John Gribbin

Biography

John Gribbin trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge, and is a science writer and a visiting Fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction.

Books

Fire on Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Doomday, Dinosaurs, and Humankind An engaging and ominous history of how asteroid and comet collisions with the Earth have shaped the course of human events--and the dangers that may lie ahead.
FitzRoy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments.
Q is for Quantum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,390. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
A comprehensive encyclopedia of quantum physics. Here in one volume, the award-winning science writer and physicist John Gribbin has provided everything you need to know about the quantum world—the place where most of the greatest scientific advances of the last hundred years have been made.
In Search of the Double Helix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Unraveling the mystery of life on earth... The search began with Darwin's historic voyage on the Beagle and it continues today in the laboratories of the genetic engineers. How did life on earth begin? What is the key to evolution that insures only the fittest survive? How do we differ from other species? How might we use this blueprint to eliminate disease, birth defects, and create new life?
In Search of the Big Bang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,680. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
For Big Bang Theory fans, don't miss this indispensable guide! :) `A remarkably readable guide to the mysteries of cosmic creation' —Nature
Cosmic Coincidences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
A provocative search through space and time for a cosmic blueprint—and the source of life in the universe.
Ice Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
The theory that came in from the cold... John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future hold?

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