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Great Scientific Achievements: Supplement
by Salem Pr Inc
Written in English
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A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things portrays a scientific life lived in the era of German Romanticism — a time of radical change, where the focus on the individual placed a new value on feeling, and the pursuit of personal desires. As Humboldt himself admitted, he ‘would have sailed to the remotest South Seas, even if it hadn’t. The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions (Paperback edition, Basic Books, September ) “Berlinski’s book is everything desirable: it is idiomatic, profound, brilliantly polemical, amusing, and of course vastly learned. I congratulate him.” William F. Buckley Jr. Militant atheism is on the rise.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Scientific American Supplement, No. J Author: Various Posting Date: Octo [EBook #] Release Date: June, First Posted: July 4, Language: English. Calinger successfully embeds Euler's mathematical and physics results in a rich context—cultural, political, religious, and intellectual—while providing great insight into Euler as a person Read this book about Euler and be enlightened!"—Choice "This biography gives a complete picture of the person Euler and his scientific work.
Hermann von Helmholtz was a towering figure of nineteenth-century scientific and intellectual life. Best known for his achievements in physiology and physics, he also contributed to other disciplines such as ophthalmology, psychology, mathematics, chemical thermodynamics, and meteorology. With Helmholtz: A Life in Science, David Cahan has written a definitive . Many significant electronic and computer inventions that continue to play a vital role in society today date back to the s. The American public was greatly impacted in various ways due to the.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias History: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Salem Press. ISBN: X Bronze Age. Many early innovations of the Bronze Age were requirements resulting from the increase in trade, and this also applies to the scientific advances of this context, the major civilizations of this period are Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley, with Greece rising in importance towards the end of the third millennium BC.
Cairo, al-Haytham, and the Book of Optics. Al-Haytham's seven-volume Book of Optics is one of the most fascinating works of scientific enquiry in the Golden Age. After reviewing the wider context of Cairo in the 10th century, delve into al-Haytham's.
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When this book is actually released in a couple of days, you will definitely want to read it. Making the Monster, as the dustjacket blurb says, "explores the scientific background" behind Mary Shelley's masterwork, Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus, first published in and then again in The book examines the "science behind the story," but it also pieces together /5.
"Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power" [is] a guide to the latest research on the links between nutrition and brain health.” —Los Angeles Times “By drawing on more than fifteen years of scientific research and experience, Dr.
Mosconi provides expert advice to prevent medical decline and sharpen memory/5(). This book ably presents a short history of the great man. However, I am disappointed by the way in which the book was written. The author has chosen to follow the secularist agenda (as can be guessed since the book was recommended by the magazine New Scientist), by relegating anything religious or spiritual to the Maxwell is probably as close /5.
Science in the medieval Islamic world was the science developed and practised during the Islamic Golden Age under the Umayyads of Córdoba, the Abbadids of Seville, the Samanids, the Ziyarids, the Buyids in Persia, the Abbasid Caliphate and beyond, spanning the period roughly between and Islamic scientific achievements encompassed a wide range of subject areas.
The periodic table is one of man's crowning scientific achievements. But it's also a treasure trove of stories of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The infectious tales and astounding details in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, the arts, poison, and the lives of the.
Darwin and the scientific method Francisco J. Ayala Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun(Supplement 1) ; DOI: /pnasCited by: The James B. Herrick Award is presented by the American Heart Association's Council on Clinical Cardiology.
This award honors a physician whose scientific achievements have contributed profoundly to the advancement and practice of clinical cardiology. the Scientific Sessions supplement to the October issue of Circulation. Why most narrative history is wrong political, public, and scientific achievements, fateful choices and their all too often tragic consequences.
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Eight Great Canadian Medical Breakthroughs August 4, by Sharon Adams Canada has good reason to be proud of our medical mavericks and mavens—they are responsible for breakthroughs that have saved lives and affected the health of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Apollo is the behind-the-scenes story of an epic achievement. Based on exhaustive research that included many exclusive interviews, Apollo tells how America went from a standing start to a landing on the moon at a speed that now seems impossible.
It describes the unprecedented engineering challenges that had to be overcome to create the mammoth Saturn V and the. The book will be of great interest to anyone who wants to investigate in great depth the theory of evolution.
Show less Charles Darwin: The Founder of the Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection provides a comprehensive coverage of the whole spectrum of the theory of evolution. Alexander the Great appears in Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and Hinduism. He lived a relatively short life, but his charisma was stronger than death.
In early medieval times, Christian women in southern Europe believed that a coin depicting Alexander would bring them happiness on their wedding day and in their marriage. With the Author: Natalia Klimczak.
This book offers wide-ranging coverage of histamine intolerance. There is extensive background discussion of the origin of histamine, its content in food and alcoholic beverages, and intolerance to red wine. Diagnosis of histamine intolerance is explained, and the various symptoms of histamine intolerance are clearly described.
An important and timely book. —David Wootton, The Times Literary Supplement. With Enlightenment Now, Steven Pinker has written the best book on progress that is currently in print. Or e-book. Or audiobook. —Joshua Kim, Inside Higher Ed.
Steven Pinker’s book is full of vigor and vim, and it sets out to inspire a similar energy in its. The book is billed as "the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time". The genius in question was the English clockmaker John Harrison (24 March - 24 March ).
The problem was how to establish one's longitude as precisely as one's latitude.The Mughal Empire was the most powerful Islamic empire in the history of India, and it has lived for centuries in the Western imagination as a wonderland of unimaginable treasures, symbolized most clearly by the breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal.
This richly illustrated cultural history dispels the air of exoticism and mystery with which Westerners have often viewed the .Denis Diderot, (born October 5,Langres, France—died JParis), French man of letters and philosopher who, from toserved as chief editor of the Encyclopédie, one of the principal works of the Age of Enlightenment.