Evolution�s Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People

Evolution�s Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People

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ISBN Code : 9780520246799
Book Author : Joan Roughgarden
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Total Pages : 408

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In this innovative celebration of diversity and affirmation of individuality in animals and humans, Joan Roughgarden challenges accepted wisdom about gender identity and sexual orientation. A distinguished evolutionary biologist, Roughgarden takes on the medical establishment, the Bible, social science�and even Darwin himself. She leads the reader through a fascinating dis

Death by Black Hole

Death by Black Hole

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Book Author : Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Total Pages : 476

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A vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nations best-known astrophysicist. �One of today�s best popularizers of science.��Kirkus Reviews.Loyal readers of the monthly Universe essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tysons talent for guiding them through the mysteries of the cosmos with clarity and enthusiasm. Bringing togethe

An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One

An Imaginary Tale: The Story of the Square Root of Minus One

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ISBN Code : 9780691127989
Book Author : Paul J. Nahin
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Total Pages : 400

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In An Imaginary Tale, Paul Nahin tells the 2000-year-old history of one of mathematics most elusive numbers, the square root of minus one, also known as i, re-creating the baffling mathematical problems that conjured it up and the colorful characters who tried to solve them. Addressing readers with both a general and scholarly interest in mathematics, Nahin weaves into th

Teach Yourself Trigonometry

Teach Yourself Trigonometry

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Book Author : P. Abbott
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Total Pages : 529

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This concise Teach Yourself text provides a thorough, practical grounding in the fundamental principles of trigonometry, which any reader can apply to his or her own field. The text explores the use of calculators and contains worked examples and exercises (with answers) within each chapter.

Man and Microbes: Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times

Man and Microbes: Disease and Plagues in History and Modern Times

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ISBN Code : 9780684822709
Book Author : Arno Karlen
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Total Pages : 234

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AIDS, Lyme disease, and the deadly hantavirus are just a few of the dozens of new diseases to arrive in recent years. Old ones such as TB and cholera have returned with sharper virulence. Where do new diseases come from? Why are old ones back as vicious changelings? Why now? We created this epidemic of epidemics by transforming our environment and behavior - our landscape,

Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahlers Ninth Symphony

Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahlers Ninth Symphony

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ISBN Code : 9780140243284
Book Author : Lewis Thomas
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Total Pages : 537

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This magnificent collection of essays by scientist and National Book Award-winning writer Lewis Thomas remains startlingly relevant for todays world. Luminous, witty, and provocative, the essays address such topics as The Attic of the Brain, Falsity and Failure, Altruism, and the effects of the federal governments virtual abandonment of support for basic scienti

Bridges to Infinity: The Human side of Mathematics

Bridges to Infinity: The Human side of Mathematics

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ISBN Code : 9780874773453
Book Author : Michael Guillen
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Total Pages : 569

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Explains important mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistics, set theory, paradoxes, symmetries, dimensions, game theory, randomness, and irrational numbers

The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths

The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths

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ISBN Code : 9780805091250
Book Author : Michael Shermer
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Total Pages : 389

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The Believing Brain is bestselling author Michael Shermers comprehensive and provocative theory on how beliefs are born, formed, reinforced, challenged, changed, and extinguished.In this work synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist, historian of science, and the worlds best-known skeptic Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form be

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

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Book Author : Seth Mnookin
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Total Pages : 367

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WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE? In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause autism. The media seized hold of the story and, in the process, helped to launch one of the most devastating health scares ever. In the years to come Wakefield

God Created The Integers

God Created The Integers

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ISBN Code : 9780762419227
Book Author : Stephen Hawking
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Total Pages : 402

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Bestselling author and physicist Stephen Hawking explores the masterpieces of mathematics, 25 landmarks spanning 2,500 years and representing the work of 15 mathematicians, including Augustin Cauchy, Bernard Riemann, and Alan Turing. This extensive anthology allows readers to peer into the mind of genius by providing them with excerpts from the original mathematical proo

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