Prepare to have your mind blown! As you explore ten of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries, you'll witness a UFO encounter, search for the lost city of Atlantis, tour a haunted house, and discover the kraken's true form. Along the way, you'll use the scientific method and sharp thinking to separate fact from fiction and explain the unexplainable.
Looks at the history of the secretive nation of North Korea, discussing its leaders, weapon and missile development programs, the government's efforts to seize Western tourists and journalists and more.
Starting with little more than bones and rock, scientists have pieced together an amazing array of details about the lives of dinosaurs. The Science of Dinosaurs digs into the science behind some of prehistorys biggest, deadliest, and most fascinating creatures.
Explores the history of robotics in medicine and describes current robotic medical technology that is making people's lives much easier and giving doctors a better chance at saving people's lives. Forecasts where medical robotics could go in the future.
"Citizen science has opened up the world of scientific research to anybody and everybody. It is being done in all areas of scienceincluding zoology, biology, astronomy, chemistry, and more. Some projects involve going outside and observing nature while others revolve around data obtained and shared over the internet. And whether one has scientific training or not, the contributions being made by citizen scientists are making a difference"--Amazon....
Space Scientists examines the human explorers who are uncovering new information about space, whether they launch into space themselves or explore the cosmos through telescopes and sophisticated scientific instruments.
"Virtual reality is exploding, with entertainment and technology companies racing to get in the game. Developers with experience in this cutting edge technology are in high demand. What the job entails, what it pays, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders"--Provided by the publisher.
Explores a variety of career options in the STEM field of cybersecurity ranging from information security analyst and digital forensics investigator, to security auditor and cryptologist. Lists the educational requirements, skills, working conditions, salary ranges, and future job outlook for each career. Includes an interview with someone in the field, resources for further information, and color photographs.
Today, robots are hard at work in hospitals around the world. Some simply help comfort patients or dispense medicine, while others are helping surgeons with complex operations. Medical Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances that are on the horizon.