Science, Math, General Knowledge
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A lively and completely comprehensive view of science and technology from the Discovery of Fire to the Advent of the Electronic Age.
Where the science of black holes, gravitational waves, and time travel will likely lead us, as reported by spacetime's most important theoreticians and observers.
Parts I-IV. General Survey. Historical and Biographical. Arithmetic, Numbers and the Art of Counting. Mathematics of Space and Motion.
Being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics. Compiled and edited by Clifton Fadiman.
Why the evidence of evolution reveals a universe without design. With a new introduction. Richard Dawkins's classic remains the definitive argument for our modern understanding of evolution.
Parts XVIII-XXVI. The Mathematician. Mathematical Machines: Can a Machine Think? Mathematics in Warfare. A Mathematical Theory of Art. Mathematics of the Good. Mathematics in Literature. Mathematics and Music. Mathematics as a Culture Clue. Amusements, Puzzles, Fancies.
From the pages of Scientific American comes the latest information and explorations into the world of radical technology.
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Hardbound. The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium, by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger. Welcome to the Year 1000. This is what life was like...
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In this hugely ambitious and stimulating book, Peter Watson describes the history of ideas, from deep antiquity to the present day, leading to a new way of understanding our world and ourselves.
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and no one else does either. By James Trefil.
Graphic / Comic Book format. Stephen Hawking is a world-famous physicist, but few people outside his field know what he has done. To the public he is a figure of tragic dimensions - a brilliant scientist and author of the phenomenal bestseller, A Brief History of Time, and yet confined to a wheelchair, unable to speak or write.
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By Marc Abrahams. The Nobel Prize recognizes the world's most talented and innovative minds. Unfortunately, not all of the hopeful thinkers and academics around the globe can become Nobel laureates, but some are lucky enough to win an Ig Nobel Prize instead.
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With vivid and humorous examples, Conquering Statistics opens the world of statistics to the average reader as well as the student and offers an invaluable look at the science behind the statistics.
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Why Do Donuts Have Holes: Fascinating Facts About What We Eat and Drink by Don Voorhees.
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Adventures of a Curious Character. by Richard P. Feynman. The outrageous exploits of the world's most outspoken Nobel prize-winning scientist.
The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist. Essays, letters, speeches by Richard Feynman.
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Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James Gleick. "Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media."- The Boston Globe
The New Science Journalists: The Future of our Planet, our Species, and our psyches, from the most renowned literary science journalists working today.