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Surfing the Quantum World

by Frank S. Levin

The ideas and phenomena of the quantum world are strikingly unlike those encountered in our visual world. Surfing the Quantum World shows why and how this is so. It does this via a historical review and a gentle...


Before Time Began

by Helmut Satz

What is the origin of the universe? What was there before the universe appeared? We are currently witnessing a second Copernican revolution: neither our Earth and Sun, nor our galaxy, nor even our universe,...


PLANT FOSSIL ATLAS from (Pennsylvanian) CARBONIFEROUS AGE FOUND in Central Appalachian Coalfields

by Thomas F McLoughlin

This book is a picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found in close association with the coal measures in the central Appalachian region. The fossils are sorted by groups and the specimens...


Environmental Engineering Dictionary of Technical Terms and Phrases

by Francis J. Hopcroft & Minh N. Nguyen

This reference manual provides a list of approximately 300 technical terms and phrases common to environmental engineering which non-English speakers often find difficult to understand in English. The manual...


This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

by Ted Genoways

Is there still a place for the farm in today’s America?

The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he...


Nazi Eugenics

by Melvyn Conroy & Tudor Georgescu

Conceived as the answer to all of mankind's seemingly insoluble health and social problems, and promoted as a substitute for orthodox religious beliefs, the pseudoscience of eugenics recruited disciples in many...


Why Dinosaurs Matter

by Kenneth Lacovara

What can long-dead dinosaurs teach us about our future? Plenty, according to paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara, who has discovered some of the largest creatures to ever walk the Earth.

By tapping into the ubiquitous...


Coelum  Philosophorum

by Paracelsus

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE PREFACE OF THEOPHRASTUS PARACELSUS TO ALL ALCHEMISTS AND READERS OF THIS BOOK.

PART I. THE SEVEN CANONS OF THE METALS. THE FIRST CANON. CONCERNING THE NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF MERCURY. (1)...


Retail experience with face application

by Ana Javornik, Russel Freeman, Ana Moutinho & Chirag Grover

This represents one of the pioneer studies how consumers use and interact with a Face application when shopping for make-up in a retail store. The findings underline the app's potential to support consumers'...


Geography for the IB Diploma Study and Revision Guide SL and HL Core: SL Core

by Simon Oakes

Stretch your students to achieve their best grade with these year round course companions; provides comprehensive content on all topics, and practice questions to support and strengthen learning.

- Develop understanding...


WJEC/Eduqas A-level Geography Student Guide 5: Global Governance: Change and challenges; 21st century challenges

by Simon Oakes

Reinforce students' geographical understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers help students improve their exam technique and achieve their best.

Written by teachers...


The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

by Douglas Barnes

The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook covers the functions and appropriate siting, design, and construction of nine types of earthworks, including swales, dams, ponds, and hügelkultur beds, to maximize water...


Architecture That Speaks: S. C. P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&M

by Nancy T. McCoy, David G. Woodcock & Carolyn Brown

When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire...


Toward Distant Suns

by T. A. Heppenheimer

The prospectus of humans living, working, and establishing communities in space can no longer be dismissed as the romantic notions of science fiction writers and space buffs. With the launch of the space shuttle...


Space Trek

by Jerome Clayton Glenn & George S. Robinson

Mass human migrations into outer space may begin this century! Are Earth’s inhabitants prepared for this next giant leap? Millions of tax dollars are being employed in NASA and Defense Department research...


Space Station Friendship

by Dick Lattimer

The year is 2007, the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age. Space shuttle Discovery is about o dock at the first permanent U. S. space station, which author Dick Lattimer called Friendship. In all but name,...


Project Space Station

by Brian O'Leary

It’s happening now—plans are being formulated under the coordination of NASA to launch a permanent, manned space station by the year 1990. Studies surveying user requirements, system attributes, and architectural...


Out of the Darkness

by Patrick Moore, Clyde W. Tombaugh & Dr. James W. Christy

An adventure in scientific discovery Pluto, the farthermost planet in the solar system, some 3,673 million mites from the Sun, was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in 1930. The fiftieth...


The World's First Spaceship Shuttle

by Robert M. Powers

Join the crew of space shuttle Enterprise as they prepare to take the first step into the twenty-first century. Step aboard the world’s first reusable space vehicle with science writer Robert M. Powers for...


Wernher von Braun

by Erik Bergaust

Here is Dr. Wernher von Braun’s incredible story – from his early years in Germany, where he gave birth to modern rocketry, to his arrival in the United States and his launching of the first American satellite,...