Books published by Springer

Rockets and Ray Guns: The Sci-Fi Science of the Cold War

Springer | July 30, 2018 | 195 pages
The Cold War saw scientists in East and West racing to create amazing new technologies, the like of which the world had never seen. Yet not everyone was taken by surprise. From super-powerful atomic weapons to rockets and space travel, readers of science fiction (SF) had seen it all before.... More Info

Hollyweird Science

Springer | August 5, 2015 | 308 pages
Lighthearted, quirky, and upbeat, this book explores the portrayal of science and technology on both the big and little screen -- and how Hollywood is actually doing a better job of getting it right than ever before. Grounded in the real-word, and often cutting-edge, science and technology that... More Info

Biotechnology and Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Springer | December 24, 2016 | 116 pages
This book provides detailed insights into the role of microorganisms and microbial products in biodeterioration, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. Topics to be discussed are microbial colonization and their growth control on both artworks and aerosol of indoor environments such as... More Info

Nourishing Communities

Springer | July 9, 2017 | 206 pages
This edited volume builds on existing alternative food initiatives and food movements research to explore how a systems approach can bring about health and well-being through enhanced collaboration. Chapters describe the myriad ways community-driven actors work to foster food systems that are... More Info

Pseudoscience and Science Fiction

Springer | October 5, 2016 | 177 pages
Aliens, flying saucers, ESP, the Bermuda Triangle, antigravity ... are we talking about science fiction or pseudoscience? Sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference. Both pseudoscience and science fiction (SF) are creative endeavours that have little in common with academic science, beyond... More Info

The Tale of Genji

Springer Science & Business | July 18, 2019 | 1182 pages
The classic novel of court life in tenth and eleventh-century Japan centers on the exploits of a nobleman known as the shining Genji, son of an emperor, and those of Kaoru, grandson of Genji's best friend.  More Info

They Play, You Pay

Springer | May 10, 2012 | 225 pages
They Play, You Pay is a detailed, sometimes irreverent look at a political conundrum: despite evidence that publicly funded ballparks, stadiums, and arenas do not generate net economic growth, governments keep on taxing sales, restaurant patrons, renters of automobiles, and hotel visitors in order... More Info

Survival Analysis

Springer | August 31, 2011 | 700 pages
An excellent introduction for all those coming to the subject for the first time. New material has been added to the second edition and the original six chapters have been modified. The previous edition sold 9500 copies world wide since its release in 1996. Based on numerous courses given by the... More Info

Logistic Regression

Springer | July 1, 2010 | 616 pages
This very popular textbook is now in its third edition. Whether students or working professionals, readers appreciate its unique "lecture book" format. They often say the book reads like they are listening to an outstanding lecturer. This edition includes three new chapters, an updated computer... More Info