear at all’ – neil degrasse tyson neil degrasse tyson is arguably the most influential, acclaimed scientist on the planet. As director of the hayden planetarium, and host of cosmos and startalk, he has dedicated his life to exploring and explaining the mysteries of the universe. Every year, he receives thousands of letters – from students to prisoners, scientists to priests.
The oxford advanced learner’s dictionary is the world’s bestselling advanced level dictionary for learners of english. Now in its 10th edition, the oxford advanced learner’s dictionary, or oald, is your complete guide to learning english vocabulary with definitions that learners can understand
The grand design is a popular-science book written by physicists stephen hawking and leonard mlodinow and published by bantam books in 2010. The book examines the history of scientific knowledge about the universe and explains eleven-dimensional m-theory.
This dictionary is for checking the spelling and meaning of english words, and has special notes throughout the text to give extra help and guidance on difficult spellings, words that are easily confused with each other, and tricky points of usage. .
The oxford beginner’s russian dictionary is an innovative guide to learning russian. Designed specifically for english-speaking adult learners who are either learning from scratch or refreshing lost language skills, it offers an easy to use dictionary, extra help with vocabulary, and essential information on living and interacting in the russian-speaking world.
This dictionary contains more than 24,000 entries, related phrases, idioms, derivatives and words with irregular forms, and more than 200 illustrations. Like our other bilingual dictionaries, this has been specially compiled for learners of english, teachers, translators and general readers.
What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known? That is the question john brockman, publisher of the acclaimed science salon edge.org (“the world’s smartest website”—the guardian), presented to 205 of the world’s most influential thinkers from across the intellectual spectrum—award-winning physicists, economists, psychologists, philosophers, novelists, artists, and more. From the origins of the universe to the order of everyday life, this idea is brilliant takes readers on a tour of the bold, exciting, and underappreciated scientific concepts that will enrich every mind.
Compact and handy german-english and english-german dictionary with up-to-date vocabulary. Over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. Includes sections on german verbs, irregular english verbs, and pronunciation help
Authoritative, compact, and up to date, the pocket oxford dictionary, thesaurus, and wordpower guide is the perfect three-in-one reference for use at school, home, or the office. It contains a dictionary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions; a thesaurus with over 130,000 alternative and opposite words.
Now in its 99th edition, philip’s modern school atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education (14-18 year-olds), suitable for key stage 4, gcse, a-level and international schools. The contents are divided into sections for ease of use, with each page colour-coded for rapid reference.