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Probability: An Introduction
Probability: An Introduction

Samuel Goldberg · Dover Publications
Pages: 322
Format: Paperback

Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, and other key concepts and methods essential to a thorough understanding of probability....
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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time
The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

Jimena Canales · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergsons theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher by arguing...
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The Birth of a New Physics
The Birth of a New Physics

I Bernard Cohen · W. W. Norton
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

Relates man's search from the sixteenth century to the present for a physics to describe the dynamics of a universe in motion.
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Befriending the Earth: A Theology of Reconciliation Between Humans and the Earth
Befriending the Earth: A Theology of Reconciliation Between Humans and the Earth

Thomas Berry · Twenty Third Pubns
Pages: 157
Format: Paperback

Thomas Berry, CP, and Thomas Clarke, SJ. Berry and Clarke discuss the role of religion in the ecological movement today. They agree that religion, to now, has completely failed to address the despoliation of the earth, which they believe to be the greatest crisis in the history of the planet....
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Stephen Hawking: A Life In Science
Stephen Hawking: A Life In Science

Michael White · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Book

A biography of the world's most brilliant scientist discusses Hawking's childhood, his twenty-five year battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease, his celebrity, the breakup of his marriage, and his revolutionary theories on the origin of the universe. 20,000 first printing.
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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

Leonard Mlodinow · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

A few million years ago, our ancestors came down from the trees and began to stand upright, freeing our hands to create tools and our minds to grapple with the world around us. Leonard Mlodinow takes us on a passionate and inspiring tour through the exciting history of human progress...
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

Ed Yong · Ecco
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Book of 2016NPR Great Read of 2016Economist Best Books of 2016Brain Pickings Best Science Books of 2016Smithsonian Best Books about Science of 2016Science Friday Best Science Book of 2016A Mother Jones Notable Read of 2016MPR Best Books of 2016Chicago...
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Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Antiquity and the Middle Ages

I Bernhard Cohen · MacMillan Publishing Company.
Pages: 375
Format: Hardcover

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Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work
Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work

Kat Arney · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The language of genes has become common parlance. We know they make our eyes blue, our hair curly, and they control our risks of cancer, heart disease, alcoholism, and Alzheimer's. One thousand dollars will buy you your own genome readout, neatly stored on a USB stick. And advances...
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Forest Influences: The Effect of Woody Vegetations on Climate, Water and Soil
Forest Influences: The Effect of Woody Vegetations on Climate, Water and Soil

J. Kittredge · Dover Publications Inc.
Format: Book

Introduces the mechanics of painting by analyzing the guiding principles and techniques.
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Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To
Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To

Dean Burnett · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett.The brain may be the seat of consciousness and the engine of all human experience, but it's also messy, fallible, and disorganized. For example, did you know...
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Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever
Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever

Bill Gifford · Grand Central Publishing; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old?SPRING CHICKEN:Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying)SPRING CHICKEN is a full-throttle, high-energy ride through...
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The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self
The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self

Anil Ananthaswamy · Dutton Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, a tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's disease, ecstatic epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome, out-of-body experiences, and other disorders - revealing the awesome power of the human sense of self from a master of science...
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World Government
World Government

Peter J Taylor · Oxford University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

There are in the world today nearly 170 countries that are recognized as independent, each possessing sovereignty, a defined territory, a people, and a government that is responsible for making and implementing laws within the territory. A comprehensive survey of the field of political...
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