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Bernoulli's Fallacy: Statistical Illogic and the Crisis of Modern Science

Aubrey Clayton - Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

There is a logical flaw in the statistical methods used across experimental science. This fault is not a minor academic quibble: it underlies a reproducibility crisis now threatening entire disciplines. In an increasingly statistics-reliant society, this same deeply rooted error shapes...
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Chasing Icebergs: How Frozen Freshwater Can Save the Planet

Matthew H. Birkhold - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A deeply intelligent and engrossing narrative that will transform our relationship with water and how we view climate change.. The global water crisis is upon us. 1 in 3 people do not have access to safe drinking water; nearly 1 million people die each year as a result. Even in places with...
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Jellyfish Age Backwards: Nature's Secrets to Longevity

Nicklas Brendborg - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Humans have long sought the fountain of youth, but it was usually more philosophical than practical. Recent advances in medicine and technology have expanded the science of human aging, even though compared to life as a whole, we are embarrassingly outmatched. Despite modern humans living...
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The Land Beneath the Ice: The Pioneering Years of Radar Exploration in Antarctica

David J. Drewry - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

A wondrous story of scientific endeavor -- probing the great ice sheets of Antarctica. From the moment explorers set foot on the ice of Antarctica in the early nineteenth century, they desired to learn what lay beneath. David J. Drewry provides an insider's account of the ambitious...
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The Milky Way Smells of Rum and Raspberries: ...And Other Amazing Cosmic Facts

Jillian Scudder - Icon Books
Format: Hardcover

An offbeat guided tour of the Universe, focusing on weird and wonderful facts.. Astrophysicist Dr Jillian Scudder knows more than most of us what a surreal place the Universe can be. In this light-hearted book she delves into some of the more arcane facts that her work has revealed, and tells...
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